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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

St. John's

At 7 p.m. each Wednesday St. John's Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St., Lansford, holds an informal worship: a spiritual, peaceful evening service with Holy Communion. All are welcome to this relaxed, brief evening prayer.

For those who wish to come early, a simple supper is served at 6 p.m., followed by a brief Bible study at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call the Rev. Marjorie Keiter, (570) 645-0356.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Homegrown models

Western Pocono Lioness will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24, at the American Legion on Route 209 in Gilbert. A program by Coldwater Creek, with models from the Lioness Club, will be the evening's feature.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information call Arlene Mullery at (570) 992-5022.

The club grieves the loss of Lioness Betty Ford, who passed away late last week.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Relay family day

The Carbon-Tamaqua Unit of the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Committee will sponsor a Family Fun Day on Aug. 29. The event will be held from 2-8 p.m., at the Howard Buehler Memorial Park Pavilion, at the Bungalow. The day will include food, games, raffles, live music and giveways.

The public is welcome to attend. Admission is free.

Class of 1971

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1971 will meet Thursday, at 7 p.m., at Schick's Cafe on Mauch Chunk Street. All class members are welcome to attend and help plan an anniversary reunion.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Touchdown Club

The Jim Thorpe Olympian Touchdown Club will meet this evening at 6 p.m. in the commons area of the high school. Plans for the upcoming season will be made and parents of players in the football program are invited to attend and help in anyway.

Bloodmobile

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be stationed at Memorial Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 25, from 1-6 p.m. Donors should be 17 years of age and older.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

There will not be a meeting of the Chestnut Ridge Seniors on Thursday, Aug. 26 because of the West End Fair. Please join them on Thursday, Sept. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co. as they celebrate Labor Day with hot dogs, ice cream and bingo.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Sorority news

The Preceptor Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority held a summer meeting recently at the Tamaqua home of Donna Gerber. Members reviewed meeting and committee assignments, as well as plans for service, social, ways and means; and discussed budgetary matters.

A program was presented on ice cream and other frozen dessert facts. Each member was then encouraged to make their own sundae.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Bloodmobile

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be stationed at Memorial Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 25, from 1-6 p.m. Donors should be 17 years of age and older.

Class of 1980

Members of the Jim Thorpe graduating class of 1980 will be holding their 30th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 11. Members of the class are reminded that they should send their reservations to Jean Kemmerle Dunbar or if they have questions contact her at (570) 325-4303.

Touchdown Club

Friday, August 20, 2010

Lansford

AMVETS to meet

The Lansford AMVETS Post will hold a meeting on Sunday, Aug. 22, at noon at the post home. Commander Michael Frey will be in charge of the session.

Summit Hill

Methodist Charge

The schedule for the Coaldale/Summit Hill United Methodist Charge for Sunday, Aug. 22, is as follows:

Worship services will be held at 9 a.m. in the Summit Hill United Methodist Church and at 11 a.m. in the Coaldale United Methodist Church. The Rev. Burgess Gordon, pastor, will officiate at both services.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Golden Agers

The next meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers will be an indoor picnic on Monday, Aug. 23 at St. Joseph's Church. All who made reservations are welcome to the event.

Zion Lutheran Church

Morning worship begins at 9 a.m. Sunday, the Rev. John Hazel is pastor, (570) 645-3469. Visitors are always welcome.

Book bags of all children returning to school will be blessed during morning worship on Sunday, Aug. 29. All children and grandchildren of the parish and community are welcome to bring their book bags to be blessed.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Bloodmobile

The Miller-Keystone community bloodmobile on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the First United Church of Christ in Palmerton was the most successful in over a year.