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Community Columns

Monday, November 15, 2010

Victoria Shupp, an active member of Salem United Methodist Church, 4145 Forest Inn Road, Palmerton, was anxious to organize a women's daytime Bible study.

Vicki consulted Betty Anthony and Janet Lerow and they, too, were interested in a Bible study. The three ladies went to Hackman's Bible Book Store and selected "Women of the Bible," a study of 31 women in the Bible, by Frances Vander Velde.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Women of the ELCA

The Women of the ELCA of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lehighton, will be celebrating their 125th year as a women's missionary society. Thy started as the Fred J. McCready Missionary Society in 1885.

The names have changed over the years to Mission Society, Lutheran Church Women, and the present, Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Although the name has changed the purpose has remained the same: to grow in faith, to engage in ministry and action, and to promote healing and wholeness in the church, the society and the world.

Friday, November 12, 2010

PV Senior Center events

On Nov. 22 the Panther Valley Senior Center will celebrate November birthdays and play bingo at 11 a.m. Nov. 23 is line dancing. Nov. 24 is black jack at 11 a.m. The center will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25 because of Thanksgiving. Nov. 26 the center is also closed.

Nov. 29 is bingo at 11 a.m. Nov. 30 is line dancing.

Please call or sign in by 10 a.m. for the next day's meal.

Also, on Friday, Nov. 18 Blue Mountain Health System will host a Health Fair at the Lehighton Senior Center between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Coaldale

Friday, November 12, 2010

Meet the Author

On Saturday, Nov. 13, from 1-3 p.m., Berks County author Clemson Page will be at a Meet the Author event at the Dimmick Library Friends House in Jim Thorpe.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Historical society

The Eldred Township Historical Society will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Eldred Township municipal building. There will be a business meeting and refreshments afterward. The public is welcome to join them.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Bloodmobile

An American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be held in Tamaqua on Nov. 17. The collection center will be at the Tamaqua Salvation Army, 105 W. Broad St. Hours will be from 1-6 p.m.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Board of Health

The November meeting of the Tamaqua Board of Health was held at the municipal building with James Gormley, Earl Boettger, Shirley Becker and Health Enforcement Officer James Barron in attendance.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Polk Elementary PTO News

Polk Elementary PTO will be hosting a family fun night on Friday, Nov. 12 from 6-8 p.m. in the school's gym.

Polk's PTO meeting will be Thursday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m.

All are welcome to attend.

Toys for Tots

Pleasant Valley Elementary School is once again participating in the Toys for Tots Program. All toys collected will be picked up by the Marines and distributed to needy families throughout Monroe County.

The toy drive will begin Nov. 15 and continue through Dec. 15.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Panther Valley Senior Center

On Friday, Nov. 18 Blue Mountain Health System will host a Health Fair at the Lehighton Senior Center between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

On Nov. 22 the Panther Valley Senior Center will celebrate November birthdays and play bingo at 11 a.m.; Nov. 23 is line dancing; Nov. 24 is black jack at 11 a.m.

The center will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25 because of Thanksgiving. Nov. 26 the center is also closed.

Nov. 29 is bingo at 11 a.m. and Nov. 30 is line dancing.

Please call or sign in by 10 a.m. for the next day's meal.

Summit Hill

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Panther Valley Public Library

The Panther Valley Public Library, 117 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, will hold a free story time for children ages 3-5 on Tuesday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m..

On Nov 16, the theme will be "I Love My Pets," on Nov. 23, the theme will be "I Love Thanksgiving;" and on Nov. 30, the theme will be "I Love My Family."

Each story time will involve a few books, some finger plays, a coloring page or simple craft and a snack.

The library will have a party the last day of story time.

For more information, call (570) 645-3780.