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NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
Tioga Opportunities, Inc.’s annual meeting will be held on November 27, 2018, at 6 PM at the Countryside Community Center, 9 Sheldon Guile Blvd., Owego, NY 13827. The public is invited to attend. The agenda will include the following:

A. Call to order
B. Establish a quorum
C. Review and acceptance of previous meeting minutes
D. Report of Board President
E. Report of Treasurer
F. Report of Executive Director
G. Announcements
H. New business
I. Date of next year’s annual meeting:
J. Motion to adjourn

Tioga Opportunities, Inc. is happy to lend a helping hand.  Members of TOI Management spent part of Saturday, September 15 working to beautify Evergreen Cemetery in Owego.  Staff cleared brush and sticks, sanded park benches, and painted a gazebo.  We are proud to be part of this community and look forward to our next volunteering adventure!

TOI & Community Action Month

TOI celebrated Community Action month with days of service including staff working at mobile food pantry, a collection of goods for Stray Haven, and a quilt project.

TOI quilt

Price Chopper

42 West Main St.

Owego, NY

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

10am - 2pm

DIGITAL SCREENING MAMMOGRAMS

We’ll be providing digital screening mammograms for women 35 years and older.

Owego United Methodist Church

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

10am - 2pm

Full Service

We’ll be providing clinical breast exams, digital screening mammograms and pelvic exams with our Nurse Practitioner for women 35 years and older.

If you have an order from your healthcare provider and would like to schedule an appointment, please call Lourdes Central Scheduling: (607)798-5723

*You do not need an order if it has been over one year since your last mammogram*

Are you without insurance?

You may be eligible for no cost, or low cost, cancer screenings. To find out if you qualify, or if you’d like more information, please call Cancer Services Program: (607)778-3900

Lourdes also offers a financial assistance program – for more information, please call Lourdes Financial Assistance: (607)584-5522

The Family Development Credential (FDC) Program

Tioga Opportunities, Inc. and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tioga County is again offering the Family Development Credential (FDC) program beginning January 2019 for frontline family workers. The core goal of the program is for families to attain a healthy self-reliance.

This nationally recognized and respected professional development program provides training and opportunities to practice skills for strength-based family support. Family development workers help individuals and families of all ages, life-styles, and cultures learn to set and work toward their own goals.

This training increases the effectiveness of workers helping families. To earn the FDC, a participant must:
• Complete 90 hours of interactive classroom instruction based on the Empowerment Skills for Family Workers curriculum
• Prepare a skills portfolio with support of a portfolio advisor, and
• Pass a state credentialing exam.

The course is highly interactive and applicable to our professional and personal lives.  The fee is $900 and includes 90-hours of training, the course materials, and exam fee.  The credential is also applicable for college credit and/or contact hours.  It also can be used to document training hours for both new NYSPEP Parenting Educator Credential applicants and for renewals.

The New York State Department of State selected Cornell University to develop the FDC curriculum and administer the program in 1996. Today, the University of Connecticut administers the National FDC.

Classes start January 10, 2019 at Tioga Opportunities, Inc., Owego, NY

Space is limited; reservations must be made by December 31.

FDC Brochure - 2019

Dispose of unused or unwanted prescriptions and non-prescription medications, including pet medications at the following locations:



Tioga County Sheriff’s Office

103 Corporate Drive

Owego, NY 13827

Monday-Friday 8am-4pm



Owego Police Department

90 Temple Street

Owego, NY 13827

Monday-Friday 8am-4pm



Waverly Police Department

32 Ithaca Street

Waverly, NY 14892

Monday- Friday  8am-4pm

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