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.

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

r Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group — 7 p.m. March 13 (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. March 14 (second Wednesday of the month), Fulmer’s Personal Care Home, Dunnstown. Information: Beverly Miller, 570-748-5891.

SCREENINGS

r AMBA health screen blood testing — 6-10 a.m. today 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. Thursday (second Thursday of the month), Lock Haven Hospital Admin Conference Room, 24 Cree Drive. Information: 570-753-3821.

r Bereavement Support Group — 3-4:30 p.m. March 13 (second Wednesday of the month), Susque-View chapel, sponsored by Community Nursing Service’s Centre Crossings Hospice. Information: Nicole Crawford, 570-748-8511.

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. March 15 (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 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 Monday (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 & 1-6 p.m. Friday (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.

r St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Food Pantry — 9-11 a.m. March 13 (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. The pantry can be available 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 but this is by appointment only. For an appointment, or more information, call 570-726-4163 or 570-726-7460.

r Blanchard Church of Christ Food Pantry, 4-6:30 p.m. March 13 (second Wednesday of the month). Use the back door of the old church building.

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 “Second Sunday Supper” — Noon on March 11, Trinity Episcopal Church, Jersey Shore; beef stew featured this month.

r Free luncheon for Sugar Valley senior citizens — Noon on March 13 (second Wednesday of the month) at Albright United Methodist Church, Loganton; donations appreciated.

r Lamar United Methodist Church Community Lunch — Noon on March 15 (third Thursday of the month), featuring spaghetti and meatballs this month.

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.

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 March 17 (third Saturday of the month) at Tiadaghton Mall, Jersey Shore.

FREE CLOTHING

r Pass-It-On Community Outreach free clothing program — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, March 11 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, 9-11 a.m. Wednesday (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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