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Bauer Steps Ahead and Bauer-Hillis Steps Ahead to enjoy a performance by "Ireland's Happy Man" {April 13, 2016}

On Thursday, May 26th, Bauer Steps Ahead and Bauer-Hillis Steps Ahead will travel to the Lakeview Inn in Greensburg to see a performance by "Ireland's Happy Man," Cahal Dunne! Cahal is well known as a singer of traditional Irish ballads, popular Broadway numbers and country hits. He is also a talented composer, classically trained concert pianist, storyteller, comedian and television personality, and has released a number of albums. Cahal has performed on stage with Bob Hope, Al Martino and Tony Orlando, and has performed for several American Presidents. A great show is guaranteed!

Prior to the show, a delicious hot lunch will be served in the formal ballroom. The menu includes tossed green salad, chicken parmesan, roasted potatoes, green beans, apple pie, coffee, tea and iced tea.

The group will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home in Rimersburg and at 9:15 a.m. at the Bauer Funeral Home in Kittanning. The cost is $85 and covers motor coach bus transportation, lunch and the show. Call Sandy at 724-545-9464 for reservations. Reservations and money are due by Thursday, May 5th. Make checks payable to Bauer Management and mail to PO Box 997, Kittanning, PA 16201. Guests are welcome.

Bauer Steps Ahead and Bauer-Hillis Steps Ahead offer a way to stay connected with the community and anyone interested is welcome to join. Read about past excursions on www.bauerfuneral.com or become a fan on Facebook.

Bauer Steps Ahead and Bauer-Hillis Steps Ahead to see "Cirque de la Symphonie" at Heinz Hall {March 18, 2016}

On Saturday, April 30, 2016, join Bauer Steps Ahead and Bauer-Hillis Steps Ahead to see the exciting production of "Cirque de la Symphonie" at Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh. This show is full of the most amazing cirque acts that have ever been performed worldwide. Some of the best aerial flyers, acrobats, dancers, balancers and jugglers in the world will share the stage with the full Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra has perfectly choreographed each act to classical musical masterpieces, adding energy and excitement to the performance.

Before the show, the group will enjoy lunch at Cooper Station Restaurant in Sarver. Lunch choices are Baked Chicken Marsala served with rice or Slow Roasted Beef Pot Roast with Yukon gold potatoes and carrots, fresh salad, rolls, dessert, coffee, tea or iced tea.

Attendees will meet at the Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home in Rimersburg at 9 a.m. and the Bauer Funeral Home in Kittanning at 9:45 a.m. The cost is $117 for motor coach bus transportation, lunch and show ticket. Call Sandy at 724-545-9464, 724-756-2710 or 814-473-3080 for reservations as soon as possible. Money and reservations are due by Wednesday, April 6th. Make checks payable to Bauer Management and mail to PO Box 997, Kittanning, PA 16201. Guests are welcome.

Get creative with Bauer Steps Ahead and Bauer-Hillis Steps Ahead! {February 24, 2016}

Got cabin fever and ready to get out of the house? On Wednesday, March 30, 2016, join Bauer Steps Ahead and Bauer-Hillis Steps Ahead to kick off spring with a creative art painting party and luncheon!

Nicole Ulisky, the enthusiastic owner/instructor of Spark Art Parties will bring out your self-expression and creativity by showing you how to create your own painting. Even if you have no artistic talent, expect to have a fun and entertaining experience and leave with your own personal masterpiece. Afterwards, lunch from A Mano Pasta in Ford City will be served while your artwork is drying.

The group will meet at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church, 155 North Jefferson St., Kittanning. Parking and the entrance are in the back of the church. The cost is $55. Call Sandy at 724-545-9464, 724-756-2710 or 814-473-3080 for reservations; seating is limited. Reservations and money are due by Wednesday, March 16th. Make checks payable to Bauer Management and mail to PO Box 997, Kittanning, PA 16201. Guests are welcome.

Celebrate the holiday with Bauer Steps Ahead at The Grand Estates at Hidden Acres! {October 26, 2015}

On Thursday, December 3, 2015 join Bauer Steps Ahead and Bauer-Hillis Steps Ahead for a memorable afternoon at one of Armstrong County's finest homes for a Holiday luncheon and tour of The Grand Estates at Hidden Acres. Proprietors Tom and Melanie Waddell will welcome you to their beautiful 10,000 square foot Tuscany/Italian-style estate all decorated for the holidays.

This breathtaking castle-style home and grounds has many classic appointments, such as 32 crystal chandeliers, intricate wood work, a three-story grand foyer and staircase, five elite bedrooms, a pool, and a chalet guest house. The Waddells will also share some interesting history about the home and original owner.

Prior to the tour, a luncheon will be served in the home while a professional harpist plays. The menu is soup, stuffed chicken breast, twice baked potato, vegetables, breads, dessert and beverages.

The group will meet at 11 a.m. at The Grand Estate at Hidden Valley Acres, 399 Ford City Road, Freeport, PA 16229. The cost is $56 for lunch, entertainment and tour. Call Sandy at 724-545-9464 for directions and reservations. Reservations and money are due by November 16th. Make checks payable to Bauer Management and mail to PO Box 997, Kittanning, PA 16201. Guests are welcome.

Bauer Family Funeral Homes holds Holiday Remembrance Program {October 16, 2015}

Bauer Family Funeral Homes holds Holiday Remembrance Program The Bauer Family Funeral Homes will host a free Holiday Remembrance Program entitled, "Holiday Grief: Surviving the Season." This very special presentation will be held on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 2 PM at the Bauer Funeral Home, 515 North McKean Street in Kittanning.

Kelli Connolly, BS, Bereavement Coordinator and Medical Social Worker of Lutheran Senior Life VNA Hospice and Palliative Care, will offer guidance on remembering loved ones and dealing with the sometimes overwhelming combination of grief and stress that can occur during the holidays.

The public is encouraged to attend this special holiday remembrance and bereavement support program. Reservations are requested but not required and there is no admission fee. Light refreshments will be served following the program. Please contact the staff at Bauer Family Funeral Homes at 724-545-9464 to advise us the number of guests who will be attending.