- It is the season of giving and the Ken Pollock Auto Group, is continuing its yearly tradition of collecting new or slightly used coats, in all sizes to benefit local families. From now through Dec. 15, Ken Pollock Auto Group will be collecting coats that can be donated at any of its auto dealerships, including locally at Ken Pollock Ford Lincoln in Berwick. All coats collected in our area will be donated to the Columbia Child Development Program – Head Start for distribution to families in need. For more information, contact the Ken Pollock Auto Group at 570-655-4575.
- Wild For Salmon will host a holiday tasting this Saturday, Dec. 16 at its store at 521 Montour Blvd. (Rt. 11), Bloomsburg, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chefs Matt and Josh have created and prepared a delicious holiday-inspired menu and they invite the public to stop by and try some of their wild caught salmon treats and meet one of their fisherman. This event will feature salmon sushi rolls, cajun shrimp-stuffed keta fillets, whole roasted king salmon, halibut soup, holiday spread with dried cranberries and pistachips, cajun dip and smoked salmon (garlic pepper, traditional sockeye and traditional king).
- The Bloomsburg Area YMCA will be celebrating the holiday season with a senior Christmas party next Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be a potluck-style meal, as well as fried chicken provided by the Y. Guests can come in their favorite ugly sweater and will be able to enjoy Wii bowling and a visit from Santa. Those interested in attending should register at the Y front desk by Friday, Dec. 15. There is no cost to attend this event.
- The Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School’s adult nurse aide training program will hold a job fair on Tuesday, Dec. 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the main lobby of the school, which is located at 5050 Sweppenheiser Dr., Bloomsburg. This event will allow attendees to visit with representatives from local nursing homes, long term care facilities and home health agencies to discuss possible employment opportunities The CMAVTS adult nurse aide training coordinator will also be available to discuss admission in the program. A tour of the classroom and light refreshments from the CMAVTS food and preparation service program will be available.