Palmerton Lions to meet

Palmerton Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7 at the Palmerton Library.

The Monday, Oct. 21, meeting of the Palmerton Lions Club will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Fireline Hotel. Members are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the local food pantry.

Community members are reminded to donate used eyeglasses at Houser Newman Eye Associates, Walters Optometric, First Northern Bank & Trust, Citizens Bank, all located on Delaware Avenue in Palmerton; the Palmerton Area High School located on Fire Line Road or by giving them to any Lions member. Eyeglasses are recycled for those in other countries who are unable to afford corrective lenses.

In addition, anyone needing financial assistance with eyeglasses can contact committee chairperson, Jim Sheckler at (610) 826-4533. There are financial guidelines that must be followed by all applicants and a written application must be completed and approved.

Any individual or business interested in learning more about Lionism or attending a club meeting may contact membership chairperson Nick Hawkey at (610) 826-6465 or email hawkeys@gmail.com [1].