Northwestern Press

Monday, May 21, 2018

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Game association having flea market

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

A kind reminder! On May 19, the Lehigh Northampton Grangers are sponsoring a barbecue chicken dinner.

Dinners need to be picked up between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Schnecksville Grange, 5322 Route 873, Schnecksville.

Those who ordered dinners may eat in or take them out.

Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to sponsor a $1,000 scholarship awarded annually to the Allentown Fair Queen.

The 2017 Allentown Fair Queen Zaren Kerper, of Fleetwood, will be present, so stop by and say hello.

Any questions, call Elaine Hoppes at 610-767-4400.

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Central Grange 1650 presents 50-year award to Miriam Masters

Thursday, May 17, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Local News

Members of Central Grange 1650 gathered May 10 at the Germansville Fire Company to honor its oldest member, Miriam Masters, of Germansville.

Many in the Northwestern Lehigh community may remember her as their third-grade teacher at Northwestern Elementary School.

Mrs. Masters started her teaching career at an Amish School in Lancaster County and retired after 40 years of teaching from the Northwestern Lehigh School District.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Women of Faith having Mother’s Day tea party

Thursday, May 3, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Ribbons and bows! On May 5, Heidelberg Church’s Women of Faith group will have a Mother’s Day Tea Party at noon in fellowship hall. The public is invited.

This year’s theme is down on the farm. Those attending are encouraged to wear their favorite sun bonnet.

For tickets to the tea party or additional information, call Susan Bickert at 610-767-5782 or Linda Fritzinger at 610-767-9086.

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Bells will be ringing! Heidelberg Concert Handbell Choir will share its glorious music at the May 6 spring handbell union worship service 11 a.m. at Heidelberg Church.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Heidelberg Lutheran Church having penny party April 21

Thursday, April 19, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

The secret’s out! Heidelberg Lutheran Church’s penny party will take place April 21 in fellowship hall.

All ages are welcome to attend.

Doors open at noon for lunch with the game starting at 1 p.m.

Bring your own pennies or purchase some there, and bid on loads of household items, foods, trinkets and seasonal stuff.

As always, donations of any kind are appreciated.

For further information, contact Linda Fritzinger at 610-767-9086.

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HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Lehigh-Northampton County Granges baking shoofly pies

Thursday, April 5, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Spread the word! Lehigh-Northampton County Grangers will get together again to bake their scrumptious, 10-inch, wet-bottom shoofly pies.

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

Pies may be picked up 1-3 p.m. April 21 at the Schnecksville Grange, Route 863, Schnecksville.

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

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St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 7860 Center St., Emerald, are hosting a free concert with the Jacobs Brothers 6 p.m. April 7.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Heidelberg Church to have blood drive

Thursday, February 22, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Fun and faith! Heidelberg Church’s Women of Faith group welcomes ladies of all ages to come out and join them at their next meeting 1 p.m. on Feb. 26 in fellowship hall.

Following a brief meeting, this fun and active group of girls will kick back together and enjoy an afternoon of movie watching.

For further information, call Susan Bickert at 610-767-5782.

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Plan ahead! On March 18, the Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile will be ready to accept donations in the parking lot at Heidelberg Union Church from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Church accepting baked goods donations

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Big hearted! Requests for baked good donations for the Allentown Soup Kitchen are being made for Feb. 12.

Baked goods decorated for Valentine’s Day and cherry pies will be thoughtfully accepted and may be dropped off in Heidelberg Church’s Fellowship Hall 6-7 p.m.

According to Heidelberg Church soup kitchen Coordinator Linda Hausamann, 125 hot meals were served recently to the hungry and homeless at the soup kitchen.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP Chicken potpie on the menu at Heidelberg Union Church

Thursday, January 25, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Spread the word! Heidelberg Association for Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., will meet 11 a.m. Feb. 6 in fellowship hall at Heidelberg Union Church.

Bring a friend or two plus a potluck covered dish to share, along with two $1 wrapped gifts or a white elephant item you may have laying around the house.

Enjoy a fun afternoon of bingo playing.

Call Katherine Blose at 610-336-0555 or Eleanor Klevenhagen at 610-841-9803 with any questions or if inclement weather is of concern.

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HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Women of Faith group to meet Jan. 22 at church

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

Fun and faith! Heidelberg Church’s Women of Faith group will meet 1 p.m. Jan. 22 in fellowship hall.

Women of all ages are welcome to attend.

Bring along a friend or two and a favorite game for an amusing afternoon of playing games.

For further information, call Susan Bickert at 610-767-5782.

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Working together! Membership dues for Goodwill Fire Company, Germansville, are now payable.

As with your dues, additional donations of any amount toward the general fund or truck fund may be sent to: Goodwill Fire Company, P.O. Box 69, Germansville, PA 18053.

HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP: Food pantry needs volunteers

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by KAREN JENSEN PARRY in Columns

The cheer is here! Heidelberg Association for Retired Persons, better known as H.A.R.P., will meet 11 a.m. Jan. 2, 2018, in fellowship hall at Heidelberg Union Church.

Why not come in from the chilly climate and enjoy an amusing afternoon of game playing? All retirees are welcome.

Bring a friend or two and a covered dish to share for lunch, along with your favorite board game, cards or anything you would like to play.

Remember you do not need to be a Heidelberg Church member to attend.