Northwestern Press

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Chicken dinner on June 3

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

U.L. Lions

U.L. Lions

Upper Lehigh Lions Club will be having a chicken barbecue noon to 6 p.m. June 3 in the social hall at the Schnecksville Fire Co., Route 309, Schnecksville.

Bake sale items will be available to purchase.

Proceeds will benefit community projects.

For advanced ticket sales, call 610-398-2619. Walk-ins are also welcome.


Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society is having a yard and bake sale 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. May 27 at the former Werleys Corner Hotel, 4585 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli.

Volunteers are needed

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Gap Nature Center, 8844 Paint Mill Road, Slatington, is looking for volunteers to staff booths at various events and festivals.

At the booths, volunteers will talk to people about the Nature Center and its activities.

Sometimes, they may sell raffle tickets.

The Nature Center has received the following requests for booths:

·Pets and Nature Festival, 10-3 p.m. July 8 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 540 Center St., Bethlehem.

Fundraiser walk set for June 3

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Easter Seals

Easter Seals of Eastern Pennsylvania will host the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community 7:45 a.m. June 3 at DeSales University.

The 5K Walk will begin 9 a.m. and the One-Mile Fun Walk starts 9:15 a.m.

Both are fully accessible to strollers and wheelchairs. Registration is mandatory.

To register as an individual, join an Easter Seals team, create a team or be a sponsor, register at; call 610-289-0114 ext. 225; or email

Fundraiser on June 17

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The 13th annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Softball Tournament is set for June 17 at the Lehigh County Athletic Fields, Cedar Creek Parkway, Broadway and Parkway Road, South Whitehall Township.

Twenty-two teams will be competing and more than 800 friends, players, family and community members will attend.

St. Luke’s University Health Network will be returning as the presenting sponsor.

Former Philadelphia Eagles place-kicker and six-time NFL Pro-Bowler David Akers will attend.

Fair set for June 15-17

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


The Kempton Fair, which started in 1957, is alive and well in Kempton, Berks County.

Sponsored by the Kempton Community Center, 83 Community Center Drive, the fair is set for June 15-17.

The refurbished event will bring new energy and direction, but with more of the feel of yesteryear.

There will be three evenings of tractor and truck power pulls, and drags; and popular musical talents Crazy Hearts, Scott Marshall and Marshall’s Highway, and the Hannah Violet Trio will perform.

Program planned

Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Asbury Church’s Parish Nurse Health Ministry joins Sacred Heart Hospital to present a program entitled “Understanding The Influence Of Personality On Behavioral Health” 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 8 in the Wesley Center of Asbury Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall.

This program is open to all who are interested in renewing their faith and knowledge on holistic health for the mind, body and soul.

Join them in awareness of depression, stress, addiction and pathways through enneagrams for coping techniques.

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