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Poconos

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Future PASR president

Former Pleasant Valley High School principal Frederick Hackett, Brodheadsville, is the president-elect of the Monroe Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) for the 2011-2012 program year. Currently he is serving as program chair.

Two funerals

Effort UMC was the site for two funerals this past Friday. The first was for the Rev. Jack Rule, who served many area churches, including McMichaels and Effort UMC as well as Parryville UMC in Carbon County and Richmond UMC in Northampton County.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Lenten service

The next Lenten service will be on Wednesday, March 30 at St. Matthew's UCC in Kunkletown.

The guest preacher will be the Rev. Michael Eckroth.

Soup and sandwiches will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

St. Matthew's will provide the soup and beverages.

Bring your own sandwich.

The service will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Polk PTO meeting

Polk Elementary School will have a PTO Meeting on Thursday, March 24 at 4 p.m. Parents of Polk students are invited to come and share their ideas. Baby-sitting is available.

Meet Your Friends Night

Pleasant Valley Intermediate PTO will be having a sixth grade Meet Your Friends Night on Friday, March 25 from 3:45-6 p.m. Please make sure that you pick up your child promptly at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Special speaker

Tammy Graeber recently spoke at Effort UMC about how her project, The Garden of Giving, came to be and what needs the outreach project has now, including board members, funds and other volunteers.

A PowerPoint presentation highlighted the happenings at the McMichaels garden last year, including volunteers at work planting and harvesting. Over 6,000 ears of corn were among the gifts to area food pantries and soup kitchens.

For more information or to donate contact Graeber at (570) 402-1282.

Rotary's guest

Monday, March 21, 2011

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, March 24 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Vol. Fire Company. Bring a bag lunch and any items you might like to donate to the Chinese auction.

Lenten service

The next Lenten service will be on Wednesday, March 23 at Jerusalem United Church of Christ in Trachsville. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Deborah Scheffey. There will be soup and sandwiches from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The church will provide the soup. You should bring your own sandwich. The service will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Pleasant Valley Elementary PTO

The monthly PTO meeting will be held on Thursday, March 17 at 4 p.m. in the school cafeteria. All are welcome to attend.

Family Fun Night

Pleasant Valley Elementary will have a Family Fun night on Friday, March 18 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. All students of PVE and their families are welcome to attend.

Polk PTO Meeting

Polk Elementary School will have a PTO Meeting on Thursday, March 24 at 4 p.m. Parents of Polk students are invited to come and share their ideas. Baby-sitting is available.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Women's Club

After a two-month winter hiatus the Western Pocono Women's Club will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, March 21, at the Effort Methodist Church. This will be a social evening and a chance to catch up on the club's business.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

PV Intermediate PTO

The PVI PTO will meet at 4:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 16 in the school library.

Safe Haven Pet Rescue

Safe Haven Pet Rescue will have a volunteer meeting on Tuesday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m., at Cherry's Sunset Family Restaurant, Route 209, Kresgeville. All local animal lovers are welcome to attend.

Safe Haven Pet Rescue is a group of people based in the West End of the Poconos, who save highly adoptable pets from high-kill and overcrowded shelters and find them loving homes. The number one cause of death to cats and dogs is shelter killing.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Ash Wednesday service

St. Peter's UMC, Saylorsburg, will hold its Ash Wednesday service at 7:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville, the service will also be held at 7:30 p.m. and it will include the sacrament of Holy Communion with the imposition of ashes.

Rotary speaker

West End Rotary Club will host Karl Helmond, M.D. from Mahoning Valley Orthopedics, at its Thursday, March 10, breakfast meeting. The club meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville.

Board of education

Friday, March 4, 2011

Ash Wednesday service

St. Matthew's UCC in Kunkletown will hold its Ash Wednesday service, which begins the season of Lent, on Wednesday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, March 10 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co.

Join them in some socializing, fun and games.

Youth Group

If you have kids from fifth grade and up, St. Matthew's UCC invites them to join the Youth Group on Saturday nights from 5-8 p.m. at the church's fellowship hall.

Dinner is included.