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

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Special Events

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.

Medicare Options – Wednesday, November 11th from 10 to 11:30 am. Todd Van Oyen will discuss United Healthcare Medicare options for 2021 and the benefits.

Thanksgiving Day Food Bank – 9:30 am.

Giving Tuesday – Tuesday, December 1st – benefitting the Beacon of Hope

Holiday House -Friday, December 4th, 5 – 9 pm, Saturday the 5th from 4 – 9 pm and Sunday the 6th from 1 – 4 pm.

Christmas Eve Day – prepare and deliver Christmas meals and stockings. 

Christmas Day Food Bank – 9:30 am.

Pet Costume Party – Saturday, January 30th.








Ongoing Events

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 and computers are available. 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.

Wellness Committee – second Monday of the month at 10 am. Next meeting October 12th, 10 am.

Funding/Communications – Monday, October 26th at 10 am.

Grants Committee Meeting

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

 GED classes start on Thursday, October 8th and 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 239-565-7012 to make an appointment.

The Attic (Thrift Store) continues to be open from 9 am to 2 pm from Monday to Friday. Donations may be brought at these times. Tuesday, October 6th will be 50% off “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.