2012-12-13 / Coming Events

Coming Events...

Bake Sales

Bake Sale, Dec. 14, 8:30 a.m. at Peoples State Bank, Rt. 6, Wyalusing. Sponsored by Spring Hill UMW. Benefits Neighbors in Need.

Bake Sale, Saturday, Dec. 15, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Connie’s Market, Rt. 6, Wyalusing, sponsored by “Rowdy Ross’s” Relay for Life team to benefit American Cancer Society. Stock up on goodies for the holidays.

Benefits

Childhood Cancer Benefit, “Hope Lives Here” event, Dec. 15, noon till ? at Pine Cradle Lake Family Campground. Hosted by Bridget Colavito, senior project. Chinese auction, bake sale, chili dinner (free). There will also be a 50/50 raffle. Drawing held at 5 p.m. You need not be present to win.

Breakfasts

Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. All you can eat: pancakes, French toast, ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, sausage gravy and biscuits, coffee, orange juice, real maple syrup. and sugar-free syrup. Adults, $7; children to 12 years, $3; preschool, free. Benefit: Herrick Twp. Vol. Fire Co. - Dept. 4.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, Towanda Elks Lodge, 929 Main St., Dec. 16 from 8 to 11 a.m. R50c

Christmas Events

The Factoryville United Methodist Senior Choir and friends are preparing a very special event for Christmas this year on Dec. 16 at 5:30 p.m. They will be presenting their musical program in conjunction with a “free” full course dinner. The dinner will start with appetizers, then a ham dinner followed by yummy desserts. The music will be presented inbetween the courses. Soloists, instrumentals and of course, many numbers by the choir. It promises to be a fun evening.

The 12th Annual Free Community Christmas dinner will be served on Tuesday, Dec. 25 at noon at the Montrose Square Community Room, sponsored by Endless Mountains Health Systems physicians, employees, volunteers of EMHS and the community. Everyone is invited. No reservations necessary.

Children’s Christmas Party, sponsored by New Albany VFW Post 384 on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. Open to public for children, age 10 and under. Adult Christmas Party, members and guests, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. Bring dish to pass, meat and beverage provided.

Reservations are needed for the dinner-dance for New Year’s Eve at the Wysox Fire Hall. Northern Harmony II will furnish the music. For more information, please call Margaret

Roof at 570-265-3479. If no answer, please leave your phone number and your call will be returned as soon as possible. Reservations will also be taken at the Dec. 16 dance.

Christmas Gift Wrapping at Brewed Awakening, 19 Main Street in Wyalusing. Loaves and Fishes Ministries is offering the gift wrapping service as a fundraiser. Call or stop in to Brewed Awakening for details, 570-746-9935.

A Live Nativity - presented by the Rome Presbyterian, Rome United Methodist and North Orwell Union Church - will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 22. You may experience the Miracle that happened in Bethlehem between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. Parking will be in the Presbyterian Church lot with the live Nativity set up on the Rome Fire Co. grounds. Donations will be accepted and will benefit Grace Connection. You’ve been to Roman Holiday - now come to the Roman Census!

There will be a candlelight Christmas Eve-Eve service at the Hollenback United Methodist Church on Dec. 23 at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Santa will be visiting TACO in Wysox on Dec. 19 from 10 to 12. He will be handing out sweet treats.

Hometown Holiday Party, New Year’s Eve. Sponsored by the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce and held in the beautiful Tuscarora Wayne room of the chamber’s home on Main St. Hors d’oeuvres are served at 6:30 p.m. social half hour. Then a full course meal is served by “Catering the Wright Way.” The menu includes mozzarella chicken and/or roast beef, with all the fixings. There will be a large assortment of the best desserts from the best kitchens in town.The rest of the evening is filled with music, laughter and dancing led by DJ “All About Entertainment.” This is BYOB. Some set-ups will be provided. Watch for posters, with more detail. Tickets are $35 person, sold at the chamber office. Sales are brisk, so don’t be too late. These tickets would make a great gift for Christmas.

Dances

Round and Square Dance will be held at the Wysox Fire Hall, Saturday, Dec. 15, 7 until 11 p.m. Music by Northern Harmony II. Benefit Wysox Fire Company.

Dinners

“Clip and Save:” December lunches at New Era U.M. Church at 11:30 a.m. Free will offering. Public welcome. Dec. 19, ham; Dec. 26, tomato soup.

The WVHS Class of 1951 will meet for lunch on Friday, Dec. 14 at noon at Bishop’s Restaurant in Ulster.

New Era Community Church will hold a Ham Dinner on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 11:30 a.m. Free will offering. Public welcome. Bring a wrapped Christmas ornament for activity. Also a Christmas card exchange box will be available. For more information, 570-363-2496.

For Your Information

Bookmobile Schedule Dec. 17, Spire Nursery School, 9 a.m.; BLaST IU 17, 10:30 a.m.; Monroeton Library, 1 p.m. Dec. 19, Sayre Senior Center, 9 a.m.; Sayre Library, 10:45 a.m.; Bradford Co. Day Care, Sayre, 1 p.m.; Page Manor, 2 p.m.; Dec. 20, Warren Center PO, 10 a.m.; Windham Center Municipal Office, 1 p.m.

Wysox EMS Ambulance Service is conducting its yearly membership drive for 2013. Applications are available at both Wysox and Rome post offices or by calling 570-247- 2609.

T.A.C.O. Food Pantry holiday closing. The Towanda Area Christian Outreach Food Pantry will be closed Saturday, Dec. 22 through Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 for the Christmas/New Year’s holidays. The pantry will reopen Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 10 a.m. T.A.C.O. serves the Towanda, Northeast Bradford and Wyalusing school districts and is normally open Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 10 a.m. until noon. For additional information, call 570-265-4422.

The Bradford/Sullivan Farm Bureau is hosting an open forum on the Fees charged on Royalty checks at the Wysox Fire Hall, Dec. 18, 7 to 9 p.m. Panel members are attorneys exploring suits against the gas companies.

Meeting Notices

S.O.S. Al-Anon — Family Group will meet on Fridays at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hopkins Street, Sayre.

Recovery House Meetings — AA Group of Towanda meets Mon.-Fri., noon; Mon., Thurs., Fri., Sat., 8 p.m., Sun., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. NA meetings are held Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Speaker meeting every first Sunday, 8 p.m. All meetings at 205 Main St., Towanda (please use rear, lower entrance).

Compassionate Friends — of the Endless Mountains will hold their meetings on the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Endless Health Community Center, Montrose. TCF is open to all families who have lost a child from any cause at any age. There are no membership dues or fees of any kind. For more information, call 965-0901 (evenings) or 278- 1658 or e-mail tcfendlmts@hotmail.com.

Twelve Steps on the Way, a Christian recovery group, will meet at the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church on Mondays at 7 p.m. Use door in the rear of the church.

Al-Anon meetings in Tunkhannock: Endless Serenity Al-Anon Family Group on Monday, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, 7 p.m., Saturday, noon. All meetings are held at the Tunkhannock UM Church Education Bldg., second floor.

Diabetes Support Group - meeting the first Thursday of every month at the Guthrie Clinic office in Towanda beginning at 5:30 p.m. There is no charge and all diabetics and family members are welcome. For more information, call Dawn at Guthrie Clinic at 570- 265-6165 during regular business hours.

TOPS PA #1134 — Laceyville, meets each Tuesday evening at the Braintrim Baptist Church in Laceyville. Weigh-ins from 5:15 to 6 p.m., meeting from 6-7 p.m. For more information, call 965-2493 or 869-1834. Toll-free 1- 800-932-8677.

AA Meeting — Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the basement of the Wyalusing Presbyterian Church. Open meeting, nonsmoking.

MOPS — Mothers of Preschoolers meet every first and third Wed. of the month from 9 to 11 a.m., September through May. Meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church, 5 Court St., Towanda. All mothers of preschoolers are welcome. Child care is provided for children, ages infant through five years old. For more information, contact the church at 570-265-5575.

Towanda-Wysox Kiwanis Club meets every second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Weigh Station Café at 7:30 a.m. in Towanda. They find ways to help the children in the community. Contact Eileen Sheets at 570-265-2350 for more information.

Addictions to Victory. Faithbased support for addictions. Program will be held the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at New Generation Church, Milan, 570-888- 1967.

Bradford County Cancer Support Group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at Memorial Hospital in Conference Room A, beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 1-888-227-5445, Option 3.

The Wyalusing Masonic Lodge No. 618 meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the Lodge Hall, 158 Church St., Wyalusing. For more information, call 570-721- 0008.

Caregivers’ Support Group sponsored by the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman and the B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging meets at noon the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Library at Memorial Hospital Personal Care Home in Towanda except for December, which is an informal luncheon. Anyone taking care of a family member or loved one, be it at home or as a resident of a long term care facility welcome. The meeting dates for 2013 are as follows: Jan. 7, 22; Feb. 12, 26; March 12, 26; April 9, 23; May 14, 28; June 11, 25; July 9, 23; Aug. 13, 27; Sept. 10, 24; Oct. 8, 22; Nov. 12, 26; Dec. 10 only. This group is held for forgotten heroes who are providing care for a family member or loved one. The invitation to attend and participate in these confidential informal gatherings is for family and caregivers. For information, call Donna Benjamin at the Law Office of Leslie Wizelman, 570-746-3844 or Carol Dieffenbach at Area Agency on Aging, 570-265-6121. The next meeting will be Tuesday, Nov. 13.

The Wyalusing Senior Citizens will meet on Dec. 18 at the fire hall at 11:30 a.m. Donations for the bakeless bake sale will be taken. Ron Schoonover will provide the program. Come, bring a dish to share, your tableware and a friend. Please remember that if there is no school, there will be no meeting. If school is on a delay, there will probably be a meeting.

Sports

Anyone interested in managing or coaching a team in the RTL, please contact either Lisa Jayne at 570-869-2524 or jayne117@yahoo.com or Amy Bennett at 570-869-1123 with the division you are interested in by Jan. 1, 2013.

Wyalusing Elementary Wrestling Club, Inc. will be holding a board meeting on Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Wyalusing High School in Room 42.

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