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Tamaqua

Monday, March 22, 2010

The South Ward Neighborhood Committee met last Thursday to review current projects and start planning new ones. Chairwoman Louise Howells conducted the business session. The group agreed to waive the reading of the previous meeting's minutes in order to provide more time for the guest speaker.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Class of 2010

The Decorating Committee for the Parents of the Tamaqua Class of 2010 meets every Monday, at 7 p.m., on the third floor of the Tamaqua Elks, 301 W. Broad St.

Members continue working on decorations for the annual All Night Party.

Primitive Methodist

The Rev. Rodney Hall will officiate at the 10:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Primitive Methodist Church. The service will include a children's sermon. Nursery care is available. Sunday school classes will be held at 9:30 a.m.

Zion Lutheran

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Writers conference

The Black Diamond Writers Network will conduct the region's first writers conference on April 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Schuylkill County Council for the Arts Center, 1440 Mahantongo St., Pottsville.

Keynote speaker will be Kathryn Crofy, owner of Writing-Partner.com. Her topic will be "Coming to Terms With Life: An Artist's Approach."

Day long events will also include eight workshops on writing-related topics as well as an author book fair.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Senior news

The Tamaqua Senior Citizens group meets every Thursday, at 1 p.m., at the Tamaqua Community Center, located to the rear of Boyer's Food Mart.

Last week's meeting was attended by 76 members. President Jean Machamer conducted the business session. Eleanor Roberts offered the invocation, entitled "Peace."

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Fishing derby

The Tamaqua Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its Second Annual Fishing Derby on April 10 at the Rabbit Run Reservoir. Hours will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. prizes will be awarded in adult and child categories for the most total weight of fish caught.

Pre-registrations are now being accepted at the chamber office, 114 W. Broad St., and at Tom's Auto and Marine, Greenwood Street and Mountain Avenue.

For more information, call (570) 668-1880.

TOPS

Monday, March 15, 2010

Easter Egg Hunt

The Marketing Committee of the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce will host its fifth annual Easter Egg Hunt at Depot Square Park. The event will be held March 27 and will be open to children up to the age of 10.

Pre-registration is required. Forms will be available at the Tamaqua Chamber of Commerce Office, 114 W. Broad St.; TIMES NEWS Tamaqua Office, 200 E. Broad St.; M and S Hardware; and Direct Maytag, Jamesway Plaza.

Deadline for registration is March 25.

Rush-Ryan seniors

Friday, March 12, 2010

Master gardener

The Schuylkill County Master Gardener's program will present a water wise recycling program on March 20, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Schuylkill County Ag center Conference Room, 1202 Ag Center Dr., Pottsville. The program is open to all county homeowners interested in protecting the local watershed and conserving natural resources. One of the main topics will be urban/suburban water runoff and ways to capture and re-use roof runoff water.

Friday, March 12, 2010

This weekend's service for the fourth Sunday in Lent at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Tamaqua, will begin at 9:15 a.m. while Sunday School is at 10:30 a.m.

The March 17 "Sign of Jonah" Midweek Lenten Service is at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Business women

The Tamaqua Business and Professional Women's Club held its March meeting at La Dolce Casa in Tamaqua. President Mary Bridygham conducted the business session. An election of officers for 2010-2011 was held with the following results: Mary Bridygham, president; Phyllis Paisley, vice president; Lucinda Sabol, recording secretary; Jean A. Towle, treasurer; and Nancy Stevens, corresponding secretary.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Senior news

The Tamaqua Senior Citizens group meets every Thursday, at 1 p.m., at the Tamaqua Community Center, located to the rear of Boyer's Food Mart.

Last week's meeting was attended by 64 members. President Jean Machamer conducted the business session. Eleanor Roberts offered the invocation, entitled "Hope For Tomorrow."

Dues for 2010 are now being accepted, with this year's current membership at 82. Vice President Doris Brobst reported that Sandy Scott was added to the sick list.