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Friday, October 14, 2011

Trick or Treat

Polk Township's Trick or Treat night will be Monday, Oct. 31 from 5-8 p.m. If you would like the trick or treaters to come to your door, leave the outside porch light on.

Red Cross blood drive

Getz Personal Care Home, Route 534, Kunkletown, will host a blood drive on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Call 1-800-RED Cross for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Miller Keystone blood drive

Friday, October 14, 2011

Halloween parade

Be sure to preregister for the Eldred Township Halloween Parade, which will be held on Sunday, Oct. 23 (rain date is Oct. 30). Check-in time is between 11 a.m. and noon. The judging begins at 12:15 p.m. in St. Matthew's Church Grove in Kunkletown. The parade will begin at 1 p.m.

Treats are guaranteed to preregistered applicants only. Only preregistered applicants will be judged. Pre-registration deadline is Oct. 16.

Forms can be picked up at the township municipal building and Kunkletown General Store

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Sweet treat time

The Leo Club at Pleasant Valley High School will be doing a sweet reach out to families attending the parent teacher conference this Wednesday. They will be offering baked goods to attending families, made by them or supporting Lions and Lioness from the West End clubs.

The conferences run from 5-8:30 p.m. for grades 9-12.

PV School Board

The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, in the district offices in Brodheadsville.

Firefighters' service

Friday, October 7, 2011

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co. They will be celebrating Columbus Day. Bring a bag lunch and bring your bingo chips to play bingo.

Old phone books

Brooke Sheckler is collecting old phone books for a school recycling project. If you have some you would like to get rid of, bring them to St. Matthew's UCC during office hours of Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. or Sundays from 8-11:30 a.m.

St. Matthew's UCC

Thursday, October 6, 2011

PV Elementary School PTO

PVE's PTO monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, Oct 13, at 4 p.m. in the cafeteria.

Condolences

Condolences to the Rev. James Laubach family. Pastor Laubach died on Sunday, Oct 2.

Polk Twp. Volunteer Fire Company

PTVFC will be hosting a safety day in honor of fire prevention week. It will be held on Sunday, Oct 9, from noon-3 p.m. at the firehouse located on Rt. 209 just past the Kresgeville Post Office. The fire trucks will be out for display and there will be other activities for the kids.

Birthday Wishes

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Flood buckets

According to the Mission Committee at Effort UMC, the supply of flood buckets is very low due to the recent flooding in the northern tier of Pennsylvania.

Friday, September 30, 2011

St. Matthew's UCC

This Sunday, Oct. 2 at 9 a.m., the guest preacher at St. Matthew's UCC will be the Rev. Dr. Scott Brooks Cope, director of Pastoral Care-Phoebe Ministries.

Also, if you would like to make food donations to PVEN, please bring items to the church on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or Sundays from 8-11:30 a.m.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Sunday, Oct 16 from 3-6:15 p.m. is Family Fun Day. Pocono Lutheran churches will host a Family Fun Day on Sunday, Oct. 18, from 3 to 6:15 p.m. The event is outdoors and will include games, supper and worship at St. Paul's picnic grove in Albrightsville, off Rte. 534. Bring food to share. Drinks and dinnerware will be provided.

See the Rev. Scheffey for more information.

Care Package committee

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

PVEN statistics

During the quarterly hunger ministry meeting held at the Monroe County Administrative Center last week, the Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network Community Service Center statistics led in new families served in this August and overall clients served for the previous program year. The PVEN provided help to over 720 clients from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011.

Friday, September 23, 2011

St. Matthew's UCC

The Rev. H. Robert Samuels will be the guest preacher at St. Matthew's UCC in Kunkletown on Sunday, Sept. 25 at the 9 a.m. worship service.

This Sunday is also observance of Harvest Home. Please bring any produce and nonperishable items to the church. The donations of these food items will be given to the Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network for distribution to families in need in the West End.

Sunday School is now in session and begins at 10:30 a.m. All ages are welcome from 3 years old to adult.

PVEN