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Friday, June 8, 2012

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, June 14 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co. They will be celebrating Father's Day, serving bean soup and playing Bingo.

They ask that everyone bring a donation of a nonperishable food for Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network's food pantry.

Historical society

Eldred Township Historical Society is looking for donations for its Chinese auction which will be held during the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Company's carnival.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Salem St. Paul's Church

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church will honor its graduates from high school and college on July 15 at the 9:30 a.m. service. Graduating from high school are Keeley Gould, Kim Perry, Adam Jablonski and Michael Hughart. Katie Ames graduated from college. If anyone was missed please let Linda Hinton know ASAP.

Council news

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Blood drive today

Our Lady Queen of Peace, Gilbert, is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive today, June 6, from 1-6 p.m., in McCawley Hall.

To register, call or email: redcrossblood.org or 1-800-Red-Cross.

Composting workshop

A free composting workshop will be held at the Monroe County Waste Authority in Blakeslee Saturday, June 9.

For more information, call the Waste Authority at (570) 643-6100 or email cindyparks@frontiernet.net.

Time change

Friday, June 1, 2012

Bible study

St. Matthew's UCC's Pastor Suzanne Brooks-Cope will be conducting a Bible Study class on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. in June and part of July entitled, "Parables: Stories for Life in God's World."

If you are interested in attending, please call the office at (610) 381-2442.

Donations for Strawberry Festival

Laymen's Fellowship of St. Matthew's UCC are asking for donations of milk, Evaporated Milk, sugar, eggs and shortcakes for their annual Strawberry Festival.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Historical society

The Polk Township Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 4 at the Polk Township Municipal Building.

Happy Birthday wishes

Happy Birthday to Cindy Faust who will celebrate her day on June 3

Congratulations

Congratulations to Katie Arace who will be confirmed at St. Matthew's Church in Kunkletown on Sunday, June 3.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Lioness Club grows

The Western Pocono Lioness Club inducted three new members at its last meeting. They were B. Madlyn Reimel, Ruth Hebron and Karen Heckman.

The group heard about the growth and changes at Northampton Community College as Matt Connell, West Ender and dean of the Monroe Campus, and Cathleen Canevari, major gifts officer of the Monroe Campus and also a West Ender, detailed what is happening in terms of the future addition to Monroe's NCC facility.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Memorial Day service

There will be a Memorial Day service on Monday, May 28 at 11 a.m. at the Veterans' Monument at the Eldred Township municipal building organized by the Eldred Township Veterans Commission.

All are welcome to attend.

PVEN

Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network is asking for donations of peanut butter, crackers and soup and any other nonperishable food items.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Polk PTO meeting

Polk Elementary School's monthly PTO meeting will be on Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m. in the library. Parents of Polk students are welcome to attend.

Veterans memorial service

A memorial service to honor all veterans will be held on Monday, May 27 at 2 p.m. at the Polk Township Veterans Memorial, located between the Kresgeville Post Office and Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church, on Route 209.

Parking is available at the post office or at the church. Please bring a lawn chair.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Athletic awards

Pleasant Valley High School will hold its athletic awards program at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 23. One must have a ticket to attend.

Free bread

Every Tuesday, from 2-4 p.m., free bread will be available at the Sun Valley Fire Company in Effort. One should just show up. The Faith Mountain Church in Brodheadsville is sponsoring the event.

The church holds a worship service from 9 -10 a.m. For more information call Mrs. Manuel Young at (610) 844-3620.

Rotary speaker

Friday, May 18, 2012

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, May 24 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Vol. Fire Co. They will be celebrating Memorial Day. Bring a bag lunch. Dessert will be served. They will have a Chinese auction.