Local Briefs

LHU’s to host panel discussion on ‘War and Peace’

LOCK HAVEN– The Global Honors Program at Lock Haven University has launched a global theme initiative to focus on one issue of worldwide consequence each year and to engage the campus and community in productive discussions of substantive issues.

The panel discussion on the topic, “War and Peace” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 in Robinson 115, Hall of Flags, on the campus of LHU.

The discussion, which is free and open to the public, will feature the expertise of LHU faculty: LTC Jonathon Britton, military science, “Four Elements of National Power;” Dr. Todd Nesbitt, geography, “Peace Strategies in Ireland;” Dr. Kristin Vincenzes, counseling and social work, “Impacts of War on Families and Veterans;” and Dr. Lynn Bruner, psychology, “Therapeutic Approaches to Cope with War.”

For more information, contact Dr. Elizabeth Gruber at 570-484-2858 or email egruber@lockhaven.edu.

‘Dining with Diabetes’

planned in SV

LOGANTON — Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes and their families to increase knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management.

The classes offer healthy meal planning, food demonstrations, class discussions, and new physical activity choices. Due to grant funding, this workshop is at no cost to participants.

Classes are scheduled from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 12, 19 and 26 at the Sugar Valley Rural Church School, Loganton.

A follow-u- date is yet to be determined.

Dems Relay for Life

team plans events

LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County Dems Kick Cancer (CCDKC) Relay for Life Team has planned two events to help raise funds for locals impacted by cancer.

There will be a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the Lock Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy, 1 N. Henderson St., Lock Haven. The menu will feature spaghetti and meatballs, salad and bread, as well as desserts and beverages.Take-out orders will be available from 4-5 p.m., with a sit-down dinner offered from 5-7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, or $5 for children 10 or under.

And, a Sip & Dip fundraiser themed “Think Spring,” will be held March 16 at the Potter’s Pallette from 2 to 4 p.m. Participants will learn to paint a vase of flowers. The cost is $25/person and all supplies are included for the price, including a 12“x12” canvas.

The CCDKC Relay for Life team has a goal to raise $2,000 by May 18, when the Relay for Life event will take place.

For tickets or more information, contact Roxanne Embick at 570-660-1907 or rembick@gmail.com.

Learn more about the CCDKC Relay for Life team, and how to join or support the effort in other ways, at www.ClintonCountyPaDemocrats.com/Clinton-County-Dems-Kick-Cancer.

Susquehanna Valley

Quilters plan events

PENNSDALE — The Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild will hold it’s next meeting on Thursday, March 7, at 7 p.m. at the Pennsdale United Methodist Church, 658 Village Road, Pennsdale. Members should note date change and there will be no regular business meeting in February.

On Saturday Feb. 23, there will be a work day held at the church to work on the Christmas Quilt. All members are encouraged to attend and help with this fun project.

On Thursday March 7, the guild will be hosting Paula Golden. Paula will be teaching a class “Simply Stunning Sliced Stars”. Class will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the church. The cost will be $35 for members and $40 for non-members. The class will help quilters to overcome their fear of using large print fabrics. For more information and a supply list, contact Sue Keller 570-916-3131.

The evening of March 7, Paula will present a program at the regular meeting of the guild entitled “Color-How to Make Your Quilts SING!”. She will teach three easy steps to make a quilt sparkle and delight the senses with a colorful trunk show of quilts emphasizing each step.

This guild is open to any and all interested in the promotion and teaching the art of quilting. From beginners to masters are welcome. Any questions can be directed to 570-547-1940 or check out our Facebook page.