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MEMBER NEWS – OCTOBER 26, 2022

SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY UNITED WAY TO HOST BE KIND POSTER CONTEST

The contest will span across elementary, middle, and high school age groups in Snyder, Union, Northumberland, Columbia, and Montour counties. The competition will be open from October 12th through November 30th.

BLOSSOMS IN BLOOM BY MEGAN AND SOMETHING BORROWED BY T + M TO HOST GRAND OPENING NOVEMBER 5

From 9am to 5pm on November 5, stop by Blossoms in Bloom by Megan and Something Borrowed by T & M for their big event!  They'll be offering discounts on non-vendor merchandise and there will be light refreshments and snacks available! They will also have the other half of our store open that has Something Borrowed by T&M for you to check out any of your decor rental needs!

SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY UNITED WAY OFFERS EMERGENCY RESOURCE GUIDE

The guide includes contact information for Financial Assistance, Disaster Relief, Mental Health & Substance Use, Food & Clothing, Housing, Legal Services and Transportation.

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER HOSTING WEBINARS

Pennsylvania's Small Business Development Centers are hosting webinars: Power of Positive Leadership (November 8, 12pm), and Why Are Business Owners Resistant to Virtual Work (November 9, 12pm).  For these programs and more, visit here.  Hoping to connect with your local SBDC?  Columbia County is served by Wilkes University SBDC, and Montour County is served by the Bucknell University SBDC.

PA CAREERLINK® COLUMBIA/MONTOUR COUNTIES MOVES TO NEW LOCATION

The PA CareerLink® Columbia/Montour Counties is moving from 415 Central Rd Suite 2, to the building next door at 421 Central Rd., Suite 1 so as to better serve job seekers and businesses utilizing CareerLink services.

BASON COFFEE ANNOUNCES MOVE

Featuring a Sneak Peak on 10/27 and an opening on Monday, 10/31, Bason Coffee’s Retail Store will move from its current location to 453 Mill Street, and the storefront will feature a new name: Bason Coffee and More.

AGAPE Celebrates Clergy Appreciation Month

The organization is encouraging community members to shares their support for local clergy by sharing kind notes, prayer requests and more through AGAPE.

Capture Tremendous Opportunities: eCommerce 101 for Manufacturers

The Innovative Manufacturers’ Center will host this free webinar Nov. 8 from 11am to noon.  The program will feature an eCommerce checklist for beginners, 1st page rankings on Google, creating effective landing pages, and targeting customers with Google Ads and Shopping.  Check out the link for more.

Town of Bloomsburg Looking to Expand Weaitlist for Housing Rehabilitation Grant

The Town recently received a $500,000 housing rehabilitation grant and encourages interested residents to apply for no-cost repairs.  Read more.

Keep Our Kids Warm

As part of its coat request program, Central Susquehanna Opportunities has created an application form which will be accepted through November 11, 2022.  Download the form.

Hand In Hand to Host Fourth Annual Halloween Golf Cart Parade

The event will take place October 30 in Mifflinville, running from 1pm to 3pm. Check out the flyer!

...MORE TRICK OR TREATING AND TRUNK OR TREAT EVENTS

While it's not comprehensive, we've compiled a list of trick or treating and "trunk or treat" opportunities in the community.  If you know of more, we'd love your help. Shoot an email to Chris Berleth and we'll be happy to share safe trick or treating opportunities in Columbia and Montour counties. Please note that each bullet represents information sourced directly from local social media events and sites, and this is all of the information available to us at this time.  For more information on these events, we encourage you to visit the host's websites and/or social media. 

Here's what we've got so far that's coming up:

Montour County

  • 10/26/22 Trunk or Treat -6pm – 8pm
    • Maria Joseph Continuing Care Community, 11 School House Rd. Danville, PA
  • 10/26/22 – 5pm Danville Community Trunk or Treat
    • 931 Ironment Lane, Danville, PA
  • 10/27/22 - Danville Halloween Parade
    • Parade forms at 5:00pm at Wall Street, to the Danville Soccer Park, moves at 7:00pm sharp.
  • 10/29/22 – Trick or Treat Night in Riverside Borough - 6:00pm – 9:00pm
  • 10/29/22 - Trick or Treat Night, Danville Borough & Mahoning Township, 6-9pm
  • 10/29/22 6pm Trunk or Treat - Montour Delong Community Fair
    • 5848 Broadway Rd. Danville, PA

Columbia County

  • 10/26/22 5:30pm – 7:30pm 5thAnnual Trunk or Treat – Briar Creek Twp. Police & Summerhill Fire Co.
    • Summerhill Fire Co. 422 Summerhill Rd. Berwick, PA
  • 10/27/22 – Montour Township Trunk or Treat – Sponsored by the Montour Township Supervisors
    • 4 Perry Avenue, Bloomsburg, PA
  • 10/27/22 - Bloomsburg Care and Rehabilitation Center
    • 211 East 1st St. Bloomsburg, PA.  Call 570-784-5930 to reserve a parking spot.
  • 10/27/22 - 6pm - 8pm - Glen Brook Health and Rehab, 801 East 16th street Berwick, PA
  • 10/28/22 – Booburg Trunk or Treat at Bloomsburg Area YMCA
  • 10/29/22 - Catawissa Halloween Parade
  • 10/30/22 Trunk or Treat, Beaver Township Volunteer Fire Company
    • 5:45pm, Trunk or Treat 6pm – 8pm
    • 102 Mountain Shadow Ln, Bloomsburg, PA
  • 10/30/22 & 10/31/22 – Trick or Treating in the Borough of Berwick, 6pm – 8pm.
  • 10/31/22, 6:00-8:00pm - Trick or Treating - Catawissa Borough, hosted by Catawissa Police Dept.
  • 10/31/22 – 6pm – 9:00pm - Town of Bloomsburg Trick or Treat Night