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Published July 07. 2010 05:00PM

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts in the heart of Pennsylvania will hold a registration night, for the summer program on July 8, at St. John United Church of Christ. Registration will be held from 6-8 p.m., at 150 Pine St. Registration is open to girls in kindergarten through grade 12.

There is no charge for the program.

For more information, contact Nancy Paisley at (570) 578-5176 or Andrea Zajac at 1-800-692-7816, ext. 9023.

Cressona Band

The Cressona Band will perform in concert July 14, at 7 p.m., at the East End Playground. This event is free and open to the public.

The band performs show tunes, marches, overtures and music of yesteryear.

The playground is located along Mountain Avenue. Rain date will be July 15.

Breiner's School reunion

A general reunion is being planned for students who attended the former Breiner's Number 2 School in the Lewistown Valley. The event will be held Aug. 14, at the school, located on Valley Road.

Deadline for reservations will be July 30.

For more information, call (570) 952-7197 or (570) 668-4288.

St. Peter's Union

The Rev. Rodney Wells will officiate at the 9 a.m. worship service this Sunday in St. Peter's Union Church, Mantzville. The service will include a Joyous Noise Offering. Sunday school classes meet at 10:15 a.m.

Also Sunday, the church board will meet starting at 10:45 a.m., and orientation for new members will be held at 10:45 a.m.

This Thursday, the Prayer group will meet at 5 p.m. and the Worship and Music Committee will meet at 7 p.m.

Activities for next week will include: Monday, Food co-op at 9 a.m.; Wednesday, Retirees meet at 10 a.m.; Friday, Youth group camp out.

Senior news

The Tamaqua Senior Citizens group met last week with 77 members in attendance. President Jean Machamer conducted the business session.

Eleanor Roberts offered the invocation, "Within the House of God." Secretary Eleanor Schmerfeld, Vice President Doris Brobst and treasurer Dolores Walck provided reports.

This week's meeting will be preceded by a Health Fair, from 9-11 a.m.

The next meeting will be held July 8, at 1 p.m., at the Tamaqua Community Center, located to the rear of Boyer's Food Mart.

Anyone 55 or older is welcome to join.

Rush citizens

The Rush Township Concerned Citizens Watchdog Group will meet this Thursday, at 7 p.m., at the Hometown Fire Company.

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