The Lehighton Area Democratic Club will hold its first meeting of 2012 at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4 at Johnny's Pizza, North First Street, Lehighton, across from the park.

The meeting will be devoted to planning the year ahead. The year of 2012 will bring presidential, congressional and state elections.

For more information call Linda Christman at (610) 377-0235.