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Valentines Day Dinner at Cedar Farm Inn

Cedar Farm Inn Valentines 2016

Cedar Farm Inn cordially invites you to a
Valentine’s Day Dinner
Sunday, February 14th
4:00 Appetizers &
B.Y.O.B. Cocktails in the Tap Room
5:00 – 7:00 Dinner Buffet

Cesar Salad with rolls
Prime Rib of Beef, Lemon Chicken
Pasta with Alfredo Sauce
Potato Terrine with Rosemary
Broccoli with Butter Sauce
Dessert: Triple Layer Bourbon Cake

Cost: $30.00 per person
R.S.V.P by Feb. 10th 724-944-8408

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The 14th Annual New Wilmington Area Business Expo March 12th

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This year’s Business Expo, as in years past, will be held at Westminster College’s Fieldhouse from 10am until 3pm. Don’t miss this cost-effective event to get in front of local consumers and business owners in a comfortable hometown environment.

Click HERE for the 2016 Expo Packet V1.1 PDF file.

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Car Cruise

Sunday, August 23rd Noon – 4:00 Pm
Downtown New Wilmington, Market Street. Registration: 11:00 am Entry Fee: $5.00. Food, Music, Free T-Shirt, Door Prizes & $100.00 Cash Grand Prize!

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The Kid’s Fishing Derby

Don’t miss this fun event! Saturday, August 22nd 9:00 am – Noon Brittain Lake, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA
Fishing Contest & Prizes! Registration: 8:00am, derby 9am. Entry Fee: $5.00. Age 16 & Under.

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The Jacqueline House Open House

JHouse 6-6 open housePlease join us as we toast to new beginnings at the Jacqueline House. Celebrate the grand re-opening of this elegant bed & breakfast by tasting Volant Mills Wines and enjoying live music provided by Jeff Wiley.

Where: The Jacqueline House – 3213 Pennsylvania 956 New Castle, PA

When: Saturday, June 6th from 4:00 - 7:00


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Inaugural First Friday May 1!


We invite you to re-discover our beautiful town!  Held each 1st Friday of the month thru September, our events will include:

  • Acoustic Music
  • Impromptu Street Performers\
  • Special features at each participating location
  • Complimentary beverages and appetizers.

Let’s support our local businesses while enjoying social fun time with your adult friends and neighbors.

Participating Business Sponsors: Silk Road Market, Fractured Grape, Tavern on the Square, Sugar Shack, Wright Place, Green Bug Glass, Vintage Vogue Furnishings, Mugsies, Jimmy’s Corner, Flowers on Vine, Pizza Joes.

Another encouraging outcome from EDCOM!’s Activities Committee

er encouraging outcome from EDCOM!’s Activities Committee

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Join us for a “Meet and Greet” with Overlook care staff on May 14th


Tour the post-acute care unit and learn about our new nursing and therapy programs!
Light refreshments will be served.

WHEN: Thursday, May 14th
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: 520 New Castle St.
New Wilmington, PA 16142

We’d like to invite you to learn more about the high-quality, compassionate and personalized care available at Overlook. Overlook is recognized as a regional leader in post-acute, post-operative and sub-acute rehabilitation and long-term care. Please join us for a tour of our post-acute care unit which includes new nursing and therapy programs. Overlook’s team of experienced clinical professionals including our Nursing HomeAdministrator and Director of Nursing will be on hand to answer questions and explain the array ofservices available to patients at our care center.

Please RSVP to Ellen Perry at
724-946-3511 or ellen.perry@reliantsc.com

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Wilmington Area Farmers Market Update: Let’s Celebrate Earth Day!

saplingOn Saturday April 18th, the newly formed Wilmington Area Community Center Planning Committee along with volunteers will be planting 1 to 2 year-old tree seedlings for residence who’d like to participate in a community effort to establish fruit, nut, habitat, and shade producing trees for the vital future of our town.  Proceeds of this fundraising will be used towards rehabilitating a portion of the former Borough maintenance building behind Jimmies for the new Indoor Farmers Market space.

Save the date!

  • April 18th – Earth Day Tree Planting Fundraiser: 9am until we plant all 200 trees!
  • May 4th – Borough council meeting @ the Borough building: 6:30pm
  • May 9th – Wilmington Area Community Center Clean-up Day 8am until we potluck at noon…bring a dish if you’d like!
  • May 16th – FARMER’S MARKET Kick-off event and seedling sale @ the community center: 9am

Tree Selection for April 18th

Trees are priced at $10 per tree and will be planted for you in your preferred location.  All of the following species are native to our region; well adapted to our climate and a wide range of soils, and grow to heights suitable for planting in the borough.

  • American hazelnut aka American Filbert – multi-stemmed small tree, grows 10-15ft. tall, edible nuts mature Sept.-Oct.
  • American elderberry – Fast growing shrub grows to 10 feet in height. Produces clusters of bluish-black berries, in late summer. Used for making jelly, preserves and wine. They are also a food source for wildlife. Wetland tolerant.
  • Red mulberry – Fast growing hardwood with a broad spreading crown growing to a height of 30 to 50 feet. Spread 20 to 40 feet. Mulberries produce excellent jam, jelly, juice and flavorful wine.
  • Shagbark hickory – Tall narrow tree popular for it’s shredding bark grows to 90 feet tall. Sweet edible nuts should start in 25-30 years.

If you have any questions please email is at: wacc@newwilmington.info

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First Annual Business to Business Networking Event

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Announcing our first annual Networking Event to be held at the beautiful Cedar Farm Inn. This event will be a great time to meet new contacts in other area businesses and renew old acquaintances.  Enjoy scrumptious  appetizers,  desert and a selection of drinks including wine and beer.

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