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

Special Events

Articles on this Website under Wellness – The past four articles have been on Mental Health issues.. There have been articles on PTSD, social isolation, anxiety, and Positive Mental  Health. The jpresent article is on E-Cigs. Each of these articles, as well as any from the past, are archived on this Website and you can check them out at any time.

The Attic -Every Tuesday is 50% off all clothes, shoes and jewelry. Days of 50% off “almost everything” will be held on Tuesday, May 17th, May 31st June 14th, July 5th, August 2nd, and September 6th.

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 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 – June 13th  at 10 am.

Fund Raising Committee Meeting – Next meeting  Monday, May 16th at 10 am..

Grants Committee Meeting – the 3rd Thursday of the month at 1 pm. Next meeting  May 19th.

Homeless Committee – the 4th Tuesday of the month at 11 am.

Veterans Outreach – first Friday of every month. Next meeting  June 3rd. Call for an appointment.

Pine Island Cares – next meeting Wednesday, July 13th at 10am.

Alzheimers Caregiver Support class – 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 2:30 pm. To register call 239-437-3007

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

The Boy Scout troop will meet every Wednesday at 6 pm

Yoga class – Monday from 4 to 5 pm.

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 Monday  night at 7 pm at the Beacon, Mondays from 7:30 to 9:30 in the Park, and each Wednesday at 4 pm at the Shrimp Farm.

Call the Beacon 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 2 pm  Monday to Friday. Donations may be brought at these times. 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”.

Every Tuesday is 50% off clothing, shoes and purses. 50% off “almost everything” will be on one Tuesday a month, Next one May 17th.

Please wear a mask if you haven’t been vaccinated. If you don’t have one, we do have some available.

Stay safe.

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