Thursday, February 7, 2013

UESeNews #35 Community News Feb 7, 2013

Community News

Table of Contents:
+ Annual UHS Used Book Sale: Collection is Underway!
+KAU Baseball, Softball Evaluations Scheduled
+URA Girl's Lacrosse Registration Open
+Unionville High School Youth Softball Clinic
+Save the Date: Chadds Ford Art Sale and Show
+Girl Scout Operation Cookie Drop
+STRIDE and Girls on the Run Programs need volunteer coaches
+United Way Family Pasta Dinner needs volunteers

*****Message 1 of 8
The Annual UHS Used Book Sale: Collection is Underway!!

Book Donations are now being accepted at all district schools from now
until February 20. We gladly accept: books in good condition, clean, dry,
mold-free, books with covers, audio books, music, movies, DVDs, CD's, VHS,
tapes with original packaging (no PC Software and PC Games.) We DO accept
gaming software like X-Box, Nintendo, Game Cube, Trade size paperbacks,
paperbacks, hardbacks.

Books should be placed in collection boxes in the lobby of all elementary
schools and the middle school from Monday, January 28 - throughWednesday,
February 20. High school drop-off will be near the cafeteria/gym entrance
between 9 am and 3 pm on weekdays and Saturdays. Please pack donations in
a sturdy boxes/bags.

We Also Need your Shopping Bags!
Sturdy shopping bags with handles are needed for the book sale. Place your
bag donations along side your book donations and we'll put them to good

Adult volunteers who would like to help sort and process books, can sign
up on Sign up Genius by clicking here: Any amount of time
is appreciated!!

The UHS Used Book Sale is on Friday, February 22, 5-9 pm, and Saturday,
February 23, 9 - 2:30, $8 Bag Sale, 3-5 pm. New this year, Bring your
young readers along to meet Unionville's own young published authors and
let them choose books from the thousands of books that are available for
children and young adults. Please support this event which funds a wide
variety of improvements to our high school.

*****Message 2 of 8
KAU Baseball, Softball Evaluations Scheduled
Evaluations for the 2013 KAU baseball and softball programs will be held
Sat., Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Kennett Area Senior High
School, 100 E. South St. Boys and girls wishing to participate for the
2013 season should make every effort to pre-register at prior to the evaluations. However, they may register
the day of the evaluations. All players should bring their own equipment
and wear sneakers, not baseball cleats.
The evaluation schedule for baseball is:
9 to 10 a.m. ages 7 and 8

10 to 11 a.m. age 9

11 to 11:45 a.m.age 10

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. age 11

12:30 to 1:15 p.m. age 12, and any 13-year-olds who have registered for
the Intermediate Division.

Softball will hold evaluation for girls ages 7 to 12 only from 1:15 until
2:00 p.m.
If any boy or girl is involved in a local recreational basketball league
and has a game scheduled for the same time as his or her evaluation,
please report as closely as possible to the age group's evaluation time.
Questions may be emailed to

*****Message 3 of 8
URA Girls Lacrosse Registration is OPEN!

URA Girl's Lacrosse Program is for girls in the 1st through the 8th grade.
Our program will run from the end of March through the end of May. Our
objective is to teach the skills and fundamentals of the game such that
everyone will be able to appreciate, understand and enjoy the game. This
is a recreational program and therefore there are no tryouts. Everyone

Registration is open now for the URA Girls Lacrosse Program Spring Season
2013 by

*****Message 4 of 8
Unionville High School
Youth Softball Clinic
Saturday, March 9th
1 to 3pm
Unionville High School Gym

PRE-REGISTRATION FEE: $40 (registration below)/AT THE DOOR: $45
Chester, PA 19382
Registration forms can be found on
Questions: contact Sarah Mims

*****Message 5 of 8
Save the Date - 64th Annual Chadds Ford Art Sale & Show on March 15-16,

Please mark you calendars for CFE's largest fundraiser on March 15-16,
2013. This popular art show raises significant money for enrichment
programs and supplies for CFE students each year. This year's featured
artist is Stephen Brehm, and the donating artist is Madeleine Kelly. We
also welcome special guest John Gallagher, a cartoonist, self-publisher,
award-winning designer and Comi-Con exhibitor. Gallagher will create
unique, personalized cartoon works for purchase that are a perfect gift
for kids or the young at heart. Gallagher has written and illustrated his
online and printed graphic novel series "Buzzboy" since 1998, and has
worked in graphic design, interactive media, and comics book creation
studio since 1990. His latest endeavor, "Zoey & Ketchup," co-written with
his daughter, Katie, was released this past September.

Find us on Facebook! "Like" the art show on Facebook today by going to Please share this link with your
friends & family.

More details on how you can support the art show will be coming soon.
Please contact chairs Luci McClure or Andrea
Pandolfi with any questions.

*****Message 6 of 8
Operation Cookie Drop: It's Girl Scout Cookie time! The Brandywine Valley
Girl Scouts are once again sending cookie care packages to our brave men
and women in the armed forces. Do you have family or friends serving
overseas? Send us their address and we'll send them cookies. To contribute
to this service project, purchase cookies from your favorite local Girl
Scout or at the Cookie Booths you see around town. Questions, to find out
where to purchase cookies, or to make a contribution, contact Michal
Rittler: or 610-793-2963.

*****Message 7 of 8
Make a Difference in a BOY's or GIRL'S Life…BE A Coach!
STRIDE for Boys and Girls on the Run at Unionville Elementary is in need
of a coaches for the
up coming spring season. This fun, life-changing afterschool program for
girls in 3rd, 4th & 5th grades needs you! Coaches do not have to be avid
runners , just responsible, encouraging individuals that is committed to
improving the lives of boys or girls. Coaches receive all necessary
materials and
support throughout the program. The spring program beings March 11th and
ends May 31st with the 5K run on June 1st. You can be a STRIDE or Girls on
the Run
coach! Contact Joy Zdebski at or call 610-444-9622,
ext. 2343 for more information.

*****Message 8 of 8

Want to help our community?! Volunteer for the UCFSD / United Way of
Southern Chester County FAMILY PASTA DINNER!
Every year the UCF district hosts this amazing event which brings the
community together to help our neediest neighbors.
Last year we raised over $13,000 and the UWSCC helped over 13,000 ( 1 in 7
) of our neighbors! The event will be held at UHS
on April 20, from 5-9. If you'd like to be involved with the planning
committee, please contact Catherine Britt at,
484-432-1179. Any amount of time you can spend would be welcome!

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