FINDING SUPPORT

HEALTH

r Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s – 1-3 p.m. Tuesday (first and third Tuesdays of the month), Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: Fran Decker, 570-748-4302.

HEALTH CLINICS

r Flu shots by Community Nursing Service of Clinton County – 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Mill Hall Fire Hall, 9 Peale Ave., 570-726-6378.

GRIEF

r Life After Loss support group session for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one or friend – Noon-2:30 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 6, Howard United Methodist Church. To sign up, call Pastor Craig Rose at 814-933-7333 or Julie Cody at 814-625-2747.

r Grief Share – 7 p.m. Thursdays, Susque-View Home’s Conference Room B. Information: Bob Lannan, 570-295-0600.

r GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing) for families who have lost a loved one to the disease of addiction – 7-8 p.m Thursday (third Thursday of the month), St. John’s Newberry United Methodist Church, 2101 Newberry St., Williamsport. Local chapter sponsored by West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission. Information: David G. Bower II, Ph.D. at dbower@wbdaac.org or 570-220-4554 or visit the website at www.grasphelp.org.

FOOD BANKS

r Howard Area Food Bank sponsored by local Lions club, open 2-4:30 p.m. in former Beech Creek Elementary School to Clinton County residents Monday (third Monday of the month) and to Centre County residents Nov. 7 (first Monday).

r Food pantry at Salvation Army, Lock Haven – 9-11 a.m. every Wednesday.

r New Love Center Food Pantry – 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Oct. 28 (second and fourth Friday) at St. John Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore, for residents of Jersey Shore, Linden, Avis, McElhattan and Woolrich areas. For emergency food assistance call Pastor Kerry Aucker at 570-916-1317.

FREE MEALS

r World Food Day Free Lunch – Noon-2 p.m. Sunday, Holy Spirit Parish Center, 7 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven.

r Community lasagna dinner – 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Trinity United Methodist Church, Jersey Shore; free.

r New Love Center Cafe – 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. weekdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore (enter on Glover Street side). Doors open at 8 a.m. for coffee.

r More Than Bread lunch program – 11:30 a.m. weekdays (except Wednesdays when it opens at noon), Salvation Army, East Church Street, Lock Haven.

r Community Outreach Luncheon – Noon on Thursday (third Thursday of the month) at Lamar United Methodist Church, featuring filled meat loaf. The food pantry will be open.

r Free luncheon for Sugar Valley senior citizens – Noon Oct. 26 (fourth Wednesday) at Sugar Valley Church of the Brethren at Eastville; donations appreciated.

FREE CLOTHING

r Coat give-away – 8-11 a.m. today, Holy Spirit Parish Center, 7 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven (use handicap entrance).

r Pass-It-On Community Outreach free clothing program – 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday in the house at 610 Frederick St., Flemington, next to Seventh-Day Adventist Church which sponsors the program.

FREE SHOES

r Shoes for Shore – A free pair of school sneakers, socks and a book, for wee ones through 17-year-olds with Access, CHIP or similar insurance cards or referrals, 10 a.m.-noon today (third Saturday of the month) at Tiadaghton Mall, Jersey Shore.

r Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank – Free pair of school sneakers, socks and a book, for wee ones through 17-year-olds with Access, CHIP or similar insurance cards or referrals – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today (third Saturday) at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. A limited supply of boots, hats and gloves are available today.

FREE SUPPLIES

r Bountiful Blessings – Free hygiene and cleaning supplies at United Evangelical Lutheran Church, First and West Church streets, Lock Haven, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday (third Wednesday of the month) and 9-11 a.m. Nov. 2 (first Wednesday).

FINDING SUPPORT

HEALTH

r Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group – 7 p.m. Tuesday (second Tuesday of the month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home. Information: Fran Decker at 748-4302.

r Parkinson’s Support Group – Open to everyone interested in learning about the disease, 3 p.m. Wednesday (second Wednesday), Fulmer’s Personal Care Home, Dunnstown. Information: Beverly Miller, 570-748-5891.

r Cancer Support Group – 7 p.m. Thursday (second Thursday), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home, Lock Haven. Information: group facilitator Fran Decker, 570-748-4302.

r Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s – 1-3 p.m. Oct. 18 (first and third Tuesdays), Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: Fran Decker, 570-748-4302.

HEALTH CLINICS

r Free blood pressure check – Mill Hall Pharmacy, Main Street, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday (second Tuesday of the month) by Susque-View Home and Health Center. No appointment is needed, but call 570-893-5953 ahead of time to be sure the session will take place as scheduled.

r Flu shots by Community Nursing Service of Clinton County – Noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, 415 Fourth St., Renovo, 570-923-2525; sponsored by STEP Centers for Healthy Aging.

r Flu shots by Community Nursing Service of Clinton County – 9-11 a.m. Oct. 18, Mill Hall Fire Hall, 9 Peale Ave., 570-726-6378.

GRIEF

r Life After Loss support group session for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one or friend – Noon-2:30 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 6, Howard United Methodist Church. To sign up, call Pastor Craig Rose at 814-933-7333 or Julie Cody at 814-625-2747.

r Bereavement Support Group – 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday (second Wednesday of the month), Susque-View chapel, sponsored by Community Nursing Service’s Centre Crossings Hospice. Information: Nicole Crawford, 570-748-8511.

r SOSL of Clinton County for adults who have lost a loved one to suicide – 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday (second Thursday), Lock Haven Hospital Admin Conference Room, 24 Cree Drive. Information: 570-753-3821.

r Grief Share – 7 p.m. Thursdays, Susque-View Home’s Conference Room B. Information: Bob Lannan, 570-295-0600.

r GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing) for families who have lost a loved one to the disease of addiction – 7-8 p.m Oct. 20 (third Thursday), St. John’s Newberry United Methodist Church, 2101 Newberry St., Williamsport. Local chapter sponsored by West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission. Information: David G. Bower II, Ph.D. at dbower@wbdaac.org or 570-220-4554 or visit the website at www.grasphelp.org.

FOOD BANKS

r Food pantry at Salvation Army, Lock Haven – 9-11 a.m. every Wednesday.

r St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Food Pantry – 9-11 a.m. Wednesday (second Wednesday of the month) for Clinton County residents in the Lamar-Mill Hall region. Use rear entrance of church at 6220 Nittany Valley Drive (Route 64), a mile north of I-80 interchange at Lamar. Information: 570-726-4163 or 570-726-7460.

r Blanchard Church of Christ Food Pantry, 4-6:30 p.m. Wednesday (second Wednesday of the month). Use the back door of the old church building.

r New Love Center Food Pantry – 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Friday (second and fourth Friday) at St. John Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore, for residents of Jersey Shore, Linden, Avis, McElhattan and Woolrich areas. For emergency food assistance call Pastor Kerry Aucker at 570-916-1317.

r Community lasagna dinner – 5-7 p.m. Oct. 16, Trinity United Methodist Church, Jersey Shore; free.

r Howard Area Food Bank sponsored by local Lions club, open 2-4:30 p.m. in former Beech Creek Elementary School to Clinton County residents Oct. 17 (third Monday) and to Centre County residents Nov. 7 (first Monday).

FREE MEALS

r New Love Center Cafe – 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. weekdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore (enter on Glover Street side). Doors open at 8 a.m. for coffee.

r More Than Bread lunch program – 11:30 a.m. weekdays (except Wednesdays when it opens at noon), Salvation Army, East Church Street, Lock Haven.

r Free luncheon for Sugar Valley senior citizens – Noon on Wednesday (second Wednesday of the month) at Albright United Methodist Church, Loganton; donations appreciated. Clinton County Veterans Affairs Director Bill Bechdel available to meet with veterans.

r World Food Day Free Lunch – Noon-2 p.m. Oct. 16, Holy Spirit Parish Center, 7 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven.

r Community Outreach Luncheon – Noon on Oct. 20 (third Thursday) at Lamar United Methodist Church. The food pantry will open at 1 p.m.

FREE CLOTHING

r Coat give-away – 8-11 a.m. Friday and next Saturday, Holy Spirit Parish Center, 7 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven (use handicap entrance).

r Pass-It-On Community Outreach free clothing program – 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 16 in the house at 610 Frederick St., Flemington, next to Seventh-Day Adventist Church which sponsors the program.

FREE SHOES

r Free pair of school sneakers, socks and a book, for wee ones through 17-year-olds with Access, CHIP or similar insurance cards or referrals, 10 a.m.-noon next Saturday (third Saturday of the month) at Shoes for Shore in Tiadaghton Mall, Jersey Shore.

r Free pair of school sneakers, socks and a book, for wee ones through 17-year-olds with Access, CHIP or similar insurance cards or referrals – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. next Saturday (third Saturday) at Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. A limited supply of boots is available on this date.

FREE SUPPLIES

r Bountiful Blessings – Free hygiene and cleaning supplies at United Evangelical Lutheran Church, First and West Church streets, Lock Haven, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 19 (third Wednesday of the month) and 9-11 a.m. Nov. 2 (first Wednesday).

FINDING SUPPORT

HEALTH

r Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s – 1-3 p.m. Tuesday (first Tuesday of the month) and 6-8 p.m. Oct. 18 (third Tuesday), Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: Fran Decker, 570-748-4302.

r Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group – 7 p.m. Oct. 11 (second Tuesday), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home. Information: Fran Decker at 748-4302.

r Parkinson’s Support Group – Open to everyone interested in learning about the disease, 3 p.m. Oct. 12 (second Wednesday), Fulmer’s Personal Care Home, Dunnstown. Information: Beverly Miller, 570-748-5891.

r Cancer Support Group – 7 p.m. Oct. 13 (second Thursday), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home, Lock Haven. Information: group facilitator Fran Decker, 570-748-4302.

HEALTH CLINICS

r Free blood pressure check – Mill Hall Pharmacy, Main Street, 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 11 (second Tuesday of the month) by Susque-View Home and Health Center. No appointment is needed, but call 570-893-5953 ahead of time to be sure the session will take place as scheduled.

GRIEF

r Life After Loss support group session for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one or friend – Noon-2:30 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 2-Nov. 6, Howard United Methodist Church. To sign up, call Pastor Craig Rose at 814-933-7333 or Julie Cody at 814-625-2747.

r Grief Share – 7 p.m. Thursdays, Susque-View Home’s Conference Room B. Information: Bob Lannan, 570-295-0600.

r Bereavement Support Group – 3-4:30 p.m. Oct. 12 (second Wednesday of the month), Susque-View chapel, sponsored by Community Nursing Service’s Centre Crossings Hospice. Information: Nicole Crawford, 570-748-8511.

r SOSL of Clinton County for adults who have lost a loved one to suicide – 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 13 (second Thursday), Lock Haven Hospital Admin Conference Room, 24 Cree Drive. Information: 570-753-3821.

FOOD BANKS

r Food pantry at Salvation Army, Lock Haven – 9-11 a.m. every Wednesday.

r Howard Area Food Bank sponsored by local Lions club, open 2-4:30 p.m. in former Beech Creek Elementary School to Centre County residents Monday (first Monday of the month) and to Clinton County residents Oct. 17 (third Monday). Note the change in date for this month.

r St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Food Pantry – 9-11 a.m. Oct. 12 (second Wednesday of the month) for Clinton County residents in the Lamar-Mill Hall region. Use rear entrance of church at 6220 Nittany Valley Drive (Route 64), a mile north of I-80 interchange at Lamar. Information: 570-726-4163 or 570-726-7460.

r Blanchard Church of Christ Food Pantry, 4-6:30 p.m. Oct. 12 (second Wednesday). Use the back door of the old church building.

r New Love Center Food Pantry – 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Oct. 14 (second and fourth Friday) at St. John Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore, for residents of Jersey Shore, Linden, Avis, McElhattan and Woolrich areas. For emergency food assistance call Pastor Kerry Aucker at 570-916-1317.

FREE MEALS

r New Love Center Cafe – 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. weekdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore (enter on Glover Street side). Doors open at 8 a.m. for coffee.

r More Than Bread lunch program – 11:30 a.m. weekdays (except Wednesdays when it opens at noon), Salvation Army, East Church Street, Lock Haven.

r Free luncheon for Sugar Valley senior citizens – Noon on Oct. 12 (second Wednesday of the month) at Albright United Methodist Church, Loganton; donations appreciated. Clinton County Veterans Affairs Director Bill Bechdel available to meet with veterans.

FREE CLOTHING

r Pass-It-On Community Outreach free clothing program – 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday in the house at 610 Frederick St., Flemington, next to Seventh-Day Adventist Church which sponsors the program.

r Coat give-away – 8-11 a.m., Holy Spirit Parish Center, 7 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven (use handicap entrance).

FREE SHOES

r Free pair of school sneakers, socks and a book, for wee ones through 17-year-olds with Access, CHIP or similar insurance cards or referrals – 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 15 (third Saturday of the month) at Shoes for Shore in Tiadaghton Mall, Jersey Shore.

r Free pair of school sneakers, socks and a book, for wee ones through 17-year-olds with Access, CHIP or similar insurance cards or referrals – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 15 (third Saturday) at Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. A limited supply of boots is available on this date.

FREE SUPPLIES

r Bountiful Blessings – Free hygiene and cleaning supplies at United Evangelical Lutheran Church, First and West Church streets, Lock Haven, 9-11 a.m. Wednesday (first Wednesday of the month) and 6-8 p.m. Oct. 19 (third Wednesday).