Lioness to meet

The Western Pocono Lioness Club will meet Jan. 28. For more information call President Ruth Smith at 610-381-4274.

Open Space meeting

The West End Park and Open Space meeting is today at 7 o'clock at the Chestnuthill Township Park Building, Brodheadsville.

PVEN board

The Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network board will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, at Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville.

PV Middle School

The PAC/PTO for the Pleasant Valley Middle School will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday.

PV Board

Pleasant Valley School Board will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday in the administrative building in Brodheadsville.

Free meals

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Gilbert, is hosting its Community Sunday Supper from 3-4 p.m. Sunday and its community luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

West End Missions offers its Community Meals on Tuesdays and Thursdays in McCawley Hall from 4:30 -5:30 p.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace. The next meal will be Thursday.

All Sports Club

Pleasant Valley All Sports Club will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 13, in the high school library.

NJHS induction

The National Junior Honor Society induction will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 13 in the Pleasant Valley Middle School gymnasium.

Local Lion honored

Longtime Brodheadsville businessman and Western Pocono Lions Club member Chris Sweeney was recently honored for his work as president of the Northeast Pennsylvania Lions Eye Bank and the creation of the Eye Bank's Foundation, with a proclamation presented by Bob Morgan for Congressman Matt Cartright.

The Eye Bank, founded by local Lions in 1957, has provided over 30,000 corneas to various hospitals and other entities within its 37-county service area in Northeast Pennsylvania.

Busy fingers

Zion Lutheran Church's Knit & Crochet group will meet at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Soup & bread

Faith Mountain Church, Brodheadsville, is giving away free bread on Tuesdays at Sun Valley Fire Company in Effort, and soup is also served at 5:15 p.m. For more information call 610-844-3620.

PVHS PAC meets

The Pleasant Valley High School PAC will meet at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15 at the high school.

Seniors Program

The Chestnuthill Senior Center, meeting in Zion Lutheran Church's Fellowship Hall in Brodheadsville, will feature Beating the Winter Blues by Jessica Engle of Home Instead Senior Care at 11:15 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15. The full gathering begins at 9 a.m.

Those planning on coming for the luncheon are reminded to call site manager Dolores Casalaspro at 570-420-3735 a few days ahead of time.

WP Lions meet

The Western Pocono Lions Club will meet at 6:30 Wednesday, Jan. 15 at The Old Mill Pizza on Route 209 in Sciota. Jennifer Bayer, director of Adult Day Care & Memory Care Services at Pocono Tranquil Gardens, will be the speaker.