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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.

During the month of August you will see donation boxes in many of the Island restaurants and businesses 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 once a week.

QUIT YOUR WAY stop smoking class started Wed. July 15th from 5:30 to 6:30 pm and will continue for six weeks.

Chronic Pain class will start toward the end of October and continue for 6 weeks. It may be virtual.

Veteran’s services – first Friday of the month from 9 am to noon,

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

Funding/Communications – Monday, August 31st at 3 pm.

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

GED Classes
Tuesday and Thursday 9 – 11 am. Math only.

Applications for classes may be made on Tuesday and Thursday between 9 am and 2 pm. Class size is limited. Teachers and students are required to wear masks.Call the Beacon 239-283-5123 or Mary Lou Martin at 2339-565-7012.

The Attic (Thrift Store) is open on Mon. Tues and Wed from 9 am until 2 pm. August 4th there will be 50% off almost everything.  Donations will be accepted during 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.

Ongoing Events


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