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The East Stroudsburg Salvation Army has a senior program every Tuesday at 9 a.m., with a hot lunch included at 11 a.m. Anyone over 55 is welcome.
On a recent Tuesday, the seniors played “Guess What’s In The Bag.” For more information, call 570-421-3050.
From left: Warren Keiper, Major Mary Francis and Joan Rayn.
With the summer growing season in full swing, the Monroe Farmers Market, located in Courthouse Square in Stroudsburg, is now accepting SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits.
At the market’s info tent, customers may swipe their card, enter the amount they wish to draw, and receive tokens redeemable throughout the market for eligible purchases.
Cathryn Hahn, who manages the SNAP terminal at the info booth, has several tips for getting the most from SNAP purchases.
At the recent United Way of Monroe County annual meeting breakfast, the United Way of Monroe County presented its Mattioli Philanthropy Award (organization recipient) to Sanofi Pasteur and the Sanofi Foundation for North America. The Mattioli Philanthropy Award recognizes an organization and/or individual that has provided exemplary benevolence, goodwill, leadership and generosity of time, talent and treasure to Monroe County.
The Delaware Highlands Conservancy has awarded the inaugural Vanessa Van Gorder Memorial Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000 to Claire Harvey, a graduating senior at Honesdale High School. The scholarship was established this spring in honor of Van Gorder, a West Chester University grad who died in 2014. The Conservancy established this scholarship in Vanessa’s memory and to honor her dream of becoming an educator.
Students enrolled in the building trades curriculum at the Monroe Career & Technical Institute (MCTI) in Bartonsville recently put their craftsmanship to good use to build two beautifully crafted picnic tables for the staff at St. Luke’s Pocono MRI (PMRI) Imaging and Diagnostic Center.
From left, first row: MCTI students Toni Petrosino, Max Moyer, James Discon and Dakotah Thomas. Second
At the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 538 Emery Road in Dingmans Ferry.
Pre-registration is requested until otherwise noted.
• “Celebration with a Bang” Family Nature Getaway Weekend.
Thursday through Sundayh, July 2-5. Adults $225/child, commuter and day rates available.
Experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Nature hikes, animal presentations, swimming, canoeing, fireworks, campfire and more! Price includes three nights lodging and meals from Thursday dinner to Sunday lunch.