Boy Scouts and volunteers from the local Minsi Trails Boy Scout Council will be out Nov. 10 collecting non-perishable food for their 26th annual Scouting For Food community food drive.
Door hangers were delivered throughout many area neighborhoods Oct. 20 letting residents know about the food drive.
Donald F. Collins, 94, of Germansville, formerly of Macungie, died Oct. 21, 2012, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.
He was the husband of the late Edith (Annable) Collins.
Born April 3, 1918, in Plymouth, England, he was the son of the late Percy and Hilda (Webber) Collins.
He was the director of market research for Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for 30 years before retiring in 1983.
Active in the life of his church, he was a member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church, Macungie, where he formerly served as treasurer and business manager.
Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will host the Lehigh Valley Pops Orchestra noon Nov. 1, at St. Timothy's Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.
A business meeting will follow.
Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank.
Guests are always welcome to attend.
For more information, call 610-437-4265.
Judith Lieberman, 92, was one of 10 people recently honored with the 2012 Governor's Citizen Crime Protection Volunteer Recognition Award during a ceremony in Harrisburg.
The Emmaus resident, a longtime advocate for senior citizens, has served on numerous boards and task forces in the Lehigh Valley.
The Citizen Crime Prevention Volunteer Awards publicly honor individuals for their outstanding contributions to community crime prevention.
Lieberman was nominated by Pennsylvania State Trooper Marc Allen of Troop M, Bethlehem.
Jordan UCC, South Whitehall, has annual bazaar
Dr. Raymond Fritz Jr. of Allentown Family Foot Care, South Whitehall Township, recently addressed a major employer concern – the issue of foot problems in the workplace – at the HealthWorks Safety Peer Group meeting held at Lehigh Valley Hospital Network's Muhlenberg Education Conference Center.
Gary L. Hyrowich, 61, of Ironton, died Oct. 20, 2012, at home.
Born in Orefield, he was the son of the late Harry T. Sr. and Mary (Wasko) Hyrowich.
He was formerly a sales representative at Gilboy Ford, Whitehall, and was employed at the former Bethlehem Steel Corp.
He was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Army.
State Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, hosts senior expo.
The Women's Guild of St. Joseph the Worker Church in Orefield is having its annual Craftfest from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Parish Center.
This event will feature beautiful crafts and themed gift baskets, just in time for holiday shopping. The Unique Boutique has vendor displays offering more gift ideas. Children can buy affordable presents for family members at the Santa Shoppe.
Santa will stop in for a visit on Saturday.