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“Season of Giving” is celebrated at Pawling Resource Center with support from Dutchess County and AT&T

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in News | Comments Off on “Season of Giving” is celebrated at Pawling Resource Center with support from Dutchess County and AT&T

  The  Pawling Resource Center celebrates the start of the “Season of Giving” with a visit from a few Dutchess County supporters. Dutchess County Sheriff Butch Anderson continues to support the center with donations of holiday food.  For the past several years, AT&T has made a generous donation for the purchase of holiday turkeys and other items, through the efforts of Ed Bergstraesser, Director of External Affairs.  Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor generously designates a portion of his annual food drive results for the PRC. ...

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United Way volunteers ready the Pawling Resource Center for winter and holiday giving!

Posted by on Nov 15, 2017 in News | Comments Off on United Way volunteers ready the Pawling Resource Center for winter and holiday giving!

United Way of Dutchess and Orange County sponsors annually a “Make A Difference Day”.  On October 28th volunteers gathered at the Pawling Resource Center to help ready the Center for winter and Holiday activities. Participants came from Poughkeepsie and other Dutchess locations, and as far away as Queens, New York, and New Jersey.  The party of 15 volunteers assisted with painting, outdoor cleanup, wrapping holiday gifts and baskets, and picking up donated Hannaford’s boxes.  The Pawling Resource Center staff and Board...

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Fun and camaraderie highlight the PRC’s 10th annual “Walk So They May Ride”

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Fun and camaraderie highlight the PRC’s 10th annual “Walk So They May Ride”

  The Pawling Resource Center’s 10 Annual “Walk So They May Ride” event took place on Saturday September 23rd, a beautiful sunny morning. This fun and healthy walk raised $16,000, through individual and corporate sponsorships, for the Center’s essential programs, which include a food pantry and providing rides to medical appointments and food shopping.  Corporate sponsors who supported the event include: as Medical Transportation sponsors at the Platinum level: Pawling Engineered Products, Pawling Corporation, Castagna Realty, and Westchester...

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Positively Pawling packs the PRC Pantry!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Positively Pawling packs the PRC Pantry!

On Saturday September 16, the kind folks from Positively Pawling set up a table and collected items for the Food Pantry of the Pawling Resource Center.   Glenn Carey led this fine band of do-gooders and posted a list of needed items the previous week for the Trinity Pawling faculty and on Facebook.  The following items were collected through community generosity:   435 rolls of Paper towels & TP and tissues boxes, food, personal care & cleaning items totaling 655 lbs., 205 diapers and packs of wipes, plus $613 in contributions and a...

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PRC’s Walk So They May Ride Sees Community Support

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in News | Comments Off on PRC’s Walk So They May Ride Sees Community Support

By Susan Stone The Pawling Resource Center’s fundraiser, Walk So They May Ride, has experienced an outpouring of corporate and community support in advance of the September 23rd event date. Funds received from event sponsors help to support the PRC’s signature programs, which include providing rides to medical appointments and grocery shopping , food delivery to home bound clients, as well as contributing much needed support to the Centers food bank. This year’s Platinum sponsors include Pawling Engineered Products, Pawling...

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Reverend Jon Ellingworth to Lead a Congregation in Iowa

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Reverend Jon Ellingworth to Lead a Congregation in Iowa

Pawling Resource Center Board Chairman Rev. Jon Ellingworth, Pastor at The Lutheran Church of Christ The King in Pawling, has been called to lead the congregation at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waverly, Iowa. Pastor Ellingworth will address his parishioners for the final time on August 27, and will be feted with a farewell luncheon after services. He will be installed in his new position in Iowa on September 10th. Rev. Ellingworth came to Pawling fifteen years ago, directly from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne,...

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Pawling Resource Center’s Walk-a-thon Scheduled for September 23rd

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Pawling Resource Center’s Walk-a-thon Scheduled for September 23rd

  Pawling Resource Center’s Tenth Annual Walk-a-thon, Walk So They May Ride, is scheduled for September 23rd, 2017. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Resource Center, located at 126 East Main Street in Pawling. Proceeds will benefit the Resource Center, which provides services to the needy in the town and village of Pawling. Within the last year, the Pawling Resource Center has provided 1,056 rides to medical appointments, food assistance to 4,113 individuals, the loan of 258 items of medical equipment and 322 rides to...

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The Pawling Resource Center Thanks Volunteers at Annual Recognition Breakfast

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in News | Comments Off on The Pawling Resource Center Thanks Volunteers at Annual Recognition Breakfast

On August 16th the Pawling Resource Center held its annual Volunteer Recognition event, to thank the many volunteers who make the PRC services possible.  More than fifty volunteers, staff and Board members gathered at Christ Church on Quaker Hill at 8:30 am for a breakfast to celebrate their many hours donated in service to the community.  Speakers included Rev. Jon Ellingworth, Chair of the PRC Board for the last five years, Board member Rev. Mark Allen, and Terry Ariano, Executive Director. Certificates and small gifts of appreciation were...

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Pawling Resource Center’s Annual School Supply Drive….Backpacks and Pencils and Notebooks…Oh My!!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Pawling Resource Center’s Annual School Supply Drive….Backpacks and Pencils and Notebooks…Oh My!!

Pawling Resource Center’s Annual School Supply Drive….Backpacks and Pencils and Notebooks…Oh My!!  For three weeks in late July and early August, The Pawling Resource Center held its annual School Supply Drive, collecting backpacks (and the school supplies to fill them) for needy students in grades 1-8  in  Pawling.  Once again, the community came together to donate these much needed items so that each student can begin the school year with everything that is needed for academic success. This year, the PRC began a Go-Fund-Me campaign in order...

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James Earl Jones Narrates Pawling Resource Center Informational Video

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in News | Comments Off on James Earl Jones Narrates Pawling Resource Center Informational Video

Mr. James Earl Jones, award winning actor and Pawling resident, has donated his time, talent, and familiar voice, as narrator on the recently created video produced by Resource Center board member, Frank Matheis. Mr. Matheis and his crew of three organized the filming at the Resource Center’s facility located at 126 East Main Street in Pawling, and at several familiar locations throughout the town and village of Pawling. During the month of June, Mr. Matheis, a marketing and public relations professional, volunteered his expertise in...

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