PA SOUTH CENTRAL
District No. 7800

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 York Slumbering Groundhog Lodge 2021

On Tues, February 2, 2021, at sunrise, 7:15 A.M, the ninety-three-year-old York Slumbering Groundhog Lodge, will meet to conduct the traditional ceremonies at the Elks Lodge # 213,located at 223 North George Street, in York, Pennsylvania. (Sidepatio)

Due to the continuing COVID-19 Pandemic, we will be observing the regulations as per the Governor’s office here in Pennsylvania. We will ask that all ATTENDEES AND MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES, to wear a mask and socially distance during the time we are in the Lodge and at the outdoor ceremony.
Poor Richard will also be masked. We will limit the attendance to the first 50 people as per Governor Wolfs regulation.

We would like to ask that if you are planning to attend, that you arrive between 6:30 A.M. and 7:00 A.M. Ceremonies will begin promptly at 7:15 A.M.

Any dues paying member of any Elks Lodge, and community minded individual, may request to join the Groundhog lodge. Dues are $5.00 per year and all proceeds go to local charities.

The opening ceremonies begin at 7:15 A.M. Questions: Contact George “Skip” Lehmann at (717)-757-3665 or e-mail (slsuccess@aol.com) or John Fedor (717-757-6869-ejfedor@verizon.net)

The York Slumbering Groundhog Lodge, in York, is reported to be third oldest Groundhog Lodge in the United States, founded in 1928. Last year was the 92nd anniversary year. In its 92 years of existence, the Slumbering Groundhog Lodge of York has produced unique prognostications from their groundhog, “Poor Richard”.
Each year, prognosticators gather from the East, West, North and South to announce, “Poor Richard’s” predictions of weather to come. 

Please plan on joining us for this annual event. THE EVENT WILL BE “LIVE STREAMED” ON THE WEB, BY GOING TO POORRICHARDGROUNDHOG.COM.

 THIS WILL BE PROVIDED BY CPR-NOW, THE FIRST RESPONSE TEAM.


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