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Peer Empowerment Network

is funded by:


United Way – http://www.uwlaurel.org/
Cambria County Behavioral Health - http://www.cambriacountypa.gov/behavioral-health.aspx
Cambria County Commissioners Office - http://www.cambriacountypa.gov


                                             TAKE NOTE!
                                             October 2022


Special Events
October 4th – Time to be announced – The Drop In Center will be hosting the Crisis

Intervention Team CIT officers in training.  Please plan on attending, sharing your

experiences will help these officers when dealing with individuals in the community.
October 5th, 12th 19th at 1:00 -  Bingo
October 6th
– CFST In service – Holly, Eugene, Melissa and Maryann will be unavailable as

they work to improve your yearly survey experience.
October 7th, 21st, 28th - 10:00-2:00 - Open Arts. Dr. Talbot is back. Healing Arts Program  

Open Art Studio – Create your own “Expressive Art”.  Don’t be scared, give it a chance… it is

amazing the level of creativity you can reach if you just give it a try!
October 11th and 17t –11:00 - Page of the Month – We enjoyed working together to

create our page last month that this month we scheduled 2 days!  You bring the photos

to create the page you want. If you need us to print your photos please be sure to get them

to us in advance.  You can stop in or email to mgeorge@pendropincenter.org  If you weren’t with us last month but are interested in starting you scrapbook just let us know. 
October 18th at 10-12:00 Conemaugh Nursing Students will be here to present on some topics, we suggested. We hope you plan on joining, as we learn from them, they also learn from us!
October 19th at 12:00 – October Birthday Party, stop in and celebrate our friends born in October!
October 20th at 11:00- Join the Drop in Center along with Nancy Jo’s parents and friends. As we place a permanent memorial to our friend Nancy Jo.
October 24th at 11:00 Corn hole in the Hallway! Find your partner and join in the tournament.
October 25th – Halloween Craft – Please sign up so we are sure to have enough materials.
October 26th – 5:00 - YES, it’s back, live and in- person, the annual Drop In Center Halloween Party.  For those that have never attended get your costumes ready.  You MUST dress up to be admitted! If you don’t have a costume just talk to Joann about what is available here!  Great food, fun and dancing. Please sign up so we are sure to have everything we need.
October 31st – 1:00 Trivia it’s not what you know. Come down and participate in Trivia!

Educational Opportunities 
October 20th at 1:00 – CSP, Community Support Group – It’s a very exciting time for this group. Get involved now and help to define the new and improved CSP.  Followed immediately by Tanya Talks – Tanya Kvarta, Executive Director of BHoCC will be here to discuss with you all that is happening with MH in our area. 
October 27th 4:00-5:00- Grief Support Group.