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Senior Menu

Commissioner Warren Schedules Outreaches
Contractors’ Training For Safe Lead Practices
Missions Festival At Great Bend Alliance
SCCTC Open House
Veterans Home Loan Seminar


February 1

PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, February 1, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out.

February 2

TURKEY/FISH DINNER, Friday, February 2, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

February 2 – 4

COUPLES’ WEEKEND, February 2 to 4, at the Montrose Bible Conference. Speaker will be Dr. Gil Parker of Davis College. Music by Marie Barlow Martin. For info or to register call 278–1001.

February 3

FAMILY STYLE BREAKFAST, Saturday, February 3, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Springville United Methodist Church.

COUNTRY STYLE pancake and sausage breakfast, Saturday, February 3, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at East Ararat United Methodist Church.

DINNER CONCERT, Saturday, February 3, 6:00 p.m. at the Montrose Bible Conference. Performer will be Marie Barlow Martin. For reservations (required) call 278–1001.

February 4

PIZZA & HOT WINGS, Sunday, February 4, noon to 8 p.m. at the Thompson Hose Co. Preorder by calling 727–2651. Day of, call 727–2431.

February 6

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, February 6, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

February 7

NO-TILL CONFERENCE, Wednesday, February 7, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Harford Volunteer Fire Co. Registration required, call 282-8723 ext. 610.

February 8

PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, February 8, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out.

OPEN MIC/COUNTRY with Steve Youngs, Thursday, February 8, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

February 9

BEEF/FISH DINNER, Friday, February 9, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Music by the Dirt Farm Band 9 – 1.

February 9 – 11

COUPLES’ WEEKEND RETREAT, February 9 – 11 at the Montrose Bible Conference featuring Craig Peters and Greg and Jen Campbell. For info or reservations call 278-1001.

February 10

SPAGHETTI DINNER, Saturday, February 10, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, Great Bend. Takeouts available.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, Saturday, February 10, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hop Bottom United Methodist Church.

COUPLES’ DINNER CONCERT, Saturday, February 10, 6 p.m. at the Montrose Bible Conference. Music by Greg and Jen Campbell. For info or reservations, call 278-1001.

MAMMALS of Susquehanna County program, Saturday, February 10, 1 p.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Learn about local animals through their skins, skulls, teeth, and tracks.

February 11

PINK ELEGANCE On Parade fashion show, Sunday, February 11, 2 p.m. at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, Scranton. Admission includes luncheon. Reservations requested, call the Komen Office at (800) 650-2873.

February 13

WING NIGHT, Tuesday, February 13, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

REALTORS WORKSHOP on environmental regulations, Tuesday, February 13, 8:30 a.m. at the County Office Building, Montrose. For info or to register, call 278-4600 ext. 281.

WORKSHOP, “Building Productive Groups,” Tuesday, February 13, at the Tunkhannock Library. Two sessions offered, 1:30 or 6 p.m. For info or to register (required), call Karen at the Cooperative Extension, 836–3196.

February 16

CHICKEN/FISH DINNER, Friday, February 16, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.

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Senior Center Menu

Senior Center Menu January 29 – February 2

Monday, January 29: chili, Italian vegetables, white rice, corn muffin, fruit cocktail.

Tuesday, January 30: honey mustard chicken, sweet potatoes, Normandy blend vegetables, 12 grain bread, chocolate pudding.

Wednesday, January 31: oriental pepper steak, carrots, brown rice, country honey bread, apple, orange juice.

Thursday, February 1: chicken cacciatore, tossed salad, noodles, Italian bread, mandarin oranges.

Friday, February 2: sweet and sour meatballs, peas and carrots, white rice, whole wheat bread, lemon meringue pie/diet vanilla pudding, grape juice.

Senior Center Menu February 5 - 9

Monday February 5: glazed chicken, white rice, stir fry vegetables, country honey bread, Boston cream pie/angel food cake.

Tuesday, February 6: breaded pork patty, macaroni salad, Monte Carlo blend vegetables, hamburg bun, orange.

Wednesday, February 7: tuna noodle casserole, green peas, seeded rye bread, diced peaches, cranberry juice.

Thursday, February 8: meatballs with sauce, baked ziti, tossed salad, honey wheat bread, pineapple.

Friday, February 9: chicken cordon bleu, rice pilaf, emperor’s blend vegetables, whole wheat bread, tropical fruit.

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Commissioner Warren Schedules Outreaches

County Commissioner MaryAnn Warren announced another location for her ongoing outreach program that offers county residents an opportunity to share their concerns, questions, and ideas for Susquehanna County.

Commissioner Warren, in an attempt to represent all residents of Susquehanna County, will be available to meet in an informal setting at the New Milford Borough Building on Thursday, February 1, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. and the Forest City Borough Building, second floor, 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6. No appointment is necessary.

Warren states, “I solicit your opinions and welcome your participation in Susquehanna County government and as always, I am available in the Courthouse during regular business hours or by calling 278-4600, extension 108."

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Contractors’ Training For Safe Lead Practices

The Susquehanna County Housing/Redevelopment Authority will be hosting a one-night seminar on how to work safely when lead-based paint is involved in a home renovation project, to avoid contamination to the home and its occupants. The training will be held on Monday February 5, from 4-9 p.m. at the Howard J. Emerson Apartments Complex Community Room in Hallstead. It is now a federal requirement that you must have taken this training to be eligible to bid on jobs being paid for with federal funds. Sign up now to avoid any liability in connection with lead poisoning. Contact the Susquehanna County Housing/Redevelopment Authority at (570) 278-4096 to pre-register or for more information.

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Missions Festival At Great Bend Alliance

The Great Bend Alliance Church will host a Missions Festival, February 8 – 11. The featured missionary is Kathy Eikost, who is currently ministering in Bosnia Herzegovina. Kathy and her husband, Mark have been serving in this country for seven years. This is the second time that Kathy has been at the Great Bend Alliance Church to share her ministry. She and her husband are involved in church planting and leadership development. Also, Kathy is responsible for the Bosnian Handcraft Project. She will have some Bosnian handcrafts with her that will be available for purchase.

The Missions Festival will begin on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. with an International Dinner. On Friday, Kathy will be at the Blue Ridge High School, sharing the culture of Bosnia Herzegovina. On Saturday, she will be speaking at a combined Ladies’ and Men’s Brunch at 10 a.m. at the parsonage. At 2:00 p.m., Kathy will share with the youth, also at the parsonage. At 2:45, the youth will go to Valley Lanes for a time of bowling. The cost includes shoe rental and one game of bowling.

Saturday at 5:30 p.m. will be a Valentine’s dinner “Love Story,” which will include a special game with couples, and Kathy will share her work with couples in Bosnia. This event requires an RSVP before February 8.

The Missions Festival will conclude on Sunday. Kathy will be speaking to both the young adults and the adults during Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. She will also minister during the morning worship service at 11:00 a.m.

For information or directions, call 879–2741.

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SCCTC Open House

The Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center will host an Open House/Parent-Teacher Conferences for the Spring Semester on Friday, February 9. Students will be dismissed at noon so that conferences may be held throughout the afternoon and evening.

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held at the following times: afternoon parent-teacher conference, 1:00-4:00 p.m.; teachers’ dinner, 4:00-5:00 p.m.; evening parent-teacher conferences, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Parents may come at any time during the schedule and have a conference with any of their child’s teachers on a first-come, first-serve basis. There will not be any “scheduled” conferences.

The public is invited to stop in and visit the eight shop areas: Automotive Technology; Building Trades I (Carpentry); Building Trades II (Electrical/Plumbing/Heating); Business Education/Data Processing ; Cosmetology; Diversified Occupations; Food Management/Production/Services; Health Care Technology.

A Cosmetology Clinic will be open to the public from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Friday (with both secondary students and adults). For an appointment, call the school at 278-9229, Ext. 784.

Staff from Tech Prep will be available to discuss the program and to answer questions.

The SCCTC restaurant, “A Touch of Class” will be open.

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Veterans Home Loan Seminar

The American Legion Post at Elk Lake will be presenting a VA Home Loan Seminar for veterans.

The purpose of the seminar will be to introduced the benefits of VA loans. Veterans can use VA loans for both the purchase of a home and to refinance an existing home. Attending veterans and their relatives will lean about eligibility, how much can be financed, the savings that VA loans offer, how to get started, and much more. The Legion will be providing a free roast beef supper for all attendees.

John Bronchella, the Veterans’ Affairs Director for Susquehanna County and his counterpart, Tom Owens, Wyoming County, will be attending.

The seminar will be held on Thursday, February 8, at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on Elk Lake Road. Those planning to attend should call 278–1649 for reservations.

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