Lifestyle briefs

Montoursville Garden Club to hold meeting

MONTOURSVILLE — The Montoursville Garden Club will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Presbyterian Church, 900 Elm St.

Sue Miller, Federated Garden Club flower show judge and member of the Duboistown Garden Club, will demonstrate how to make arrangements for the annual flower show on June 28.

Cultivating Communities of Recovery Anniversary Gala

The Cultivating Communities of Recovery Anniversary Gala will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at Lycoming College, 700 College Place, Wertz Hall. The Gala will consist of networking, fine dining and a silent auction set to live, classical music. Guest speakers include William Stauffer, executive director of Pennsylvania Recovery Organization Alliance (PRO-A) and keynote speaker Greg Williams, award-winning documentary filmmaker of “The Anonymous People” and “Generation Found” and executive vice president of Facing Addiction with NCADD.

For more information, to buy a ticket or make a donation, contact Jenny at 272-202-0867 or email

Lewisburg Christian Women’s Club to host brunch

LEWISBURG — The Lewisburg Christian Women’s Club will host a brunch at 9 a.m. June 12 at Country Cupboard restaurant, Route 15.

The program will feature Nicole Walter with Gable House Bakery in Mifflinburg.

Asli Lawrence will provide music.

Cathy Hopper from Broadalbin, New York, will present “Your Past Does Not Have To Define Your Future.”

There is a cost.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Peggy at 570-743-2054 or email

National Alliance on Mental Illness to hold meeting

NAMI will hold a meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 12 at Robert M. Sides Music Center, 201 Mulberry St. There will be a presentation on the Crisis Intervention Team of Lycoming and Clinton counties, which is a community-based program seeking to aid law enforcement and first responders with the training necessary for handling crisis situations with individuals affected by mental illness and intellectual disabilities.

A “Question, Persuade and Refer” training also will be held at 6:30 p.m. June 18 at Ross Library, 232 W. Main St., Lock Haven. QPR is a suicide prevention training tool. For more information or to register, call 570-326-7895 or email

Clinton County Genealogical Society to hold meeting

MILL HALL — The Clinton County Genealogical Society will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. June 12 at the Church of Latter Day Saints, 8 Noll Drive.

Chuck Weaver of the Sugar Valley Historical Society will lead a presentation on the recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Loganton fire that occurred on June 20, 1918.

Certified recovery specialist training to be held

The therapeutic value of one person who’s overcome substance use disorder is without parallel. The individual seeking the credential will assist others facing substance use disorder in their journey of recovery, offering recovery support services through sharing their own experiences.

This free, 54 hour training will be held over eight weeks, not consecutive, June 11, 18 and 25, July 2 and 9 and August 18, 20 and 27, at the FCP Philanthropy building, 201 W. Fourth St.

Confidentiality training is provided by The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs is a requirement for this certification. Applicants will be assisted during the process. Testing site will be provided. Certification and testing fee not included.

For more information and applications, email