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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Pink Light Walk

The West End Pink Light Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness, hosted by West End Happenings, will take place rain or shine, at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 11 at the American Legion Post Home on Route 209. The walk begins promptly at 6:30 p.m.

Anyone with questions can email


The free self-guided farm tour with many sites in the West End is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 13.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

PTO meetings

Pleasant Valley Elementary will have its PTO meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. in the all purpose room. Pleasant Valley Intermediate will hold its PTO meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 4 p.m. in the library.

Polk Elementary School will hold its PTO meeting on Monday, Oct. 22 at 4:30 p.m.

Young at Heart Seniors

The Young at Heart Seniors will meet at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Polk Township Volunteer Fire Co.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co. They will be celebrating Columbus Day with a Chinese auction. Bring a bag lunch.

Exercise class for seniors

Every week, there is an exercise class for seniors (55 and older) at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co. on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. The classes are sponsored by the Pocono Health System. The classes are low level, gentle exercises that anyone can do. All are invited to help keep you fit and limber.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Volunteer fire company

Polk Township Volunteer Fire Company will be hosting a safety day on Sunday, Oct. 7 from noon until 3 p.m. The fire company is located on Route 209 In Kresgeville.


Pleasant Valley Intermediate School PTO will be having Bingo Family Night on Friday, Oct. 12, from 6:30-8 p.m. in the school cafeteria. All PVI students and their families are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Lioness speaker

Cindy Starner of the Center for Vision Loss was the speaker at last week's Western Pocono Lioness club meeting. Starner detailed the growth of the organization in Monroe County, the change of the name from VIABl to its current name and the various services the Center for Vision Loss offers.

All is offered free to adults and children, although the focus is on uninsured and under-insured.

Services range from transportation and prevention to screening and education, especially for seniors.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Historical society meeting

The Polk Township Historical Society will meet on Monday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Polk Township Municipal Building in Kresgeville. Everyone is invited to attend their meetings and new members are always welcome.

For additional information, please call Pat at (610) 681-8984.

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat will be held Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 5-8 p.m. Polk residents who would like to participate should turn on their porch or house lights.

Happy Birthday

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Leo Club leaders

The Western Pocono Lions Club's sponsored Leo Club at Pleasant Valley High School held its first meeting of the school year recently and elected its officers.

Serving as student leaders for the service club will be: Evan Shibley, president; Nina Staats, vice president; Jessica Hughes, secretary; and Krystal Tedesco, treasurer.

Tai Dottery was appointed photographer/columnist for the club. Serving as PVHS staff adviser is Melissa Dennis.

Additional info

Friday, September 21, 2012

Harvest Home

St. Matthew's UCC will celebrate Harvest Home on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 9 a.m.

Those attending are asked to bring in nonperishable and perishable items from the garden to be displayed for the worship service.

Everything will then be donated to the Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network.

It has been reported that their shelves are empty and are in need of everything.

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co.

Bring a bag lunch. They will be playing bingo.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Polk PTO meeting

Polk Elementary School will be holding its first PTO meeting of the year on Monday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. Join them with your ideas for the upcoming school year.


Pleasant Valley Intermediate School will be holding a Meet Your Friends Night for sixth grade on Friday, Sept. 28 from 3:45-6 p.m. in the school gym. Please make sure to pick up your child(ren) promptly.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Additional info

In regard to the announcement of the flu shots available at Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville at the Monroe Seniors meeting on Friday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., the clinic is available to anyone over the age of 18 and not just seniors, according to Kate Koehler at Prime Time of Monroe County.

She can be reached at (579) 420-3746.

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