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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

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Miller Keystone Blood Drive slated

Cornerstone Community Church, 338 Polk Township Road, Kresgeville, will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, Oct. 19 from noon-5 p.m. Please call (570) 455-02018 to schedule an appointment to give the gift of life. For eligibility or questions please call 1-800-223-6667 or you can visit www.GiveaPint.org.

Meet Your Friends Night scheduled

PVI's 5th grade will be having a Meet Your Friends Night on Friday, Sept. 23 from 3:45-6 p.m. in the school gym.

Please make sure to pick up your child promptly at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Vote taken

Pride in Chestnuthill (PIC) voted on the annual Chestnuthill Township Beautification Award at its monthly meeting on Sept. 8. The award will be presented to the winner at the November Chestnuthill Supervisors' meeting.

PIC extends its thanks to all the businesses in the township that did an outstanding job, maintaining and beautifying their businesses with landscaping and flowers.