COMMUNITY EVENTS                             

 

8/23/14

SEEDS OF HOPE WILL HOLD A FREE CLOTHING GIVEAWAY ON THURSDAY  AND FRIDAY AUGUST 21ST AND 22ND FROM 9AM TILL 4PM, AND SATURDAY AUGUST 23RD FROM 9AM TILL 112 NOON AT THE TOSHIKI BUILDING IN WELLSBORO

8/24/14

THE ANNUAL HOLY CHILD PARISH PICNIC WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY AUG. 24TH FROM 11:30AM TIL 3PM AT THE ST MARY'S CHURCH HALL IN BLOSSBURG.  THERE WILL BE A ROAST BEEF DINNER WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS AND DECADENT DESSERTS SERVED FROM 11:30AM UNTIL 2PM.   $10.00 FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN 6 - 12 $5.00

8/26/14

SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WILL HOLD FREE EXPECTANT PARENTS CLASS ENTITLED “C-SECTION AND BREAST FEEDING” ON AUGUST 26 FROM 7 - 8:30 PM; CHECK FRONT LOBBY OR MEETING ROOM DOOR SIGNAGE FOR LOCATION. THESE CLASSES ARE PART OF A SERIES ADDRESSING COMMON QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS OF EXPECTING PARENTS. PARTICIPANTS MAY JOIN AT ANY TIME IN THE CYCLE. WALK-INS WELCOMED. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (570) 723-0375.

8/26/14

A FREE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP MEETS AUGUST 27 FROM 10:30 AM TO NOON AT SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. ROOM LOCATION VARIES; CHECK FRONT LOBBY OR MEETING ROOM SIGNAGE FOR LOCATION. BEGINNING IN SEPTEMBER, THIS ONGOING SUPPORT GROUP WILL MEET THE FOURTH TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (570) 723-0760.

8/26/14

EQUINE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP….EVERYONE THAT OWNS OR MANAGES HORSES WILL FIND THIS WORKSHOP BENEFICIAL IN THE UNDERSTANDING THE OPERATIONS OF AN ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY EQUINE OPERATION. THIS WORKSHOP IS DESIGNED TO HELP MANAGE HEALTHY ANIMALS, HEALTHY FARMS AND A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT.  TOPICS TO BE COVERED INCLUDE: PASTURE, WEED AND TOXIC PLANTS, SOIL FERTILITY AND MANURE MANAGEMENT.  THE BRADFORD COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT IN CONJUNCTION WITH PENN STATE EXT. WILL HOST HIS INFORMATIVE WORKSHOP OVER TWO SESSIONS ON AUG. 26TH AND SEPT. 16TH FROM 6-9 PM IN GILLET, PA. THE COST WILL BE $10 TO COVER MATERIALS. FOR MORE INFO PLEASE CONTACT KEVIN BROWN @ 570-265-5539 EXT. 101.

9/1/14

PREVENT BLOOD SHORTAGES BY DONATING AT THE COMMUNITY BLOOD BANK’S SEPTEMBER 1 DRIVE FROM 12 - 5 PM IN SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL’S BOARD ROOM. ALL ARE WELCOME TO DONATE AS LONG AS IT HAS BEEN 56 DAYS SINCE LAST DONATION, AND YOU ARE HEALTHY, OVER 110 POUNDS AND AT LEAST 17. WALK-INS WELCOME; APPOINTMENTS CAN BE MADE ONLINE OR BY PHONE TO AVOID WAIT TIMES AND ENSURE A SPECIFIC TIME SLOT. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT, CALL (570) 723-0131 OR VISIT FOURHEARTS.ORG.

9/9/14

SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOSTS A FREE EXPECTANT PARENTS CLASS ENTITLED “UNDERSTANDING & CARING FOR YOUR NEWBORN” ON SEPTEMBER 9 FROM 7 - 8:30 PM. CHECK FRONT LOBBY OR MEETING ROOM DOOR SIGNAGE FOR LOCATION. THESE CLASSES ARE PART OF A SERIES ADDRESSING COMMON QUESTIONS/CONCERNS OF EXPECTING PARENTS. PARTICIPANTS MAY JOIN AT ANY TIME. WALK-INS WELCOME. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (570) 723-0375

9/12/14

COPING WITH CANCER, A FREE SUPPORT GROUP ADDRESSING TOPICS RELATED TO CANCER AND ITS TREATMENT, MEETS SEPTEMBER 17 AT 6:30 PM IN SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL; CHECK LOBBY FOR ROOM LOCATION. ALL THOSE AFFECTED BY CANCER ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AND ARE ENCOURAGED TO BRING LOVES ONES. THIS GROUP MEETS THE THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (570) 723-0485.

9/17/14

THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION’S BETTER BREATHERS, A FREE SUPPORT GROUP FOR PEOPLE WITH LUNG DISEASE, WILL RESUME ON SEPTEMBER 18 AT 6:30 PM IN SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL'S BOARD ROOM. THIS ONGOING GROUP MEETS THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH AND FEATURES ROTATING GUEST SPEAKERS. WALK-INS WELCOME. PRESENTED IN COOPERATION WITH THE BLUE RIBBON FOUNDATION OF BLUE CROSS OF NORTHEASTERN PA. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL STAFF DEVELOPMENT AT (570) 723-0192.

9/22/14

FREE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP MEETS SEPTEMBER 23 FROM 10:30 AM TO NOON AT SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. ROOM LOCATION VARIES; CHECK FRONT LOBBY OR MEETING ROOM SIGNAGE FOR LOCATION. THIS ONGOING SUPPORT GROUP, FACILITATED BY NICOLE BUTTERS, MEETS THE FOURTH TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (570) 723-0760. 

9/22/14

SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOSTS A FREE EXPECTANT PARENTS CLASS ENTITLED “What to Expect After Birth” ON SEPTEMBER 23 FROM 7 - 8:30 PM. CHECK FRONT LOBBY OR MEETING ROOM DOOR SIGNAGE FOR LOCATION. THESE CLASSES ARE PART OF A SERIES ADDRESSING COMMON QUESTIONS/CONCERNS OF EXPECTING PARENTS. PARTICIPANTS MAY JOIN AT ANY TIME. WALK-INS WELCOME. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (570) 723-0375

9/25/14

YOUR BLOOD SAYS A LOT ABOUT YOUR HEALTH AND ESTABLISHING A NORMAL BASELINE HELPS DETECT POTENTIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS EARLY. SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OFFERS A PHYSICIAN-APPROVED BLOOD ANALYSIS CALLED CMBA. CMBA FEATURES 38 BLOOD TESTS—ALL FROM ONE BLOOD DRAW AND FOR ONE LOW COST OF $52. ANYONE PARTICIPATING IN CMBA TESTING IS REQUIRED TO FAST FOR AT LEAST 12 HOURS PRIOR TO THE TEST. PARTICIPATION BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  CMBA WILL BE OFFERED IN NINE LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT TIOGA & POTTER COUNTIES DURING SEPTEMBER. FOR THE FULL LIST OF DATES AND LOCATIONS, CALL 1-800-808-5287 OR 570-723-8449

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THE TIOGA COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT HAS RECEIVED ACT 13 IMPACT FEE MONEY AND HAS DESIGNATED A PORTION TO INSTALL AG. BMPS (BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES) ON FARMS.  SOME EXAMPLES WOULD BE ROOF GUTTERS, MILK HOUSE WASTES SYSTEMS, NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLANS, SOIL TESTING, AND MANURE STACKING AREAS, ETC.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE CONTACT THE TIOGA COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT @ 570-724-1801 EXT. 110 OR <MAILTO:ABOYCE@TIOGACOUNTYPA.US>ABOYCE@TIOGACOUNTYPA.US.

The Wellsboro Farmers Market is held every Thursday thru Oct. 9th  from 3 til 6pm at the First Presbyterian Church  in  Wellsboro.

The  Mansfield  Growers Market is being held every Friday  from 3 - 6pm at the St. James Episcopal Church in Mansfield  Through Thanksgiving

COME TO THE COMMUNITY MARKET/FARMERS MARKET AT MISTER J'S IN TROY.  IT WILL BE HELD EVERY SATURDAY FROM 9AM TILL 2PM. ENJOY PENNSYLVANIA GROWN AND PENNSYLVANIA HOME MADE PRODUCTS.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED IN TIOGA COUNTY - MANSFIELD, ELKLAND, WESTFIELD, WELLSBORO, AND MILLERTON AREAS - TO HELP IN OUR SENIOR CENTERS AND TO HELP DELIVER MEALS FOR OLDER PERSONS. JUST A FEW HOURS A WEEK CAN MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE TO SOMEONE IN NEED OF MEALS. MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT IS AVAILABLE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT ZARA JOHNSON AT THE AREA AGENCY ON AGING AT 1-800-723-0935 OR BY EMAIL AT ZJOHNSON@BSSTAAA.ORG.

FREE MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS FOR UNINSURED/UNDERINSURED WOMEN 40+ . COLE MEMORIALS WOMENS HEALTH CENTER IS OFFERING FREE MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS FUNDED BY THE TWIN TIERS AFFILIATE OF THE SUSAN G. KOMEN FOR THE CURE.  FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER CALL 814-274-8200.

HAVEN (HELPING ABUSE AND VIOLENCE END NOW) IS THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS CENTER FOR TIOGA COUNTY.  THEY ARE NON-PROFIT AND ALL  SERVICES ARE FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL.  THEY OFFER ADVOCACY AND REFERRALS, LEGAL SERVICES, MEDICAL AND LEGAL ACCOMPANIMENT, AN EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS AND THEIR CHILDREN, A 24-HOUR LIVE-ANSWERED HOTLINE (1-800-550-0447) AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMS.  PLEASE CALL THEIR OFFICE AT 570-724-3549 TO SPEAK WITH A STAFF MEMBER OR SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT.

 

 

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