Articles on this Website under Wellness – The past four articles have been on various spices. Our new article “What is Mental Health” starts a new series. There will be a number of articles about various aspects of mental health such as depression, isolation, abuse, anxiety. They will discuss how to recognize it, what you can do about it and how you can help. Stay tuned. Each of these articles, as well as any from the past, are archived and you can check them out at any time.
Beacon Madness Board with $250 in scratch offs and a $100 bill. Tickets at five dollars each will be sold during November and the drawing will be held on December first at 4:30 pm at Low Key Tiki.
Giving Tuesday will be November 30th. You can easily donate by using the Donation section of this Website.
The Attic – Days of 50% off “almost everything” will be held on Tuesday Black Friday November 26th and Tuesday December 21st.
The “Jane’s Gift” Endowment Fund has been started. This will help us continue our mission for many years to come. See the details on the President’s page.
Community Programs/Client Services are open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 am to 5 pm. You can make an appointment with a Case Manager at these times. Computers, fax and printer are available for use and the Emergency Pantry is open. Beacon Bites and Transportation to medical appointments and treatments are ongoing. The Saturday Food Bank is at 9:30 am. The Emergency Pantry is open whenever the Beacon is open.
Wellness Committee – second Monday of the month at 10 am. Next meeting – December 13th at 10 am.
Fund Raising Committee Meeting – Next meeting Monday, November 15th at 10 am.
Grants Committee Meeting – Thursday, December 9th at 2:30pm
Alzheimers Caregiver Support class – 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 2:30 pm. Starts August 19th. To register call 239-437-3007
Strange Arrangements – Monday 6 – 7:30 pm. A musical experience. Lessons given.
Ancient Remedy Wellness Class – Thursday evenings at 6pm starting October 7th.
GED classes are every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 am to 2 pm. Applications for classes may be made on Tuesday and Thursday between 9 am and 2 pm.
ESOL class – Every Wednesday night from 6pm to 8 pm at the Beacon, Mondays from 7:30 to 9:30 in the Park, and each Wednesday at 4 pm at the Shrimp Farm.
Call the Beacon 239-283-5123 or Mary Lou Martin at 239-565-7012 to make an appointment for GED and ESOL classes.
The Attic (Thrift Store) is open from 9 am to 2 pm (starting June 1st) from Monday to Friday. Donations may be brought at these times. 50% off “almost everything” will be on Tuesday Black Friday November 26th, and Tuesday December 21st.
Please wear a mask if you haven’t been vaccinated. If you don’t have one, we do have some available.