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PRESS PHOTOS BY ANITA HIRSCHSpeaker and poet Shirley Benz Binkley holds her book “One Size Fits All” at the Jan. 3 AARP meeting at St. Timothy’s Church, Allentown. Her friend Joan Wrona sits next to her. PRESS PHOTOS BY ANITA HIRSCHSpeaker and poet Shirley Benz Binkley holds her book “One Size Fits All” at the Jan. 3 AARP meeting at St. Timothy’s Church, Allentown. Her friend Joan Wrona sits next to her.
During the social hour of the monthly AARP meeting, Ollie Blose, Althea Blose, President Jeanne Tilghman and Linda Gackenbach partake of coffee and a slice of cake. During the social hour of the monthly AARP meeting, Ollie Blose, Althea Blose, President Jeanne Tilghman and Linda Gackenbach partake of coffee and a slice of cake.
Friends Doris Dorsey, Linda Gackenbach, Shirley Benz Binkley and Joan Wrona enjoy coffee and conversation at the AARP meeting at the St. Timothy’s Church, Allentown. Friends Doris Dorsey, Linda Gackenbach, Shirley Benz Binkley and Joan Wrona enjoy coffee and conversation at the AARP meeting at the St. Timothy’s Church, Allentown.

L.V. Press poet featured speaker at AARP meeting

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by anita hirsch Special to The Press in Local News

The featured speaker for the Jan. 3 AARP meeting at St. Timothy’s Church, Allentown, was local poet Shirley Benz Binkley.

She read several of her upbeat and thoroughly enjoyable poems.

Before the meeting there was a social hour where members enjoyed coffee and cake and conversation.

A collection was made of nonperishable food for the Allentown Food Bank.

After the speaker, there was a business meeting conducted by President Jeanne Tilghman.

AARP Chapter 5415 meetings are held noon on the first Thursday of the month at the church.