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Published February 09. 2010 05:00PM

Lioness meet

The Western Pocono Lioness Club will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the American Legion Post Home in Gilbert. The guest speaker will be Dr. "Dave" Murawski on the topic, "Let's Talk Chiropractic."

WE Rotary

A club assembly will be held when the West End Rotary meets this Thursday, Feb 11. The club meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville.

Anyone needing more information about the club can contact Theresa Yocum at (570) 992-4021.

Chem-Free meeting

The Pleasant Valley Chem-Free Graduation Party Committee will meet again at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11, at state Sen. Browne's office.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Grace Marks at (570) 977-4437 or via e-mail at

Diversity group

The Pleasant Valley Diversity Task Force is slated to meet from 9:30-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the district office.

Chestnuthill Seniors

On Wednesday, Feb. 10, Chestnuthill Seniors, meeting at Zion Lutheran Church's fellowship hall, can have their blood pressure checked for free. That service is provided by the Allen Lear Home.

On Friday, Feb. 12, BrightStar Home Care will present a program on "Thyroid-Tiny Gland/Big Job."

For more information call (570) 420-3746.

New course set

Bill Marks of Brodheadsville has announced that the April Hunter-Trapper course being offered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission at the Indian Mountain Rod and Gun Club in Kresgeville is full. No more registrations will be accepted.

However, another course has been scheduled for the Kunkletown Rod & Gun Club on Smith Gap Road for Saturday, June 12, and Sunday, June 13.

For more information and to register, contact Marks, the instructor, at (570) 992-1072.

Free entertainment

Senior citizens are invited to a free play at the Pleasant Valley Middle School in Brodheadsville at 3 p.m., Thursday, May 6.

The presentation will be "Schoolhouse Rock Live." Light refreshments will be served

Churches help

Aid to Haiti continues in various forms, Effort UMC, along with other area churches, is making health kits to send to those hurting Haitians.

At last count, Joyce Aylsworth reports 45 kits were completed and another assembling day was scheduled for this Wednesday.

New items included in the kits are a hand towel, a wash cloth, a large and sturdy comb, a nail file or fingernail clippers (no emery boards or toe nail clippers), a bath size (4.5 oz. or larger) bar of soap, a toothbrush (no children's brushes) in the original wrapper, a large tube of toothpaste (at least 4.5 ounces) whose expiration date must be six months or longer in advance of the shipment, and six adhesive plastic strip sterile bandages.

Anyone wishing to donate said items may bring them to the church during office hours.

Happy Birthday

The following folks are among those celebrating a birthday: Raymond Hiestand, Joseph Rohrman, Kiaya Daube, Feb. 9; Nita Nydham, Nicole Churchill, Feb. 10; Dennis Nasto, Roxanne Martin, Tammy Hiestand, Cathy Ackerman, John Treantafelo, Feb. 11; Victoria Churchill, Carl Biechy, Feb. 12; Kevin Eckley, Danielle Ippich, Terry Doll, Cameron Doll, Tina Mehlig, Feb. 13; Jeannette De Boer, Carolyn Altemose, Nancy White, Lisa Hoffman, Peter Krpata Jr., Randy Gruver, Feb 14; Nellie Fleming, William Gould, Katie Lee, Dean Borger, Alex Collins, Feb. 15; Nathanial Rhoads, Dana Mead and Keith Scheller, Feb. 16.

Happy Anniversary

A special "Happy Anniversary" to longtime sweethearts, Al and Arlene Kresge of McMichaels. They were married on Feb. 14, 1951 at the Gilbert UCC parsonage.

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