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Chestnuthill column

Published September 28. 2010 05:00PM

Lioness meet

The Western Pocono Lioness Club will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the American Legion in Gilbert. The program will be given by "Life Is Good Chiropractic."

For more information call club president, Arlene Mullery at (570) 992-5022.

The club held its annual fashion show at Hideaway Hills in Kresgeville Sunday, and all tickets were sold.

Monroe seniors

Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville hosts the Monroe County Seniors on Wednesdays and Fridays. The group meets at 9 a.m.

Progress reports

According to the Pleasant Valley School District calendar, progress reports are being issued this Friday, Oct. 1.

Sons of Italy

The Order Sons of Italy in America West End Pocono Lodge #2725 holds its meetings on the first Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. at the Chestnuthill Park & Senior Center, Route 715, north of Brodheadsville. The next meeting will be on Oct. 3.

New members are welcome. Anyone who can claim Italian ancestry by birth or marriage is eligible to apply for membership. Anyone interested in becoming a member is invited to call (570) 646-4656. To view photographs visit the club's website at:

Noon meal

For those who are hungry and used to going to a soup kitchen, if that respective soup kitchen is closed on the Columbus Day holiday, the East Stroudsburg United Methodist Church Soup kitchen will be open on Oct. 11, Columbus Day.

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. and the meal is served at noon.

Spook-tacular party

The Children's Activity Committee of the American Legion Post 927, Gilbert, will host its annual "Spook-tacular Children's Halloween Party at 1 p.m. on Oct. 30. There will be "fun-food" and excitement for all.

Visitors are invited to ride along the haunted field with "Jack Skellington" on his "Night before Christmas" sleigh.

Sign-up is required. The event is free for children 1-12, who will receive a goodie bag. Anyone over 12 is asked to give a donation.

For more information contact Donna-Dee Krych at the legion at (610) 681-5838

Western Pocono Lions

The Western Pocono Lions held its first Italian Delight feast Sunday at the American Legion in Gilbert. Chief organizer Cathy Pagano says they served approximately 150 persons.

Garden of Giving

Tammy Graeber of McMichaels and the Garden of Giving had a fundraiser at Sorrenti's Cherry Valley Winery in Saylorsburg. She already knew Sunday morning that it would be a financial success. The group raises fresh vegetables and donates them to area food pantries and local soup kitchens.

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