Newsletter



December 2016 NewsFlash

Penn State Extension


12/1/16 – Knitting Kids 4-H Club meeting, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, Penn State Extension, 514 Broad St, Milford PA 18337. 4-H is open to youth ages 5 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events/4-h-knitting-kids-club-meeting-20141002

12/2/16 – 4-H Photography Club meeting, 4:30 – 6:30 PM, Pocono Woodland Lakes Clubhouse, 141 Marigold Lane, Milford PA 18337. This club is open to youth ages 8 - 18. Children need to be 8 years old as of Jan. 1 2016 and have a digital camera (no cell phone cameras). 4-H registration fee is $20 for the year. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400, email PikeExt@psu.edu or visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events/4-h-photography-club-meeting

12/3/16 – 4-H Fall Social, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Belle Reve, 404 East Harford St, Milford PA 18337. Free Get Acquainted Social for members, leaders, parents and friends. Lots of activities planned, including community service opportunities! Learn to sew a tissue pack cover with the sewing club! Make a holiday card to give to a senior resident! Donate a non-perishable item for the food pantry! Discover other 4-H opportunities! Did you know that just one annual enrollment fee is needed to join any and all of the clubs offered!? Gifts will be given to 4-H members who bring a friend that is a non-4-H member. Pizza will be provided for those attending so pre-registration is required by November 30, 2016. This program is free when you bring a donation for a local food pantry. Visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events/4-h-fall-social to register. For more information email PikeExt@psu.edu or call 570-296-3400.

12/3/16 – Horse & Pony 4-H club meeting, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center, 314 Foster Hill Road, Milford PA 18337. 4-H is open to youth ages 5 - 18. Call 570-296-3400 for more information or visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events/4-h-horse-and-pony-club-meeting

12/5/16 – Sew What 4-H Sewing Club meeting, 4:30 – 6:00 PM, St. Vincent de Paul Church, 101 St Vincent’s Drive, Milford PA 18337. Bernadette Guerra is the leader. This club is open to youth 9 years old or in 4th grade and older and their guardians. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events/4-h-sewing-club-meeting

12/7/16 – Clubhouse Kids 4-H Club meeting, 1:30 – 3:00 PM, Wild Acres Club House, near 101 Clubhouse Drive, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328. This club is open to youth ages 5 - 12. The leader is Melissa DeJoseph. Call 570-296-3400 for more information or visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events/clubhouse-kids-4-h-club-meeting

12/10/16 – Rough Riders 4-H Horse Club meeting, 10:00 AM, Pocono Ranchlands Stable, Bushkill, PA 18324. 4-H is open to youth ages 5 - 18. For more information, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events/4-h-rough-riders-horse-club-meeting

12/13/16 – Technology Tuesday webinar FARM Program Version 3.0, 8:30 -10:00 AM (EDT/EST). The National Dairy FARM (Farmers Assuring Responsible Management) Program developed by the National Milk Producers Federation is a popular farm audit program used to insure good animal health and care on dairy farms. Dave Wolfgang, Penn State Extension Veterinarian and certified FARM trainer will provide an overview and discuss the most recent changes of the FARM program.

Facility and management changes that can be made to improve prevalence scores will also be addressed. The presenter is Dan McFarland, Penn State Extension Agricultural Engineer. For more information about the series or to register visit http://extension.psu.edu/animals/dairy/events/tech-tuesday-20161213

12/13/16 - 4-H Explorer Buds Club meeting, 4:30 – 6:00 PM, Foundation Room, The Columns Museum, 608 Broad Street, Milford PA 18337. This club is open to youth ages 5 - 8. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events/milford_cloverbuds_4-h-cloverbud-club20160126

12/14/16 – Water Resources webinar: The Effects of Hydraulic Fracturing on Property Values of Nearby Homes Using Public and Private Water Sources, 12:00 -1:00 PM (EDT/EST). The presenter is Dr. Charlies Abdalla, Penn State University. To view the webinar visit https://meeting.psu.edu/water1

12/14/16 – Grazing Guides Webinar: Weed Identification and Management in Pastures, 1:00 -2:00 PM (EDT/EST). This webinar series covers topics that specifically relate to grazing dairy herds. Topics include technologies available to grazing herds as well as strategies for feeding, grazing and care of your animals. All webinars are recorded and are available to view at your convenience. For more information about the series or to register visit http://extension.psu.edu/animals/dairy/events/grazing-guides-webinar-20161214

12/15/16 – Natural gas webinar: Power Generation - Reliability, Value, and Market Coordination, 1:00 - 2: 00 PM (EDT/EST). Matt Tripoli, PE, Senior Manager of Development, and Greg Samilo, Manager of Development, IMG Midstream will discuss power generation using natural gas to create electricity that is placed into the regional grid and used locally.

There is no fee to attend this event but pre-registration is required by December 15 by visiting http://extension.psu.edu/natural-resources/natural-gas/events/natural-gas-power-generation-reliability-value-and-market-coordination. Contact Carol Loveland at cal24@psu.edu or 570-320-4429 for more information.

12/15/16 – Knitting Kids 4-H Club meeting, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, Penn State Extension, 514 Broad St, Milford PA 18337. 4-H is open to youth ages 5 - 18. For more information on this club and other 4-H opportunities, call 570-296-3400 or visit http://extension.psu.edu/4-h/counties/pike/events/4-h-knitting-kids-club-meeting-20140918




Pike County Chamber of Commerce
209 East Harford Street - Milford, PA 18337


 Office Hours
Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 4:30pm
 Phone
(570)296-8700
 Fax
(570)296-3921



© Copyright 2017 Pike County Chamber of Commerce