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

 Notice****Easter Sunday there will be a Food Bank at 9 am.Larry will pick up from 7 Publix stores at 11 the night before. Publix is closed on Easter. There will still be a Food Bank on Saturday at 9:30.

On Tuesday, April 13th, we will be giving out 250 vaccines at the Beacon from 9 to 1. The second shot will be given  on May 4th. You must be 18 and a resident of Florida. If you own property here or live here 6 months a year that qualifies you also. Call Nancy at 239-246-3566 to schedule your appointment.

Tax preparation will continue until April 23rd..  Call 239-283-5123 for an appointment.

March – boxes in stores for GED donations.

Citizenship Class starts Wednesday, April 7th from 1 to 3 pm. This will be a 6 week class.

ESOL class will start Thursday April 1st from 3 – 4;30 pm and continue every Thursday.

Coming Up

Quit Smoking class starts Wednesday April 7th from 5:30 to 6:30 pm and continues for 6 weeks. To register call 877-819-2357.



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. Computers are available 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 May 10th at 10 am.

Funding/Communications Meeting – Next meeting April 5th at 10 am.

Grants Committee Meeting – first Thursday, of the month at 2:30. Next meeting – April 8th.

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

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. Call the Beacon 239-283-5123 or Mary Lou Martin at 239-565-7012 to make an appointment.

ESOL class – Thursdays from 3 – 4:30 pm starting April 1st.

The Attic (Thrift Store) is open from 9 am to 5 pm from Monday to Friday. Donations may be brought at these times.

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

Stay safe.

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