Donate blood to the Community Blood Bank and be entered to win a wine-tasting trip for two to Sonoma Valley, California! Here are our blood drives coming up: Penn Highlands Brookville, Thursday, January 9th 1:00pm-5:00pm on the blood mobile, Penn Highlands DuBois. Friday, January 17th 10:00am – 3:30pm, CRC Building, and Penn Highlands Clearfield. Tuesday, January 21st 1:00pm-5:00pm at the Cancer Center
The Diabetes Support Group of PH DuBois will meet at the Central Resource Center Room 107 on Tuesday, Jan. 21 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. It is for those diagnosed with diabetes and/or their family members. It provides education, sharing (if you wish) and socialization with others experiencing the same situations. Meetings are the third Tuesday of each month.
Community Action, Inc. will be surveying Jefferson County to identify "unsheltered homeless" on the night of January 22, 2020 as part of the 2020 Pennsylvania Balance of State Unsheltered Point-in-Time Survey of the Homeless.
By identifying how many people are struggling with homelessness in our community, we can find them resources and determine how much need there is for funding in our area. The Annual Point in Time Count of homelessness in Clearfield County will happen on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Volunteers will canvas all of Clearfield County in hopes of locating our homeless population to assist HUD in making a determination of funding for our area. If you know of someone who is homeless you can call 814-312-5121 anonymously that day to help them get help. Volunteers will be handing out backpacks filled with food and other necessities and collecting information.
The Smoking Cessation Support Group is held for people to avoid a relapse and to provide tools for quitting tobacco use. The next support group will meet on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 6 until 7 p.m. in the waiting room of the Penn Highlands Lung Center in DuBois. You do not have to be free of tobacco use to attend.
The benefit breakfast for Purrfect Paws Cat Rescue in DuBois will be held in the DuBois First United Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 9 until 11 a.m. Tickets for adults $8, 11 & under $5, 3 & under free.
Registration and Weigh-Ins for this year's Western PA Golden Gloves tournament will be held from 10am-Noon on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the WPAL Fitness Center. Cost for non-WPAL competitors is #5.
There's no better way to kick off our WinterFest 2020 Weekend at Parker Dam State Park than with our Freeze Your Gizzard 5K on Saturday, Jan. 25. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. at the Beach House. Cost is $15 by January 21st and $20 after and on race day.
Help raise proceeds for Daisy Ramono, a 17-year old with stage 3B Ovarian cancer, by going to a Chinese Auction and Penguin ticket contest at the Reynoldsville Rollerdrome from 8am until 5 pm on Saturday January 25, 2020.