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Friday, February 21, 2014

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Company. Bring a bag lunch. They will have a Chinese auction.

Exercising seniors

There is a low-impact exercise class for those over 55 from 9:30-10:30 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Company.

Friday, February 21, 2014

PAC meetings

Pleasant Valley Elementary School will hold its Principal Advisory Committee meeting from 7-8 p.m. on Monday, Feb 24, in the school cafeteria.

Pleasant Valley Intermediate School will hold its Principal Advisory Committee meeting from 6-7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27 in the school cafeteria.

Polk PTO meeting

Polk Elementary School's Parent Teacher Organization meeting will be at 2:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24 in the school cafeteria.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014


The Pleasant Valley Middle School PAC/PTO is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m., Thursday.

Pleasant Valley High School PAC is to meet at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19.

PV School Board

Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education is slated to meet at 8 p.m., Thursday in the district office in Brodheadsville.

Library offers

The Western Pocono Community Library is offering a Family Fun Time at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. There will be a matinee at 1 p.m., also on Saturday.

VA entitlements

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Receives affirmation

Ken Edwards, Brodheadsville, was affirmed by the Northeast District Committee on Ministry of the United Methodist Church as ready to serve as a part-time Licensed Local Pastor when an appointment is available. He currently leads the 5 p.m. worship service at Effort United Methodist Church every Saturday. Beginning March 1, the time will be moved to 6 p.m.

Lions board meets

The board of directors for the Western Pocono Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Western Pocono Community Library. All Lions are welcome.

Tax help

Friday, January 31, 2014

Looking for artwork

St. Matthew's UCC will hold its "How Great Thou Art" event in July and needs items to be donated. They are asking any local artist, artisans and crafts persons of all kinds, to consider donating an original piece. Items are not needed until a week before the event. Those who plan to donate an item, should contact Renee Keiper (, 610-381-2253 or Diane Huber (, 610-681-7217.

Exercising seniors

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church

There will be a sledding/ice cream social from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the home of Linda and Jeff Hinton from 1-5 p.m. This is for

all ages, open house, spectators are welcome. For directions, call them at 570-992-7094.

Al-Anon meetings

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Church Women United

Church Women United of Monroe will meet at 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran, 9 N. 9th St., Stroudsburg. Participants are asked to use the back entrance and meet in the library room.

For more information call 570-629-0649.

Monroe Seniors

Monroe County Seniors, meeting at Zion Lutheran in Brodheadsville, will meet again at 9 a.m., Friday in the church's fellowship hall.

Greyhound event

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Blood drive

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive, (red cells and blood,) from 1-6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Company. There is a drastic blood shortage and donations are needed.

Exercising seniors

There is a low-impact exercise class for those over 55 at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Company every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-10 a.m.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran Church

The Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network's food pantry shelves are bare. They need all foods: canned vegetables, soups, tuna fish, pasta, cereal, canned yams, boxed stuffing, gravy, etc.

PVEN also needs clothing and infant and toddler snowsuits and winter coats, men's winter coats, boys clothes (especially jeans) size 4-18, men's sweat pants (all sizes) and T-shirts, XL and XXL.

These items can be placed in a barrel at the church office.

PVI PAC meeting

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

PV School Board

Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday in the District Office, Route 115, Brodheadsville.

Free shingles shot

The Department of Health will hold a free shingles vaccination clinic from 9-11 a.m. Friday at the Chestnuthill Senior Center meeting at Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville.

One is eligible for the vaccine at no cost if 50 years of age or older and uninsured or underinsured. All programs are open to the public.

For more information on any programs, call: 570-420-3746.

Food pantry open