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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Polk Township Volunteer Fire Co.

There will be no breakfast at Polk Township Fire Company during the months of July and August. It will resume again in September.

Safe Haven Adoption Day

Safe Haven Pet Rescue will hold an Adoption Day on Saturday, July 23, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., at Berger's Agway, Rt. 209, Brodheadsville. Safe Haven will have many young dogs available for you to meet and get to know.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

West End Rotary

David O'Neill will present a program for members and guests of the West End Rotary Club at the July 14 breakfast meeting. His topic will be: "Reality-It's not What You Think!" (How thinking about thinking can help you be a better Rotarian.)

Car show benefit

Tri-County Vettes and Brodheadsville Chevrolet will host a Car Show and Swap Meet from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m., on Sunday, July 17, rain or shine. The event will benefit Boy Scout Troop 86 and United Way of Monroe County.

Summer Safety

Friday, July 8, 2011

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, July 14 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co. They will be celebrating Independence Day with hot dogs and sauerkraut. They are asking members to bring a dessert. Also bring a lucky charm to help you win at bingo.

Vacation Bible School

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Salem St. Paul

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church is celebrating Thanksgiving in July on Sunday, July 17. They will sing Thanksgiving songs, collect boxes and cans of food for PVEN (West End food pantry) and have a Thanksgiving "feast," the Eucharist or Holy Communion.

Volunteers are needed to help beautify Salem St. Paul's church gardens by weeding. They will start at the library garden and work toward the Sunday school wing. Come when your schedule permits.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

PV School Board

The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m., Thursday, July 14, at the district office.

Parking lot repair

The parking lot at Effort UMC will be closed off in sections for periods of time as work is being done there. Work was to begin July 5, weather permitting.

The church's Prayer Garden is to undergo work on July 14. Master Gardener Julie Foley will be one of those in charge.

West End Rotary

Friday, July 1, 2011

St. Matthew's youth group

St. Matthew's youth group will meet Tuesdays and Fridays in July at 2 p.m. to paint the cemetery fence. Anyone who would like to volunteer their time to help them paint would be welcomed.

Eldred supervisors

The Eldred Township supervisors will meet on Wednesday, July 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the municipal building.

St. Matthew's honors graduates

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Young at Heart Seniors

Young at Heart Seniors meet twice a month at the Polk Township Fire Co. in Kresgeville, located on Rt. 209 just past the Kresgeville Post Office. The meetings are the first and third Tuesday of the month. If you are a senior and would like to join this group, or for more information, call Barbara at (610) 681-5979, or Shirley at (610) 681-4611.

Graduate recognition

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Western Pocono Lioness

The Western Pocono Lioness Club will host a Patriotic Coloring Contest at the Chestnuthill Park in Brodheadsville from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 2.

The board will meet at the Western Pocono Community Library at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 6.

Lion Mary Jane Lucrezi represented the club as a celebrity bagger at Kinsley's Celebrity Bagger Day.

Caregiver's support

On July 6, from 6:30-8 p.m., the Caregiver's Support Group will meet on the first floor of the Loder Building.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Organ donor awareness

This Friday is Kinsley's ShopRite's First Annual Organ Donor Awareness Day.

The activities will run from noon until 4 p.m.

Driver safety program

An eight-hour driver refresher course offered by AARP will be held July 16 and July 23 at the Chestnuthill Park Building. Both four-hour sessions must be attended in order to complete the class and receive a certificate of accomplishment.

For more information one can call (570) 619-4006.

Summer schedule

Friday, June 17, 2011

Historical society

The Eldred Township Historical Society is looking for donations for its Chinese auction to be held at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Company's Carnival. If you would like to make a donation, see that it is there at St. Matthew's UCC's picnic grove Tuesday, June 21 at 10 a.m. or call Brenda Dorshimer at (610) 381-3895.

Because of the carnival, there will be no ETHS meeting on June 21. The next scheduled meeting will be on Tuesday, July 19 at 7 p.m. at the Eldred Twp. municipal building.

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