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Published May 19. 2011 05:23PM

A Community Call for Help

A sense of community in today's economy is essential, in that there are many families going hungry. Salem United Church of Christ, Route 209 and Gilbert Road, Gilbert, has provided West End Missions the facilities to provide meals twice a week for the hungry.

Salem UCC has had a food stand at the West End Fair for over 50 years and was the first church food stand at the fair. Due to less church membership, it has become difficult to staff the fair stand with enough people for all the shifts required. This year they are asking for volunteers from the community to help fill these shifts. If you are willing to volunteer your services, any of your time would be appreciated. They are especially in need of help for the following shifts: Sunday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 28 to Sept. 3, 4-7 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. There is no previous experience required.

Their ability as a community-minded church will depend on you as a volunteer to continue services to the community. If you are able to help, call the church office at (610) 681-4733 on Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to sign up for a shift.

PV Elementary PTO

The monthly PTO meeting will be held on Thursday, May 19 at 4 p.m. in the school cafeteria. At this meeting there will be election of officers.

Polk Elementary

On Friday, May 20, Polk will host a science night from 5-7 p.m. All are welcome.

PAC Meeting

Pleasant Valley Intermediate School will be hold its monthly PAC Meeting on Monday, May 23 at 1:15 p.m. in the school library. All are welcome.

PV Intermediate School

PVI will hold a sixth grade Chorus Concert Wednesday, May 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The community is welcome to attend.

Polk PTO meeting

Polk Elementary School will have a PTO Meeting on Thursday, May 26 at 4 p.m. Parents of Polk students are invited to come and share their ideas. Baby-sitting is available.

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