Changes made to schedule distribution

MOUNT CARMEL - Mount Carmel Area Junior/Senior High School student schedules for grades seven through 12 are ready for pickup between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday in the high school principal's office.

Any schedule changes for students in grades 11 and 12 will be done Monday, Aug. 11, and for students in grade 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19.

ServSafe program planned

SUNBURY - Penn State Cooperative Extension will hold a ServSafe® Food Safety Certification Training course from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon Monday, Sept. 22, at Penn State Extension, 443 Plum Creek Road. The program includes the certification exam. Cost for the 2-day certification course is $175.

This nationally recognized certification program helps establishments demonstrate to the public, and to employees and co-workers, a commitment to providing safe food to consumers. With approximately 3,000 deaths per year related to foodborne illness, this course outlines safe food handling practices to protect customers, increases profitability, reduces liability, promotes goodwill and enhances a business' competitive position.

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN, extension educator for Penn State Extension, will be the instructor. For more information, call the Penn State Extension Office in Northumberland County at 570-988-3950.

Register online at http://extension.psu.edu/food/safety/courses/servsafe or call 800-851-9710 by Sept. 2 on a first-come, first-serve basis.