Calling Around Bradford: Bradford abuzz with activities


We are almost a month into 2016. The weather has kept us on our toes. But Bradford continues to buzz with lots of activities with no plan on stopping in site.

Love Yourself Fit Club is coming to Bradford! This is completely FREE for anyone 18 and up. The Bradford Public Library is allowing the use of their conference room. Fit Club will last four weeks, starting Feb. 16. Workouts begin at 6 p.m. with registration and signing of waivers beginning at 5:30 p.m. Childcare will be provided with activities.There will be prizes awarded to the person that loses the most inches in the four weeks. There will also be a Facebook group for those participating, where there will be recipes posted weekly, and for encouragement and accountability. Everything needed will be provided, so grab your favorite workout gear, and come ready to sweat! Look at for more information.

Summer Rec Baseball and Softball signups will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in the Bradford School Auditeria. Final sign up is 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 20.

• The officers, board members and Rhonda Dunlevy at the Bradford Community Club have lots of events and fundraisers planned. A few ideas so far are: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny; Easter egg hunt; Community Garage sale participant; a flea market for crafters and antiques; Easter photo shoot with live bunnies and baby chick’s; and a painting event for adults and possibly a kids’ painting event.

The club has big plans in store and would love to have more members join. They are still awaiting our liquor renewal and have lots of events when we get those back also.

Dunlevy says, “My goal for this year is to have 150+ members on our roster. When I was a kid, the Bradford Community Club was part of my upbringing and my dad Charlie Wysong was the president for a number of years. I believe in this community and The Bradford Community Club.” A membership drive will be announced soon and they would love to see new faces.

The club is also hosting Zumba night at 6:30-7:30 p.m.. on Mondays. The cost is $6 per class with Dianne Canan Gallagher instructing. This event is open to the public.

Bradford High School, second quarter

Merit Roll

6th Grade: Joey Brussel, Abbygail Fike, Tevin Felver, Caden Jay, Shawn Jones, Kaylynn Key, Keaton Mead, Allie Penkal, Madison Simons

7th Grade: Allviyah Boggs, Alyssa Burton, Simon Hicks, Brandon Jones, Taven Leach, Hannah Lear, Dylan Mitchell, and Gage Wills

8th Grade: Tristin Booker, Keanan Clark, Erica Gaynor, Brant Helman, Riley Houser,Jaiden Leistner, Isaiah Painter, Jessica Roth,

9th Grade: Hunter Lear, Joe Roth, and Alexis Wackler

10th Grade: Lexi Bennett, Ivee Brubaker, Cole Gambill, Damion Litten, Josh Phillips, Parker Smith, Brian Weber, and Aspen Weldy

11th Grade: Kaleb Addington, Amanda Brewer, Bryant Byers, Brandon Deemer, Hunter Elleman, Wade Gerlach, Mason Justice, Natasha Lee, and Athena Scalzi,

12th Grade: Cailee Brown, Austin Bubeck, Tyler King, Chyna Nicks, Alyssa Roberts, and Morgan Wackler

Honor Roll

6th Grade: Aidan Beachler 4.0, Nylani Beireis 4.0, Macy Bubeck 4.0, Zoe Brewer 4.0, Rylee Canan 4.0, Katelynne Clack 4.0, Sierra Crist 4.0, Jordyn Hines 4.0, Olivia Michalke 4.0, Austy Miller 4.0, Mackenzie Painter 4.0, Ramse Smith 4.0, Karissa Weldy 4.0, Alexis Barhorst, Devin Carine,Macy Cassel, Kyle Kissinger, Gabriel Sargent, Madison Simons, Hayley Stocker, and Alycia Wackler

7th Grade: Samantha Brewer 4.0, Olivia Daugherty 4.0, Abby Gade 4.0, Cassi Mead 4.0, Skipp Miller 4.0, Jordan Boyer, Justin Bryan, Emma Canan,, Austin Crickmore, Kendall Hill, Kiersten Kitts, Maggie Manuel, Courtney Monnin, Ethan Reed, and Hannah Stine

8th Grade: Corey Cotrell, Victoria Derstine, Brayden Sanders, Mercedes Smith, and Gaven Trevino

9th Grade: Shane Bryan 4.0, Lillian Elleman 4.0, Bianca Keener 4.0, Karmen Knepp 4.0, Elisa Martinez 4.0, Jackson Moore 4.0 Macie Reck 4.0, Amelia Roberts 4.0, Michelle Bixler, Josiah Brewer, Marissa Cassel, Dakata Glick, Allyson Grow, Andrew Moyer, Larkin Painter

10th Grade: Christina Crosby 4.0, Irina Dingman 4.0, Chelsea Gill 4.0, Hunter Penkal 4.0, Maia Stump 4.0, Andrew Branson, Paige Canan, Brooke Fair, Johnny Fike, Hannah Fout, Noah Hamilton, Cierra Houser, Valerie Kissinger, Clay Layman, Hannah Osborn, Destiny Otte, Christian Ross, and Bailey Wysong,

11th Grade: Bryson Canan 4.0, Jana Kosliltki 4.0, Dillon Reck 4.0, Alex Swabb 4.0, Mandi Bates, Ally Booker, Walker Branson, Kailee Brower, Chase Gambill, Olivia Hart, Katrina Hudelson, Emily Huggins, Chase Kenworrthy, Allison Nicodemus, Cheyenne Park, Jarred Ross, Melanie Smith, Sebastian Williams, and Jeff Wolf

12th Grade: Samantha Boyer 4.0, Lindsey Haines 4.0, Kelly Moore 4.0, Drew Patty 4.0, Tori Smith 4.0, Maria Vernon 4.0, Mackenzie Weldy 4.0, Courtney Addington, Jessica Darner,Kirsten Harmon, Zach Herron, TJ Jones, Rebekah Lavey, Rachel Lavey, Cailin Litten, Bethany Long, Zach Miller, Brandon Mitchell, Bailey Powell, Rhyan Turner and Ciara Yohey

By Heather Canan

Contributing Columnist

Heather Canan is a freelance writer who lives in Bradford with her husband and twin daughters. Reach her at [email protected] or 937-417-4317.

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