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    GFWC Mechanicsburg is currently working on the GFWC Pennsylvania President's Project "Step it Up...Volunteer".  The project encourages the GFWC Pennsylvania women to walk and to keep track of their steps while walking during the 2018-2020 club year.  Awards will be given to the individual and club with the most steps.   

    Contact Joellen Zitch at 717-829-1772 for more information.


Upcoming Events:


At the October meeting, Melissa with have an order sheet for Herb the Hedgehog this year's stuffed animal for Avon.  We can order them and take them to Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation on November 14th our next packing day.


In our continuing support of the Domestic Violence Shelter, we will be collecting toiletries  at the November 6th meeting.  You can also bring socks if you didn't have them in October.



Support the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library 


Tea and Stitches 

Tuesday Mornings, 10:00 am 
Tuesday mornings don't have to be dreary! Join us every Tuesday from 10:00 - 12:00 am to enjoy a nice cup of tea and work on your stitching project - crochet, knitting, cross-stitch, embroidery - all are welcome! Meet other stitching enthusiasts and learn from one another. 
 The fourth Tuesday of each month is extended until 5:00 PM with lunch at the library.


The next book sale will be October 27the and 28th at 114 North York Street, Mechanicsburg.  Members only preview from 6-8 PM the night before the regular sale.


2018 Dine Out to benefit the library will be on  Wednesday, October 24, 4-10 PM at Jo Jo's Pizza and Pasta.  Pick up your dine out flyer at the Simpson Library one month prior to the dine out date or print one online at  717-766-0171





 Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Chamber Events....    

Please RSVP if you plan to attend to 717-796-0811 or . 


Friday, October 12 - Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Celebration
at Jubilee Cake Studio, 6 W Allen St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Come check out the fun, new studio! 12pm. All are welcome!
Tuesday, October 16 - After-Hours Mixer
at AgChoice Farm Credit, 300 Winding Creek Blvd., Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. 5:00 - 7:00 PM. FREE event. All are welcome.

Friday, October 19 - Ribbon Cutting Celebration
at Capital Joe Coffee, 36 W Main St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. Come celebrate the official opening of the beautifully restored back room. 11:00 AM. All are welcome!
Saturday, October 20 - Streets of Treats
in Downtown Mechanicsburg, Main & Market streets. Trick-or-Treating, crafts, games and other kids' activities. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. FREE event. More information here.
Tuesday, October 23 - AM Strategies...for Business Success
at The Bridges at Bent Creek, 2100 Bent Creek Blvd., Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. Dawn Sizer, co-owner of 3rd Element Consulting, will present "Practical Cyber Security for You and Your Business." 8:30 - 10:00 AM. FREE for members; $10 for non-members.
Wednesday, October 24 - Ribbon Cutting Celebration
at Vraie Wellness Spa, 102-A W. Main St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. 11:00 AM. All are welcome!
Thursday, October 25 - Business Leaders' Coffee Hour - Discussion Group
at The Healthy Grocer, 3800 E. Trindle Rd., Camp Hill, PA 17011. 7:45 - 9:00 AM. This members-only event is free to attend.




Dates for local events that might be of interest to our members. 


Date/Time              Event                  Place                       Contact info

 1st Wednesday      7 pm           Stitch and Bitch                Mystery Book Store          Mech     Christy

 Every Tuesday    10 am          Tea and Stitches                Simpson Library                Mech     Louann 









Visit the Frankenberger Tavern Museum and “The Story of our Town” at the Freight Station Museum.

NOW - October 13: “The Story Of Our Town” exhibit. 

Celebrate the history of The Borough of Mechanicsburg with objects and photos from the past. 




Museum Association is located at 2 W. Strawberry Avenue, Mechanicsburg For further information, please call the Museum at 717-697-6088. Hours: Wed. - Sat. Noon - 3p.m.


















 Updated 10.10.18