Summit Hill

SHCIO to meet

The Summit Hill Community Improvement Organization will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Summit Hill Borough Hall.

Debra Ranck, president, will be in charge of the meeting.

Legion to meet

The monthly meeting of American Legion Post 316, Summit Hill, will be held on Monday, Feb. 8, 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.

Church meeting

The Parish and Finance Council of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. in the church hall.

Festival meeting

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will hold a festival committee meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. in the church hall.

Food distribution

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.

Borough council

The next monthly meeting of the Summit Hill Borough Council will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. in the borough hall. Joseph Weber, president, will chair the session.

Nesquehoning

St. John's Wednesday evening worship

At 7 p.m. each Wednesday St. John's Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St., Lansford, holds an informal worship: a calming, peaceful evening service with song and Holy Communion.

All are welcome to this relaxed, brief evening prayer. A simple supper is served at 6 p.m., followed by a brief Bible study at 6:30 p.m. In case of questionable weather, call the Rev. Marjorie Keiter, pastor, at (570) 645-0356.