The Summit Hill Food Pantry conducts a monthly distribution of food boxes to the needy in the community. Anyone in need of the assistance, or knowing of individuals or families who do, is asked to contact Rose Marie Armon, (570) 645-3604, or Emma Weaver, 645-7348.
The pantry, a non-denominational entity, is always in need of donations and manual assistance. To donate items or your time, contact the above persons as well.
The Summit Hill Lions Club has taken on the task of assisting the pantry with its distributions as a service project. Boxes are usually packed on a Thursday, beginning at 9 a.m., and are distributed on the fourth Tuesday, starting at 9 a.m. The Second Harvest truck delivery of commodities (which needs to be unloaded) usually takes place on the last Thursday of the month. Lions Club members can contact President Kenneth Vermillion for additional information on helping with the duties.
SHCIO to meet
The Summit Hill Community Improvement Organization will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, in the borough hall. Debra Ranck, president, will be in charge of the session.
Legion to meet
The monthly meeting of American Legion Post 316, Summit Hill, will be held on Monday, Jan. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the post home. Commander W. Kevin O'Donnell will be in charge of the session.
A meeting of the Home Association will immediately follow the post's meeting.
The schedule for the Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church, Summit Hill, for Sunday, Jan. 10, is as follows: Sunday school and adult Bible study, 9 a.m.; and worship service, 10:30 a.m.
Named to dean's list
Michael Uher, son of John and Josie Uher of Coaldale, has been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Penn State University's Hazleton.
A 2009 graduate of Panther Valley High School, he is a first-year student with plans to major in chemical engineering. Michael attained a 3.55 grade point average.
The Coaldale Lions Club will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 12 and Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 5:45 p.m. at The Viennese Villa in town.
District 14U Governor Robert Neumoyer will be a guest at the Jan. 12 meeting.
President Robert Ames will preside.
The Lansford Food Pantry will be held on Jan. 18 at St. Katherine of Drexel's Church gymnasium from 9:30-11 a.m. The pantry is a nonprofit organization that serves the residents of Lansford on the third Monday of every month. Anyone wishing to make a monetary or food donation may contact Betty Pearson at (570) 645-3416 or Beth Dailey (570) 657-7234.
AMVETS Post 83
Lansford AMVETS Post 83 reminds all members that it is time to renew your membership. Dues can be paid at the Post home on West Ridge Street. Key cards will be available to members as of Jan. 17.
Anyone wanting to start an in-house pool or dart league is also welcome to do so.