A benefit rafting trip on the Lehigh River will be held July 14, rain or shine, from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event will benefit the Carbon County Environmental Education Center and is sponsored by Whitewater Rafting Adventures in Nesquehoning.

Adults and children ages 5 and up must preregister for the event. A fee is charged. Basic gear is included in the fee. Rafters should bring a snack and drink for a riverbank picnic. A complimentary cookout will take place at the rafting center afterward.

For more information or to register, contact the CCEEC at (570) 645-8597 or cceec@ptd.net [1].