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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Polk Elementary PTO meeting

Polk Elementary School's monthly PTO meeting will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 26 in the library. Parents of Polk students are welcome to attend.

Reading Fair

Wednesday, May 2, Pleasant Valley Elementary will hold its 29th annual Reading Fair from 5-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Collection site

The West End Fire Company Substation on Route 115 in Mt. Effort will again serve as a collection site for The Drug Enforcement Administration's next National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in Monroe County.

That collection date is set for Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This provides a great opportunity for those who missed the previous event due to the Halloween snow storm. If anyone has accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, this is an opportunity to safely dispose of these medications.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will be meeting on Thursday, April 26 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Vol. Fire Co. Bring a bag lunch and your lucky rabbit's foot to play bingo.

St. Matthew's UCC

St. Matthew's UCC needs donations for some upcoming events.

First, if you are an artist, crafts person, woodworker, potter, sculptor or make anything creative, they would like you to consider making a donation of one item to "How Great Thou Art" to be held in July.

If interested contact Diane Huber for further details at (610) 681-4617.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

PV Elementary School PTO

PVE PTO will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, April 19 at 4 p.m. in the school cafeteria. All are welcome to


Polk Elementary School PTO meeting

Polk's monthly PTO meeting will be on Thursday, April 26 at 4 p.m. in the library. Parents of Polk students are welcome to attend

PV Intermediate School PAC meeting

PVI will hold its monthly PAC meeting on Monday, April 23 at 1:15 p.m. They will meet in the all purpose room.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Lioness meeting

The Western Pocono Lioness Club meets the last Tuesday of each month at the American Legion, on Route 209 in Gilbert. The club's next meeting will be Tuesday, April 24, beginning with a social hour at 6 p.m. The business meeting will follow. The guest speaker will be herbalist Lori Jacobs.

For more information call Virginia at (610) 681-8306.

The club's next event will be a Holistic Fair on May 5 at the West End Fire Hall in Brodheadsville.

Becker to speak

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Polk movie night

Polk Elementary's PTO will be having a family movie night on Friday, April 13 from 6-8 p.m. in the cafeteria. All Polk students and their families are welcome to attend.


Pleasant Valley Intermediate PTO will be having its monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 18 at 4 p.m. in the all-purpose room.


Pleasant Valley Elementary PTO will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, April 19 at 4 p.m. in the school cafeteria. All are welcome to attend.

Birthday wishes

Celebrating her 13th birthday on April 13 is Paige Hinton.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Coroner at Rotary

The West End Rotary Club will host Monroe County coroner Bob Allen at its breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, April 12, at the Western Pocono Community Library, Brodheadsville.

He will present his view and experience on "A Day in the Life of a Coroner."

Family Promise speaks

Friday, April 6, 2012

Easter activities

St. Matthew's UCC will hold its community Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 7 at 2 p.m. in the picnic grove, weather permitting. If not, it will be held in the social hall of the church. Bring donated hard boiled eggs or filled plastic eggs to the church before noon Saturday.

There will be a Sunrise Service on Resurrection Sunday morning, April 8, at 6:30 a.m. in the picnic grove.

It will be followed by an Easter breakfast in the social hall at 7:30 a.m.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church will hold a Maundy Thursday service on April 5 at 7:30 p.m. with Holy Communion and Stripping of the Altar.

On April 6, there will be a Good Friday service at 1 p.m. for Community Service at Christ Hamilton Square.

April 6 at 7:30 p.m. a Service of Shadows will be held.

Sunday, April 8 is the Resurrection of our Lord (Easter Day) with services at 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with Holy Communion.


PVEN is in need of good sheets and blankets (all sizes.)

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Zion's services

Zion United Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville will offer the following worship services: Maundy Thursday, April 5, 7:30 p.m.; Good Friday, April 6, 7:30 p.m.; and Easter Sunday, at 6 a.m., and 8 and 10:30 a.m. A breakfast will be served for worshippers between the services, beginning at 8 a.m. There will be no Sunday School.

The church's Knit & Crochet group will meet again at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 10.

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