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

Special Events

Coming up

The Samaritan Health and Wellness Clinic is now open every other Wednesday from 8 am to 4 pm here at the Beacon.  This primary care clinic is for the uninsured and underinsured and is for all ages. It also deals with mental health issues. The cost is $50 with help available if needed. Call for an appointment at 239-360-7520.

The Attic -The Attic will be closed every Monday through the summer months.  Every Tuesday is 50% off all clothes, shoes, and jewelry. Days of 50% off “almost everything” will be held on some days. The next ones are  July 2nd, and July 16th.

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.



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, fax and printer are available for use. We also have a Notary.

Beacon Bites and Transportation to medical appointments and treatments are ongoing. Call 239-283-5123 if you need a ride.

Wellness Committee – Next meeting – to be announced

Fund Raising Committee Meeting – 3rd Monday of the month. Next meeting Monday, July 15th at 11 am.

Veterans Outreach – first Friday of every month from 9am to 12:30pm. Call for an appointment.

Pine Island Cares – Next meeting will be Monday, August 12th at 10 am.

Blood pressure screening on Wednesday from 1 to 2 pm and Saturday morning from 10 to 11 am.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support class. To register call 239-437-3007. Is held every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 9am at the Methodist Church.

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

The Boy Scout troop will meet every Wednesday at 6 pm at the United Methodist Church.

Girl Scouts meets on Friday nights at 6.

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 Tuesday and Thursday nights at 6 pm…

Call the Beacon at 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 3 pm  Tuesday to Friday. Saturday hours are 10 am to 3 pm.  Donations may be brought from 9 am to 2:30 when we are open. To see what type of donations we are able to take, check out ” What We Do” on this Website and go to “The Attic/Thrift Store”.


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