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Friday, June 29, 2012

The American Cancer Society will host a Look Good, Feel Better makeover workshop from 4-6 p.m., July 9, at the Schuylkill Medical Center South, 420 S. Jackson St., Pottsville. The session is free and open to all female cancer patients actively undergoing cancer treatment.

During the session, trained cosmetologists will meet with patients to discuss ways of using makeup and accessories to minimize appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

Friday, June 29, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Rawlins Jr.

Leann Bunch, daughter of Clyde and Debra Snyder of Jim Thorpe was united in marriage to Mark Rawlins Jr., son of Mark and Christine Rawlins of Jim Thorpe on June 16, 2012 at Stonehedge Gardens in Tamaqua.

Michael Cooper of Deer Lake officiated the double ring ceremony.

The bride chose Jessica Kappler to be her maid of honor, while the bridegroom chose Jake Ostrander to perform the duties of the best man.

Others attending the couple included Alainna Bunch, Amy Rawlins, John Grady, Mike Lanoue and Kevin Snyder.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Panther Valley High School Class of 1974 will have a 40-year class reunion planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 at the Sports Zoo in Lansford.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Ciara L. Startzel and Robert W. Mercer, 126 Center St., Tamaqua.

Marcia B. Clark, 7675 Kaleb Grove, Colo., and Shane C. Regula, 86 Valley View Road, Zion Grove.

Kimberly F. Atkins and Greg A. Ziolko, 30 Shepp St., Sheppton, East Union Township.

Gwyneth L. Davies and Nathan R. Navitsky, 398 W. Cottage Ave., Tamaqua.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

The Bach and Handel Chorale, located in historic Jim Thorpe, is auditioning pianists to accompany its rehearsals and some performances.

Those who are interested are asked to send a letter of inquiry to the chorale office, Attention Maestro Randall D. Perry, 810 Carbon Ave., Jim Thorpe, PA 18229.

The successful candidate must be available for all rehearsals, have knowledge of playing reduced orchestrations of Bach and Handel works, and be directly responsible to the conductor.

The practice year begins Aug. 27, so earliest application is recommended.

Thursday, June 28, 2012
Allentown Art Museum will host work of Toulouse-Lautrec in 2013

The Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley is thrilled to announce that it will be one of the first venues outside of Europe to host Toulouse-Lautrec and His World, during the summer of 2013.

This traveling exhibition is on loan from the collection of the Heraklaidon Museum in Athens, Greece, and focuses on the art and life of one of the most fascinating artists and personalities of the Belle Époque (Beautiful Era) in France, which dates from the late 19th century through World War I.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Lehighton Area High School Class of 1972 held its 40-year reunion on Saturday, June 23 at The Orioles Community Center in Lehighton. Class members attending included, front row from left: Renee Frey Nothstein, Ann Kelowitz, Bonnie David, Debra Stenack, Susan Brown Conner, Sarajane Horn Long, Cindylou Heiser and David Snyder. Second row, Diane Walck Poandl, Cheryl Christman Kunkle, Brenda Buck Fisher, Leon Homm, Delbert Levan, Sharon Rabuck, Cindy Ahner Pysher, Davene Heckman and Kathleen Williams Repsher.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Clinton Howard Schafer and Gayle Ann Schafer, 219 Harrity Rd., Parryville.

Cory Steven Swartz and Caitlin Marie Spiker, 68 Rhume St., Nesquehoning.

Brent Adam Harris, 183 1/2 N. Seventh St., Apt. B, Lehighton, and Angela Marie Lobien, 101 Maple Ave., Lehighton.

Ryan Michael Moser and Ashley Lynn Keiper, 29 1/2 E. Ridge St., Lansford.

Stanley Roland Kieffer and Celesse Ann Phillips, 246 Hudsondale St., Weatherly.

John Robert Motola III and Nadine Kathryn Simmons, 1020 Towamensing Rd., Lehighton.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. Truman Andrews of Franklin Township are observing their 53rd wedding anniversary. They were married on June 27, 1959 at St. Paul's Church in Big Creek by the Rev. Paul Buehrle.

Mrs. Andrews is the former Joy Young, daughter of the late Stella Ahner of Lehighton.

Mr. Andrews is the son of the late Clinton and Marguerite Andrews of Slatington. He is retired from Bethlehem Steel.

The celebrants have three children: Wendy Bussey-Williams, Marci Warnkin and Scott Andrews, all of Lehighton.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
VICTOR IZZO/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Among the attendees at the reception and and exhibition for the Summer Art Class 2012 at the Anita Shapolsky Foundation this past Sunday in Jim Thorpe were, from left, Rick Ellis of Nesquehoning; art teacher Linda Lefevre; Rick's son Tony; Anita Shapolsky, director of the Anita Shapolsky Art Foundation; and art assistant, Michael Schu of Wilmington, Del.

A reception and exhibition of the works of the 12 young area artists that attended the Children's Art Workshops at the Anita Shapolsky Foundation was held this past Sunday in Jim Thorpe.

The art workshops, which were for children ages 9-14, were sponsored by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and featured artwork done in the Abstract Expressionist style.

The students of the summer art class 2012 worked with monotypes, acrylic paints, charcoal, ink and pencil.