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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Indian Mt. Rod and Gun Club

Egg Shoot, rifle and gun, will be held on Sunday, July 22, starting at 11 a.m.

Indian Mt. is located mile north on Rt. 534 in Kresgeville.

For more information, please call (610) 681-5621.

Middlecreek Christian Church Vacation Bible School

VBS will be held from July 30-Aug. 3 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. It is open to kids 3-18.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Cowgirls & Cowboys

All week long, the McMichaels United Methodist Church is holding Vacation Bible School. The youngsters from age 3 through 7th grade are learning about Fruits of the Spirit even while in western garb.

Crafts, songs, snacks, games and fellowship are part of the 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. VBS sessions.

Effort UMC will hold its Vacation Bible School from July 30 through Aug. 3.

Lions Club speaker

Friday, July 13, 2012

St. Matthew's VBS

St. Matthew's UCC is still looking for volunteers to help with Vacation Bible School, to be held July 30-Aug. 3 from 9-11:30 a.m. If you would like to help or register your child, call Amy Burger at (570) 574-3465.


Please help Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network help those in need in our community. They are in need of cereal, peanut butter and jelly, nonperishable food items and sneakers (new or gently worn.) You can drop these items off at St. Matthew's UCC Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or at the First Niagra Bank in Kresgeville.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Safe Haven Pet Rescue

There will be an adoption day at Tractor Supply in Brodheadsville on Sunday, July 15 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Safe Haven will have young dogs up for adoption at the event. There will also be a volunteer meeting at Cherry's Restaurant in Kresgeville at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18.

For more information about Safe Haven, and to find a list of adoptable dogs, go to You can also join SafeHaven on Facebook.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Rotary meets

West End Rotary will meet at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, July 12, at the Western Pocono Community Library. The speaker will be Rick Munson of Paramount Business Enterprise, Inc.

Peace Festival

Our Lady Queen of Peace festival is happening July 13-15. There will be a special Mass at 4 p.m. on July 14, but no 5 o'clock Mass.

Monroe Seniors

Monroe Seniors meeting at Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville will meet at 9 a.m., Friday, July 13, and Wednesday, July 18. Lunch is planned to be Sloppy Joes with coleslaw and pulled pork.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Property signs

Chestnuthill Property ID Signs must be up by the end of July. There is still time to order your sign at the park and install by the deadline. Proceeds benefit the West End Fire Co., ambulance and WEPOSC. Hours to order at the park building are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information call Bernie Kozen, West End Park & Open Space Commission (570) 992-9733.

Triple treat

Western Pocono Lioness Club welcomed three speakers to its last meeting.

Friday, July 6, 2012

PVEN needs cereal and sneakers

Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network is low on food and funds. To help, St. Matthew's UCC is collecting cereal for the next few months, as well as donations of any nonperishable food item.

In addition to food, PVEN is having a sneaker drive for school age children for the upcoming school year. They must be mostly solid white or black, as per the Pleasant Valley School District dress code.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Collecting for children

Effort UMC's United Methodist Women's group will be meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, July 9. The group is collecting donations of new book bags and school supplies for children of the church's Supplemental Family Resource Center to be distributed in August.

At the July 9 meeting Nita Nydem will lead the devotions and Ruth Flechsig and Dee Juris are in charge of refreshments.

BP readings

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Waggin Tails Rescue Annual Picnic

This year the Waggin Tails Rescue Annual Picnic will be on Sunday July 8 from noon until 4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on Route 209 in Gilbert, in the back where the picnic tables are.

There will be lots of food and fun.

They will need people to bring burgers, burger buns, hot dogs, hot dog buns, cole slaw, potato salad, macaroni salad, paper products and soda, along with plastic utensils, ice, cups, charcoal, lighter fluid, dessert items and condiments.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Al-Anon Adult Children meeting

Al-Anon Adult Children meetings are held Monday evenings, from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Salem United Church of Christ, Route 209 and Gilbert Road, Gilbert (behind the Turkey Hill).