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Tamaqua

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Gallery show

The Tamaqua Community Art Center will sponsor a meet and greet session for local photographer Tracy A. Perry. The event will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Sept. 26, at 125 Pine St.

The artist will be available to share the history behind each piece of art.

The free meet and greet session is open to the public.

SWNC

The South Ward Neighborhood Committee meeting for tonight has been canceled. The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 17.

Older and bolder

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Board of Health

The Tamaqua Board of Health held its September meeting with Earl Boettger, Randy Gormley, Shirley Becker, Health Officer Judith Hadesty R.N. and Code Enforcement Officer Mitch Geist in attendance.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Diabetes support

St. Luke's University Health Network is sponsoring a Diabetes Support Group. Monthly meetings are held in the Miner's Cafe at the health network's Miners Hospital Campus in Coaldale.

Each month, a different diabetes relevant topic is explored. Topics are based on ways to improve blood sugar control and quality of life. Meetings are generally 45 minutes long and include a question and answer period.

This month's meeting will be held on Sept. 17. Reservations are not required. For more information, call (570) 645-8107.

Bloodmobile

Thursday, September 12, 2013

LOL Open House

The League of Literaries (LOL) will hold an Open House on Sept. 17 at the Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St.

LOL is a group of young writers, middle and high school ages, created in 2012. The group meets every Tuesday, from 6-7 p.m., at the arts center.

The Open House is in celebration of the group's one year anniversary and will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. It offers an opportunity for the public to learn more about the LOL and its members. Free refreshments will be served.

The public is welcome to attend.

Cancer study

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

9-11 service

The Tamaqua South Ward Playground will sponsor a 9-11 Community Remembrance Service, honoring those lost that fateful day, first responders and the military personnel who protect our freedom. Special honoree this year will be Thomas "Oakie" Schlorf, retired Tamaqua Fire Chief.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Diabetes support

St. Luke's University Health Network is sponsoring a Diabetes Support Group. Monthly meetings are held in the Miner's Cafe at the health network's Miners Hospital Campus in Coaldale.

Each month, a different diabetes relevant topic is explored. Topics are based on ways to improve blood sugar control and quality of life. Meetings are generally 45 minutes long and include a question and answer period.

This month's meeting will be held on Sept. 17. Reservations are not required. For more information, call (570) 645-8107.

Cancer study

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Rush-Ryan seniors

The Rush, Ryan and Delano Senior Citizens Inc. met Aug. 27 at the Ryan Township Fire Company with 59 members in attendance. President Eleanor Schmerfeld conducted the business session. Two new members, Joan Brown and Pat Stephens, were welcomed to the group.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Senior citizens

The Tamaqua Senior Citizens group met Aug. 29 with 80 members in attendance. President Jean Machamer conducted the business session. Jacque Patrick provided the invocation.

Nominations for officers were accepted. Machamer declined another term, while the other officers all agreed to stay for another year. The new president will be Melanie Weicker.

Reports were presented by the vice president, treasurer and secretary. Florina Martin and Madeline Heffelfinger were added to the sick list.

Friday, August 30, 2013

Bloodmobile

An American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be held in Tamaqua on Friday, Sept. 20, at St. John United Church of Christ on Pine Street. Hours will be from 1-6 p.m.

Anyone 17 or older, who weighs at least 110 pounds, and is in good general health is eligible to donate.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767.

Garden walk

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Adult Day Care

The Tamaqua Area Adult Day Care Center has a variety of activities planned for September, including the monthly birthday party on Sept. 18.

Other activities for the month include: Sept. 4, bingo; Sept. 5, bulletin board; Sept. 6, baking apple cakes; Sept. 11, final trip to Heisler's Dairy Bar; Sept. 13, craft day; Sept. 16, show and tell; Sept. 18, musical entertainment with Audrey Christ; Sept. 23, cooking class; Sept. 25 Salvation Army service; Sept. 26, magic beans mosaics.