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Dr. William S. Peters, D.O., FACS will be giving a free seminar entitled, "Effective Control of Weight Loss" on Wednesday, January 22, 7:00 p.m. at the Montrose Theatre, Montrose. The seminar will include a slide show explaining the different types of surgical options available for obese persons of all ages. Dr. Peters, of Peckville, PA, has been a surgeon for over twenty years and performs most current types of weight loss surgery.
Following the slide show, there will be time for questions and answers as well as the opportunity to meet some of Dr. Peters patients. Any person considering weight loss surgery is encouraged to attend this event to experience firsthand how dramatically the quality of life can be changed for the better.
There is no charge for this seminar and no reservation necessary. For additional information, contact Mrs. Annette Rogers at (570) 278-4497.
BUILDING CODES WORKSHOP for Municipalities, Wednesday, January 15, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Montrose Bible Conference, 5 Locust St., Montrose. To register (required) call the Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission, 888-868-8800.
THURSDAY NIGHT LIFELIKE, a spontaneous live comedy presented by Endless Mts. Theatre Co. and Montrose Restoration Committee, Thursday, January 16, 7:30 p.m. at the Montrose Theatre. Free. Call 278-3352 for info. All are welcome.
SPAGHETTI SUPPER, Friday, January 17, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the HallsteadGreat Bend Rod & Gun Club. All you can eat! All are welcome.
WHEELS FOR CHRIST Chapter, Christian Motorcyclists Association meeting, Saturday, January 18, at The Basil Leaf, Montrose. Breakfast 9 a.m., meeting 10 a.m. For info, call 836-5030.
RECYCLING DRIVE, Saturday, January 18, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Montrose United Methodist Church. The Montrose Spanish Club will be collecting aluminum cans at the upper parking lot, 90 Church St.
PEOPLE FOR PEACE bus trip to Washington, DC on Saturday, January 18. For info, call Paul at 278-2187. All are welcome.
SCAVENGER HUNT, Saturday, January 18, 11 a.m. at the Northern Wayne Community Library. To register or for info, call 798-2444.
PASTA DINNER, Saturday, January 18, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Johns Church, Susquehanna. Sponsored by St. Johns Mens Club; proceeds to benefit Pro-Life. All are welcome.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST, Sunday, January 19, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Thompson Hose Co. Handicap accessible. All you can eat! All are welcome.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. commemorative breakfast, Monday, January 20, 8:30 a.m. at the Lackawanna Station Hotel, Scranton. For info or to register, call the African American Arts Alliance, 341-7594.
WEIGHT LOSS seminar, Wednesday, January 22, 7:00 p.m. at the Montrose Theater. Dr. William S. Peters, D.O., FACS, Peckville, will explain surgical options available for obese persons of all ages. For info, call 278-4497. Free. All are welcome.
GAME OF LOGGING, Level II, Friday, January 24, at the Paul Oleyar farm, Jackson Twp.
RECYCLING DRIVE, Saturday, January 25, 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Montrose United Methodist Church, upper parking lot, 90 Church St. Sponsored by the Montrose Spanish Club. All are welcome to bring aluminum cans.
GAME OF LOGGING, Level I, Saturday, January 25 at the Lloyd Pease farm, Jackson Twp. For info or to register, call 278-1011, ext. 101.
SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL SUPPER, Saturday, January 25, 4:30 til ?? at the Thompson United Methodist Church. All are welcome.
COMMUNITY OR NONPROFIT EVENTS for March 1 through September 30 may be submitted for inclusion on the Endless Mountains Visitors Bureaus upcoming calendar brochure. Deadline for submission is January 28. For info, call 836-5431.
Monday, January 20: pork barbecue, potato salad, coleslaw, hamburger bun, pineapple.
Tuesday, January 21: chipped beef gravy, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, biscuit, pumpkin pie.
Wednesday, January 22: breaded chicken, sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, hamburger bun, fig Newton.
Thursday, January 23; brown bag day: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, Italian blend, bran muffin, Boston cream pie/peaches.
Friday, January 24: vegetable lasagna, Italian string beans, tomato juice, dinner roll, chocolate pudding.
Harrisburg State Sen. Roger A. Madigan (R-23) has scheduled four outreach events, in January to give Susquehanna County residents a chance to ask questions or discuss issues concerning state government.
"Whether its a problem with PENNDOT or a question about state programs or regulations, this is a chance to sit down and talk with a member of my staff," Madigan said. "Essentially, were taking my district office on the road, to make it more convenient to Susquehanna County residents."
Madigan said the events will be held each Tuesday in January.
On the first and third Tuesdays January 7 and 21 staff member Chris McLaud will be available to speak with constituents, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Susquehanna County Offices Annex, 31 Public Avenue, Montrose.
On the second and fourth Tuesdays January 14 and 28 McLaud will meet with constituents, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the HallsteadGreat Bend Library, 201 Franklin Street, Hallstead.
No appointment is necessary.
The senator added that constituents who are unable to attend but would like to speak with him or a staff member should feel free to call either of his district offices, located at One Progress Plaza, Suite 13, Towanda, telephone (570) 265-7448, and 330 Pine St., Suite 200, Williamsport, telephone (570) 322-6457, or 1-800-443-5772.
The Sensational Skiers Club have started skiing on Wednesdays, at Elk Mountain. They are formerly the 4H Club now being organized by Nancy and Susan Harvatine. Everyone is welcome to join skiing on Wednesday evenings at Elk Mountain. They meet at a table in the main lodge between 4:30 and 5 p.m. Please come and join for skiing at group rates. For information contact Susan at 679-2386 or Nancy at 679-2273. All are welcome!
The Louise Bache Womens Club met recently to hear Steve Lawrenson, VP of Security for PNB, speak about Identity Theft. He explained the crime, how it is perpetrated and provided instructions on how each of us can take steps to protect our credit history and good name. He noted that Identity Theft is a rising crime in Susquehanna County.
At a subsequent meeting, Shirley Masters, decked out as Minnie Pearle, presented a Christmas reading from Grinders Switch, by Minnie Pearle, and exhibited her collection of Christmas collectibles. The group was entertained by Victoria Hartts singing of Christmas carols. She is the granddaughter of chairwoman, Janet Hartt.
The LBWC, in its continuing drive to support local needs, voted a donation to the New Milford Head Start Boot Drive.
The next meeting will be held on January 21, at the Green Gables Restaurant, 6:30 p.m.
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