2013-01-24 / Coming Events

Coming Events...


Herrick Township Fire Department’s annual Chicken Barbecue on Feb. 9. Pick-up between 11 a.m. and noon. No later than noon. $6 each. Preorder only by Jan. 31. Call Glenn at 570-746-3957; Rusty, 744- 2635 or Jason, 744-1504.

Blood Drive

Blood Drives: Jan. 30, Masco, 214 Lamoka Rd., Sayre, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (employees only).


Monthly Breakfast at the Herrickville Fire Hall, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, 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.


The Hollenback United Methodist Church is pleased to announce the following dates for the free soup suppers for the next four months. These events start off with a Bible study at 4:30 and the supper at 5 p.m. All welcome. The dates are as follows: Feb. 13, March 13, April 10.

Donations Needed

Wanted: Donated items that are in good condition (excluding clothing and stuffed animals) to be used as prizes for the dime social fundraiser being hosted by the parents of the Class of 2013. Donated items may be taken to WVHS by 3 p.m. until Feb. 1. Large items may be donated, but please contact first Lorrie Schools lschools@wyalusingrams.com, Karen Potter, kpotter@wyalusingrams.com or Kay Doerner cdoerner@wyalusingrams.com. Food items, donations are also needed such as: Baked goods; Sloppy Joe sauce, hot dogs, hot dog and hamburger buns, paper products (plates, cups, napkins) plastic silverware, condiments, cans of soda, bottled water or even a cash donation to purchase these items. Baked goods can be dropped off during schools hours, Friday, Feb. 1 or after 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb.2. Volunteers also need to help with fundraiser.


The Blue Heron Art Gallery will debut a new show “Circle and Square” on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the chamber building at 20 Main Street in Wyalusing. This event will coincide with the GWCC’s chili cook-off. The country band, Southbound, will play from 4 to 8 p.m. and there will be free line dance lessons at 5 p.m. The cost to attend the entire event and vote on the chili is $10.00 and for those wishing to only taste the chili and vote the cost is $5.00. Additional voting chips will be available for purchase. For more information contact the chamber office at 570-746-4922.

The Wyalusing Library is hosting Bingo on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Wyalusing American Legion Post #534, 89 Bowling Alley Road. All proceeds benefit the library.

Team Trivia night the Wyalusing Fire Hall, Sat., Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets available for purchase at the door or in advance at the Rocket-Courier office, 196 State Street and the Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce office, Main Street. The cost is $10 per person. Snacks and drinks provided at no cost with door prizes and 50/50 drawings. For more information call 570-746-4922. R4-4c/S5- 3c

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.

AA meeting, Friday evenings at 8 p.m. at the Standing Stone Vesper Church spiritual building, River Road, Standing Stone Township. Open meeting, nonsmoking.

AARP Meetings #4423 are held at the Wysox EMS Building the second Tuesday of every month with the exception of special meetings combined with a luncheon. Executive meeting is 1:15 p.m. and regular meeting at 1:45. The March 12 meeting will be held at the Fortune Buffet in Athens at noon for luncheon. On May 14, the club will hold their Spring Banquet at Bishop’s Restaurant in Ulster at noon. You don’t need to be a member as guests are always welcome. Any questions, contact Secretary Merna Colwell at 570-833-2567.

The 15th District of the American Legion will hold a meeting at Black Walnut Post #510 on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. Rep. Sandra Major and a Liquor Control Board representative will be on hand to explain the rules and regulations of the Small Games of Chance. Any interested person from any other organization that deals with the small games of chance or other interested individuals are invited to attend.


A Dime Social will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Wyalusing High School cafeteria. The drawing will begin at 7 p.m. A variety of items will be available: TV, blender, toaster, pictures/ Home Interior, end tables, furniture and much, much more. Food and drinks will be available for sale. Proceeds from the event will go toward the Senior Class of 2013 All-night Party.


RTL will hold sign-ups on the following dates: Jan. 25, 6 to 8 p.m. at WVES. Feb. 15 and 22, 6 to 8 p.m. at WVES. Any questions, call Lisa Jayne at 570- 869-2524 or Amy Bennett, 869- 1123.

Mandatory managers/coaches meeting for RTL for anyone interested in coaching or managing a team in 2013. March 3 at the Laceyville Fire Hall. T-ball and instructional BB and SB, 5 p.m. Minor BB and Minor SB, 5:45 p.m. Major BB and Major SB, 6:30 p.m. Junior BB and Junior SB, 7:15 p.m. For more information, call Lisa Jayne, 570-869-2524.

Eighth Annual Pool Tournament in memory of Aaron (Norm) Felter on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Wyalusing Hotel. Sign-ups at noon sharp. Tournament starts at 1 p.m. $10 entry fee. (100% payback, first and second place winners.) R3- 4pS4-3p

Wyalusing Ball Association will hold 2013 sign-ups on the following dates: Friday, Feb. 1, 8, from 4 to 6 p.m.; Friday, March 1, from 4 to 6 p.m. Signups will be held at the Wyalusing Elem. School. Ages to register: (4-6 T-ball) baseball/softball (6-9 Rookie), (9-10 Minor), (11-12 Major), (13-14-15 Teener Division). Any child in the Wyalusing School District may sign up. Any questions, contact Lanny God, 570-746-1799, Amy Hepp, 746-3196, Tony Hepp at 746-3196, Bill Smith, 746-1847 or Tim Adams, 746-4085. All-Stars also available for baseball/softball. All practices and home games will be played at the WBA Milne Complex, Lime Hill.

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