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Friday, February 8, 2013

Free community supper

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Route 209, Gilbert, is offering those who have fallen on hard times, a free community supper. They serve the West End, Kunkletown, Kresgeville, and the Blakeslee areas.

The supper will be held in McCawley Hall at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church on Sunday, Feb. 24, from 3-4 p.m.

For reservations, call the church at (610) 681-6137.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

All Sports Club

The next meeting of the PV All Sports Club is at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 11, in the high school library.

Knit & Crochet

Zion Lutheran's Knit & Crochet group will meet at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12.

Making free feeders

The West End Park & Open Space Commission will provide everything needed to make pine cone bird feeders on Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Chestnuthill Park in Brodheadsville

The program is free and open to all ages and will run from 10 a.m. to noon.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Safe Haven Pet Rescue

Safe Haven Pet Rescue will have a volunteer meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 6:30 p.m., at Cherry's Family Restaurant, Route 209 near Route 534, Kresgeville. For more information, email SafeHaven@epix.net.

Safe Haven Pet Rescue will hold an Adoption Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Sunday, Feb. 17, at Tractor Supply, Route 209, Brodheadsville.

They will have many young dogs available.

A pre-adoption application with references and a home visit are required before adoption.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Lions board

The board of directors for the Western Pocono Lions Club will meet at the Western Pocono Community Library at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6. All Lions are welcome.

PVEN Board meets

The board of directors for the Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network will meet at 9 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, at Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville.

PV Band Parents

The Pleasant Valley Band Parents will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, in the high school in Brodheadsville.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Polk Township supervisors' meeting

The Jan. 28 Polk Township supervisors' meeting has been changed due to the weather.

The meeting will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. at the Polk Township Volunteer Fire Co.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Super Souper Bowl

Effort United Methodist Church is having its own version of the Super Bowl. The church calls it Souper Sunday, which is its way of replenishing stock in the church food pantry.

Begun last Sunday, and continuing this Sunday, Feb. 2, members and friends of the church have been asked to bring nonperishable items to help fill four large soup pots that will be in the narthex. (Donations of canned soups are an urgent need).

Friday, January 25, 2013

St. Matthew's

St. Matthew's UCC has announced that the Rev. Suzanne Brooks-Cope has accepted the call to be the church's full time pastor. Rev. Brooks-Cope will be installed on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. In addition, she is celebrating her 25th year as an ordained minister. St. Matthew's will be holding a celebratory dinner immediately after her installation. Everyone is invited to attend.

Exercising seniors

There is a low-impact exercise class for those over 55 at the Kunkletown Vol. Fire Co. every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-10 a.m.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Polk PTO meeting

Polk Elementary School will hold its PTO meeting on Monday, Jan. 28 at 4:30 p.m.

The public is invited to attend with ideas for the rest of the school year.

Polk Township meeting

Polk Township will hold its township meeting on Monday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, located on Polk Township Road in Kresgeville.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Local scholarship

The Western Pocono Women's Club will be awarding its annual $500 Jacqueline Sue Coleman Memorial Scholarship and a $500 Western Pocono Women's Club Scholarship again this year. All students in the Pleasant Valley School District who plan to attend college in the fall may apply.

Applications are available on the WPWC website at www.westernpoconowomensclub.org or at the Pleasant Valley School District website, www.pvbears.org. Applications must be received by the guidance office no later than April 23 to be considered.

Dictionary distribution

Friday, January 18, 2013

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chest Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Vol. Fire Co. Bring a bag lunch. They will be playing bingo.

Exercising seniors

There is a low-impact exercise class for those over 55 at the Kunkletown Vol. Fire Co. every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-10 a.m.