McCord Library now has a limited supply of hotspots

for our McCord patrons to use.

  • Hotspots check out for 10 days
  • Hotspots may only be checked out by adults
  • Hotspots are only available to McCord Patrons
  • Fines for overdue hotspots are $1 per day


Teen SRP Winners 2019

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Summer Reading Program

  • $50 Amazon gift card: Nathan Smith
  • $25 Amazon gift card: Ahreyana Carroll
  • Mystery bag 1: Elijah Andersen
  • Mystery bag 2: Ari Christine Johnson
  • Mystery bag 3: Marin Anderson

WineFest signups

Wine Fest sign-ups have just opened up.

If you sign up now, you’ll get the shift you want, and a free shirt.

Choose McCord as the non-profit of choice.


Option #1 – Online

To volunteer in Gibson Park go to

To volunteer in Gravel Pit Park go to

Option #2 – In Person

Call the Chamber office at 814-725-4262 or stop in at 44 W. Main Street, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.


All volunteers who sign up before midnight on Aug 25th will receive a free volunteer t-shirt! (sizes S-XL)


For every shift you sign up for, we will put your name into a drawing for a Volunteer Basket of Cheer and other prizes. The more shifts you cover, the more entries you receive!


ADMISSIONS: All admissions volunteers must understand and be able to explain the wine tasting wrist band admission and token policies. Volunteers will not be required to verify drinking age. Security staff will be in place to do this prior to attendees reaching the admissions tent.

Cash Handler:  Collect cash or scan pre-sale tickets. Must be able to use ticket scanner, handle cash and make change.

Wristbands: Place appropriate wristband on attendees’ wrists, based on their ticket purchase.

Wine Glass/Token: Give a token to attendees age 21 or older. Give a commemorative wine glass to attendees who purchased a wine tasting ticket.

Volunteer/Exit Line: Verify that volunteers entering through this line have a ticket stamped “volunteer.”  This lane is also used by attendees exiting the park.


Volunteers will be responsible for selling WineFest and North East souvenirs as well as Basket of Cheer Tickets.  Must be able to handle cash and make change.


Drive a gator (in Gravel Pit Park) or use a wagon (in Gibson Park) to courier wine purchases from the wine tents to Wine Check. Pick up wine purchases that have been set in designated areas behind the wine tents. Check that each box, bag or bottle has a wine check ticket attached before leaving the wine tent area. Drive/walk to the Wine Check and unload the wine. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age to be a courier and to operate Gator. Must be able to lift a case of wine.


Alphabetically sort the deliveries of wine purchases brought by the couriers. When attendees pick up purchases, take the wine check ticket from the attendee and match it with their purchase. Have the attendee initial the ticket, keep the ticket and give the attendee their items. Must be able to lift a case of wine.

Katie Houpt   Membership & Communications Manager

North East Area Chamber of Commerce 

44 West Main Street, North East, PA 16428   .   814.725.4262

September 27-29, 2019     Presented by the NEACC and Platinum Sponsor Widget Financial

Summer Reading Program 2019

We hope everyone had fun! See you next year.

The Children’s Summer Reading program would like to thank all of the wonderful presenters that made summer reading fun this year!

A big thank you to all our summer reading sponsors for

the Tweens & Teens!

Thank you

Little Shop of Donuts for sponsoring registration


LaCasa De Pizza

Michael’s Pizzeria

Orton’s Fruit Market 

The Bean

For sponsoring  various weeks

We are grateful for our local sponsors and look

 forward to continued community support!

The Adult Summer Reading Program thanks the talented presenters

who made time to share their skills

and knowledge with us this summer.

Check out the summer reading album below.

Summer Reading Album