The CRC is now hiring! Send resume, cover letter and references in confidence to CRC, Attention: CRC Personnel Committee, PO Box 75, Clearfield PA 16830 by June 28th, 2013.
CRC Director – The Clearfield Revitalization Corporation (CRC) seeks applicant for a director. A related degree and/or significant experience in economic or community development, planning, marketing or experience in management of a non-profit agency or small business development is preferred. Familiarity with State and Federal funding programs, strong public relations, promotions, computer and organizational skills are essential, as well as the ability to work independently. Full time salary, based on experience. Benefits, vacation, and performance-based compensation available. The CRC is an equal opportunity employer.
Save the date for Saturday, June 22 for the CRC's Bloom and Berry Bash! It's our first annual event that will fill the streets of downtown Clearfield (Market/Third Street) for a summer bash including craft vendors, fresh fruits and veggies, berry desserts, flowers and a whole lot more! Our goal is to see several varieties of recipes and decorated booths fitting to our theme! The CRC will be sellings all lunch items such as hot dogs and hamburgers. Picnic side items can be sold at other booths this day. All electricity booths, concession trailors/stands are prohibited. General "bake sales" are prohibited as we hope you can specialize in a recipe or two creating a wide variety of unique and special items for the festival. Our intent is to create a "market" feel atmosphere with a variety of summer items and products. Vendor applications are available now through May 31st. Please contact the CRC if you have questions. 765-6000.
Vendor Application: click here
Mark your calendars for May 5 (Cinco de Mayo) at St. Charles Café (Ballroom) from 2PM-5PM - it's the CRC's "Vera Bradley, and What He Wants Badly” fundraiser/raffle!
The CRC has been devoted the past three years to offer the community valuable events and engage as many groups and people as possible. As we know, the CRC is a non-profit organization and faces concerns for sustainability so we are organizing a fundraiser to ensure the CRC and our programs will continue in Clearfield! With that being said, let us introduce to you our event called “Vera Bradley, and What He Wnats Badly!” We are organizing a raffle with Vera Bradley purses and more, mixed with “man” items to appeal to both men/women audiences for a fun afternoon. The CRC is accepting items for raffle right now through Friday March 22. To be clear, women raffle items are not limited to just Vera Bradley items, so if you are interested in making a donation, please contact us at 765-6000 or email DiscoverClearfield@gmail.com. Any donation may be tax exempt as the CRC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
MEN: Just think of all the items you can win for your man cave, or cover yourself for a birthday and anniversary present for your special someone.
WOMEN: Summer is coming up, the perfect time to change out that old purse with a new one! Who are we kidding, anytime is a great time for a new purse! We’re also looking for jewelry items, crafts and accessories so you don’t want to miss this!
Tickets will be on sale for $10 each but can’t be printed/sold until all raffle items are received. You do not have to be present to win, but we will hold a special raffle separately the day of the event! We’ll keep in touch when tickets will be on sale! Tickets are sponsored by Lezzer Lumber. Thank you to everyone who has already made a commitment!
Anything that Floats Boat Regatta set for June 1!
The Clearfield Revitalization Corporation, (CRC) is excited to bring back the man-made "Anything that Floats" Boat Regatta for its fourth year!
The "Anything that Floats" Boat Regatta" will be held Saturday, June 1at 1PM at Lower Witmer Park.This is a man-made boat race across the Susquehanna River and back! Design and construct a vessel using any material other than a canoe, kayak or peddle boat. All boats must be human powered, and you ARE able to use a paddle. Rally up a team of up to four people and race from Lower Witmer Park across the river and back! Register your team before May 24! Registration is $20/vessel and prizes are as follows: First Place $125, Second Place $75, Most Creative Theme $75! Please see complete rules and guidelines.
Register your team of at least 4 people today by picking up an application at the CRC office or via email: 125 E Market Street, Downtown Clearfield within the Chamber of Commerce offices or email email@example.com. Please call 765-6000 for questions and "like" us on facebook: Clearfield Revitalization Corp.
Application: click here and print
March 22, 23 and 24th Clearfield will host its annual "March Madness" weekend! Shop huge sales at Grice Gun Shop, Bobs Army & Navy and Jims Sports Center for the biggest sales of the year! Refuel at delicious downtown restaurants while you're in town and stop in our other downtown retailers for big sales too! Don't miss the Outdoor Show all weekend at the Driving Park as well! Many craft and vendors will be here! Catch the free shuttle running from downtown Clearfield to the Outdoors Show running Friday, Saturday and Sunday!
The third edition of the Clearfield wine will debut Saturday, February 2nd at the Groundhog Wine Festival!
The sweet concord grape taste of “Clearfield” wine will remain the same, but the outside label has been given a makeover! Each year, this benefit wine will have a new label on it, making it a collector’s edition. The Clearfield Revitalization Corporation partnered with Starr Hill Winery to produce the wine, and with artist Ian Aughinbaugh to create the label. Ian Aughinbaugh will be available at the Groundhog Wine Festival on Saturday, February 2 at the Expo Building at the Fair Grounds to autograph your collector’s bottle! With every bottle sold, $1 is donated to the CRC. You can purchase “Clearfield” wine next Saturday at the festival at the Starr Hill Winery booth, or stop into any Starr Hill Winery location.
The CRC is hosting its 4th Annual Community Gathering Wednesday evening, January 30th at Moena Restaurant. Join us for an evening of possibilities and fellowship for friends and family of the CRC, and a celebration of all the good of Clearfield!
Gathering starts at 5PM and will feature a presentation from the CRC highlighting accomplishments from 2012, recognizing the volunteers and faces of the CRC, and will unveil the outlook for 2013! A variety of food will be provided by many downtown businesses! This event is free to attend, and open to friends and family of all ages. Businesses, owners, managers, staff! Friends, family, children, retired individuals! Local organizations, civic organizations, non-profits, scouts, social clubs and more!
Please RSVP a week in advance: Wednesday January 23, 2013. You may pass our invitation along and bring a friend!
Call or email the CRC: 765-6000 DiscoverClearfield@gmail.com
Don't forget to purchase your tickets for the Downtown Spirit Tour by Friday November 30! Tickets are $15/each and include a 10oz souvenir glass and samples from Bee Kind Winery & Starr Hill Winery! All locations also have food, holiday shopping opportunities, local art will be displayed as carolers will fill the streets!
Tickets can be purchased at the CRC office: 125 E. Market Street (Chamber Building) M-F 8:30AM-4PM. Call 765-6000 for questions. Tickets go to regular price of $20/each Dec 3-7th.
Please see below for full details of the Kick-off to Christmas Event, December 7th 5PM-9PM!
The CRC is kicking off Christmas with one big event! Friday December 7, 2012 from 5PM-9PM in downtown Clearfield!
This event features:
- Taste of the Town Spirit Tour!
- Local Artist Tour!
- Christmas Caroling!
- Shaw Park Santa House Open!
- CAST Musical: Gypsy (7PM)!
The goal of this event is for downtown Clearfield to become THE NIGHT to “discover Clearfield” with shopping, dining, entertainment and family activities! There are many things going on…
- Santa will be at his house in Shaw Park this evening 5PM-7PM. Bring your kids down and meet Santa!! *The Santa House will remain open until 9PM to pick up Santa schedules; however, Santa will only be there from 5PM-7PM.
- The CRC welcomes the Christmas carols of the CHS Show Choir under the direction of Andy Rothrock! The choir will start at the Santa House at 5PM and will make their way around town! If your business is open, they might just stop in your business and sing a carol!:)
- Local Artist Tour! The CRC partners with the Susquehanna River Arts Center (SRAC) to offer a local artist tour within downtown businesses this evening. We also welcome you to shop these businesses this evening and “discover Clearfield!” Pick up a map at the Santa House this Friday evening to see the locations and times! You do not need to register to participate.
- 3rd Annual Taste of the Town Spirit Tour! The CRC has partnered with local wineries Starr Hill Winery & Bee Kind Winery, and each location offers a different wine sample! Upon registration, you’ll also receive a souvenir glass! Sample a taste of our local Clearfield wines! Each location along this tour, complimentary food and wine samples are available; plus, you’ll have opportunities to shop at each of these locations. To participate in this event, you must register! Early registration deadline for tickets is $15/each through November 30th and include an ID check/wristband, souvenir glass, walking map! Tickets from December 3rd-7th are $20/each. Don’t wait until the last minute, last year we sold out early! Tickets are sold at the CRC office Monday-Friday 8:30am-4pm at 125 E. Market Street (Chamber Building).
- The CRC thanks our sponsors for making this night possible: CNB Bank, Ogden Legacy Insurance, Little Pine Resources & the accounting offices of Catalano, Case, Catalano, & Fannin.
- CAST Musical: Gypsy! Interested in taking part in the Spirit Tour AND seeing a musical? Tickets are on sale for both at the CRC office for $25: includes one ticket to the spirit tour and one ticket to see Gypsy! Musical tickets are also on sale at the CAST located at 112 E. Locust Street. Gypsy starts at 7PM!
Friday, November 30 marks the early registration deadline for the Taste of the Spirit Tour, which will be held Friday evening, December 7 from 5PM-9PM!
$15/ticket pre-registration - includes souvenir wine glass, local wine sampling, food and a brochure with a map of the walking tour.
Pick up your tickets at the CRC office: 125 E. Market Street, Clearfield PA 16830
Tickets will be $20/each December 3rd-7th.
Wednesday, November 7th at 8:30AM join the CRC for a Beautification Workshop!
Easy design tips, facade grant program updates and much more!
Call the CRC for more details. 765-6000
The Second Annual Fall Festival and 5K Pumpkin Run was a huge success! With over 400 registered for the run, and over 100 vendors for the festival, it was a great day to be in downtown Clearfield! Save the date for next year, October 12, 2013 for our third annual event.
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Many pictures will be posted soon!! Thanks again to all those who helped create this wonderful event in downtown Clearfield.
Vendor Applications have been collected! We are up over 100 vendors for the 2nd Annual Fall Festival! Vendors: look for an email soon in your inbox with your location!
5K Pumpkin Run/Walk - If you are planning to sign up for this, the early registration deadline is MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012! The early registration discount is $15 which includes a shirt ($10 without a shirt). Registration after October 1, 2012 will be $20 and we cannot gaurantee a shirt. Please visit www.ClearfieldPumpkinRun.com to register, or stop by the CRC office: 125 E. Market Street, Clearfield, PA.
Who doesn't like a tshirt!? The CRC has a limited supply of our famous All-America City t-shirt's for $10/shirt. Sizes are Youth S, M & L; Adult S-XXL. When these shirts are gone, they will retire! A new "Discover Clearfield" t-shirt is in the works. The t-shirts benefit the Downtown Main Street Program. Stop into the CRC office to pick one up or call ahead and they'll have your order ready!
Don't forget! Fall Festival vendor applications are due Friday, September 14, 2012! Please visit www.ClearfieldPumpkinRun.com to print an application, or stop by the CRC office at 125 E. Market Street!
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The CRC is accepting 15-20 registrations for the Parade of Paws, during the CRC's Pumpkin Run/Walk 5K. The Parade of Paws is a one mile route within the 5K route for anyone interested in walking a sheltered dog from the Gateway Humane Society.
For more information please visit: www.clearfieldpumpkinrun.com. Each person who registers to walk a sheltered dog will get a “Parade of Paws” t-shirt sponsored by Action Graphics in Clearfield. There will be a $10.00 donation fee with half the money going back to the Gateway Humane Society. All registration forms must be received by September 14th.
Each year more than six million sheltered animals are dropped off at shelters. During this Trial Mile, our hopes are that you will fall in love with your shelter dog and be able to go through the adoption process after the race during the adoption event at the Shaw Public Library and your happy, furry friend will get a second chance at a forever home. However, there is no obligation to adopt a pet. The dogs at the shelter will be overjoyed to just be walked by a new friend for the day.
Here is YOUR chance to tell YOUR story of Clearfield! PBS is accepting stories from the people and place of Clearfield to put a 60-minute show together called "Our Town - Clearfield." This is very exciting for Clearfield! Read more about the event here:
PBS: Our Town "Clearfield"
Mark your calendars: The CRC is accepting entertainment applications for the 2012 Fall Festival!
You must mail or drop off your information to the CRC office no later than Friday July 27, 2012. All applications will be reviewed by the festival committee.
Who is on Facebook? Most likely, your customers! Ages 26-64 make up more than half of Facebook's U.S. user base, and studies show that 55% of purchases are influenced by friends on social media.
Is your business on this FREE platform? If not, the CRC has partnered with the Clearfield Chamber and Visit Clearfield County to offer a summer series regarding Facebook for your business. Our Facebook 101 session was a hit and spun off a 201 series. The 101 session gave the basics, and 201 will focus on your business page, "likes", sharing, and the ins and outs of what your business page can do for your product. Facebook is a valuable to both service and product industries. Please register today by calling 765-6000. Cost is $3 for members, $10 for non-members. Don't miss this opportunity!
The CRC is now accepting vendors for the 2012 Fall Festival!
Please visit our sister page at: www.clearfieldpumpkinrun.com and click on "fall festival" and download the vendor application. You must mail or drop off your application with registration fee no later than Friday September 14, 2012. We are already receiving applications, so don't delay reserving your space! Please read over all rules and guidelines. All applications will be reviewed by the festival committee.
CRC is accepting Facade Improvement Grants for the Summer 2012 Series.
All applications are due Friday, June 22, 2012. All applications must be turned in and completed by 4PM. For a copy of the guidelines and application, visit our "design" tab on this website and click on the guidelines.