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.

SCREENINGS

r Free blood pressure readings by Jersey Shore Hospital staff — 10 a.m.-noon Friday, Ross Library lobby, 232 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Registration: 570-748-3321 or ross13@rosslibrary.org.

r AMBA health screen blood testing — 6-10 a.m. March 3, UPMC Lock Haven Hospital Conference Room A-B, sponsored by Rotary Club of Lock Haven. Appointments: 1-800-234-8888 (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday).

GRIEF

r GriefShare — 7 p.m. Thursdays, Salona United Methodist Church. Information: Bob Lannan, 570-295-5839.

FOOD BANKS

r Howard Area Lions Food Bank — Open 2-4 p.m. in former Beech Creek Elementary School to Clinton County residents Monday (third Monday of the month) and to Centre County residents March 5 (first Monday of the month).

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

r New Love Center Food Pantry — 9 a.m.-12 noon & 1-3 p.m. Friday (fourth Friday of the month) and 9 a.m.-12 noon & 1-5 p.m. March 9 (second Friday of the month) 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 570-772-3275.

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 community luncheon — 11:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, First Presbyterian Church, 203 N. Spring St., Bellefonte.

r Free luncheon for Sugar Valley senior citizens — Noon on Feb. 28 (fourth Wednesday of the month) at Sugar Valley Church of the Brethren at Eastville; donations appreciated.

FREE SHOES

r Shoes for Shore — Free pair of school-worthy 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-worthy 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 of the month) at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. A limited selection of free boots is available this month.

FREE CLOTHING

r Pass-It-On Community Outreach free clothing program — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25 in the house at 610 Frederick St., Flemington, next to Seventh-Day Adventist Church which sponsors the program.

FREE SUPPLIES

r Helping Hands, free hygiene and cleaning supplies — 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. March 5 (first Wednesday of the month).

FREE CLASSES

r GED and Adult Basic Education classes — 9-11:30 a.m. or 5-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, CIU #10 Development Center for Adults, 8 N. Grove St., Suite G, Lock Haven. No pre-registration necessary. Information:

570-893-4038.

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