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Northern Lehigh

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club will hold a board meeting at the Skeet Club at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Lions Rodney Werley (Aug. 4) and Walter Niedermeyer (Aug. 5) recently celebrated birthdays.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Veterans Outreach hours

State Rep. Julie Harhart (R-Lehigh/Northampton) will offer her monthly veterans outreach hours in her Slatington district office on Thursday.

At that time, local veterans will be able to meet with a veterans outreach specialist from the American Legion in Wilkes-Barre, who will assist them with issues such as accessing benefits and services from the U.S. Veterans Administration.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club will hold a board meeting at the Skeet Club at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

A steak dinner meeting will be held at the Skeet Club Grove at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 16. Guests are welcome.

Lions Jason Breidinger (July 10), Michael Harring (July 11) and Marvin Olewine Jr. (July 13) are celebrating birthdays.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club expresses its thanks to outgoing president Ted Harlan, and welcomes Jim Layland as incoming president, as well as Susan Layland as first lady. The club also acknowledges Lloyd Hopkins for his many years as secretary, and welcomes Dale Benninger as the new secretary.

Lions Harold Rauch (July 6) and Linde Roth (July 7) are celebrating birthdays.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Rotary Club award

Ron Williams, past district governor and past president of the Rotary Club of Slatington, presented the Donald P. Jones Rotary Memorial Scholarship award to Allison Ehrich, who will be attending Northampton Community College this fall.

Allison will be majoring in graphic design. She is the daughter of Lynne and Danny Ehrich of Walnutport.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Alan M. Kush Rotary Scholarship Award

Ryan Van Norman, president of the Rotary Club of Slatington, recently presented the Alan M. Kush Rotary Memorial Scholarship award to Allen Sipos, who will be attending Penn State University, Lehigh Valley Campus this fall.

Allen will be majoring in elementary education. He is the son of Marcy and Bruce Sipos of Slatington.

The Rotary Club of Slatington meets at the Blue Ridge Country Club every Thursday at 6:15 p.m., except during July and August, where the meeting is held at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Northern Lehigh graduation

The Northern Lehigh High School Class of 2013 will hold commencement exercises at 7 p.m. Friday at Northern Lehigh Bulldog Community Stadium.

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club will hold a board meeting at the Skeet Club at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 12.

Lions William Stein (June 2), Shawn Wanamaker (June 4) and Albert Dommel (June 12) are celebrating birthdays.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Plaque unveiling

Northern Lehigh Future Focus will dedicate the Gateway Improvement Project on the North side of the Slatington Trailhead with a ceremony on Tuesday, June 4, beginning at 10 a.m. The dedication will be held rain or shine.

In addition, a memorial plaque honoring longtime future focus treasurer Les Glanz will be unveiled.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Slatington Trailhead dedication

A dedication of the Slatington Trailhead will be held on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Trailhead is located adjacent to the Main Street bridge that connects Slatington and Walnutport.

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club will meet at the Moose at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 21. There will be committee updates and open discussion.

Lions celebrating birthdays include Daniel Evans (May 16); Theodore Martinez (May 17); and Robin Distler (May 29).

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Slatington 150th Anniversary Committee plans new history book

In 2014, the Borough of Slatington will celebrate the 150th anniversary of its incorporation. Plans are under way for a weeklong celebration in August of next year. To help commemorate the anniversary, the history committee of Slatington 150 is planning on printing a history book.