Clearfield Center Holds Ribbon Cutting

(Provided photo)

(Provided photo)

CLEARFIELD – A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held at the Clearfield Center for Active Living.

Pictured, from left to right, are Phyllis Bauman, center volunteer; Deborah Pontzer, economic development and workforce specialist for U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson; John Sobel, Clearfield County commissioner; State Rep. Matt Gabbler; James P. Schell, Clearfield mayor; Joan Robinson-McMillan, Clearfield County commissioner; Kathy Gillespie, CCAAA chief executive officer; Doug Ryder, CCAAA board of directors; Kim McCullough, Clearfield Chamber director; Bill Shiner, CCAAA board of directors; Wilson Fisher, CCAAA board president; Ellie Fenton, CCAAA director of community services; Janice Stephenson, Clearfield Center for Active Living manager; and Rose Okerland, center volunteer.

The ribbon cutting ceremony and open house were well attended.  The Clearfield Center for Active Living is now located at 116 S. Second St. and is currently open Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  The building also houses the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging’s APPRISE program. APPRISE provides assistance to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.

Information on the Center for Active Living, the APPRISE program and other agency services is available by calling 814-765-2696 or 1-800-225-8571 or visiting the CCAAA Web site at

Programs and services of the agency are funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging Inc., Mature Resources Foundation and local and consumer contributions.

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