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Chestnuthill news

Published April 11. 2012 05:01PM

Coroner at Rotary

The West End Rotary Club will host Monroe County coroner Bob Allen at its breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, April 12, at the Western Pocono Community Library, Brodheadsville.

He will present his view and experience on "A Day in the Life of a Coroner."

Family Promise speaks

Western Pocono Women's Club will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, April 16, at Effort Methodist Church. The guest speaker will be Karin Falcone from Family Promise of Monroe County, an organization committed to helping local homeless families achieve permanent housing and lasting independence. They do this with community help using transitional housing, job training, child care and literacy.

Membership in the WPWC is open to women 18 years and older seeking to help the West End Community. For more information visit or email the group at

Diversity Task Force

Pleasant Valley School District's Diversity Task Force will meet at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 17, in the district office in Brodheadsville.

Western Pocono Lions meet

The Western Pocono Lions will meet Wednesday, April 18. The program will be presented by Melissa Reese from Geriatric Care Managers of Bethlehem, who will speak about community resources for the elderly.

The meeting will be held at the Old Mill Pizza and Restaurant in Sciota. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. with the dinner meeting starting at 7 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Dinners will be ordered from the menu. For additional information call Charles at (610) 381-3759.

The club will hold a Bowl-a-Thon on Saturday, April 21, from noon until 3 p.m. at the West End Lanes Bowling Center. For reservations or additional information call Fred at (610) 760-1127.

Zion Seniors

The Zion Senior Citizens Group, not to be confused with the Monroe Seniors group that meets at Zion on other days, will meet at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 19, beginning at 11 a.m.

Participants are reminded to bring a sandwich. Beverages are supplied.

Chestnuthill Reunion

The Chestnuthill High School Alumni Association reminds all who attended the school and wish to be part of the annual reunion, that reservations and payment for the May 12 event at Polk Township Fire Hall, are due by April 19.

For more information, call alumni President Lee Hoffman at (570) 992-6495.

Weight Loss Support Group

St. Peter's UMC in Saylorsburg continues its Weight Loss Support Group meetings at the church at 7:30 p.m., Monday evenings. No weigh-ins except the honor system of weighing oneself at home.

Call Pastor Tresita at (570) 992-3621 for more information, or visit the church's new website at

PIC cleanups

Pride In Chestnuthill will hold spring roadside litter cleanup days on April 14 and April 28, May 12 and May 26, and June 9. Rain dates are the following Saturday. PIC is a small group of volunteers, mostly senior citizens, so help is needed.

The group will meet at 7 a.m., at the Chestnuthill Township Municipal Building on Route 715 on those dates, unless there is rain, snow, drizzle or temperatures below 40 degrees.

Participants are reminded to wear rugged jeans, boots and a brightly colored shirt. Youngsters 13-18 must be accompanied by their parent. The group is registered with the Great PA Cleanup at Anyone with questions can call (570) 992-7247.

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