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3, 4, and 5 year old preschool openings at the United Christian Academy in Smethport, PA. Transportation provided. Open house and registration on Friday, April 25th from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Only $60.00 per month for 2 mornings per week. Applications available at the school office by calling 814-887-9231. Also accepting enrollment for kindergarten through 12th grade for the 2014-15 school year. The school offers developmental screening for preschoolers and employs only PA certified teachers.........................What do bugs, candy, rollercoasters, and legos have in common? They are all things that your kids could be doing this summer instead of just watching TV or playing video games. Send them to the half day summer camp program at the United Christian Academy in Smethport, PA. They will participate in special theme weeks which include many different activities, as well as a summer-long Olympics competition complete with medals and award ceremony. Call the school at 814-887-9231 for an application. Only $50.00 per week for a great learning experience. 9 a.m. to noon

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Big Brothers Big Sisters of McKean County

Johnathan Doheny holding a dream catcher
Big Brothers Big Sisters of McKean County held its Fall Group Event on November 10th in Bradford to celebrate Native American Heritage month. Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Prevention Specialist Greta Billings presented an interactive workshop on building positive decision making skills and the effects of positive and negative peer pressure. 

Dr. J. Michael Stuckart, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, led an interactive discussion about the local Seneca-Iroquois culture in our area. Native American foods were served including cornbread made by event participants. Native American crafts and games were also enjoyed. As a community service project, donations were collected for Destinations Bradford, a local outreach organization.

Group activities are held throughout the year providing additional free recreational opportunities for matched mentors and youth to attend. Group activities also provide an opportunity for interested individuals to serve as a mentor or Bigs for a day with youth who are waiting to be matched accompanied by their caregiver/parent.

Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to thank the First Presbyterian Church for the use of their fellowship hall as well as the McKean County Probation Department’s Good Growing Gardens Program for their donation of pumpkins.

If you would like to make a difference for a child in your community, please contact Big Brothers Big Sisters of McKean County locally at 814-887-5591 or toll free at 1-877-776-1636.

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