COMMUNITY EVENTS                            

 

 

6/25/16

THE 11TH ANNUAL RAIL TRAIL RELAY RALLY IS SATURDAY, JUNE 25 ON THE PINE CREEK RAIL TRAIL IN THE PENNSYLVANIA GRAND CANYON, NEAR WELLSBORO. HOSTING THE EVENT IS TEAM KATIEBUGS, A RELAY FOR LIFE OF TIOGA COUNTY TEAM. FOR A MINIMUM DONATION OF $20 PER ADULT (13 AND OLDER), $10 FOR YOUTH (6 TO 12), OR $50 FOR A FAMILY OF UP TO FOUR, PARTICIPANTS CAN REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE IN A NON-COMPETITIVE HIKE OR CHOOSE TO BIKE THE RAIL TRAIL AND RECEIVE AN EVENT T-SHIRT AND A PICNIC LUNCH. CHILDREN UNDER 6 CAN TAKE PART FOR FREE.  REGISTRATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE NOW THROUGH FRIDAY, JUNE 24 AT WILD ASAPH OUTFITTERS, 71 MAIN STREET, WELLSBORO. OR, REGISTER BY CONTACTING HENRY AND LINDA BERKOWITZ AT 1-814-367-5826 OR  hlemc@verizon.net

6/25/16

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE RELAY FOR LIFE GOLF TOURNAMENT SATURDAY, JUNE 25 AT INDIAN HILLS GOLF CLUB AT 1959 INDIAN HILLS ROAD IN PAINTED POST, N.Y. HOSTING THE TOURNAMENT ARE THE HMAC CASTAWAYS AND THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.   TOURNAMENT SPONSORSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS THAT WANT TO SUPPORT THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER. THEY INCLUDE: CELEBRATE, $600; REMEMBER, $300; AND FIGHT BACK, $100.  ALL PROCEEDS FROM THIS TOURNAMENT WILL BENEFIT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.  REGISTRATION WILL BE FROM 8-9:30 A.M. ON JUNE 25 WITH THE SHOTGUN START AT 9:30 A.M. FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT OR SPONSORSHIPS, CONTACT TIM CHRISTMAN AT 570-772-8286 OR tim.christman@hmacusa.com.

6/25/16

SATURDAY, JUNE 25, BETWEEN 12:01 A.M. AND 8 P.M., A FAMILY FISHING DAY TOURNAMENT WILL BE AT HILLS CREEK LAKE. WEIGH-INS WILL BE AT THE BEACH AREA NEAR FROM 12 NOON TO 1 P.M. AND FROM 7 P.M. TO 8 P.M. NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO THE WEIGH-INS. MEDALLIONS WILL BE PRESENTED AFTER THE 7 P.M. WEIGH-IN TO THE WINNERS IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: LARGEST PERCH, LARGEST BLUEGILL, LARGEST BASS, LARGEST CRAPPIE, AND LARGEST STRINGER OF GAME FISH BY WEIGHT (ONE ANGLER’S LEGAL LIMIT OF GAME FISH FOR THE DAY). A ONE-OUNCE BONUS WILL BE AWARDED FOR GAME FISH THAT ARE CAUGHT AND RELEASED. ALL FISH MUST BE CAUGHT BY LEGAL MEANS. THIS IS A NO CULL CONTEST (NO REPLACING A SMALLER FISH WITH A HEAVIER FISH ON THE STRINGER). IN THE EVENT OF A TIE, THE FISH WEIGHED THE EARLIEST WILL WIN. SPECTATORS ARE WELCOME TO WATCH THE WEIGH-INS. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS TOURNAMENT, CALL THE HILLS CREEK STATE PARK OFFICE AT (570) 724-4246 BETWEEN 8 A.M. AND 4 P.M. WEEKDAYS.

7/1/16

 HAMILTON-GIBSON PRODUCTIONS, TIOGA COUNTY’S COMMUNITY THEATRE ARTS GROUP, IS RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS FOR TWO EVENTS AT THE WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL RACETRACK IN WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. THE FINGER LAKES WINE FESTIVAL IS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, JULY 16 AND 17 AND THE NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACE IS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, AUG. 6 AND 7.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL BEV DOCHSTADER AT 570-724-2079 OR EMAIL HER AT hamgib@gmail.com.

7/5/16

BEGINNING MONDAY, JUNE 6 AND CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY, JULY 5, ORIGINAL PAINTINGS AND FRAMED PRINTS BY AWARD-WINNING ARTIST C. FRED LAWRENSON OF ELKLAND WILL BE ON EXHIBIT IN THE LOBBY AT THE DEANE CENTER AT 104 MAIN STREET IN WELLSBORO. THIS FREE EXHIBIT CAN BE SEEN WHENEVER THE DEANE CENTER IS OPEN.

7/17/16

THE SOUTH CREEK LIONS CLUB IS HOLDING ITS 2ND ANNUAL “CAPTAIN & CREW” GOLF TOURNAMENT ON SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016, AT TOMASSO’S GOLF CLUB.  7:30 AM REGISTRATION. 8:00 AM SHOTGUN START. PROCEEDS FROM THE TOURNAMENT BENEFIT SOUTH CREEK LIONS’ ACTIVITIES IN THE COMMUNITY.

10/1/16

"SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE," A ROMANTIC COMEDY, IS ONE OF THE LIVE THEATER PRODUCTIONS THAT CAN BE SEEN BY THOSE GOING ON HAMILTON-GIBSON'S 17TH ANNUAL THEATER EXCURSION TO THE STRATFORD FESTIVAL IN ONTARIO, CANADA  MAKE RESERVATIONS NOW FOR THE FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, OCT. 14-16 TRIP WITH A $125 DEPOSIT; THE BALANCE IS DUE IN AUGUST. THE $390 PER PERSON PRICE INCLUDES TICKETS FOR THREE LIVE THEATER PRODUCTIONS, TWO NIGHT'S LODGING AND TRANSPORTATION. ADULTS AND CHILDREN NEED PASSPORTS. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO MAKE RESERVATIONS, CONTACT LARRY BIDDISON, HAMILTON-GIBSON TRIP COORDINATOR,  AT 570-724-4586 OR biddison@epix.net.

 

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THE NESSMUK ROD AND GUN CLUB IS HOSTING TRAP SHOOT PRACTICES NOW THROUGH OCTOBER ON THURSDAYS FROM 2 P.M. UNTIL DUSK, WEATHER PERMITTING. THE SHOOTS WILL BE AT THE CLUB'S OUTDOOR RANGE AT 4646 ROUTE 287 IN DELMAR TOWNSHIP, 3 MILES SOUTH OF WELLSBORO.  THE PRACTICES ARE OPEN TO MEMBERS AND THE PUBLIC AND ARE FOR BEGINNERS AND EXPERIENCED SHOOTERS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL MESSINA AT 570-439-2192 OR VISIT nessmukgunclub.com

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A WAY TO CHANNEL YOUR COMPASSION INTO MAKING A DIFFERENCE? CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING WITH SUSQUEHANNA HEALTH HOME CARE & HOSPICE! NO MEDICAL BACKGROUND NEEDED: ONLY A KIND HEART, WILLINGNESS TO HELP, LISTENING EAR AND CARING PRESENCE. WITH A HOST OF WAYS TO HELP, VOLUNTEERS CAN PROVIDE COMPANY/CONVERSATION, RESPITE CARE, SUPPORT GRIEVING FAMILIES AND HELP OUT IN THE MAIN OFFICE. VOLUNTEERS ARE PARTICULARLY NEEDED IN WESTFIELD, ELKLAND AND GAINES. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (570) 723-0760.

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.

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.

DO YOU LOVE KIDS AND WOULD LIKE SOMETHING SATISFYING TO DO? HOW ABOUT BEING A SCHOOL GRANDPARENT! THE FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM SPONSORED BY THE AREA AGENCY ON AGING CAN MATCH YOU UP WITH A SCHOOL OR HEAD START NEAR YOUR HOME. THERE YOU WOULD HELP CHILDREN WHO STRUGGLE WITH THEIR SCHOOL WORK, SOCIAL SKILLS, OR JUST NEED SOMEONE TO TALK TO. YOU WOULD ALWAYS WORK UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A TEACHER AND YOU RECEIVE A SMALL TAX FREE REIMBURSEMENT PLUS MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT. IT’S A GREAT PROGRAM AND THE ONLY THING MISSING IS YOU! CALL JESSE OR MARYBETH WITH THE FOSTER GRANDPARENT PROGRAM TODAY AT 1-800-982-4346 TO FIND OUT MORE.

NEEDED ARE VOLUNTEER DRIVERS FROM TIOGA COUNTY TO HELP PATIENTS GET TO TREATMENT. TRAINING IS OFFERED FOR THOSE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING A VOLUNTEER DRIVER. THROUGH THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY ROAD TO RECOVERY® PROGRAM THOSE WITH CANCER RECEIVE FREE RIDES TO AND FROM CANCER TREATMENT AND RELATED MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS. TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER FOR THE TRAINING, CALL JAN ULMER AT (570) 326-4149 OR EMAIL jan.ulmer@cancer.org. TO SCHEDULE RIDES THROUGH THE “ROAD TO RECOVERY” PROGRAM, CALL 1-800-227-2345.

 

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