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Palmerton Community News

Published November 06. 2013 05:00PM


ALATEEN, a support group for teens of families struggling with alcohol, will next meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Faith Alive Church, 678 Pine St., Bowmanstown. For more information, call 570-730-8601. The group meets every Tuesday.

Tail Waggin' Tutors

Tail Waggin' Tutors Therapy Dogs will be at the Palmerton Area Library from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Children must be registered at the library. Call 610-826-3424 for more information.

Community meal

A free community meal will be held from 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12, at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton.

Help needed

The Meals on Wheels program in Palmerton needs more volunteers to make deliveries. Drivers use their own vehicles to take meals to clients living in a specific route. Deliveries are made from the Palmerton Hospital, with delivery time from about 10:45-11:45 a.m., Monday through Friday.

The volunteers take the meal from the car to the client. It requires just one hour a week. Those who cannot commit for a certain day each week may be willing to substitute as needed.

To volunteer, or for more information, call Richard Bowman, coordinator, at 610-826-1163, or Darlene Nothstein, president, at 610-826-7339.

"War Dogs" Video

In honor of Veterans Day, the Monday, Nov. 11, meeting of the Palmerton Area Historical Society will feature a video entitled, "War Dogs."

It will show the important part these animals have had in support of our troops from World War I to Afghanistan. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the Palmerton Area Library with a short business session, followed by the video presentation. The public is invited to attend. There is no charge.

New Jersey Zinc at Heritage Center

The current feature at the Heritage Center, 410 Delaware Ave., is an exhibit of New Jersey Zinc Company memorabilia. Many of the photographs have never before been seen by the public, and the artifacts show how a highly technical business was operated. The center is open Wednesday through Saturday each week, and admission is free. Phone 610-824-6954 for a recording giving the times each day when the center is staffed by volunteers. It may be open at other times and on other days. If the door is unlocked, please walk in.

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