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September 2016 NewsFlash

Penn State Extension


Upcoming Events
Pike County, 514 Broad Street, Milford PA 18337 ♦ 570-296-3400
PikeExt@psu.edu ♦ extension.psu.edu/pike/events


The Pocono District of Penn State Extension, consisting of Carbon, Monroe, Pike, and Wayne Counties (District 9), has a website with information from all 4 counties.










Reg: = registration deadline

4-H / YOUTH —4-H is open to youth ages 5—18 (unless otherwise noted).
9/1/16 – Knitting Kids 4-H club meeting, 6:00—7:30 PM, Milford
9/6/16 – Rad Razberries 4-H Gardening club meeting, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Dingmans Ferry, open to youth ages 8—18
9/12/16 – Sew What 4-H Sewing Club 4:30—6:00 PM, Milford; open to youth 9 years old or in 4th grade and older and their guardians
9/12/16 – 4-H Horse Leader Meeting, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Stroudsburg
9/15/16 – Knitting Kids 4-H club meeting, 6:00—7:30 PM, Milford
9/24/16 – Pike County 4-H Clubs Roundup, Talent Show & 4-H Olympics Contest, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Dingmans; Project submission deadline: Sep 6

Please “like” the Pike County 4-H facebook page
Please “like” the 4H Monroe County PA facebook page

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
8/29/16 – Home Water and Septic System Workshop, 1:00—3:00 PM, Nesquehoning; Reg: Aug 26
8/29/16 – Home Water and Septic System Workshop, 6:00—8:00 PM, Nesquehoning; Reg: Aug 26
9/13/16 – Getting the Most of Your Grant-writing Efforts, 1:00—4:00 PM, Hawley; Reg: Sep 9
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FOOD SAFETY
9/14/16 – Cooking for Crowds: A Volunteer's Guide to Safe Food Handling, 6:00 AM —9:00 PM, Stroudsburg; Reg: Sep 9

NUTRITION, DIET, and HEALTH
Ongoing – 8 Session Freedom from Smoking Course available in Hawley, Honesdale and Milford; call 570-296-3400 for appointment
9/7/16 -
11/21/16 – Strong Women/Growing Stronger program, 2:00 – 3:00 PM, Stroudsburg; Discounted Reg: Aug 31; Final Reg: Sep 7

PESTICIDES
9/1/16 – Pesticide Applicator Certification Examinations, 9:00—11:00 AM, Stroudsburg
PLANTS / GARDENING
9/15/16 – Celebrating Honey Bees, 6:00—8:00 PM, Honesdale; Reg: requested
9/19/16 – Composting Workshop, 10:00—11:00 AM, Milford; Reg: Sep 14

GARDENING HOTLINES
Master Gardeners can answer home gardening questions. In winter months, volunteers are not in the office regularly. Please check back in the spring for their schedule. You can always call (see phone numbers at top or bottom of this email) or stop in to leave a question or sample or email

Carbon County: 9/6, 9/13, 10:00 AM—12:00 PM—carbonext@psu.edu
Monroe County: monroemg@psu.edu
Pike County: 9/6, 9/13, 10:00 AM—12:00 PM —pikeext@psu.edu
The Pike County Master Gardeners are working on a memorial garden to honor the memory of Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson. Donations are being sought to make this a reality. Visit http://www.neagle.com/article/20151029/NEWS/151029784 for an article based on an interview with Robert Weintraub who is spearheading this project.

Soil test kits are available year round for $9.00, which includes the standard test.

Please “like” the Master Gardeners of Pike County facebook page
Please “like” the Penn State Master Gardeners of Carbon County facebook page
Please “like” the Monroe County PA Master Gardeners facebook page

WEBINARS
9/13/16 – Technology Tuesday: Water Quality & Water System Design on the Dairy, 8:30 -10:00 AM
9/15/16 – Natural Gas : Wind and Natural Gas as Energy Partners, 1:00—2:00 PM, Reg: Sep 15


Please “like” the Penn State Extension in Pike County facebook page
Please “like” the Penn State Extension Monroe Co PA facebook page

Avian Influenza Resources —use this link for Penn State research based information on Avian Influenza



If you do not find an event listed using the links (wording in blue, underlined) provided, please call the Penn State Extension Office in the county the event is located in.

Carbon Co: 570-325-2788 Monroe Co: 570-421-6430 Wayne Co: 570-253-5970, ext. 4110

In This Newsletter


Rodeo At Malibu Ranch

TRICKY TRAY

Women in Business Luncheon September 2016

Belle Reve Senior Living 15 Year Celebration

FREE EVENTS AT MILFORD READERS & WRITERS FESTIVAL SEPT. 30-OCT. 2

Lead The 4-H Way

Penn State Extension

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING

Penn State Extension Master Gardener Program Accepting Applications

Got Sag? Got Wrinkles? We’ve Got a Thermi for That!

Safe Haven's Second Annual ColorFest

Pocono Medical Center Ranked Top 20% in the Nation

KITTATINNY CANOES’ ANNUAL RIVER CLEAN UP - FOLLOW UP

Nurse Practitioner Daniel Harmuth Treating Patients in Hamlin

Partnership Announces Exciting Improvements to Sullivan County Hiking Website, TrailKeeper.org

Rheumatologist Joins the Region’s Most Comprehensive Physician Network

Wayne Memorial Hosts Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

3D Mammography System at Pocono Medical Center’s Bartonsville Healthcare Center Part of National Breast Health Campaign

The Dime Bank Announces Commercial Lender Promotion

The Dime Bank is Named Top Commercial Lender

Conservation District Provides Funds for Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Road Trainings

Wayne Memorial Hosts Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

NPS Welcomes Keith Farrar as Deputy Superintendent Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Holiday Makeover Event for Facial Rejuvenation Free Seminar on New Techniques in Facial Rejuvenation, In Time for the Holidays


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