COMMUNITY EVENTS                             

 

8/2/14

THERE WILL BE A CHICKEN BBQ ON SATURDAY AUG. 2ND AT HAMPSON'S WELLSBORO AGWAY.  CHICKEN'S WILL BE $7.00 A HALF . PROCEEDS TO HELP WELLSBORO'S OWN ADAM CORNELL THE 2013 NATIONAL GO KART CHAMPION DEFEND HIS TITLE. A PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS WILL ALSO BENEFIT ADAM'S BOY SCOUT TROOP #2046.  TO PRE-ORDER CALL 570-724-7401 OR 439-5517

8/6/14

GRIEVING, BUT AREN’T SURE WHERE TO TURN FOR HELP? GRIEFSHARE AIMS TO HELP THE BEREAVED COPE WITH LOSS IN A SUPPORTIVE GROUP SETTING. THIS FREE PROGRAM IS HELD EACH WEDNESDAY OVER THIRTEEN-WEEK PERIODS IN THE SOLDIERS + SAILORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CONFERENCE ROOM FROM 7 - 9 PM. A SESSION IS CURRENTLY IN PROGRESS NOW THROUGH WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13. PARTICIPANTS MAY JOIN AT ANYTIME AND HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND ANY MISSED SESSIONS IF DESIRED. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT MICHELE COMES AT 570-439-0898 OR VISIT GRIEFSHARE.ORG.

8/10/14

"SET SAILS THIS AUGUST AS WELLSBORO AREA VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL PRESENTS SONTREASURE ISLAND! JOIN CAPTAIN COOKY AND HIS FRIENDS AS THEY PREPARE FOR A STORM AND SEARCH FOR A LOST TREASURE. EACH DAY WE'LL SING, PLAY GAMES, CREATE BEAUTIFUL CRAFTS, ENJOY SNACKS AND HEAR STORIES FROM THE BIBLE ABOUT THE WONDERFUL TREASURE GOD HAS FOR EACH OF US. SON TREASURE ISLAND VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, AUGUST 11TH THROUGH THE 15TH, EVERY NIGHT FROM 6:00 TO 8:00 PM. LOCATED ON THE GREEN IN WELLSBORO, PENNSYLVANIA, RIGHT ACROSS FROM THE TIOGA COUNTY COURT HOUSE. ALL CHILDREN BETWEEN FOUR AND ELEVEN YEARS OLD ARE WELCOME! THE EVENT IS FREE!

8/16/14

THERE WILL BE A BENEFIT FOR JOHN NOWAKOWSKI ON AUG 16TH AT THE BLOSSBURG FIRE HALL FROM NOON TILL 7. DINNER $12 FOR ADULTS,  $7 KIDS 5-7   KIDS UNDER 5 FREE. MENU INCLUDES BBQ BEEF BRISKET, BAKED POTATOES, CORN ON THE COB, BAKED BEANS, DESSERT AND MORE....
ALTERNATE MENU AVAILABLE.....HAMBURGERS, HOT DOGS, SALADS, WATERMELON, MORE....
CAKE WHEEL, CHINESE AUCTION, 50/50 AND MORE....
KIDDIE GAMES, MUSIC
 

8/21/14

THE ADMINISTRATION, FACULTY AND STAFF OF THE ROCK L. BUTLER MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE HOSTING AN ORIENTATION/OPEN HOUSE ON AUGUST 21, 2014.  5TH GRADE ORIENTATION WILL START IN THE NEW GYM AT 5:30 PM.  5TH, 6TH, 7TH AND 8TH GRADE OPEN HOUSE WILL START AT 6:00 PM.  THE FACULTY AND STAFF WILL BE AVAILABLE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS AND ACQUAINT YOU WITH THE SCHOOL.  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT 570-724-2306.

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.

 

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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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