THE ENDLESS MOUNTAINS ADDICTION AWARENESS COMMITTEE HAS A HELP LINE FOR THOSE WHO ARE STRUGGLING WITH ADDICTION, LOVE SOMEONE WHO IS, OR HAS LOST SOMEONE TO ADDICTION. VOLUNTEERS ARE AVAILABLE 24/7 TO TALK. THEY SERVE BRADFORD, TIOGA, WYOMING AND LACKAWANNA COUNTIES IN PA AND TIOGA AND CHEMUNG COUNTIES IN NY. WATCH FOR THEIR “LIGHTS OF HOPE” COMING IN OCTOBER. CALL 570-469-4014.
The Bradford County Humane Society is planning its third annual, “Paws for Celebration” on
Saturday, April 22nd from 6-10 pm at Tomasso’s Country Club in Waverly, NY. This event will
feature a delicious dinner, silent auction items, 50/50 raffles, door prizes and live music by
Brian Murphy. Tickets are $40 each.
We invite you to be a part of this exciting event! All proceeds from the evening will
support BCHS in its mission to provide shelter, food, and veterinary care to
abandoned, homeless and stray animals in Bradford and Sullivan Counties.
Every year close to 1,000 animals find their way into BCHS’ shelter doors.They all
have their own stories and personalities but all deserving of the same thing…a
Paws for Celebration is accepting sponsors and silent auction items. Please contact
Jennifer at 570-888-2114 for more information
‘Tis a Spring Thing Craft Show
Saturday, May 13, 2017
10 am – 3pm
Troy Intermediate School, Troy, Pa.
Purses, Jewelry, Bake Sale, Concession Stand, Hand Made Crafts,Lularoe Venders and SO much more!
Application and a list of current vendors can be found at http://www.troyareasd.org/
“Parents are you looking for a fun way to encourage positive educational growth, leadership and citizenship in your child? Consider enrolling them in 4-H. 4-H offers fun and unique clubs and projects that will inspire your child to become the very best! 4-H youth have the opportunity to show their projects at county fairs, compete in 4-H events, go on 4-H field trips and attend 4-H camp. 4-H youth are also 41% less likely to engage in risky behavior. 4-H is open to all youth age 5-18 years old. If you would like to learn more about 4-H of Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Tioga Counties visit extension.psu.edu or contact your local Penn State Extension office.”
How to donate blood
Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.
Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, prior to arriving at the blood drive. To get started and learn more, visit redcrossblood.org/RapidPass and follow the instructions on the site.
THE AREA AGENCY ON AGING DELIVERS MEALS FROM THE TOWANDA AND VALLEY SENIOR CENTER THREE DAYS A WEEK. VOLUNTEER DRIVERS ARE NEEDED TO HELP PROVIDE HOT NUTRITIOUS MEALS TO THOSE IN THE COMMUNITY WHO ARE HOMEBOUND OR UNABLE TO PREPARE THEIR OWN MEALS. DELIVERY HOURS ARE NORMALLY BETWEEN 11 AM AND 1 PM.FIFTY CENTS PER MILE REIMBURSEMENT. TO FIND OUT MORE, CALL ROBIN AT 1-800-982-4346.
IF YOU ARE 55 YEARS OLD OR OLDER AND ENJOY HELPING CHILDREN, AND HAVE 15 HOURS PER WEEK TO DONATE, YOU COULD BECOME A FOSTER GRANDPARENT THROUGH THE AREA AGENCY ON AGING! FOSTER GRANDPARENTS ARE NEEDED IN BRADFORD, SULLIVAN, SUSQUEHANNA AND TIOGA COUNTIES. VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE MILEAGE AND A SMALL STIPEND FOR THEIR SERVICES. FIND OUT MORE BY CALLING 1-800-982-4344