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Poconos

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.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

PVI PAC meeting

Pleasant Valley Intermediate School will hold its monthly PAC meeting on Monday, May 21 at 1:15 p.m. in the all purpose room.

PVE PTO

Pleasant Valley Elementary PTO will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, May 17 at 4 p.m. in the school cafeteria. There will be election of officers. Please try and attend.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Ascension Mass

Our Lady Queen of Peace church will offer Mass for the Feast of the Ascension, a Holy Day of Obligation, at 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, and on Thursday, May 17, at 8 a.m., 12:10 and 7 p.m.

Historical society meets

The Chestnuthill Township Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, at the Chestnuthill Township Park Building on Route 715. Township residents are welcome to attend.

At the March meeting, Joe Horn gave a talk about the history of Western Union.

West End Rotary

Friday, May 11, 2012

St. Matthew's news

St. Matthew's will welcome guest preacher, the Rev. Alan Miller, conference minister from Penn Northeast Conference, on Sunday, May 13, Mother's Day. All are welcome to attend.

If you have been looking for a new church or have been thinking of attending church, St. Matthew's UCC in Kunkletown would love to welcome you.

It is having a New Member Sunday on May 20 at 9 a.m. If you have any questions, please call (610) 381-2442.

Historical society

Thursday, May 10, 2012

PTO meetings set

Pleasant Valley Intermediate School PTO will meet on Wednesday, May 16 at 4:15 p.m. in the all purpose room.

Pleasant Valley Elementary School PTO will hold its monthly PTO meeting on Thursday, May 17 at 4 p.m. in the school cafeteria. There will be election of officers. Please try and attend.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Many confirmed

This past Sunday, Bishop James C. Timlin confirmed over 120 young people at the service at Our Lady Queen of Peace.

This Sunday, over 100 parish children will be receiving First Communion.

PV School Board

The next meeting of the Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will be at 8 p.m., Thursday, May 10, in the district office in Brodheadsville.

Rotary speaker