Panther Valley news
Lions to meet
The monthly meeting of the Summit Hill Lions Club will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at Kelly's Irish Pub and Restaurant, Lansford. Judy Midas, first vice president, will chair the session.
The meeting will begin with the dinner at 6 p.m., followed by the business session. The guest speakers will be Lions Zone Chairwoman Alicia Silliman, and the regional chairwoman, Sandy Gallagher.
Members are asked to make their planned attendance known by contacting Midas by Friday, Feb. 24.
The club is also planning to participate in the American Cancer Society's telethon in April. Volunteers are needed to answer the telephones on Sunday, April 15, from 8-10 p.m.
The Summit Hill Food Pantry, headquartered in the Heritage Center at Hazard and Chestnut streets, will hold its monthly distributions on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 10 a.m. to noon. The doors will open promptly at 10 o'clock. Those attending are asked to bring tote bags for "extras."
Persons who receive the food "boxes" are asked to note no telephone call reminders will be made. In the event there is a change in pantry hours due to snowstorms, etc., the recipients will be notified by telephone. Rosemarie Armon, pantry director, is maintaining an up-to-date roster with telephone numbers of regular recipients. Anyone whose contact information changes is required to notify her of that information.
The Lansford Baseball Association will be holding sign-ups for T-ball, Little League, Girls Softball and Babe Ruth tonight from 6-8 o'clock in the Lansford American Legion Post Home. Applicants can enter by the side door. For more information, contact Mike Turrano, (570) 645-9754, or Josie Uher, 645-2407.
Our Lady of the Angels Academy, Lansford, is accepting registrations for kindergarten and new students in grades 1-8. Parents can register their child(ren) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at the school. They can also contact the school office to pre-arrange a more convenient time for signing up.
At the time of registration, parents must present the child's birth certificate, baptismal certificate, immunization records and a registration fee.
First Congregational Church
A St. David's Day service with special Welsh music will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at First Congregational Church, Coaldale. Sunday School will follow at 10 a.m.
A Lenten service is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, followed by choir rehearsal.
Morning Worship on Sunday, March 4, will be at 9 a.m., with Sunday School at 10 a.m.
The church board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 5.
The Women's Class will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6. New officers will be installed.
Lenten service is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, followed by choir rehearsal.