COMMUNITY EVENTS                             

 

9/6/14

THE MAINESBURG UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN MAINESBURG WILL HOLD THEIR ANNUAL  AUCTION ON SATURDAY SEPT. 6TH STARTING AT 10AM.  THERE WILL BE BOOK CASES, TABLES, FILING CABINETS DRESSERS, CHAIRS  HOUSEHOLD  AND KITCHEN ITEMS.  DONATIONS OF SALEABLE  CLEAN  ITEMS EXCEPT CLOTHING ARE BEING ACCEPTED.  CALL 570-549-5257 OR 570-549-2335.  LUNCH WILL BE AVAILABLE.  THE FIRST $1,000.00 DOLLARS RAISED WILL BE DONATED TO THE MANSFIELD FOOD PANTRY.

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

9/26/14

THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF 25 CENTRAL AVENUE , WELLSBORO WILL BE HOLDING ITS SEMI-ANNUAL HUGE INDOOR YARD & BAKE SALE ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, FROM 9 A.M. TO 5 P.M. AND A BAG SALE ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, FROM 9 A.M. TO NOON.  THERE WILL BE HOUSEHOLD GOODS, DISHES, TOYS, JEWELRY, BOOKS, CLOTHING, AND MUCH, MUCH MORE.  ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT AMERICAN BAPTIST WOMEN’S MINISTRIES.

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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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