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Published August 20. 2010 05:00PM

Sorority news

The Preceptor Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority held a summer meeting recently at the Tamaqua home of Donna Gerber. Members reviewed meeting and committee assignments, as well as plans for service, social, ways and means; and discussed budgetary matters.

A program was presented on ice cream and other frozen dessert facts. Each member was then encouraged to make their own sundae.

Upcoming events will include the celebration of Beginning Day on Aug. 25. The event will be held at the third beach at Lake Hauto, beginning at 6 p.m., and will include a picnic. Members are to bring an appetizer or dessert for sharing, as well as the recipe for exchanging. Games focusing on team building will also be available.

The next regular meeting of the chapter will be held Sept. 8, at Cabela's in Hamburg. The time will be announced closer to the meeting date.

St. Jerome School

Classes for the 2010-2011 school year will begin Aug. 30 in St. Jerome's Regional School. The school day begins at 8:35 a.m. with final dismissal at 3:20 p.m. This year, student grades and report cards will be available online to students' parents. Registrations are still being accepted for the fast approaching school year. For more information, call (570) 668-2301.

Registration for new CCD students will be held Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the religious education office. New students will need to provide proof of parish membership at either St. Jerome's or SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Recovery help

"Celebrate Recovery" sessions are held every Friday, 7-9 p.m., at New Life Assembly of God Church, 407 Schuylkill Ave. Anyone who needs help recovering is welcome to attend.

For more information, contact Phil at (570) 645-4453 or Drew at (484) 629-3025.

Zion Lewistown

The Rev. Sunny Stock will officiate at the 10:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Zion Church in the Lewistown Valley. Sunday school classes will be held at 9:30 a.m.

Zion Valley Christian Preschool is taking applications for the 3- and 4-year-old programs. For more information, call (570) 668-6038.

For more information concerning Zion's activities, visit the website at

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