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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Cub pack meeting

Cub Pack 777 at St. John's UCC Church, Pine and Biddle streets in Tamaqua will be starting back up for the year on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 6:15 pm.

New scouts are welcome to come out and enjoying the scouting experience.

Any boy between the age of 6 and 11 years are welcome to join.

Any questions, please contact Dave at (570) 668-1863.

AARP driver safety course

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Coaldale

Coaldale Lions meetings

The Coaldale Lions will resume its indoor meeting schedule this month.

The first meeting of the group will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 14, and the second meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Both meetings will take place at the Viennese Villa in Coaldale and start at 5:45 p.m. President Robert E. Ames will preside.

Nesquehoning

VFW auxiliary

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

An AARP driver safety course will be presented at the Tamaqua Salvation Army Building, 105 W. Broad St., September 23rd and 24th from Noon to 4 p.m.. each day.This class is the eight hour class and is

designed for those attending for the first time or those desiring a more in-depth presentation. The class is designed for drivers 50 years old and older and is classroom instruction only.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Cub Pack 777 at St. John's UCC Church, Pine and Biddle streets in Tamaqua will be starting back up for the year on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 6:15 pm.

New scouts are welcome to come out and enjoying the scouting experience.

Any boy between the age of 6 and 11 years are welcome to join.

Any questions, please contact Dave at (570) 668-1863.

Friday, September 3, 2010

PV senior center

Fran Craigie, the manager of the Panther Valley Senior Center, has announced the list of activities for September.

On Labor Day, Sept. 6 the center will be closed. Sept. 7 is line dancing and a Sunshine Meeting. Sept. 8 is the celebration of birthdays and bingo at 11 a.m. Sept. 9 will be blood pressure screenings from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 10 there's a trip to the Hollywood Casino leaving CVS at 9:30 a.m.

Friday, September 3, 2010

9-11 service

The Tamaqua South Ward Playground will once again sponsor a 9-11 Community Remembrance Service, honoring those lost that fateful day, the military personnel who protect our freedom, and their families. While much of the program will be based on previous years remembrances, this year's event will be held in a different location, the Hometown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Lafayette Avenue (SR54), Hometown, and an earlier time, 2 p.m. The change in location will enable 25 veterans who reside at the center to take part in the ceremony.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Summit Hill

Presbyterian church

The Summer schedule of services at the Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church, Summit Hill, will end this Sunday, Sept. 5. This week's service will begin at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

Beginning Sunday, Sept. 12, the usual worship hours will resume as follows:

Sundays Junior choir rehearsal, 8:45 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; worship service, 10:30 a.m., with Holy Communion to be celebrated on the first Sunday of each month; Fellowship coffee time, 11:30 a.m., or after the worship service.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Sorority news

The Preceptor Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority held a beginning Day Celebration on Aug. 25 at the Lake Hauto Third Beach. Marie Umbriac served as hostess, preparing entree selections.

Members brought appetizers and/or desserts. Recipes were collected and will be compiled into a commemorative brochure. Guests included family members, former chapter member Pam Stump, prospective member Pat Kibbler and Diane Agosti of the Tamaqua Master's chapter.

Participants received a bracelet set and votive holder with citronella tea light as favors.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

22nd annual Antique/Collector Car Show

The Slatington Lions Club will hold its 22nd annual Antique/Collector Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5 at the Slatington Airport along State Route 873. The rain date is Sept. 6.

A flea market vendor setup will be held from 5:30-9 a.m., followed by the registration of cars from 9 a.m. to noon and the awards presentation at 3 p.m.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Card shower

Margo Long Salapaca, a member of the Lehighton Class of 1957, is a patient in Hahneman Hospital in Philadelphia, where she had extensive heart surgery.

Cards can be sent to her home at 2410 S. Hicks St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19145.

If there are any questions, call Maureen Markley at (484) 464-7713.