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Saturday, November 17, 2018

St. Luke’s seeks donations for Wreaths Across America

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Local News

St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown, is helping to raise money to lay 1,500 wreaths at Resurrection Cemetery, Krocks Road, Wescosville, as part of National Wreaths Across America Day.

Each December, Wreaths Across America coordinates wreath-laying ceremonies to honor fallen veterans at more than 1,400 locations across the country, at sea and abroad.

This year’s event will take place Dec. 15.

Northern Valley EMS launches new community care program

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Northern Valley Emergency Medical Services Inc. recently announced the launch of the Community Care Visits program.

The program’s goal is to improve awareness by members of the community of their individual health care needs.

Community Care Visits will provide support to NOVA subscribers who live alone or have limited assistance in the effort to maintain their independence.

During a visit, NOVA paramedics and emergency medical technicians will assess wellness and nutrition, bring attention to medical concerns, reconcile medication, and make recommendations for safety.


Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Local News


·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-398-9272.

·Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St., 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.

·Al-Anon Family Support group for adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families from 8-9 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Tilghman St. and Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, 7-9 p.m.; Alcoholics Anonymous.