Melissa Binder, United Way of Carbon County president, was guest speakerat a recent meeting of Lehighton Rotary Club. She discussed how United Way allocates funds to agencies that run programs to better the lives of the people in our local communities by providing basic needs, strengthening families,helping children succeed,and promoting self-sufficiency. Pictured left toright are Lehighton Rotary Club PresidentErica Heery, Binder, andRotary Club Past PresidentBarbara Belón. Rotary Club of Lehighton meets Mondays from 7:30to 8:30 a.m. at Beacon 443 Diner / Restaurant. Prospective new members are invited and encouraged to attend.For more information, contact Heeryat (610) 377-9706or visit