- Community Options, Inc., one of the Chamber’s newest members and a provider of residential and employment support to people with disabilities, will host a lunch event at its office at 1117 Old Berwick Rd., Bloomsburg, tomorrow, May 31, at 12 p.m. for individuals interested in possibly serving on a new business advisory committee for Community Options’ Bloomsburg office. There is no cost to attend, and anyone is welcome. The committee’s main objective will be to promote the integration of persons with disabilities within the communities in which they reside, enabling them to become viable and contributing neighbors, employees and citizens of the community. No RSVP is required for this lunch, and anyone interested may just show up. For questions, contact associate executive director David McConaghy at 570-638-6007 or email.
- The high school student council at Central Columbia High School will host a spring carnival in the CCHS parking lot this Saturday, June 2, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. There will be food vendors, a bounce house, car show, crafters, games, a rock wall provided by the National Guard, other independent vendors, live music and much more. All proceeds generated from this event will be donated to the Think Big Foundation, a local nonprofit founded by a Geisinger physician in 2014 that supports Geisinger pediatric cancer patients and their families.
- Art of Floating will hold a open house and day of celebration for its fifth anniversary on Saturday, June 9, from 12-4 p.m. There will be live music, food and beverages, special offers, additional vendors, children’s activities and more. Art of Floating will also be collecting donations for the Ronald McDonald House of Danville, and anyone that makes a donation will receive a 15% off coupon at Art of Floating. Visit the event page to see a full list of items that RMHD needs, as well as additional information about the vendors that will be attending, including fellow Chamber members Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble and Marley’s Brewery & Grille.
- The Bloomsburg Area YMCA will hold its 11th annual community yard sale on Saturday, June 9, from 6:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. to support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility in the community through programs at the Y. If you have stuff taking up space around your home that could become someone else’s treasure, look for the Steve Shannon truck in the Y parking lot to drop off your items and support a good cause. The Y will be accepting household items, bedding, games, toys, collectibles, small appliances in working condition, furniture, clean clothing, shoes and boots, dishes, holiday decorations, and more, but no TVs, printers, or computers. Any individuals or groups looking to volunteer for the yard sale or donate food for the bake sale can call the Y at 570-784-0188 or visit the front desk of the Y.