Blessing of the animals

St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 222 Church St., Lehighton, will host a Blessing of the Animals at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, in Miller's Store parking lot, Fairyland Farms. All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier.

Garbage change

Due to the Labor Day holiday, Franklin Township board of supervisors announced that a change in garbage collection will be made for Franklin Township residents whose collection is normally on a Monday. Collection will be changed to Tuesday, Sept. 6.

LAC CCCC plans meeting

Lehighton Area Council of the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 at the Beacon Diner/Restaurant, Route 443, Lehighton. There is a cost for the meal, which will be served at 6 p.m.

The speaker will be Kyle Kentner of Computer Pals. His topic will feature: Proactive Services geared to Business Owners, followed by a question and answer period.

Contact the Carbon County Chamber at (610) 379-5000 or email mail for reservations or questions by Sept. 12. The meeting is open to all members of the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce. Bring your questions, a friend and future CCCC member.