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Friday, October 15, 2010

The Eldred Township Historical Society will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at the township municipal building. Norman Burger from the Polk Township Historical Society will speak about the Jonas Bake Oven.

Eldred Twp. Halloween parade

You have a few more days to preregister for the Eldred Township Halloween Parade, Sunday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. Preregister by Sunday, Oct. 17. The parade is open to the public and free of charge. You are asked to bring a nonperishable food item to be donated to the PVEN food bank in place of a registration fee.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Meet Your Friends Night

Pleasant Valley Intermediate School's 5th grade will be hosting a MYFN from 3:45-6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15 in the school's cafeteria.

Pick up children promptly at 6 p.m.

Cultural Diversity Committee

Pleasant Valley School District hosts a monthly meeting of educators, parents, students, and community members to discuss and plan for programs and activities to promote a knowledge and acceptance of diversity.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Monroe seniors

Monroe County Seniors will meet at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 13, and Friday, Oct. 15, at Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville. The topic for the 15th is "Smile-Attitude Counts," presented by Prime Time's Kate Koehler.

Drivers needed

Friday, October 8, 2010

Halloween parade

If you would like to participate in the Eldred Township Halloween Parade, Sunday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. you are asked to preregister by Sunday, Oct. 17. This is open to the public and free of charge. You are asked to bring a nonperishable food item to be donated to the PVEN food bank in place of a registration fee.

There are prizes for costumes: Most original; cutest; ugliest, best pair; best group; best float.

More complete information and registration forms are available at the Eldred Township municipal building.

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

Friday, October 8, 2010

Fire company meeting

Members of the Phoenix Fire Company will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. at the company headquarters. Nomination of officers will take place at this meeting.

Bloodmobile

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be stationed at Memorial Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 1-6 p.m. Donors should be 17 years of age and older.

Tire collection

Friday, October 8, 2010

Fairview Seniors

Fairview Seniors meet every second and fourth Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Chestnuthill Park Building. Members make special items for patients both young and old.

At the next meeting a visual aid speaker will be featured.

For more information call June at (570) 629-6757.

Anniversary

celebration

The Western Pocono Women's Club will be celebrating 40 years of service to the community in 2011. Presently the club has 48 members, including five of the charter members who are still active in the club.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Walking group

Members of Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church are walking to Bethlehem, Christ's birthplace, from Kresgeville. They started in July and will arrive in Bethlehem in December, in time for Christmas. Starting Monday's, the Walking Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. (call Karinsue for place at (570) 722-3630).

It's free and all ages welcome.

Food pantry

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Pleasant Valley Intermediate news

PVI will have a sixth grade "Meet Your Friends" night on Friday, Oct. 1, from 3:45 until 6 p.m. Please be there to pick your child up promptly.

Blood Drive

Getz Personal Care Home will be sponsoring a blood drive on Sunday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Getz is located on Rt. 534 in Kunkletown.

Make an appointment to donate blood by calling the Red Cross at 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Birthday wishes

Happy Birthday to Jessica Herman on Oct. 5.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Lioness meet

The Western Pocono Lioness Club will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the American Legion in Gilbert. The program will be given by "Life Is Good Chiropractic."

For more information call club president, Arlene Mullery at (570) 992-5022.

The club held its annual fashion show at Hideaway Hills in Kresgeville Sunday, and all tickets were sold.

Monroe seniors

Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville hosts the Monroe County Seniors on Wednesdays and Fridays. The group meets at 9 a.m.

Progress reports

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Polk Elementary PTO

Polk Elementary School's PTO will be meeting for the first time in the 2010-2011 school year at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23 in the school library. Come out meet the PTO officers and give them your ideas.

PV Elementary PTO

Pleasant Valley Elementary School's PTO meeting will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23. Join them and give your input.

PVI Meet Your Friends Night