Rabies clinic, COVID-19 relief and more

What's going on in your community August 27 to September 2

Posted 8/26/20

Rabies clinic 

LIBERTY, NY — Sullivan County Public Health Services is sponsoring a free rabies clinic at the Town of Liberty’s Hanofee Park on Thursday, August 27. Between 4 and …

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Rabies clinic, COVID-19 relief and more

What's going on in your community August 27 to September 2

Posted

Rabies clinic 

LIBERTY, NY — Sullivan County Public Health Services is sponsoring a free rabies clinic at the Town of Liberty’s Hanofee Park on Thursday, August 27. Between 4 and 7 p.m., registrants can have their dogs, cats and/or ferrets vaccinated against rabies.

Pre-registration is required at www.bit.ly/rabiesclinic827. Anyone without an appointment will not be served.

The clinic is open to Sullivan County residents only, who must wear masks at the event. Proof of identification will be required.

Free notary, photocopies and faxing

GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — Attorney William A. Brenner is offering free notary, photocopies and faxing due to the coronavirus crisis since the places where these services are normally provided are closed. 

This free community service is to assist older townsfolk and families without computers who have been affected by new federal and state assistance forms and pension and court forms requiring notarized signatures and immediate filing.

His office is located at 157 Main St. For more information, call 845/985-7411.

Meals available for pickup

WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The Wayne County Area Agency on Aging wants to remind county residents that, in addition to weekday dine-in meals at the senior centers in Hamlin, Hawley and Honesdale, meals are also available for pickup. The county has received funding that allows this program to continue through September of 2021. 

Reservations are required the day before by 1 p.m.; the number of meals ordered are the only that are prepared. For age 60 and over, the suggested donation is $2.50; for those under 60, cost is $5.50. 

Call the Hawley Senior Center at 570/226-4209. Use the kitchen window on side of building, look for sign. Pick up is from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Call the Honesdale Senior Center at 570/253-5540. Use the river side of the building at loading dock. Pick up is from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Call the Hamlin Senior Center at 570/689-3766. Use the side door off of parking lot for drive through, look for sign. Pick up is from 11 to 11:30 a.m.

In-home meal delivery is another option; call 570/253-4262 and ask for the Intake Department to be screened and registered.

GAIT receives Greater Pike Community Foundation grant

MILFORD, PA — GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center, a nonprofit organization proving equine-assisted activities and therapies to children and adults with physical, emotional and cognitive challenges, recently accepted a $2,000 grant from the Greater Pike COVID Relief Fund at Greater Pike Community Foundation. The grant will help GAIT cover the costs associated with insuring and caring for its herd of 10 specially trained therapy horses at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has limited its ability to raise revenue.

For questions or additional information, call 570/409-1140 or email info@gaittrc.org. GAIT is located at 314 Foster Hill Rd.

More than 150,000+ meals to Monticello children

MONTICELLO, NY — The Monticello Central School District’s food services and transportation teams have served and delivered more than 158,804 meals to Monticello children since the school buildings closed in March. All children under the age of 18 who live in Monticello are eligible to receive these free meals. Five days’ worth of breakfast and lunch are delivered along bus routes on Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays. 

For more information on specific bus routes and times, visit www.bit.ly/montimeals.

CFOS COVID-19 response funding still available 

MONTGOMERY, NY — Five months since the establishment of the Orange and Sullivan COVID-19 Response Fund by the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan (CFOS), funding remains available for nonprofits aiding those impacted by the pandemic.

Since its inception, the fund has distributed 117 grants totaling $484,576 to address immediate and longer-term needs of residents in Orange and Sullivan counties hardest hit by COVID-19. 

Nonprofit organizations providing response services to Orange and Sullivan residents during this pandemic are encouraged to apply for grants and donations at any level are currently being accepted. For more information, visit www.cfosny.org/covid-19-response-fund.

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