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Palmerton - Lehighton

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Beltzville Lions to meet

Beltzville Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at the home of Gail and Robert Maholick, 576 Main Road, Lehighton. Any new members interested in attending a meeting should contact Gail at (610) 377-5559 or email carey@ptd.net.

The agenda will include formalizing plans for the Old Fashioned Hay Ride and Fall Fest.

Breakfast with Santa meeting

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Women of Church History

The Hazleton/Lehighton Cluster of the Women of the ELCA are sponsoring a program entitled "Kate, Anna, and Me ... So Who Are You?" at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 500 Ore St., Bowmanstown, on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 10 a.m.

It is a presentation of three women from different areas of church history. Katharina von Bora (Martin Luther's wife), Anna Marie Weiser Muhlenberg (Henry Melcor Muhlenberg's wife), and a modern day woman, who discuss changes and similarities in faith practices and lifestyles over 400-plus years.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Lehighton AMVETS

Lehighton AMVETS, Elwood Miller Post 106, will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Lehighton V.F.W.

Free community meal

A free community meal will be offered from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15 at All Saints Episcopal Church, 301 N. Second St., Lehighton.

All are welcome.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Community meal

From 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, a free community meal will be served at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton. All are invited for a meal and fellowship.

Palmerton VFW

At 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 12, the Palmerton Memorial VFW Post 7134 will hold its monthly meeting at the Palmerton VFW, 2020 Forest Inn Road, Palmerton. New members are welcome.

Historical society

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

People's Church plans pavilion dedication

People's Evangelical Congregational Church, 216 Wagner Street, will host an outdoor service to dedicate a new pavilion at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11. The service will include a concert by Lost and Found, as well as a Sept 11 commemoration. Lawn chairs are encouraged. Everyone is welcome. Call 610-377-1696 for additional information. Rain date will be Sept. 25.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Blessing of the animals

St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 222 Church St., Lehighton, will host a Blessing of the Animals at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, in Miller's Store parking lot, Fairyland Farms. All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier.

Garbage change

Due to the Labor Day holiday, Franklin Township board of supervisors announced that a change in garbage collection will be made for Franklin Township residents whose collection is normally on a Monday. Collection will be changed to Tuesday, Sept. 6.

LAC CCCC plans meeting

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive Saturday, Sept. 3. 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. They also need brown grocery size paper bags.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

LALLC meeting

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 at the home of Pamela and Bill Gothard, 265 Forest Inn Road, Lehighton. All members are asked to bring an appetizer or dessert.

Anyone interested in learning more about Lionism or anyone who would like to attend a meeting should contact Sue Anthony at (610) 377-9015 or email at sueuknowwho86@aol.com or email the club at la_llc@yahoo.com.

Dial-a-Devotion

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

LALLC board meeting

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club Board meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Gothard Realty office, on Interchange Road in Lehighton.

Board members who are unable to attend are asked to notify President Lisa Whitehead before the meeting.

Anyone interested in learning more about Lionism or who would like to attend a meeting should contact Sue Anthony at (610) 377-9015 or email her at sueuknowwho86@aol.com.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

First day of school

The first day of school in the Palmerton Area School District is Monday, Aug. 29.

Community supper

From 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, a free community meal will be served at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. All are welcome.

Palmerton Library

The summer reading program at the Palmerton Area Library finished with the presentation of a musical program called "Bugs, Baboons, and Story Tunes."