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Chestnuthill news

Published November 03. 2010 05:00PM

Bells to ring

Beginning Nov. 5, the Salvation Army will be ringing bells in connection with its Red Kettle campaign. Various service groups will be helping. In Chestnuthill Township, that outreach will take place at Kinsley's in Brodheadsville.

Lions Board

The board of directors of the Western Pocono Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville. All Lions are welcome.

PV Band Parents

The Pleasant Valley Band Parents will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 4, at the high school.

Diabetic footcare

Dr. Tanjila Matin, DPM, will present a program on Footcare for Diabetics at Chestnuthill Senior Center, at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 5. The program is free and open to the public.

The following week, at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, Jackie Gannon, diabetic educator, will present a program on Diabetes and You.

For more information, call (570) 420-3746.

Sons of Italy

The Order Sons of Italy in America, West End Pocono Lodge #2725 will meet at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 7 at the Chestnuthill Park and Senior Center on Route 715. New members are welcome. Anyone who can claim Italian ancestry by birth or marriage is eligible to apply for membership. Call (570) 646-4656 for more information or visit

All Sports Club

Pleasant Valley's All Sports Club will meet at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 8, in the high school library.

Reptiles in the Park

There will be a free Reptile Show at noon on Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Chestnuthill Park in Brodheadsville. For more information call the West End Park & Open Space Commission at (570) 992-9733.

Free musical

Pleasant Valley Middle School Drama Club will present the "Anchors Aweigh" dress rehearsal at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, for the senior citizens of the community. Seniors are invited to attend this dress rehearsal and meet the cast during intermission. Cookies and punch will be served.

For more information, call Grace at (570) 977-4437.

Korean War Veterans

The Korean War Veterans Association, Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter #109 is seeking new members. Any person who has seen honorable service in any of the armed forces of the United States, within Korea (Sept. 3, 1945 to June 25, 1950), within or without Korea (June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955), or within Korea from Feb. 1, 1955 onwards, is eligible for membership

The chapter meets the second Tuesday of every month, 7:30 p.m., at the American Legion Post #927 in Gilbert, PA. Rt. 209. To join, come to a meeting or contact John Howard, commander, at (570) 722-3027.

Thanksgiving service

The Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network will host its annual community Thanksgiving service at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 21, at Salem UCC church in Gilbert.

Choir rehearsals for the service are being held at Salem UCC at 7 p.m., Nov. 11 and Nov. 18. Church choir members and anyone else from the community who loves to sing are welcome.

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