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River Valley Regional YMCA Receives Grant from PPL Foundation

Williamsport–The River Valley Regional YMCA is pleased to announce it has received a $2,500 grant from the PPL Foundation. These funds will help support the children and youth programming at the Williamsport Branch YMCA. By offering a Preschool Childcare Program to children ages 6 weeks to 5 ...

AllOne Foundation donation

The AllOne Foundation has awarded the River Valley Regional YMCA with a $30,000 grant to help bridge the gap of programing and service options for individuals with diverse abilities. AllOne Foundation works with community organizations to enhance the present healthcare delivery system of ...

Odd Fellows donation to Muncy Pool

The Brady Lodge 116 Odd Fellows donated a check for $1,000. to the Muncy Pool Association Monday. The money will go toward repairs and wading pool enhancements including water features and safety. From left is Allen Smith, Odd Fellows financial secretary, Hannah Peachey, president of the Muncy ...

ALIFT donation

Assisting Loggers Immediately Fund Trust (ALIFT) was able to help families of injured logging contractors recently. Above, Jim Soltis, president of ALIFT, presents a check to Luke Cellini of Williamsport to help with expenses following a logging accident. Cellini seriously injured his leg in ...

Troop 38 Court of Honor

The Scouts of Saint Ann Troop 38 for Girls and Troop 38 for Boys recently conducted their annual Court of Honor. Scouts received over 50 merit badges earned this summer, and a dozen Scouts were recognized for completion of the requirements for rank advancement. Scoutmaster Peg Bird received the ...

Girls Scout national delegate

Girl Scout Ambassador Katy Schon, Troop 61371, an 11th-grader at Loyalsock Township High School, has been selected as a national delegate to represent the Girl Scouts in the Heart of PA at the National Girl Scout Convention later this month. The convention was originally going to be held in ...

River Valley Regional YMCA Eastern Lycoming branch receives grant

The Eastern Lycoming Branch of the River Valley Regional YMCA was recently named the recipient of the Waldron Memorial Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of PA. The funds, totaling $8,283.00, will be used to complete phase three of the Eastern Lycoming Branch YMCA improvement ...

Barbours Cemetery Association donation

The Barbours Cemetery Association of Barbours wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the Plunketts Creek Township Foundation Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania for their most generous 2020 grant contribution of $2,000.00 to the Barbours Cemetery for Mowing ...

Sixth annual Sleigh Dash for Heroes 5K

Pennsylvania Skill Charitable Giving recently donated $5,000 to Susquehanna Valley CASA to help recruit, train, and oversee volunteers that serve children that have been abused and/or neglected in the court systems. Accepting the check donation are Corey Mowrey, Board President, left; Tammy ...

Tri-County REC & Tri-Co Connections charity golf tournament

Tri-County President & CEO Craig Eccher and Tri-Co Connections Senior Vice President for Business Development Bill Gerski presented checks for $10,000 to two Potter County organizations that host events for wounded veterans. The funds, raised during the inaugural Tri-County REC & ...