Western Pocono Lioness

The Western Pocono Lioness Club will host a Patriotic Coloring Contest at the Chestnuthill Park in Brodheadsville from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 2.

The board will meet at the Western Pocono Community Library at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 6.

Lion Mary Jane Lucrezi represented the club as a celebrity bagger at Kinsley's Celebrity Bagger Day.

Caregiver's support

On July 6, from 6:30-8 p.m., the Caregiver's Support Group will meet on the first floor of the Loder Building.

For more information about this free program call Prime Time Health at (570) 420-3746.

Graduates honored

Effort UMC honored its graduates from all schools Sunday, particularly from high school and college.

Recognized were Theresa Decker, Temple University; Keith Pierson, ESU; Caiti Pierson, ESU; Sally Dorpfeld, Colorado University of Phoenix, AZ; Jill Yetter, DeSales University; Laura Catina, Northampton Community College; Maria Celestino-Sawoe, nursing school; and two PVHS grads, Gabriel Everitt and Stephanie Buck.

St. Peter's VBS

Vacation Bible School will be held from 9 a.m. until noon, July 18-22 at St. Peter's UMC in Saylorsburg. Children ages 5-12 are invited.

The theme is: Panda Mania Where God is Wild About You.

For more information, call Shelley Kuehn at (570) 992-3727 or Nancy Malozzi at (570) 402-0996.

Big welcome

An almost full house greeted the West End Assembly of God Youth Choir from Richmond, Va. as the 80-member troupe presented its program of song, dance and testimony, at Effort UMC last week