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Friday, June 6, 2014

Panther Valley

Golden Agers

The Panther Valley Golden Agers will meet on Monday, June 9 at St. John's Slovak Lutheran Church Social Hall, 1 E. Abbott St. in Lansford beginning at 1 p.m.

The guest speaker will be a representative from Diakon Agency. Bingo is scheduled to be played.

Hospitality committee for June and July will be Violet McHugh and Mary Ann Yusella.

Individuals who have not paid their 2014 dues are asked to do so at this time.

Teen movie night

Friday, May 30, 2014

Summit Hill

Contests winners

The Summit Hill Memorial Day Parade Committee has announced the winners of two contests it held in conjunction with the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 26.

Judging for the home-decorating contest was done by out-of-town residents on Sunday, May 25.

The winners included: first place, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dubosky, 117 E. Hazard St.; second place, Mr. and Mrs. John Polak, 238 W. White St.; and third place, Jim McHugh, 448 W. White St. The winners received cash prizes of $100, $50 and $25, respectively.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Trinity happenings

Sunday worship with Holy Communion at Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. 3rd St., Lehighton, begins at 9 a.m., plus recognition of members who are graduating from high school, trade school, nursing school or other higher learning institution. Interim pastor, the Rev. Guy Grube, presides. Coffeehouse fellowship follows.

Sunday School classes for children ages 3 through grade 12 are on summer break until September.

The Rev. Grube will conduct an adult forum on the subject "Death and dying as a last will and testament of faith" at 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Nesquehoning

Conservation Club

A special meeting of the Nesquehoning Conservation Club has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday June 4 at Sonny's Pond at the Nature Park.

The past derby and possibly stocking the pond will be discussed.

Members are encouraged to attend.

Lansford

Teen movie night

Panther Valley Public Library will host a teen movie night at 6 p.m. Friday, June 6. The movie is being held in conjunction with the library's Summer Reading Program.

This event is open to teens 13 and older.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

GriefShare

Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church will again host a GriefShare program designed to assist those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. The course is Biblically based, but nondenominational.

Meetings will begin on June 10 and will then be held Tuesdays, at 10 a.m., for the next 13 weeks. Meetings will be held in the church conference room, at 223 E. Broad St.

For more information, or to register, call 570-668-2520.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Summit Hill

St. Paul's Lutheran Church

On Sunday holy communion worship service will be held at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's. A church council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10.

The Altar Guild is taking orders for red geraniums to be displayed in the church for the Day of Pentecost on June 8 with a deadline to order of June 1. Contact Daryl Marshall at the church to order or send orders to the church at P.O. Box 55, Summit Hill.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

GriefShare

Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church will again host a GriefShare program designed to assist those who have suffered the loss of a loved one. The course is Biblically based, but non-denominational.

Meetings will begin on June 10 and will then be held Tuesdays, at 10 a.m., for the next 13 weeks. Meetings will be held in the church conference room, at 223 E. Broad St.

For more information, or to register, call 570-668-2520.

Chamber hours

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Athletic awards

Pleasant Valley High School Athletic Awards will be presented today beginning at 6 o'clock.

Feast of the

Ascension

Our Lady Queen of Peace offers several Mass times for the Feast of the Ascension, a Holy Day of Obligation.

Mass will be offered at 5 p.m. Wednesday, and at 8 a.m., 12:10 and 7 p.m. Thursday.

Church hosts blood drive

Effort UMC will host an American Red Cross from 2 to 6 p.m., Thursday. Call 800-RED-CROSS to schedule an appointment.

Monroe Seniors

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club will hold its first outdoor meeting at the Skeet Club Grove at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

This meeting is for members and guests only.

Lion Shawn Wanamaker (June 4) is celebrating a birthday.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Memorial Day

There will be a Memorial Day observance at 11 a.m., Monday at the Eldred Township Veterans Memorial, located at the Eldred Township municipal building.