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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Daisy Troop 556

Members of Daisy Troop 556 will meet at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, at Zion United Lutheran Church, Brodheadsville.

Lions board

The board of directors of the Western Pocono Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, at the Western Pocono Community Library, Brodheadsville. All Lions are welcome.

Priest to speak

Friday, March 29, 2013

St. Matthew's egg hunt

St. Matthew's UCC will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30 at the picnic grove at 2 p.m. Those who would like to donate plastic or hard-boiled colored eggs should have them at the church before noon Saturday.

Easter service

St. Matthew's UCC will hold an Early Easter Communion Service on Sunday, March 31 at 6:30 a.m. That will be followed by breakfast at 7:30 a.m. The traditional Easter service will begin at 9 a.m.

Exercising seniors

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Kresgeville will observe Holy Week with services beginning Maundy Thursday, March 28 with a 7:30 p.m. Holy Communion service.

Good Friday, March 29 at 1 p.m. there will be a Community Service and a 7:30 p.m. Service of Shadows at Zion Lutheran Church, Brodheadsville on Route 209.

On Easter Sunday, March 31 there will be a 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion service with special music.

Cornerstone Community Church

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Spring recess

Pleasant Valley School will dismiss early Wednesday, March 27, at 12:25 p.m. for the spring recess, and is scheduled to resume Tuesday, April 2.

Rotary speaker

Barry Dawson of West End Supporter will be the speaker at the Thursday, March 28, meeting of the West End Rotary Club. The club meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville.

Band Parents meet

Pleasant Valley Band Parents are scheduled to meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 4, at the high school in Brodheadsville.

Holy Week Services

Friday, March 22, 2013

Holy Week

St. Matthew's UCC invites everyone to attend its many services and events during Holy Week.

It begins with Palm Sunday on March 24. At the 9 a.m. worship service, St. Matthew's and Effort UMC will combine their voices and present their Easter cantata. If you miss that service, Effort UMC will host an 11 a.m. service where the combined choirs will perform the Easter cantata again.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Celebrate Easter

The public is welcome to celebrate Easter at Cornerstone Community Church at 8:30 or 11 a.m. There is nursery, toddler and preschool care all morning, plus Junior Worship for children in grades K-3, and Preteen Zone for children in grades 4-6 during the 11 a.m. worship time. Following the worship service, an Easter Egg Hunt will take place for children through grade 4.

The church is located next to the PV Elementary School. Visit for more information.

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Penance Service

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Brodheadsville, will hold a Lenten Penance Service at 7 p.m., Wednesday.

Rotary speaker

Dr. Peter Casale will be the featured speaker at Thursday's meeting of the West End Rotary Club. He will speak about National Kidney Month.

The club meets at the Western Pocono Community Library on Pilgrim Way at 7:30 a.m.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Lenten service

The next Lenten service will be on Wednesday, March 20 at Jerusalem UCC in Trachsville. Pastor Michael Eckroth will be the guest preacher. There will be a Soup and Sandwich hour at 6:30 p.m. Jerusalem will provide the soup, you bring your own sandwich. The service will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Historical society

The next Eldred Township Historical Society meeting will be on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. at the municipal building. Anyone can attend. Bring an item for Show and Tell.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Safe Haven Pet Rescue

Safe Haven Pet Rescue will have a volunteer meeting on Tuesday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. at Cherry's Family Restaurant, Route 209 near Route 534, Kresgeville. Safe Haven is a small group of dedicated animal advocates who rescue dogs from high kill and overcrowded shelters and find them loving homes. All dogs are in foster care until their permanent homes are found. Safe Haven has rescued more than 700 lives so far.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Rotary topic

The West End Rotary Club will meet at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, March 14, at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville. The speaker will be Lou Herfurth. His topic will focus on audiology.

Women's Club meets

The Western Pocono Women's Club is having its first meeting of 2013 on Monday, March 18, at 7 p.m., at Effort United Methodist Church. The guest speaker will be Dean Green from Operation: Touch of Home.