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Published August 31. 2012 05:02PM

Adult Day Care

The Tamaqua Area Adult Day Care Center has a variety of activities planned for September, including the celebration of National Adult Day Care Week from Sept. 17-23.

Other activities for the month will include: Sept. 5, bingo; Sept. 12, craft day; Sept. 13, trip to Heisler's Dairy Bar; Sept. 17, spaghetti dinner and flu shots; Sept. 18, cooking class; Sept. 19, Salvation Army service; Sept. 24, musical entertainment with Audrey Christ; Sept. 28, visit from the foot doctor.

In addition to weekly sing-a-longs, exercise sessions, a variety of therapies and social games, the center provides for hairstyling and manicure service.

Both require advance notice. Breakfast, lunch and a snack are served daily.

Anyone interested in obtaining more information about the center, becoming a member of the board of directors, or services provided, may call (570) 668-6577 or visit Monday through Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Memorial fund

A memorial fund has been established in the name of former Tamaqua resident Kimberly Mateyak Griffith, who tragically drowned last August in Pittsburgh, along with her daughters Brenna and Mikaela. The fund will be used to remodel an exam room at the Presbyterian Medical Clinic in Belize, where Kim served as a dental assistant on one of her mission trips to Belize.

Donations may be made to MTW, P.O. Box 116284, Atlanta, GA 30368. Include the note or memo #90603 for Kim Griffith Memorial.

Kim was the daughter of Charles and Sally Mateyak of New England Valley.

Zion Lewistown

The Rev. Sunny Stock will officiate at the 10:45 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Zion Church in the Lewistown Valley. The service will include a children's sermon.

Sunday school classes will meet at 9:30 a.m.

Trinity UCC

The Rev. Thomas Reinsel will officiate at the 10 a.m. worship service this Sunday in Trinity United Church of Christ.

The property committee will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Bethany EC

The Rev. Kevin Roberts will officiate at the 8 a.m. traditional and 10:30 a.m. contemporary worship services this Sunday in Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church. Sunday school classes will be held at 9:30 a.m.

Activities for next week will include: Monday, Acts of Worship-Drama group meets at 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Prayer time at 8:30 a.m.; Wednesday, Tamaqua Youth Ministry meets at 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, musician rehearsal at 8:30 a.m. and praise practice at 9:30 a.m.

St. John's Lutheran

The Rev. Phyllis Wolford will officiate at the 9:15 a.m. worship service this Sunday in St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200 E. Mauch Chunk St.

On Tuesday, the worship and music committee will meet at 6:30 p.m.

A special congregational meeting will be held Sept. 16, following the worship service, to discuss important items as detailed in the Messenger.

Zion Lutheran

The Rev. Jeffrey Kistler will officiate at the 9:30 a.m. service this Sunday in Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. The service will include a hymn sing.

Also on Sunday, the scouts will meet at 6 p.m.

Activities for next week will include: Tuesday, scouts meet at 6 p.m., property committee meets at 6 p.m. and finance committee meets at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, Girl Scouts Fall Rally at 6 p.m., senior choir rehearsal at 7 p.m.

Sunday school classes will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 9.

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