Pork Chop Dinner
Jan 23 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm



4:30P.M. – 7P.M.

JANUARY, 23, 2017





CALL 286-2831



First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania 2018 Winter “FCFP Connects” Event
Jan 24 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania invites you to our 2018 Winter “FCFP Connects” Event

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
FCFP Philanthropy Center
201 West Fourth Street, Williamsport

Join us for one, two or come to all three sessions!

Educational Seminar – 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Is your organization interested in becoming a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit?
There are many benefits that might provide your organization with additional resources including accepting tax-deductible contributions and the ability to apply for grants.
Join Ann Pepperman, Esq. and Chris Kenyon, Esq. of the McCormick Law Firm as they present information on forming a nonprofit tax-exempt organization. Learn the value and benefits of creating a nonprofit tax-exempt organization, how to structure your organization and how to qualify for tax-exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service. They will review the basics of forming such an organization and advise on some of the operating pitfalls to avoid.

Grant Workshop – 3:30 – 4:30 PM
FCFP will present a workshop announcing the 2018 Raise the Region program and upcoming grant opportunities.
2018 Raise the Region Information Session
An introduction of the 2018 Raise the Region program will be presented. Nonprofits residing in Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties are encouraged to attend to learn about the guidelines and registration process, followed by a question and answer session.
Grant Opportunities and Application Review
Learn about the 2018 Spring and Summer grantmaking opportunities available to nonprofits serving Bradford, Clinton, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Tioga counties. The grant application, required materials, application submission, and timelines will be reviewed.

Grant Reception – 5:00 – 6:00 PM
As we continue the season of giving into the New Year, FCFP would like to celebrate our grantmaking with our nonprofit partners, donors and honor new nonprofit leadership.

Grant Awards
Join us as we celebrate our 2017 Fall and 2018 Winter grantmaking. We will present checks to annual grantees from the Foundation’s designated funds. As well as announce the awards for nonprofits receiving grants from the following:
o Lindig Lewisburg Foundation Fund
o Lycoming Economic Development Foundation Fund
o Williamsport Lycoming Community Fund
Nonprofit Leadership
FCFP will introduce the following new leaders in our community:
o Meg Finn – Williamsport Lycoming Arts Council
o Shoneez Frelian – Favors Forward
o Ron Frick – Lycoming County United Way
o Jove Graham – RiverStage Community Theatre
o Dawn Linn – YWCA Northcentral PA
o Thomas Peeler – Regional Engagement Center
FCFP Philanthropy Center Rentals

The FCFP Philanthropy Center will officially open its doors to the community to allow local nonprofit organizations to use its meeting facilities beginning February 1, 2018. Learn about the features available in the nonprofit center and how to schedule your next meeting in this new space.

Reservations are required by January 19th – 570-321-1500.
Reservations limited to 2 guests per organization.

Wednesday After School Program in Milton
Jan 24 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Jungle Teen Center-for Teens by Teens!
139 S. Front St. Milton PA 17847

Offering snack bar, pool tables, ping pong table, air hockey tables, Foosball tables, cable flat screen TV, Xbox’s, Wii, music and dance floor!!

Wednesday After School Program: Come down after school from 3:30-6pm FOR FREE and complete your homework with your peers or simply hang out!


Free Workshop for People Joining Medicare
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

People who are new to Medicare are invited to attend a “Get Ready for Medicare: The Basics for People Who Are Joining”, a free community workshop on January 25th  from 10am-12pm in the Northumberland County Human Services Building B, 322 N. 2nd Street, Sunbury, PA.  The event is sponsored by APPRISE, a program of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.

This workshop is specifically designed to assist people who will be enrolling in Medicare, either because they will turn 65 years old or because they receive Social Security disability benefits.  The workshop is also appropriate for spouses and caregivers.

To register, please call 570-495-2384.

Book Drive
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Book Drive

Thurs. 1 to 3 pm

Jan. 25, Feb. 8, Feb. 22

Friends Room

Degenstein Community Library, 40 S. 5th St., Sunbury, PA

Or books may be donated anytime that library is open. Place books in bins on first floor.

Please do not donate dirty, musty books or magazines and encyclopedias.

thank you from the Friends of Degenstein Library

For more info, contact Ellie at 570-286-7446

FREE Fellowship Meal
Jan 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

A Free Fellowship Meal is scheduled at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6590 Musser Lane, Watsontown, on Thursday, January 25, 2018, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The menu features pork and sauerkraut,  mashed potatoes, vegetable, dessert and beverage. All are welcome.

Hot Roast Beef Dinner
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

St Luke’s Lutheran Church

501 Catawissa Avenue, Sunbury, PA

Take-outs available (limit 4 per customer)

Menu includes: hot roast beef sandwich, corn, applesauce, beverages and dessert

Free Model Train Display
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The free Saturday Trains program, in its thirteenth year at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church at the corner of Pine and East Market streets in Danville, Montour County, has a very realistic sound and light show of fiberoptic fireworks over its 22-foot-long model railroad display. The program, with its free classes for children and adults, will be open on Saturday, 12/30/2017 and every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon with dozens of trains, a model merry-go-round that children and adults can play with, a newly donated American Flyer ​layout, a working model sawmill, and 30 push-buttons that activate the exhibit’s operating attractions. More than 1,000 icicle lights decorate the display.

Need more information ? Call: Bob Bomboy at (570) 275-7822

Susquehanna Valley Mall Children’s Fair
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

So what can you do with family that will be fun for them and help to get you out of the house for a bit? Join us Saturday, January 27 for the Children’s Fair at the Susquehanna Valley Mall from 10am – 2pm. Kids will have a chance to meet Daniel Tiger from WVIA and Debby the Clubhouse Mom. Kids will enjoy arts and crafts as well as various activities.

List of participants:
Degenstein Community Library and Priestley-Forsyth Memorial Library, Central Susquehanna Sight Services, Evangelical Community Hospital Pre-Hospital Services, Geisinger Community Health Services, Expectations Women’s Center, KidsPeace, Northumberland County Early Intervention, SUM Child Development, SUN Orthopaedics of Evangelical, Transitions and more.

PMEA District Chorus Concert
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm

WHAT: PMEA District 8 Chorus Concert

WHERE: Milton Area Highschool Milton PA

WHEN: January 27, 1:00 PM

COST: $6.00 at the door