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Senior Menu

SCCD Awards Banquet
Senior Gardening Program
Madigan To Hold Local Outreaches
Child Abuse Prevention Annual Conference
Night Of Stars At Mt. View School
PennDOT To Hold Public Meeting


October 10

FALL PREVENTION In-Service, Tuesday, October 10, 1 p.m. at the Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, Montrose. Information on balance, fall prevention, adaptive equipment, rehab, answers to questions.

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, October 10, 5:30-9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

October 11

YOUNG AT HEART luncheon, Wednesday, October 11, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Montrose Bible Conference, Dryer Lodge, featuring a presentation by Chef Jim Mazar. For info or reservations, call 278-1001.

CLAMS/STEAK sandwich night, Wednesday, October 1, 5:30-8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

October 12

ENTREPRENEUR SEMINAR, Thursday, October 12, 9 a.m. at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, Clarks Summit. Reservations required, call Community Bank & Trust Co., 587-3421.

LUNCHEON, Thursday, October 12, at the Starrucca Baptist Church social rooms. Serving at noon. Sponsored by the Bag Ladies and Senior Citizens to benefit the church.

LOVE LETTERS, Thursday, October 12, 7 p.m. at the Montrose Theatre. Proceeds benefit the Susquehanna Chapter, American Red Cross. Tickets available at the door.

PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, October 12, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out.

OPEN MIC COUNTRY with Steve Youngs, Thursday, October 12, 7 p.m. to closing at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

CLIFFORD TOWNSHIP Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary meeting, Thursday, October 12, at 7:30 p.m. New members welcome.

October 13

MEATLOAF/FISH dinner, Friday, October 13, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

October 13 -15

LADIES RETREAT, Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15 at the Montrose Bible Conference featuring Betsi Calhoun as speaker and Tapestry of Praise musicians. For info call 278–1001.

October 14

FALL FESTIVAL, Saturday, October 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Browndale Fire Co. Crafts, jewelry, bake sale, concessions, face painting, farmers’ market, fire safety house, hay rides. Admission.

PANCAKE SUPPER, Saturday, October 14, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Franklin Hill Presbyterian Church. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life team.

SILENT AUCTION, Saturday, October 14, 2 – 5 p.m. at the Rosemont Inn, Montrose. Proceeds benefit the Endless Mts. Medical Care Foundation.

PUMPKIN FEST, Saturday, October 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Susquehanna, between the fire hall and boro building. Crafts, activities, entertainment, food. For info call Pam at 853-4538 or 853-4715.

BINGO, Saturday, October 14, 7 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Club.

FOREST LANDOWNERS ASSN. bus tour, Saturday, October 14. Departure, 8 a.m. from the parking lot behind the county office building. Reservations required, call Jim Kessler, Service Forester at 278-4600, ext. 270.

CHICKEN BARBECUE, Saturday, October 14, beginning at noon at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

BLUESTONE TOUR, Saturday, October 14, beginning at 10 a.m. Sites to include Endless Mts. Stone Co., the Starrucca Viaduct, and the Kilgore quarry. For info or reservations, call Lothar Holbart, Wayne-Lackawanna Forest Landowners, 253-3539.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, Saturday, October 14, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. All you can eat. Proceeds to benefit the Rising Son Youth Group.

HAM DINNER, Saturday, October 14, beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the Orson Methodist Church.

October 15

BREAKFAST, Sunday, October 15, 8 – 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post 357, Hallstead.

CHICKEN & BISCUIT country-style dinner, Sunday, October 15, beginning at noon at the Masonic Lodge Hall, Thompson. Takeouts available.

DR. SEUSS buffet breakfast, Sunday, October 15, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Parish Center, Nicholson. Featured guests, the Grinch and the Cat in the Hat. All you can eat.

October 16

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP meeting, Monday, October 16, 7:30 p.m. at the Fr. Jim Nash Parish Center, Montrose. For info call 470–3667 or 222–4240.

October 17

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, October 17, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

October 18

BIKE SAFETY In-Service, Wednesday, October 18, 5 – 6 p.m. at the EMHS Rehabilitation & Wellness Center. Education for kids on bike fit and safety.

ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERS annual dinner and Environmental Partnership Awards, Wednesday, October 18 at the Woodland Inn, Wilkes-Barre. For info call the PA Environmental Council, 718–6507.

SWISS STEAK dinner, Wednesday, October 18, 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

October 19

WORKSHOP: Linking Municipal Budgets with Multi-Year Financial Planning, Thursday, October 19 at Vittles Restaurant, Tunkhannock. For info or reservations, call 265–9103.

PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, October 19, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out.

October 20

ED SIMMONS presents The Gospel in Jazz, Friday, October 20, 7:00 p.m. at the Great Bend United Methodist Church Community Church.

DINNER, Friday, October 20, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

October 21

HARVEST SUPPER, Saturday, October 21, 4 – 8 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church, Kirkwood.

BUFFET DINNER, Saturday, October 21, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Gibson United Methodist Church. Takeouts available.

FAMILY STYLE breakfast, Saturday, October 21, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Springville United Methodist Church.

GOOD NEWS LUNCH, Saturday, October 21, noon at the Catholic Trinity Center, Great Bend. Free.

ROAST PORK harvest dinner, Saturday, October 21, at the East Ararat United Methodist Church. Serving 4:30, takeouts 3:30.

October 22

CHICKEN & BISCUIT DINNER, Sunday, October 22, 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Apostle Hall, Little Meadows. Sponsored by the Altar & Rosary Society.

BREAKFAST, Sunday, October 22, 8 – 11 a.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

October 23

WELLNESS DAY, Monday, October 23, 10 a.m. to noon at the EMHS Rehabilitation & Wellness Center. Fitness equipment demonstration, dietary information, Q & A session.

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP meeting, Monday, October 23, 7:30 p.m. in the Fr. Jim Nash Parish Center, Montrose. For info call 470–3667 or 222–4240.

October 24

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, October 21, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

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Senior Center Menu

Senior Center Menu October 9 – 13

Monday October 9: homemade meatloaf with gravy, mashed potato, broccoli and cauliflower, wheat bread, graham crackers, fresh orange.

Tuesday, October 10: sweet and sour chicken, long grain brown rice, cooked carrots, wheat bread, cranberry juice, butterscotch pudding.

Wednesday, October 11: pork barbecue, baked beans, cabbage salad, hamburger bun, graham crackers, fruit cocktail.

Thursday, October 12: chicken casserole,  green beans, pineapple juice, split top dinner roll, cherry pie, cherries.

Friday, October 13: macaroni and cheese, zucchini and tomatoes, honey wheat bread, peaches.

Senior Center Menu October 16 - 20

Monday October 16: beef stew, biscuit, graham crackers with peanut butter, pineapple.

Tuesday, October 17: goulash, tossed salad, Italian green beans, seeded Italian bread, mandarin oranges.

Wednesday, October 18: breaded cod fish, brown rice, mixed vegetables, honey wheat bread, tropical fruit.

Thursday, October 19: stuffed cabbage roll, egg noodles, California blend vegetables, seeded rye bread, chocolate chip granola bar, fresh apple.

Friday, October 20: Italian marinated chicken breast, macaroni salad, baked beans, whole wheat bread, grape juice, vanilla pudding.


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SCCD Awards Banquet

The Susquehanna County Conservation District (SCCD) will be holding their 2006 annual Awards Banquet, November 2, at the Fairdale Church, Fairdale, PA. The SCCD will be presenting a number of awards to outstanding individuals and organizations that exemplify successful District programs. The festivities will begin with a social hour at 6:30 p.m., followed by a roast beef dinner at 7:30 p.m. An auction fundraiser will be held to benefit the District’s youth education programs and a presentation by the SCCD will feature Conservation District programs and events in 2006. Call 278-4600 ext. 280 for information or to make a reservation.

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Senior Gardening Program

The B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging Community Education program will sponsor a free program (for older adults age 60+) to be presented by the Susquehanna County Master Gardeners program. The program will be planting Paperwhites to bloom for the holidays (each participant in the program will have a plant to take home). Tips will also be provided on how to present them for the holidays with lots of decorating ideas.

The AAA will provide all materials. The program will be held at the Susquehanna County Senior Community Centers as follows: Lawton (934-2575), October 30, register by October 16; Great Bend (879-2896), November 1, register by October 23; Susquehanna (853-3967), November 2, register by October 23; Montrose (278-4370), November 6, register by October 27; Lenoxville (222-9550), November 9, register by October 26.

Registration is required, as space is limited. First come basis. If you would also like to eat lunch at the Senior Center, make your reservation with the Senior Center Manager at least one day in advance.

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Madigan To Hold Local Outreaches

Harrisburg – State Sen. Roger A. Madigan (R-23) will host outreach events in October to give Susquehanna County residents a chance to ask questions or discuss issues concerning state government.

“Constituents are invited to stop by and discuss any problems or questions they might have about state issues or state programs,” Madigan said.

The senator stated that a staff member will be available to speak with constituents  on October 13 and October 27 from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Susquehanna County Office Annex, 31 Public Avenue, Montrose and from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. at the Hallstead-Great Bend Public 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 1-800-443-5772.

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Child Abuse Prevention Annual Conference

The fifth annual Educational Conference Sponsored by The Susquehanna County Coalition For The Prevention Of Child Abuse will be held on Thursday November 2 at the Montrose Bible Conference.

The keynote speakers will be Dr. Lloyd L. Lyter and Dr. Sharon Lyter. Dr. L. Lyter is a nationally recognized speaker on Chemical Dependency and HIV/Substance Abuse. He is the Director of The School of Social Work at Marywood University.

Dr. S. Lyter will speak on social work safety, cultural competence and parenting issues related to addictions. She is a Professor at Kutztown University's combined BSW/MSW program.

Three afternoon workshops will offer information on :

Autism: George Shadie and Brenda Eaton Shadie, both educators and parents of autistic children and members of the PA State Autism Task Force and Parents Advisory Board will share their knowledge and experiences.

Grief And Loss In Children: Debra Mills MSW is a wife, mother and educator who is home-grown in Susquehanna County and will share her unique experiences with children.

Self Mutilation: Thomas J Sheeran III, LCSW currently serves Tri-County Human Services as both Child and Adolescent Therapist and is the Director of Services for Susquehanna County. Mr. Sheeran, at popular request has presented at all five annual conferences due to his vast knowledge of the human psyche.

This conference is offered at a nominal cost to participants (lunch included). Continuing educational units for nurses, social workers, and educators are also offered for a small fee.

For more information or to register contact Charmarie Bisel at 278-4600 ext. 6 or Bev Bennett at 278-3889.

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Night Of Stars At Mt. View School

Families with children ages 4-8 from across Susquehanna County will gather for a fun filled evening based on a “Star Theme,” on Thursday, October 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Elementary School.

The free program features an introduction to Stars by Astronomers Carol Leola and Jim Spangler of the Lackawanna Astronomical Society.

“Star” Children’s Author and Illustrator Lindsay Barrett George will provide story time and an art activity.

Pennsylvania Keystone STARS Regional Manager Suzanne Weaver will explain the Keystone STARS education initiative. The statewide program is designed to enhance the quality of care and education of young children in the state.

WNEP TV “Star” Marisa Burke will serve as master of ceremonies.

The event is sponsored by Susquehanna County CARES (Childcare, Agencies, Resources and Educational Services), Child Care Information Services of Susquehanna County, the Mountain View School District, and the Mountain View PTO.

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PennDOT To Hold Public Meeting

PennDOT District 4-0 will hold a public meeting regarding proposed improvements along a portion of State Route 706 in Bridgewater Township and Montrose Borough, Susquehanna County, on Thursday, October 26, in the Lake Avenue dining room at the Montrose Bible Conference. Informational displays will be open for public review at 6 p.m., with a presentation to follow at 7 p.m. Project includes road widening and the adding of a center turn lane. For more information, call (570) 963-4010.

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