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. Nov. 15 (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 shot clinic by state Department of Health– 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6220 Nittany Valley Drive (Route 64), a mile north of I-80 interchange at Lamar. Use the front door. (Use the rear door for the food pantry.) Questions: 570-893-2437.

r Youth vision screenings — 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Centre County Library and Historical Museum’s Community Room, 203 Allegheny St., Bellefonte, by Heather Engle from North Central Sight Services Inc. Information: 814-355-1516, www.centrecountylibrary.org.

r “Growing Older with Good Vision” free vision screening and educational program — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Centre County Library and Historical Museum, 203 Allegheny St., Bellefonte, by North Central Sight Services. Information: 814-355-1516, www.centrecountylibrary.org.

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. Sunday, Howard United Methodist Church.

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 GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing) for families who have lost a loved one to the disease of addiction — 7-8 p.m  Nov. 17 (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 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 Clinton County residents Nov. 21 (third Monday).

r St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Food Pantry — 9-11 a.m. Wednesday (second Wednesday) 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. For the flu shot clinic on this date, use the front door. The pantry also will be open 5-6 p.m. Tuesday by appointment only; call 570-726-4163. More information is also available by calling 570-726-7460.

r Blanchard Church of Christ Food Pantry, 4-6:30 p.m. Wednesday (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. 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.

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 Community Outreach Luncheon — Noon on Nov. 17 (third Thursday) at Lamar United Methodist Church.

FREE COATS

r Warm Coat and Clothing Give-away — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today, United Evangelical Lutheran Church’s fellowship hall (behind Kentucky Fried Chicken).

r Olivia Pierson’s Warm Hearts Coat Drive Give-away — 9-11 a.m. today, Salvation Army, with free coats and other winter items. Information: Kim Pierson at 570-502-0130, Amybeth Lindsey at 570-367-9085, or Amber Brownson at 570-295-9047.

r Free winter coats/clothing — 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. next Saturday, Curtin United Methodist Church, 305 Curtin Village Road, Howard; refreshments. For information or to donate: Larry Beahm at 814-355-9588 or Marty Lucas at 814-880-6654.

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 Nov. 19 (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. Nov. 19 (third Saturday) at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock  Haven. A limited supply of boots, hats and gloves are available on this date.

FREE CLOTHING

r Pass-It-On Community Outreach free clothing program — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 in the house at 610 Frederick St., Flemington, next to Seventh-Day Adventist Church which sponsors the program.

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. Nov. 16 (third Wednesday of the month) and 9-11 a.m. Dec. 7 (first Wednesday).

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