Slatington's 150th Anniversary Committee is having a planning meeting 7 p.m. March 7 downstairs at Vigilant Fire Company No. 2, 524 W. Church St., Slatington.
Everyone is invited to help plan the best party Slatington has ever seen.
For more information, call John Rinker 610-428-9862.
Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon Feb. 28 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.
Harry F. Dorman, local financial planner, will discuss the new tax laws and make suggestions for additional tax savings for seniors.
A brief business session will conclude the meeting.
Those wanting to attend only the program and meeting should arrive at 12:45 pm.
Paul W. Smith, 90, of Allentown, died Feb. 25, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He was the husband of the late Sophie A. (Kokolus) Smith.
Born Nov. 18, 1922, in Weisenberg Township, he was the son of the late Fred G. and Annie K. (Wisser) Smith.
He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Northwestern senior guard Sara Jones was recently accepted into the US Naval Academy, where she will further her education and her basketball career.
Jones became the all-time leading scorer in program history during her final season in New Tripoli. She earned the Colonial League Most Valuable Player award this season.
A four-year varsity starter and the team's leading scorer all four years, Jones helped the team imrpve from three wins during her freshman season to 21 wins as a senior.
She was also an all league athlete in girls soccer and field hockey.
The Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA) recently approved a loan to EPC Allentown, LLC, founded by the Butz Family and owner of the Butz Corporate Center.
The $10-million loan through National Penn Bank is the first private development loan that closed through ANIZDA.
"This transaction signifies the positive momentum in the revitalization effort of the city," said Greg Butz, President and CEO, Alvin H. Butz, Inc.
The Lehigh County Conference of Churches (LCCC) presents "People Without Homes," a photography and poetry exhibit and community discussion, 5 p.m. Feb. 27, Tower Auditorium, Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew St., Allentown.
"People Without Homes" is the recent sabbatical project of LCCC Executive Director Rev. Dr. Christine L. Nelson.
The exhibit is free and open to the public. Free parking is available.
A discussion on chronic homelessness begins at 6 p.m. Feb. 27.
Light refreshments will be served.
Submissions are now being accepted for the eighth annual award-winning Student Poetry Project.
In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, three poems will be selected in each of the Elementary, Middle School and High School categories and published in the April 24 and 25 Focus section in the Lehigh Valley Press newspapers.
The student whose poem is selected as the best poem in each category may have his or her photo published with the selected poem.
The Lehigh Valley Chapter of Score holds a Round Table on marketing products and services on a small business budget, 8 - 9:30 a.m. Feb. 28, Dunkin' Donuts, 3670 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.
Sue Kovacs, owner of Fusion Marketing Services and publisher of MD News of Eastern Pennsylvania, is moderator.
Round Table discussions are facilitated by a Score member. Introductory comments on the topic are offered. The session is then open to discussion and questions by participants.
Evangelia Papadopoulos and Maureen Longernecker have joined Keller Williams' Northampton County office in Bethlehem.
Papadopoulos has been a full-time Realtor since 2006 and was previously with Weichert Realtors. She was a member of Weichert's Executive Sales Club in 2010, Director's Club in 2011 and Million-Dollar Sales and Marketing Club in 2007, 2008 and 2009. She has been a certified relocation specialist since 2008 and became a certified mentor in 2012.
As part of the "Year of Faith" campaign, the Salesian Center for Faith and Culture at DeSales University is hosting a symposium on faith and relationships with Erika Bachiochi, J.D., a nationally-syndicated author and speaker; moderated by Anne Lewis, professor of theater at DeSales University, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27, University Center, DeSales University, Center Valley.
The event, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by the Diocese of Allentown. No tickets are required.