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Palmerton - Lehighton

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

Friday, December 30, 2011

Franklin Township has changed the date of garbage collection due to the New Year holiday. Collection for Monday, Jan. 2, has been changed to Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Franklin Township supervisors will reorganize at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3. The regular township meeting will follow at 4 p.m. This meeting takes the place of the Jan. 17 meeting. There will be no meeting on Jan. 17.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Franklin Township residents can dispose of their Christmas trees after Sunday, Jan. 1 at the Phifer Ice Dam Park using the Penn Street entrance.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

LALLC to meet

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at the Carbon Career and Technical Institute in Jim Thorpe. Members are asked to make a note of the change in the meeting date.

Dolly Woody from the Susan G. Komen Foundation will be on hand to accept a check from proceeds raised during the recent quilt raffle.

Borough representatives will also be visiting. 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.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Dial-a-Devotion

Dial-a-Devotion speakers for December are: Sunday, Ken Leffler; Monday, Jenny Keiper; Tuesday, Shirley Stamm; Wednesday, Betty Power; Thursday, the Rev. Robert vonFrisch; and Friday, Jean Mertz.

Call (610) 377-1612 24 hours a day for an inspirational message.

Dial-a-Devotion is ministry LIFE (Lehighton Interfaith Fellowship).

Students of the Month

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Miller Keystone blood drive

Miller-Keystone Blood Center will conduct its bimonthly blood drive on Friday, Dec. 16, at the First United Church of Christ, next to Palmerton Borough Hall. Registration hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 3-5:30 p.m. This visit is sponsored by Quinton and Dolly Snyder.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Community meal

From 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, a free community meal will be held at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton.

All are welcome to enjoy a meal and fellowship.

Miller-Keystone Blood drives

There will be two Miller Blood Drives in Palmerton in the month of December. The first will be held from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton.