Practical Knowledge Fall ’18

Sponsored by

Dr. Timothy P. McGurrin, D.M.D. 


#128- New to Medicare – VAC

Date: Sept. 11                 Time: 5:30 PM            Cost: Free

The APPRISE Program of the Voluntary Action Center is holding a New to Medicare class at The Gathering Place. If you are approaching 65 or contemplating retirement and need to figure out your health care options, this class may be exactly what you need. The class is FREE. We will review all the different parts of Medicare, what they cover, as well as when to enroll. The APPRISE Program is a state funded program. We do not sell insurance. This class will give you clear, unbiased information about your Medicare options so you can make an informed decision about your healthcare coverage.  

Free             Please Register by Sept. 7 

Please register by calling 570-347-5616 and tell them you are registering for The Gathering Place presentation.  It is necessary that you register for this class. Our presenter is bringing materials that supplement her talk.



#129- Organizing
Tara Atkins

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 19                Time: 6:30 PM     Cost: $20

Organize your life from the attic to the basement with these practical, helpful tips.

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Register by Sept. 12


#130- DIY Cleaning without Chemicals
Maggie Roberts


Date: Thursday, Sept. 27                  Time: 6:00 PM        Cost: $10 + Supply cost $5

Learn how to ditch those harsh chemicals and switch to natural alternatives. Make your own cleaning solutions to help you get through your fall cleaning.

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Register by Sept. 20


#131- PowerPoint – Beyond the Basics
Lisa Imbriaco

Dates: 3 Mondays, Oct. 15, 22, 29     Time: 6:00 PM    Cost: $25

This course will begin with a review of the first PowerPoint class. Reinforcement will be spent on inserting new slides, selecting slide designs, picking backgrounds, applying animations, and transitions. New features will be introduced such as using timing in a slide show, inserting objects (tables, charts, hyperlinks), plus a few more advanced features in order to create a working slide show. Students are encouraged to bring their own information for creating a PowerPoint for personal, business, or community use. If you do not have any information to bring to class, a simple project will be provided for you to practice.

Laptop with the latest PowerPoint software installed (No Apple products or iPads/Tablets). A mouse is recommended.

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Register by Oct. 8



Many Thanks to our Patrons
           Abington Heights Civic League    Hampton Inn, Clarks Summit                   John & Carol Heim
Maryann Kaufman     Kristie & Pat McMahon     Millett Real Estate
Oliver, Price & Rhodes, Attorney at Law
Rotary Club of the Abingtons      Walsh Electrical, INC