CSO to host anniversary celebration
SHAMOKIN - CSO, A Community Action Agency, will host an anniversary celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 20 at its Shamokin site. The agency is located in the Northumberland County Career and Arts Center at 2 E. Arch St., third floor. May marks the 50th year of Community Action in the United States, and the 10th year that CSO is serving Columbia, Montour and Northumberland counties.
Numerous agency partners will be on hand to provide information to the public, including, Affordable Healthcare Act counselors; American Red Cross; Birthright; Caring Communities; City of Shamokin Housing Authority; Clinical Outcomes Group; Congressman Lou Barletta's office; Experience Works; Housing Authority of Northumberland County; LATS (area transportation); Manna for the Many; North Penn Legal Services; Northumberland County Agency on Aging; Northumberland County Drug and Alcohol and Behavioral Health; Northumberland County Housing Specialist; Northwestern PA Optical Clinic; PA CareerLink and Get2Work youth program; PHEAA; Pregnancy Care Center; Representative Kurt Masser's Office, and VNA Health System.
Free screenings and/or services will be provided by Central Susquehanna Sight Services; Community Clinic; Geisinger Healthcare Family; Nurse Family Partnership; PA Department of Public Health, and SNAP (formerly food stamps).
CSO will provide a free lunch to all who attend. There will also be an indoor yard sale, with proceeds going to the Keep Our Kids Warm winter coat program.
Central Susquehanna Opportunities Inc., is a regional, private non-profit, community-based, charitable organization that is dedicated to helping people make positive changes in their lives. CSO delivers Workforce Development services in the Central Region Workforce Investment Area and provides comprehensive Community Action initiatives to improve local families and communities. CSO strives to address poverty at the local level and move individuals and families to self-sufficiency. For more information about CSO Inc., go to Facebook or call 570-644-6575.