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Published September 05. 2013 08:11AM

LALLC to meet

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at the home of Pamela Gothard on Forest Inn Road, Lehighton. Baked ziti will be served and members are asked to provide dessert and/or a side dish.

Community members are encouraged to place used eyeglasses at any of the following Lehighton locations: Lehighton High Rise, First Street; Lehighton Library, South Street; PNC Bank, First Street; Wells Fargo Bank, Interchange Road; Jim Thorpe National Bank, Fourth Street; Mallard Market, Second Street; Lehighton Municipal Building, Second Street; Dr. Hawk Dental Office, South Third Street; Dr. Dematte Chiropractic, Interchange Road, Lehighton; and Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, 12th Street.

Eyeglasses are recycled for those in other countries who are unable to afford corrective lenses. Fifty-nine pairs of eyeglasses were recently collected from the donation sites.

Anyone needing financial assistance with eyeglasses can contact committee chairman, Lisa Whitehead at (610) 379-4002. There are financial guidelines that must be followed by all applicants and a written application must be completed and approved.

Anyone interested in becoming involved with Lionism is asked to contact Brenda Green at (570) 657-7453 or email the club at

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