Winner of the Groundhog Celebration Story Contest
Congratulations to the winner of the Groundhog schwag. The winner will receive a commemorative plate celebrating 5 years of Groundhog and Shadow viral videos. (Check out this year’s series Groundhog Dreams). Douglas Derda’s story about his family’s annual celebration on Feb 2nd was entertaining and enlightening. Douglas said, “In years past I have always had a fresh batch of groundhog cookies sent to me from my mother in law who lives by Punxy. This year proudly on display was my Punxy Phil license plate, 3 stuffed groundhog figures in outfits, a few magnets and a groundhog sweatshirt with pin while… Read the rest
Wanna Win some Groundhog Shwag? Tell me how you celebrated in PGH on Feb 2nd!
For over 120 years, Punxsutawney Phil has been predicting the weather. The famous groundhog decides whether the northeast will endure 6 more weeks of winter or enjoy an early spring. Every year on February 2nd the Inner Circle, distinguished townsmen, party with the community and outside visitors (and there is no shortage of outside visitors, even in the dead cold of winter…) and after coaxing Phil from his stump, announce the prognostication. I was lucky enough to attend the big event this year and will definitely go back. Something the state of PA does to help celebrate Phil is a… Read the rest