Palmerton Lions Club Meeting

Palmerton Lions will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6 at the Palmerton Library. The 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20 meeting will be held at the Fireline Hotel.

Community members are reminded to donate used eyeglasses at Houser Newman Eye Associates, Walters Optometric, First Northern Bank & Trust, Citizens Bank, all located on Delaware Avenue in Palmerton and/or the Palmerton Area High School located on Fire Line Road, or by giving them to any Lions member.

Eyeglasses are recycled for those in other countries who are unable to afford corrective lenses.

In addition, anyone needing financial assistance with eyeglasses can contact committee chairman, Jim Sheckler at 610-826-4533.

There are financial guidelines that must be followed by all applicants and a written application must be completed and approved.

Anyone interested in learning more about Lionism or attending a meeting may contact membership chairman Nick Hawkey at 610-826-6465 or you may email him at hawkeys@gmail.com.