- Happy Anniver5ary, St. Boniface!
- Downtown diversity
- Travelogue will explore Colorado River this Saturday
- Cool lineup!
- Everyone wins at the Souper Bowl
- Grammy-winning Brits to rock The Main in Ephrata
- Taste of the Town: Happy Holidays from Miner’s Club and Iron Valley Tubing
- Sweigart foundation awards $405,000 in grants for 2015
- Not a silent night…East Cocalico supervisors field questions in lively last meeting before holiday
- ‘Star Wars’ fans out in Force for opening night
‘Review Cup’ T-shirt sale benefits mini-THON
On the field, Ephrata and Cocalico have always been bitter rivals. Off the field, well, that’s a different story.
This year, the two schools are teaming up for a good cause while the football teams will be battling it out on the field for the Review Cup.
The student councils of both schools will be selling "Review Cup" T-shirts for the game which is scheduled for Sept. 9 (7 p.m.) at Cocalico.
All proceeds benefit mini-THON, which is a smaller version of Penn State’s THON, a 46-hour dance marathon. THON helps raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund, which helps children with pediatric cancer and their families who are being treated at Hershey Medical Center.
"We partnered together with Cocalico for mini-THON so we thought we’d try to do the rival games one of our fundraisers," explained Ephrata senior Lindsay Smith, who is co-chairing the event. "So far it’s going really well."
The T-shirts, which are pictured at right, are being sold at a cost of $7 and may be purchased in the high school offices at both schools, or at The Ephrata Review. On the day of the game, shirts will be sold for $10.
In addition to the T-shirt sales, both student councils will be "canning" during pre-game and through the first quarter, and a 50-50 raffle will be held.
"Cocalico has been kind enough to work with the Ephrata Student Council and letting us organize and sell shirts for this great cause," said Bret Marzock, Head Student Council advisor at Ephrata. " Keep in mind, the reason this is so neat is because it is an away game for Ephrata this year. So, this is really kind of Cocalico to let this all happen."
According to Smith, this is their first fall fundraiser for Ephrata. They also plan to raffle off an autographed Penn State team football, selling tickets at each home Ephrata football game up until Homecoming. They also have planned a faculty game in the winter, leading up to the mini-THON which is scheduled for March 10.
The T-shirt sale is sponsored by several local businesses, including: The Deck; Sterling Motorcar; Riviera Ristorante; JD’s Pazzo Pizza; Horst Auctions; Manning Materials; TBS Sportswear & Promotions; V&S Sandwiches; Dance Studio Ltd.; Trynosky Home Improvements; and the Ephrata Mountaineers Golf Outing. More T-SHIRTS, page B-2
About Ephrata Review
Eagles down PM, fall to Rams in District quarters
Cocalico had less than an hour Tuesday night at Central...
Lady Mounts dump Mares, clinch Section Two title
For the third time in the last eight years, the...
Jones Captures L-L Gold
Cocalico places eight, Ephrata four Ephrata junior Austin Jones was...
Carrie Willetts takes over at WellSpan
Carrie E. Willetts hit the ground running when she took...
Cocalico regional leaders receive library update
The Jan. 27 Cocalico Regional Leaders meeting was a learning...
Cost-savings steps taken by Cocalico School Board
The Cocalico School Board last week approved several cost-saving measures...
- Posted February 3, 2016
Tiffany’s Bridal Boutique sets grand opening
Finding that special wedding gown just got a little bit...
- Posted February 3, 2016