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Friday, May 23, 2014

Memorial Day

There will be a Memorial Day observance at 11 a.m., Monday at the Eldred Township Veterans Memorial, located at the Eldred Township municipal building.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

PVI Field Day

Beginning today, weather permitting, Pleasant Valley Intermediate School is having field days, by grade. Fourth grade is set for today, followed by fifth Thursday and sixth Friday.

Rain dates are next week, in the same order.

PV High concert

The Pleasant Valley High School Spring Choral concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

School Board meets

Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday in the administrative building.

Spring Cleanup

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Effort blood drive

An American Red Cross blood drive will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. May 29 at Effort UMC. Call 800-RED-CROSS to schedule an appointment.

PTO elections

The Pleasant Valley Intermediate School PTO will meet at 4:30 p.m. today. The election will take place in the library.

It's election time also for the Pleasant Valley Elementary School PTO. That will take place at the PTO meeting set for 7 p.m., May 20.

W.E.L.L. meeting

Thursday, May 8, 2014

St. Matthew's UCC

St. Matthew's UCC will hold its regular worship service at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 11. They will celebrate mothers.

Sunday School is at 10:30 a.m. for every age.

Then at noon there will be a contemporary service with country/gospel music and communion will be served.

Prayer Shawl


If anyone would like to donate yarn or fleece material, or your time, to make shawls for St. Matthew's Prayer Shawl Ministry, it would be greatly appreciated.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 8 at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co. They will celebrate Mother's Day with prizes for all mothers.

They will be serving ice cream and are looking for donations of cakes.

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.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

PVEN board

The Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Council's board of directors will meet at 9 a.m., Thursday, at Zion Lutheran in Brodheadsville.

Cleaning supplies

The TLC Mom's Group at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church is holding its annual drive for Shepherd's Maternity House. The home's storage closet is in need of cleaning supplies.

Anyone wishing to help is asked to put donations in McCawley Hall in the TLC box. Items will be collected until the group has its last meeting for the year at 9:45 a.m. May 1.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Easter at St. Matthew's UCC

St. Matthew's will hold a community egg hunt and games at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 19, in the picnic grove on Grove Road, Kunkletown.

If you would like to donate candy and eggs (hard-boiled and dyed and plastic) please have these items at the church by noon Saturday.

Easter Sunrise service will be at 6 a.m., Sunday in the picnic grove.

There will be a breakfast immediately following in the church fellowship hall.

At 9 a.m. there will be a traditional Easter worship service in the church. Communion will be served at both services.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Maundy Thursday events

Effort United Methodist Church will hold Holy Thursday's Soup & Bread in Wesley Hall at 6 p.m. and the Living Last Supper Service at 7:30 p.m.

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church will offer Holy Thursday morning prayer at 8 a.m., but no Mass at 8 a.m.; a 7 p.m. Mass of the Lord's Supper, and an 11 p.m. Night Prayer.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Cemetery cleanup

St. Matthew's UCC asks if anyone wants to keep items placed on cemetery plots to please remove them by early Saturday morning. There will be a cemetery cleanup April 12 and all items left on the grave sites will be removed.

Holy Week events

St. Matthew's UCC will observe Palm Sunday, Sunday, April 13. The traditional worship service will be at 9 a.m. Sunday School, for all ages, is at 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Rosary Society

Our Lady Queen of Peace church's Altar Rosary Society will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday in Rooms 114 A and B at the church in Gilbert.

Fill the Truck

The annual Fill-the-Truck event for the Garden of Giving is scheduled for Saturday at Brodheadsville Tractor Supply Company.

The first planting event of the season will be onions at The Garden in McMichaels, and is scheduled for April 12 and 13.

For more information call 570-402-1282 or email GardenOfGiving@gmail.com.

Lenten services