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Chestnuthill column

Published March 13. 2013 05:02PM

Rotary topic

The West End Rotary Club will meet at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, March 14, at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville. The speaker will be Lou Herfurth. His topic will focus on audiology.

Women's Club meets

The Western Pocono Women's Club is having its first meeting of 2013 on Monday, March 18, at 7 p.m., at Effort United Methodist Church. The guest speaker will be Dean Green from Operation: Touch of Home.

The club is open to women over 18 years of age who are seeking to help the local community and want to exchange ideas and form lifelong friendships. For more information about the club, go to

Officers for 2012-2013 Club Year include: president, Isabel Pietri; vice president, -Paulette Sebring; secretary, Bobbi Fisher; treasurer, Judy Smith; and membership, Pat Mackes.

Community Service Program Chairwomen for the 2012-2013 club year are: Arts, Dottie Sawyer; Conservation, Pat Mackes; Education, Vicki Connor; Home Life, Linda Bryfogle; International Outreach, Carol Esdale; and Public Issues, Bobbi Fisher.

PVHS musical

Three shows for the Pleasant Valley High School musical, "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown," are scheduled. They are: 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 15; 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 16; and 2 p.m., Sunday, March 17.

Lions meet

The Western Pocono Lions Club will hold its monthly dinner meeting at The Old Mill Pizza on Route 209 in Sciota. Gathering time is at 6:30 p.m.; the meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Attendees will order off the menu.

The guest speaker for the evening will be Michael Tukeva, executive director of Pocono Alliance. He will present information to the group about the Crossing Abilities Playground.

Healing service

Zion Lutheran, Brodheadsville, will hold a healing service at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 20.

Seniors meet

Zion Lutheran's Senior Citizens' Group will meet at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 21. The group is open to those who are 50 years and older.

Beverages are provided, but participants should bring a sandwich.

Business meeting

Church Women United will hold a business meeting at 1:30 p.m., Friday, March 22 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Stroudsburg.

Participants are asked to use the back entrance. The meeting will take place in the library.

For more information call Betty at (570) 629-0649.

Easter egg event

The Western Pocono Lioness Club in cooperation with the West End Park & Open Space Commission is hosting a free Easter Egg Event on Sunday, March 24, from 1-3 p.m., at Chestnuthill Park. Among the activities will be egg coloring, photos with the Easter Bunny, and more.

Fairview Seniors

When Fairview Seniors meet on Tuesday, March 26, the speaker will be from PPL. The subject will be: Power to Make a Difference.

Knit & Crochet

Zion Lutheran Church's Knit & Crochet group is busy making sweaters for children, scarves and socks for PVEN, lap blankets for shut-ins and those in nursing homes.

The group will meet again at 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, in the Parish Hall in Brodheadsville.

Give and Take Day

Chestnuthill Township will host a free Give and Take Day on Saturday, April 6, at Chestnuthill Township Park on Route 715.

The time for giving is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the time for taking, from 1-4 p.m.

For more information as to what one may bring or take or to volunteer call (570) 629-8414 or visit

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