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Published March 09. 2011 05:00PM

Jim Thorpe Touchdown Club will hold its monthly meeting Monday, March 14 at 6 p.m. in the commons area of the Jim Thorpe Area High School. All parents of seventh and eighth grade, junior high and high school football players are invited to participate. The Touchdown Club is the fundraising club for the football program. Visit for more information.


The Jim Thorpe Knee-High Wrestling program will have its year-end pizza party and awards banquet Wednesday, March 23. For more information, please contact your coach or visit


The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Memorial Hall today, March 9, until 6 p.m. Donors should be 17 years of age and older.

Parents' meeting

Parents and guardians of students in the class of 2011, Jim Thorpe Area High School, will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 10, at 7 p.m. in the commons area of the high school to work on plans for this year's All Night Party. Any parent or guardian with questions may contact Ann, (570) 778-5573.

The committee is urging the parents of the senior class members to get involved with this event by serving on any of the various committees.

Girl Scout Sunday

Sunday, March 13, has been named Girl Scout Sunday. This year, the Scouts from troops in Jim Thorpe, Nesquehoning, Lansford, Summit Hill, and Albrightsville, will be attending Sunday services at St. John's Lutheran Church, South Ave. The ecumenical service will begin at 10:30 a.m. All Scouts in their uniforms will process into church together.

Captive Free

The Jim Thorpe Ministerium is sponsoring Captive Free on Sunday, March 13, at 6 p.m. The program will be presented in St. John's Lutheran Church, North Street. The event is open to all ages from young children to the young at heart. If you wish more information contact Kathy Heller, (570) 325-2282.

A coffee hour will be held following the program.

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