Florence Bicentennial is Saturday


The community of Florence is about to celebrate a birthday.

The town will hold a bicentennial celebration in honor of 200 years this Saturday, October 14th. The celebration will be held at the York Township Volunteer Fire Department firehouse, and will be from 1-5 p.m.

There will be several events, including a cake contest; cornhole tournament; face painting; music by the band ‘Diamondback’; and more.

There will also be chili and hot dogs provided; and lots of old friends gathering and new friends meeting.

Those wanting to enter a cake in the cake contest should have it at the firehouse no later than 11:30 a.m. that morning.

All of Switzerland County is invited to come out and help the residents of Florence celebrate 200 years!