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Senior Menu

Medication Management At Senior Centers
Attention Residents Of New Milford
Flu Shot Clinics At Senior Centers
Hallstead H & R Block Office Remodeled

Sherwood Rep. To Be In Montrose


January 13

PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, January 13, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

January 14

DINNER & SALAD BAR, Friday, January 14, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

January 15

BINGO, Saturday, January 15 at the Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Club, New Milford, beginning at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

WHEELS FOR CHRIST, Christian Motorcyclist Association monthly meeting, Saturday, January 15, at McDonald’s Restaurant, Rte. 706, Montrose. Breakfast at 9 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m. For info call 836–5030.

ROAST PORK DINNER, Saturday, January 15, 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at St. John’s Parish Hall, Susquehanna. Proceeds benefit kitchen renovation project. All are welcome.

GOOD NEWS LUNCH, Saturday, January 15, noon at St. Mark’s Church, New Milford. All are welcome.

FAMILY STYLE BREAKFAST, Saturday, January 15, 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Springville United Methodist Church. All you can eat! All are welcome.

January 16

PANCAKE BREAKFAST, Sunday, January 16, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Club, New Milford. All you can eat! All are welcome.

BREAKFAST, Sunday, January 16, 8 a.m. to noon at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

BREAKFAST, Sunday, January 16, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the United Fire Hall, Montrose. All you can eat! All are welcome.

January 18

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, January 18, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

January 20

PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, January 20, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out. All are welcome.

January 21

SPAGHETTI SUPPER, Friday, January 21, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hallstead–Great Bend Rod & Gun Club, Dubois St., Hallstead. All are welcome.

DINNER & SALAD BAR, Friday, January 21, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

January 22

POKER WALK, Saturday, January 22, at American Legion Post 86, Susquehanna. Registration 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sponsored by Post 86 SAL. All are welcome.

January 23

MIKE STEVENS (“On the Pennsylvania Road”) will lecture, Sunday, January 23, 2 p.m. at the Waverly Community House. For info call 586–8191. All are welcome.

January 25

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, January 25, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. All are welcome.

January 26

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE, Wednesday, January 26, 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., sponsored by St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. To schedule an appointment, call the American Red Cross, 278–1427.

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Senior Menu January 17 - 21

Monday, January 17: chicken marsala, long grain rice, orange juice, baby carrots, country honey bread, pears.

Tuesday, January 18: breaded cod filet, cabbage salad, baked beans, hamburg bun, peaches, graham crackers.

Wednesday, January 19: Swedish meatball with noodles, French style string beans, rye bread, pineapple tidbits.

Thursday, January 20: meat lasagna, grape juice, tossed salad, Italian bread, cherry pie/cherries.

Friday, January 21: seasoned pork chops, succotash, mashed potatoes, pineapple juice, whole wheat bread, chewy granola bar.

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Medication Management At Senior Centers

The B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging PrimeTime Health Program strives to maintain health and wellness in the older adult (age 60+) population through various programs. The AAA PrimeTime Health program will sponsor a series of Medication Management programs, in cooperation with Endless Mountains Health Systems, in the Susquehanna County Senior Community Centers.

Medication Management continues to be a priority topic to ensure that patients are getting the maximum benefits they need from their medications. The topic for the next series, presented by Jessica Dibble, Medical Care Coordinator, Endless Mountains Health Systems, will be Over the Counter Medication and medication reactions/interactions.

The schedule at the Senior Community Centers is: Susquehanna – December 9, 2004, 12:20 p.m. (853-3967); Lawton – December 13, 2004, Noon, (934-2575) Monday or Friday; Forest City – January 12, 2005, 12:30 p.m. (785-3386); Lenoxville – January 20, 2005, 11:00 a.m. (222-9550) Thursday only.

Registration for this free program is not necessary. However, if you would like to have lunch at the Senior Community Center, call that location at least one day in advance.

Senior Community Centers in Susquehanna County are operated by Barnes-Kasson Senior Support, through a contract with the Area Agency on Aging.

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Attention Residents Of New Milford

USDA Rural Development has announced it has 1% loans for sewer hookups. USDA staff will be available to answer questions or assist with an application on Wednesday, January 26, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the New Milford Borough Building. (Snow date Tuesday, February 1, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.)

Please bring the deed to your property, written verification of income and estimate of the cost for connection to the sewer system.

For more information, call (570) 836–4157, extension 4.

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Flu Shot Clinics At Senior Centers

Barnes-Kasson Hospital and Endless Mountains Health System will be conducting unrestricted flu shot clinics for adults at the senior centers. The providers will be accepting private insurance (some restrictions apply), Medicare, medical assistance, and cash. The Center for Disease Control guidelines state that people 50 years of age and older have priority, however, since there is ample vaccine on hand they are opening the clinics to adults of all ages.

You must make a reservation by calling the Barnes-Kasson Senior Services main office at 800–763–8925, at least 24 hours in advance; be prepared to leave your name, age and phone number. If you are allergic to egg products or exhibit cold-like symptoms you will not be vaccinated.

Following is the schedule, listing the senior center, date and starting times.

Lanesboro, January 12, 10:00 a.m.

Montrose, January 13, 10:00 a.m.

Great Bend, January 17, 10:00 a.m.

Lawton, January 17, 10:00 a.m.

Forest City, January 18, 1:30 p.m.

Lenoxville, January 20, 10:00 a.m.

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Hallstead H & R Block Office Remodeled

Carol and Steve Galloway, owners of the H & R Block offices since 1992, in the Windsor Plaza and at 103 Main Street, Hallstead, have recently completed phase one of their remodeling project at the Hallstead office. The front portion of the building was gutted and walls were removed to expand the office area. The front porch was removed and a larger window was installed and now displays the familiar green block logo. The porch project will be completed in the spring, after the tax deadline of April 15, along with landscaping and new sidewalks.

The Galloway’s have an excellent staff willing to serve your needs. They have owned and operated the offices since 1993. An additional office located on Route 7 in the center of Conklin, across from the Reliable Market, is newly renovated and open for business. You can expect the same courteous and confidential service you deserve.

Carol plans to only prepare taxes in the Hallstead office while Steve will be in both offices during the week to see clients. Their staff has attended many hours of classroom training to learn of the many changes and updates that affect an individual or small business tax return.

An Open House is planned for Saturday, January 15, in both the Hallstead and Conklin offices from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Stop in for free refreshments.

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Sherwood Rep. To Be In Montrose

Clarks Summit, PA – Congressman Don Sherwood announced that his District Field Representative will be available to meet with Susquehanna County residents on Wednesday, January 19, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Susquehanna County Commissioners’ Office in Montrose. Sherwood’s representative will meet every first and third Wednesday of the month in the Commissioners’ Office.

For more information concerning issues which involve the federal government, or if you want to schedule an appointment in advance, residents may contact Sherwood’s Clarks Summit office toll-free at 1-888-366-7210.

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