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Published August 12. 2013 05:04PM

WELCA meeting

Marian Jones, will be the guest speaker at at the next meeting of the WELCA of the Lutheran churches. The meeting will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church, North Street, auditorium on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. Jones was a nurse during WWII and took care of the prisoners of war.

For more information, contact Kathy Heller at (570) 325-2282.

Class of 1964

The next gathering of the members of the 1964 graduating class of Jim Thorpe High School will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Mahoning Valley Country Club. Classmates may gather at noon and lunch will be served at 1 p.m.


The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Memorial Park on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 1 to 6 p.m.


Plans for the 43rd annual Switchback Scamper are now in full swing. The 10K run and 5K walk will take place on Sunday, Oct. 20, beginning at 2 p.m. Registration applications are now available at St. John's Lutheran Church, 319 South Ave.

For more information or to receive an application, call the church office at (570) 325-4255; Walter Schlenner, (570) 325-8342 or Bonnie Hoffman, (610) 554-3528.

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