BEACH LAKE, PA — On Sunday, August 24 the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will present Loren Floden’s exploration of using music for healing at 10:15 a.m. at the Berlin Township Community Center.
“Where the harp sings, tranquility follows.” This observation led Floden, harpist and artist, to explore the healing powers of acoustic wave energy and the conscious and subconscious effects on the heart, body, soul and spirit. Read more
MILFORD, PA — Milford’s seventh annual Share the Harvest party will be held Tuesday, September 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The River Rock Inn to benefit the local Ecumenical Food Pantry. The event will feature live music by Eric Langberg, dishes from 15 of Milford’s food purveyors like Fretta’s Italian Specialties, the Waterwheel Cafe and Jorgenson’s at The Dimmick as well as dozens of great prizes donated by area businesses. Read more
MATAMORAS, PA — The Pike County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 20th annual Community Awards Banquet on Friday, October 24 at The Riverview Inn. It is hosted by the chamber in partnership with service organizations from throughout the area.
The awards dinner is held each year to honor those volunteers and volunteer organizations from the community whose vital contribution adds so much to the quality of life in the Pike County area. Read more
MILFORD, PA — Center for Developmental Disabilities of Pike County (CDD) will host its second annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 23 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at its location at 101 Pocono Dr. There is no admission fee, and all activities are free of charge. Donations are being accepted to help fill the pantry and the supply closet for the upcoming school year. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — Billy’s New Hope Barn will hold a yard sale/open house on Saturday, August 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Billy’s is a rescue shelter for abused farm animals. Located in Cherry Ridge Township, it is currently feeding, housing and caring for more than 25 farm animals.
Donations of gently-used good quality items are being sought for this event. No clothing or exercise equipment.
Money raised will go to purchase feed, fencing supplies and to cover veterinary costs. The price of animal feed is rising daily and these large animals eat a lot. Read more
ROCK HILL, NY — The 2014 Sullivan Renaissance Interns volunteered at the SPCA in Rock Hill for a day of service on August 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The SPCA is located at 104 Rock Hill Dr.
Interns painted interior and exterior areas, worked in the garden and spruced up the grounds. As part of this service activity, interns have placed collection boxes in their communities soliciting dog and cat food to donate to the SPCA. Read more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Volunteers are needed for a summertime count of homeless individuals in Wayne County. The so-called “point-in-time count” will be conducted on Thursday, August 21 between 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. This is a bi-annual event in which volunteers spread throughout the community seeking out those who are homeless to obtain statistical information to be entered into a federal database that prioritizes funding for housing related monies. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — Celebrating its 20th year, the Wayne County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently held its annual reception to award scholarships to deserving Wayne County graduating seniors. In total, the foundation, along with its scholarship partners, presented 40 scholarships of $1,000 each this year. Shown in the lefthand photo (above) are Kuni Holbert of the scholarship committee, front row, left; winners Micalea Rhone, Kelsey Russo and Allyson Wittenbrader. In the back row are winners Justin Bates, left, and Aaron Whitmore and Paul Meagherof the scholarship committee. Read more
ROCK HILL, NY — The Professional Women of Sullivan County (PWSC) recently installed new officers and awarded scholarships on May 21 at Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant. New officers include president, Adrianna Mayson-Greco; vice president, Amy Colon; treasurer, Donna Mulvey; co-secretaries, Carol McKay and Martha Grill; and corresponding secretary, Debbie MorelliSpeer. Read more
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — New Hope Community (NHC) welcomed many of its supporters and friends to the historic Big G golf course at Grossinger’s Country Club in Liberty on May 19 for the fourth annual Wallace Berkowitz Cup. Read more