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Tamaqua news for Feb. 28, 2019

Published March 01. 2019 01:01PM

Brownie Troop news

Brownie Troop 33013 is currently working on two projects — the continuation of the community garden and the creation/installation of a “little free library.”

The troop is currently collecting book donations, any and all genres, for the “library” and has a public garden planning meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. April 3 at Hope and Coffee, 137 Pine St.

Spring planting day is scheduled for 10 a.m. April 27 at the community garden, which is located at the corner of Lehigh Street and Cottage Avenue.

Anyone interested in helping the girls on their journey may call or text 610-554-7673/915-329-6761, or follow them on their Facebook page, Tamaqua Community Garden.

Cancer telethon

The annual ACS Telethon will take place on April 6 and 7, airing live from Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe. Former ACS Courage Award winners and survivors are welcome to participate.

The Salute to Survivors will be part of the Saturday evening activities.

To appear on the telethon, call 570-205-2454, email or visit

Contact Kathy Kunkel at 570-668-1250 or Contact the Times News at 800-443-0377 or

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