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Friends and Fun!
Compeer's Annual Friendship Picnic
 
On Saturday, August 28th nearly 70 people gathered at Quittie Glen in Annville for our seventeenth annual Friendship Picnic!!

Board president, Glenn Wikel, welcomed guests and gave a recap of the ma ny new and exciting things that have taken place at Compeer this past year, such as reaching a board goal: we have 45 friendship matches! 

Another recent event is the hiring of our new Executive Director, Alane Stief. Alane met many of our clients and volunteers for the first ti me at the picnic, saying, "It is wonderful to be part of a such a great organization and meet so many people today."

Guest played two types of BINGO! The first game was "human bingo." People had   to find someone who had certain experiences in their life - such as met someone famous or speaks a foreign language. Following  a delicious lunch of burgers, hot dogs, and baked beans, guests played regular bingo. Many winners went home with great prizes.
 
Jill LaRoche Wikel, Compeer's Volunteer Coordinator, recognized our dedicated volunteers who give their time to our cli ents, though every volunteer says they receive so much more than they ever give in their friendship with their Compeer match! Volunteers received a canvas tote bag as a thank you gift.

Thank you to Laudermilch's Meatmarket and the Sinkhole Saloon and Palmyra Bowling for donating items to our picnic. Thank you, also, to the United Way, Lebanon County's MHIDEI, LINK, Brentwood Industries, the VNA Foundation, and Wellspan Health for their generous support to Compeer. 

Compeer Monthly Socials
          
Twice a month, Compeer hosts gatherings for our volunteers and clients, second Wednesday evenings and on the third Thursday afternoon.
 
These events are always FREE to clients and volunteers.
 
Wed. Sept. 13th-No social
 
Thur. Sept. 14th 1-2:30pm - Lunch and Games
Enjoy lunch with friends and play games like Uno or Parcheesi!
Location: Area Agency on Aging, 710 Maple St.
 
Tues. Sept. 20th 6-8pm - "Cracked not Broken" The Kevin Hines Story
Kevin Hines attempted to take his life by jumping off the Gold Gate Bridge; he is one of only 34 people to survive this fall. Come and listen to his inspirational story.
Location: Lebanon High School
 
Wed. Oct. 12th 6-8pm - Hayride & Bonfire
Take a wagon ride through a beautiful orchard to bonfire and roast hotdogs and marshmallows.
Location: Sycamore Springs Orchard, 2501 Heil mandale Rd, Jonestown
 
Thur. Oct. 20th 1-2:30pm - Halloween Party
Spooky treats and games! Come dressed in costume for a chance to win a prize!
Location: Area Agency on Aging, 710 Maple St.
 
For all these events, RSVP to Alane at 272-8317.
Happy Birthday!
September
Jack N. 9/15
Mary S. 9/17
Barbara S. 9/27
 
October
Elizabeth S. 10/1
Gwen N. 10/4
Mary Ellen M. 10/5
Clyde F. 10/9
Darla D. 10/11
Kristen A. 10/12
Susan F. 10/21
Patricia M. 10/22
Cindy R. 10/26
Karen H. 10/28
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