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Thursday Oct 8, 2015

11am - 1pm

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Tuesday Evenings from 6:00-7:30




The last Tuesday of each Month

6:30 - 8:30 pm

@ The Good News Center






Join Us November 7th 2015

Veterans Day Parade

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Every Other Sunday

5:00 - 6:30pm




The Third Option International DVD is here!



Start putting the pieces of

your marriage back together

Join us March 4-6, 2016 



A Lifeline for Troubled Marriages



Wednesdays, September 2 - November 11

10am - 12pm or 6pm - 8pm

Here at the Good News Center

$19 per person

Now Available Online!


She's always telling me I never listen!  But who could understand what she's saying?  I just don't get it.

The Third Option
Build a Better Marriage

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The Good News Center is a resource that helps strengthen marriages and families by offering marriage and relationship education programs and retreats.  We are a non-profit organization located in Central New York offering these programs at low or no cost.  Read more About Us or check out our Marriage & Relationship Programs page for more information.



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The Good News Foundation was honored as Business of the Year for Nonprofits (under 50 employees)  by the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce on December 10, 2014. Mike Buckley, CEO/Executive Director, accepted the award on behalf of the Foundation. The Foundation was honored for its commitment to the community, longevity and involvement with the Chamber. Pictured is Mike with Associate Director, Judy Hauck.





NEW: The Third Option International DVD is here!  If you know someone who is struggling in their marriage or a couple that would like to work on having a better marriage this is great!  Please visit our web site for more about the program!

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Below are Mike and Andrea speaking about The Third Option DVD Series and Program. 

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The Third Option

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