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Note that the events are separated into two sections – Special Events & Ongoing Events.

Special Events

Tuesday, The Beacon is open with normal hours from 9 – 5 Mon, Wed, and Thurs. Call for an appointment. Beacon Bites and transportation for medical reasons are continuing.

Donation boxes will remain in many of the Island restaurants and businesses for the next couple months. This is for the Beacon Transportation Program. We drive people to medical appointments and treatments. This is a matching fund drive. If we can raise $10,000 the Transportation Program will be covered through 2022.

The Food Bank is open at 9:30 am on Sat. morning. You may visit the Emergency pantry on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday.

Another 6 week QUIT YOUR WAY stop smoking class will start October 7th and continue every Wednesday through November 11th –  5:30 to 6:30 pm. To register Call 877-819-2357.

Chronic Pain class will start Tuesday, October 20th and continue for 6 weeks until November 24th – 9:30 am to noon. It will be virtual. For more information or to register please call 239-343-9264.

Wellness Committee – second Monday of month at 10 am. Next meeting September 14th, 10 am.

Funding/Communications – Monday, September 28th at 9 am. 

Grants Committee meeting – Wednesday, September 30th at 10 am.

Strrange Arrangements -Monday 6 – 7:30 pm. A musical experience. Lessons given.

GED Classes
Classes will start Tuesday, September 29th and will continue 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. Call the Beacon 239-283-5123 or Mary Lou Martin at 2339-565-7012 to mske an appointment.

ESOL classes will start in October.

The Attic (Thrift Store) is open on Monday through Friday from 9 am until 2 pm.  Donations will be accepted during these times. Tuesday, September 8th will be a 50% off sale on almost everything.

We will be using social distancing and please wear a mask. If you don’t have one, we do have some available.

Stay safe.

Ongoing Events


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