Finding Support

HEALTH

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

r Cancer Support Group — 7 p.m. March 8 (second Thursday of the month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home, Lock Haven. Information: group facilitator Fran Decker, 570-748-4302.

SCREENINGS

r AMBA health screen blood testing — 6-10 a.m. March 3 and March 10, 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.

r SOSL of Clinton County for adults who have lost a loved one to suicide — 6:30-8 p.m. March 8 (second Thursday of the month), 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 Lions Food Bank — Open 2-4 p.m. in former Beech Creek Elementary School to Centre County residents March 5 (first Monday of the month) and to Clinton County residents March 19 (third Monday of the month).

r New Love Center Food Pantry — 9 a.m.-12 noon & 1-5 p.m. March 9 (second Friday of the month) and 9 a.m.-12 noon & 1-3 p.m. March 23 (fourth 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.

FREE SHOES

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. March 10 at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Note the change in date for this month only.

FREE SUPPLIES

r Helping Hands, free hygiene and cleaning supplies — United Evangelical Lutheran Church, First and West Church streets, Lock Haven, 9-11 a.m. March 5 (first Wednesday of the month) and 6-8 p.m. March 21 (third 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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