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Chestnuthill column

Published August 01. 2012 05:02PM

Blood drive today

Our Lady Queen of Peace is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive today, Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 1 to 6 p.m.

To register, call 1-800-REDCROSS

4-H clubs news

The Insects Are Us 4-H Club is seeking new members. This West End 4-H club usually meet the second Friday evening and fourth Saturday morning of the month.

When visiting the West End Fair, stop by the 4-H Building to take a look at the insect collections and many different projects entered by other 4-H clubs. There are many 4-H clubs in Monroe County; Insects Are Us is just one of them.

For information, call the Penn State Cooperative Extension at (570) 421-6430.

PIC announcement

Pride in Chestnuthill (PIC) announces that it is time for the annual Chestnuthill Township Beautification Award. This honor is given to a business in the township for outstanding beautification of that property.

Previous winners not only had a clean, well-kept property, but also planted flowers. PIC members say an attractive business, attracts business.

The group was pleased to welcome several new members this past spring, including a few teens and their parents, who were very helpful with the litter cleanups. PIC also appreciates township's residents who not only clean up in front of their properties, but also their neighborhood.

There will be no PIC meeting in August but the group hopes to see more participate in PIC activities come September.

IAC meeting

Monroe Interagency Council will meet at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Monroe Extension office on Phillips Street.

Blood pressure

Free screenings for blood pressure are being offered at the Chestnuthill Senior Center, between 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8.

Menu announcement

Ham with pineapple is the Chestnuthill Seniors menu, meeting at Zion Lutheran in Brodheadsville, Friday, Aug. 3

For Wednesday, Aug. 8, it is Asian pork roast.

Those intending to go should call center manager Doris Phillips at (570) 992-6988 a day or two ahead.

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