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Palmerton - Lehighton

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Cancer support group meets

Blue Mountain Health System Women's Cancer Support Group will meet from 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Gnaden Huetten Campus, 211 N. 12th Street, Lehighton, community room.

The group is aimed for women with cancer-related issues to meet in a casual atmosphere to gain personal support. Contact Mary Ann Hazel, (610) 824-6490, for more information.

Beltzville Lions to meet

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Community meal

A free community meal will be held from 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14, at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton. All are welcome.

Food pantry

The Palmerton Food Pantry, located at 2915 Fireline Road, Palmerton, at St. John's Lutheran Church, will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17. For information, call (610) 826-4335.

Historical society

At 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13, the Palmerton Area Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting in the Gallery of the Palmerton Area Library.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

LALLC to meet

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Carbon Career and Technical Institute, Jim Thorpe.

Roxanne Down, director of Blue Mountain Health System Adult Day Care Center, will be the guest speaker.

Lions are encouraged to invite a guest or family member to attend the dinner. Reservations can be made by contacting Linda Benner at (610) 377-3685.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, Feb. 4. There will be one sweep of the Palmerton, Aquashicola, and Little Gap areas beginning at 8 a.m.

Papers should be bundled and placed within sight of the collectors. They are collecting papers only, no magazines. The shiny inserts are acceptable. They also need grocery-size brown paper bags.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Added displays

More model trains have been added to the model train display at the Palmerton Heritage Center, 410 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, recently. Some of these were custom-made to match actual NJZ cars, and others have historical significance.

The display will continue through February, and the Heritage Center is open various hours, Wednesday through Saturday each week. Phone (610) 824-6954 for a recording of the hours each day. Admission is free.

Lutheran World Relief Quilters

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Camera Club

The Palmerton Camera Club will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton.

The presentation will be "Morning Becomes Electric" by Ed Vatza. His presentation evolves out of his love for the early morning, pre-sunrise hours.

The public is invited to attend.

Card Shower

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Kids Party Club

Kids Party Club will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 21, at St. Peter Evangelical Church, 177 Main Road, East Weissport, (Franklin Township). The event is for children ages 5 to 12. There will be Bible stories, games, songs, crafts and a snack. The next date is Feb. 18.

Beltzville Lions to meet

Member of Beltzville Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, at Ss. Peter and Paul School hall. Members should note the change of location.

Carbon Fair board to meet

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Lehighton AMVETS

Lehighton AMVETS, Elwood Miller Post 106, will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Lehighton V.F.W. Post.

Second Blessings open

Second Blessings, a clothing share ministry of Bethany EC Church on North Street, Lehighton, will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16 and again on Thursday, Jan. 19 from 6-9 p.m.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, Jan. 7. There will be one sweep of the Palmerton, Aquashicola, and Little Gap areas beginning at 8 a.m.

Papers should be bundled and placed within sight of the collectors. They are collecting paper bags only, no magazines. The shiny inserts are acceptable. They also need grocery-size, brown paper bags.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Beltzville Lions Club

Beltzville Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan 9 at Zion United Church of Christ, Second and Iron streets, Lehighton. Anyone interested in learning more about how to become a member of the club, or who is interested in attending a meeting, should call Gail Maholick, membership chairman at (610) 533-9311.

LAC CCCC plans mixer