- The United Way of Columbia and Montour County’s United in Recovery coalition will conduct free drug and alcohol treatment assessments this Friday, Jan. 4, from 3-6 p.m. at the Reliance Fire Company, located at 501 W. 3rd St., Berwick. No appointments are necessary and this event is open to residents of all counties. Medical providers specializing in addiction will be on hand to conduct assessments for anyone that does or may have an issue with drug or alcohol abuse. For more information or questions, please contact the United Way at 570-784-3134 or by email.
- For The Cause recently began a quarterly newsletter. Check it out and read more about this organization, which is dedicated to making the greater Berwick area a region of pride where those communities thrive as they live, work and play, and also read about its Teen Center and its programs, its involvement in an Eagle Scout project being undertaken by a local teenager to build a home for a homeless vet, its weekend food program and more.
- Service 1st Federal Credit Union employees collected over 100 toys for Toys for Tots at their annual holiday party.
In place of a gift exchange, employees enjoy taking part in this very special tradition by bringing donations of new toys in hopes of brightening the holidays for local children. In addition to toys collected at the gathering, many Service 1st branch locations served as Toys for Tots donation sites for members and the community.