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The Lans­dale His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety will of­fer the fol­low­ing pro­grams at the Lans­dale Parks and Recre­ation Build­ing, Sev­enth St. and Lans­dale Ave., be­gin­ning at 7:30 p.m., un­less oth­er­wise noted. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 215-855-1872:

Habi­tat for Hu­man­ity ReStore, 533 Foundry Road, West Nor­ri­ton, is open Wed­nes­days and Fri­days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Satur­days from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., sell­ing Fur­ni­ture, lDPSV, lLJKWLnJ fixWurHV, SDLnW, WLlH, flRRrLnJ DnG PuFK more. Do­na­tions are ac­cepted at the ReStore un­til 15 min­utes be­fore clos­ing. To sched­ule a pick-up for do­nated items, call 610-6313149. Restore vol­un­teers are also needed and train­ing/ori­en­ta­tion is pro­vided.

Heart­land Hospice is look­ing for car­ing and ded­i­cated peo­ple with an in­ter­est in serv­ing ter­mi­nally ill pa­tients and their fam­i­lies in the greater Philadel­phia area. Vol­un­teer classes are DYDLlDElH WR fiW HDFK SHrVRn’V sched­ule. Please call 610-9416700 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Are you vi­sion im­paired or blind and would like to try your hand at knit­ting, cro­chet­ing, weav­ing, or other crafts? Come join us in our “Stitches of Love” SrRJrDP Rn WKH firVW DnG WKLrG Thurs­day of each month, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Ses­sions are held at the Mont­gomery County As­so­ci­a­tion for the Blind (MCAB), 212 1. 0DLn 6W., WKLrG flRRr, 1RrWK Wales, Pa. Vol­un­teers are also wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion you may con­tact MCAB at 215-661-9800.

Holy Redeemer Home­Care and Hospice seeks com­pas­sion­ate and emo­tion­ally ma­ture vol­un­teers to pro­vide sup­port to lo­cal hospice pa­tients and their fam­i­lies in Bucks, Mont­gomery and Philadel­phia coun­ties. Vol­un­teers may also as­sist with pet ther­apy and ad­min­is­tra­tive work within the hospice depart­ment and are re­quested to have day­time avail­abil­ity. Hospice pa­tient care vol­un­teers visit with pa­tients in their homes or nurs­ing fa­cil­i­ties once a week for two to three hours. They pro­vide emo­tional sup­port and com­pan­ion­ship to pa­tients and fam­ily mem­bers, as­sist with errands or pro­vide respite for care­givers. Be­reave­ment vol­un­teers sup­port the fam­i­lies of hospice pa­tients fol­low­ing the loss of a loved one, while ad­min­is­tra­tive vol­un­teers as­sist with typ­ing, PDLlLnJV DnG/Rr filLnJ. HRVpice care work­ers pro­vide a great ser­vice to fam­i­lies and loved ones of hospice pa­tients. Many vol­un­teers also re­port a great deal of per­sonal sat­is­fac­tion as a re­sult of their ser­vices. Pa­tient care and be­reave­ment vol­un­teers com­plete an ap­pli­ca­tion and at­tend an 18-hour vol­un­teer train­ing pro­gram that cov­ers the med­i­cal, psy­cho­log­i­cal and spir­i­tual as­pects of hospice vol­un­teer­ing. Day and evening train­ing pro­grams are of­fered. To sign up for vol­un­teer op­por­tu­ni­ties in Penn­syl­va­nia, con­tact Holy Redeemer Vol­un­teer Co­or­di­na­tor Jean Fran­cis at 215698-3737 or email jfran­cis@ holyre­

The North Penn Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion’s Meals on Wheels pro­gram is look­ing for vol­un­teers to pack or de­liver meals to the el­derly DnG Ln­fiUPHG. Meals are packed and de­liv­ered morn­ings, Mon­day through Fri­day. You can vol­un­teer for as many days per week or month as you would like. Pack­ag­ing meals rHTuLrHV DSSrRxLPDWHly 2-1/2 hours of your time each day and in­volves mak­ing sand­wiches, pack­ag­ing food into in­di­vid­ual serv­ing con­tain­ers and pack­ing cool­ers with the meals. De­liv­er­ing meals reTuLrHV DSSrRxLPDWHly 90 PLnutes of your time each day and in­volves load­ing cool­ers into your car and de­liv­er­ing a route RI DSSrRxLPDWHly 10 WR 15 stops. The Meals on Wheels pro­gram is also in need of emer­gency, win­ter-weather vol­un­teers to pack and de­liver meals in bad weather. North Penn VNA is lo­cated at 51 Med­i­cal Cam­pus Drive in Lans­dale and de­liv­ers meals in the Lans­dale, North Wales and Blue Bell ar­eas. For more in­for­ma­tion or to vol­un­teer, please call Brid­get, North Penn VNA Meals on Wheels co­or­di­na­tor, at 215-855-6016.

Up­per Gwynedd Fire Depart­ment Cell­phone Re­cy­cling Pro­gram — We are now ac­cept­ing used cell phones. Please drop off your used cell phone at UG FLUH KRuVH - 660 GDU­fiHOG Ave, West Point, Tues­day night be­tween 6 and 7 p.m. or dur­ing Hoagie sale – 2nd Satur­day of ev­ery month.

The Up­per Gwynedd Fire Depart­ment is look­ing for vol­un­teers — While it may sur­prise you to learn that fiUH SURWHFWLRn LV SURYLGHG in Up­per Gwynedd by 50 vol­un­teers who re­ceive no com­pen­sa­tion at all, this is the norm, not the ex­cep­tion. ASSrRxLPDWHly 97 SHrFHnW RI WKH firH FRPSDnLHV in the Com­mon­wealth are vol­un­teer. We are look­ing for firH­fiJKWHrV, TuLFN rHVSRnVH PHGLFDl SHrVRn­nHl, MunLRr firH­fiJKHrV, VSHFLDl firH SRlLFH, DnG ac­tive mem­bers that can help at fundraisers and take care of ad­min­is­tra­tive du­ties. To vol­un­teer visit our web­site at or stop by any Tues­day night.

The Up­per Gwynedd Fire Depart­ment is al­ways look­ing for cars to be donDWHG WR WKH fiUH GHSDUW­ment. If you have an old car that you are look­ing to sell or dis­pose of, why not GRnDWH LW WR WKH fiUH GHSDUW- ment? YRur WDx-GHGuFWLElH do­na­tion goes a long way DnG KHlSV WKH firVW rHVSRnGHrV get valu­able train­ing. Th­ese ve­hi­cles are needed to keep up our train­ing and skills Ln DuWRPRELlH HxWrLFDWLRn. You can even watch as the mem­bers turn your old car into scrap, all in the name of good train­ing. All we need from you is your ve­hi­cle and ti­tle, and we take care of the rest. If your ve­hi­cle is older than 10 years, a ti­tle is not needed. A do­na­tion re­ceipt will be pro­vided to you. Call 267-228-5949 for more in­for­ma­tion.

U.S. Coast Guard Aux­il­iary Flotilla 2-4 seeks new mem­bers. Great op­por­tu­niWy WR ErRDGHn ERDWLnJ HxSHrLence. In­for­ma­tion: 215-9690266 (Stan Mo­rantz). chapel time and a one-of-akind game time. Club runs from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Min­i­mal cost in­volved. Please con­tact Pas­tor John at 215-368-4444 (x110) IRr PRrH LnIRrPDWLRn.

GLrlV DnG BRyV IrRP firVW to 12th grade are in­vited to join a chap­ter of the Chil­dren of the Amer­i­can Rev­o­lu­tion. C.A.R. pro­vides op­por­tu­ni­ties for a child to de­velop a love of, and a re­spect for, our coun­try. The National So­ci­ety of the Chil­dren of the Amer­i­can Rev­o­lu­tion, founded in 1895, is the old­est pa­tri­otic or­ga­ni­za­tion for youths in our county. Mem­ber­ship is open to all chil­dren who are descen­dants of pa­tri­ots of the Amer­i­can Rev­o­lu­tion. Let your child see his­tory come alive through the eyes of their Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War An­ces­tor. Monthly meet­ings and ac­tiv­i­ties are be­ing planned for all ages. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Stephanie at SSeely00@com­cast. net or Linn at DAR_news@ ver­i­

The North Penn YMCA, Lans­dale Branch, 608 E. Main St., Lans­dale, hosts events for chil­dren. In­for­ma­tion: 215-368-1601.

• The North Penn YMCA will host a School’s Out Pro­gram, where chil­dren will be trans­ported to the YMCA from area schools for be­fore and af­ter school care. Chil­dren will en­joy ac­tiv­i­ties like swim­ming, art DnG PuVLF, fiWnHVV rHDGLnHVV, com­puter lab, spe­cial gym pro­grams and the “Read­ing Nook.” Space is limited. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the nuPEHr DERYH, HxW. 232. Gwynedd. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Erin at 610631-1014.

Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion Delaware Val­ley Chap­ter spon­sors monthly fam­ily care­giver sup­port group meet­ings at two lo­ca­tions. Pre-regis­tra­tion is not re­quired. In­for­ma­tion: 1-800272-3900.

• Dock Woods Com­mu­nity, 275 Dock Drive, Lans­dale, third Thurs­day of the month, 3 to 5 p.m.

• North Penn Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion, 51 Med­i­cal Cam­pus Drive, Board 5RRP, LDnVGDOH, PHHW fiUVW Thurs­day of the month, 7 to 9 p.m.

• A new group will be held the fourth Mon­day of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary Manor, 701 Lans­dale Ave., Lans­dale.

• A new fam­ily care­giver sup­port group will be of­fered the fourth Tues­day of the month at 2:30 p.m. at Clare Bridge of Mont­gomery, 1089 Hor­sham Road. Be­reave­ment Coun­sel­ing: Pro­fes­sional coun­sel­ing for in­di­vid­u­als, cou­ples, chil­dren and fam­i­lies deal­ing with loss and be­reave­ment. Con­tact Emily, Vin­cent, Clin­i­cal Di­rec­tor at 610222-4110, HxW. 103.

Bethany Bi­ble Fel­low­ship Church, 75 W. Broad St., HDW­fiHOG, wLOO SUHVHnW GULHIshare, a free spe­cial weekly sem­i­nar and sup­port group for peo­ple who are griev­ing the death of some­one close to them. If you have lost a spouse, child, fam­ily mem­ber or friend, you have prob­a­bly found that there are not many peo­ple who un­der­stand the deep hurt you feel. This group is spon­sored by peo­ple who un­der­stand what you are HxSHrLHnFLnJ DnG wDnW WR RIfer you com­fort and en­courDJHPHnW GurLnJ WKLV GLI­fiFulW time. GriefShare is a non­de­nom­i­na­tional group and fea­tures bib­li­cal teach­ing on grief and re­cov­ery top­ics.

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