Hawley, PA — Reservations are still available for the 73rd annual Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Gala Ball on January 18 at Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort.
Co-chair Martha Wilson invited the public to “a fun evening dining and dancing, and at the same time supporting our local hospital, which does so much to care for the health of our community.” Read more
BEACH LAKE, PA — Wayne County Habitat for Humanity, VIP (Victims intervention Program), Sullivan County Habitat for Humanity, and RISE (Rape Intervention Services and Education) of Sullivan County each received a check for $1,000 from the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Sunday, January 12. The donations were funded by proceeds from the annual Bud Rue Walk for Social Justice organized by the fellowship. Pat Sanders, president of the fellowship, is shown presenting the checks. Read more
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — New Hope Community’s (NHC) Jessica Stiglich-Creamer, coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction, left, and Noah Ingber, a member of NHC’s board of directors and a resident of the community, right, presented original artworks by New Hope Community artists to Laurie Kelley, commissioner of the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities and state Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther (District 100) during a recent tour. New Hope Community has served people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in Sullivan County and surrounding areas since 1975.
REGION — Realtor Davis R. Chant, founder of the real estate firm Davis R. Chant Realtors, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, has attained the status of Realtor Emeritus from the National Association of Realtors in recognition of his 40-year membership and lasting contributions to his profession. Read more
BEACH LAKE, PA — At the Sunday Service of the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (UDUUF) on January 19, Stephen Stuart will present “In the Beginning” with a reading from Bruce A. Bode, Minister, Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Port Townsend, WA.
The inviting words “in the beginning,” serve as an explanation and guide for a life and a religion. The human mind has a natural urge to trace things back, to try to get to the root, and there’s a sense that knowing the beginning helps one know where things might be headed and how to deal with them. Read more
LIBERTY, NY — Sullivan County BOCES and Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) are partnering to build a learning lab greenhouse at the CCE campus on Ferndale-Loomis Road. It will provide both partners with a teaching greenhouse for a variety of programs like the Master Gardeners, nutrition programs and natural resources program. The greenhouse will also be used to store Sullivan Renaissance’s starter plants, trees and shrubs until they can be planted outdoors. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — Vendors are being sought for the 2014 Greater Honesdale Partnership (GHP) events. If you are a vendor and would like to receive an application for any GHP event, call Gail at 570/253-5492 or email email@example.com (put “Vendor” in the subject line of your email).
HONESDALE, PA — A one-year membership at Koles Aerobic and Fitness Center, a Woodloch Resort golf/spa weekend and a ladies Movado watch from Honesdale’s Main Street Jewelers are among the raffle prizes to be awarded at Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary’s 73rd annual Gala Ball on Saturday, January 18, at Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort in Hawley. Read more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Public Library will hold two book clubs for children in two age groups. The book club for nine- to 12-year-olds will be on Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m. Children will listen to a reading of “Big Nate In a Class by Himself,” make a craft and create a snack to go with it. This club encourages expression of opinions, listening and speaking skills as well as building confidence through cooking. Read more
MONTICELLO, NY — Monticello Elks Lodge #1544 is holding its annual Hoop Shoot on Saturday, January 11 at 10 a.m. at the Chase School in Wurtsboro. The Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest is open to boys and girls, ages eight to 13. Bring proof of age (birth certificate). Read more