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Senator Mario Scavello

In this Edition:

  • Rev. Ramsden honored with Bensinger Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Senator Scavello to Host College and Career Fair
  • Senator Scavello Invites You to get Professional Blood Pressure Screening
  • Monroe County Head Start Celebrates 50th Anniversary
  • April 12: Scavello, American Legion Hold Veterans Assistance Day at Tannersville District Office
  • Senator Scavello to Join Bob Matthews on Penn’s Peak Radio
  • Essroc Cement Co. Celebrates 150 years in the Community
  • Local Monroe County State Representatives Host Outdoor Expo
  • A Moving Suicide Prevention Talk from Kevin Hines

Rev. Ramsden honored with Bensinger Lifetime Achievement Award

Senator Scavello

The Rotary Club of the Stroudsburgs honored Rev. William E. Ramsden with the Alex "Buzz" Bensinger Lifetime Achievement Award. Thank you Rev. Ramsden for you continued support for Monroe County through community service, selflessness and philanthropy.


Senator Scavello to Host College and Career Fair

I will be hosting a College and Career Fair with exhibitors for people of all ages on Thursday, April 15 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Pleasant Valley High School. Whether you are a high school student applying for scholarships or an adult looking for a career change, the career fair will have valuable information available to you.


Senator Scavello Invites You to get Professional Blood Pressure Screening

I would like to invite residents to make an appointment to attend the second event in my Healthy Living Series. This free blood pressure screening will be held at my Pen Argyl District office on Monday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The blood pressure screening will be conducted by a professional in partnership with St. Luke’s University Health Network.


Monroe County Head Start Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Awards were given by Monroe County Head Start to several individuals dedicated to “leading the way” in education. Dr. Sharon Laverdure, Superintendent of the East Stroudsburg Area School District received the Jean Eden Award last evening. The award is presented to individuals who have been strong supporters and advocates of early childhood education efforts in our community. Congratulations Dr. Laverdure and I wish you the best during your upcoming retirement. In addition, the United Way of Monroe County received the Champion for Children Award and Sanofi Pasteur received the Gold Star Award.


April 12: Scavello, American Legion Hold Veterans Assistance Day at Tannersville District Office

On the second Tuesday of each month, the American Legion holds a Veterans Assistance Day at our Tannersville district office.

The next Veterans Assistance Day is April 12. The district office is located at 2989 Route 611, Suite 103 in Tannersville.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., a service officer with the American Legion Pennsylvania Department will be on site to assist veterans with issues including: compensation and pension claims, education benefits, enrollment in the VA health care system, burial and survivor benefits, state benefits, and obtaining military personnel and medical records.

Veterans do not need to be a member of the American Legion to receive these services. Please contact the Tannersville office to schedule an appointment at 570-620-4326.


Senator Scavello to Join Bob Matthews on Penn’s Peak

Senator Scavello will be on Penn’s Peak Radio’s Morning Lifeline with Bob Matthews on April 15 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tune into BRC-TV 80/97, Digital Channel 113 or at pennspeakradio.com

Essroc Cement Co. Celebrates 150 years in the Community

Congratulations to Essroc Cement Company of Nazareth on celebrating their rich history of 150 years in business. Thank you for your commitment to our community and investing in our region. We look forward to many more years to come!


Local Monroe County State Representatives Host Outdoor Expo

A hunter/trapper education course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The hunter education course is available to first-time hunters and children ages 11 and up. Parents are encouraged to attend with their children. Topics covered during the course include responsible hunting behavior, firearm safety, wildlife and conservation management and hunting techniques, to name a few. Space is limited and registration is required. To register visit RepParker.com or RepRader.com .


A Moving Suicide Prevention Talk from Kevin Hines

Suicide prevention and living with bipolar disorder will be among the topics of a talk by Kevin Hines on April 12 at Salisbury High School in Allentown.

After being diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 19 and attempting suicide, Kevin went on to share his will to live as a mental health advocate, award-winning speaker, author and documentary filmmaker. He has previously spoken at East Stroudsburg University in an appearance that was well received, and his April 12 talk is another chance to hear his motivational message.


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Offices

Senate Box 203040
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3040
Phone: (717) 787-6123

Monroe County Office
DePue Plaza
2989 Route 611, Suite 103
Tannersville, PA 18372
Phone (570) 620-4326
FAX (570) 620-4379
9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Northampton County Office
2 North Robinson Avenue
Pen Argyl, PA 18072
Phone (610) 863-12001200
FAX (610) 863-1214
9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

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