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Published August 10. 2011 05:01PM

LALLC to meet

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club board meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at Gothard Realty, Interchange Road, Lehighton. Board members who are unable to attend are asked to notify President Lisa Whitehead before the meeting. The club is preparing for its participation in the Palmerton Community Festival on Sept. 9-11.

Community members are encouraged to place used eyeglasses at any of the following Lehighton locations, Lehighton High Rise, First Street; Lehighton Library, South Street; PNC Bank, First Street; Jim Thorpe National Bank, Fourth Street; Mallard Market, Second Street; Lehighton Municipal Building, Second Street; Dr. Hawk dental office, South Third Street; Dr. Dematte Chiropractic, Interchange Road, Lehighton; Wells Fargo Bank, Interchange Road; PNC Bank, Route 443; and Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, 12th Street.

During the month of July, the club collected over 70 pairs of used eyeglasses.

Anyone interested in learning more about Lionism or who would like to attend a meeting should contact Sue Anthony at (610) 377-9015 or email her at, or email the club at

Lehighton Middle School orientation

Lehighton Area Middle School will hold an orientation for all fifth grade students and all other new students at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17, in the middle school auditorium.

The presentation will cover entering the building, lunch procedures, locker use, transportation and student conduct/dress.

The program will last approximately one hour. Students should use the main entrance.

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