Northwestern Press

Monday, December 16, 2019

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP Grange baking shoofly pies

Thursday, April 4, 2019 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY Special to The Press in Columns

Like no other! Lehigh-Northampton County Grangers will get together again to bake their scrumptious, 10-inch, wet-bottom, shoofly pies.

Order by calling Elaine Hoppes at 610-767-4400.

Pies may be picked up 1-3 p.m. April 6 at the Schnecksville Grange, Route 863, Schnecksville.

Proceeds from this bake sale will benefit numerous community service projects.


Treat yourself! Heidelberg Union Church is having a cookie sale.

Order cutout cookies by the pound no later than April 7 by calling 610-767-5351 or 610-767-6557.

Pickup orders 4-6 p.m. April 12 in fellowship hall.


Don’t miss it! Ontelaunee Rod and Gun Club, New Tripoli, is having its annual spring sportsmen’s raffle and block shoot, April 7. The public is invited.

There will be free refreshments noon-5 p.m.

Purchase tickets to win 10 firearms and 40 Weis gift certificates.

Each ticket also entitles the holder to a free hot dog or barbecue.

Drawings will take place throughout the day with specials at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

There will be a raffle drawing, which you must be present to win, for a new Henry Golden Boy Rifle.

Hats off to A.F. Boyer Hardware and Guns, Slatington, for sponsoring this year’s tickets.

For tickets or information, call Lee Costenbader at 484-221-5692.


Big hearted! Requests for baked good donations for the Allentown Soup Kitchen are being made for April 8.

Baked goods prepared with Easter decorations will be gratefully accepted and may be dropped off in Heidelberg Church’s Fellowship Hall between 6-7 p.m.

According to Heidelberg Church Soup Kitchen Coordinator Linda Hausamann, 93 hot meals were served recently to the hungry and homeless at the soup kitchen.

The meal included pork tenderloin, mashed potatoes, ham and bean soup, strawberries, rolls and delicious desserts baked by Katherine Blose and Robin Koch.

Special thanks to the volunteers of the day: Matthew Loch, Barbara Matthias, Eleanor and Ron Klevenhagen and Linda Hausamann.

To find out more about helping, call Linda at 610-767-5281.


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