Northwestern Press

Monday, April 22, 2019

Crush hunger fundraiser

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Parkland Community Aid Reaching Every Student Food Pantry, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is hosting a Crush Hunger with Parkland C.A.R.E.S. fundraiser 6:30-11 p.m. April 26 at the Holiday Inn, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.

Party with the Slippery Band while enjoying light hors d’oeuvres served by butlers.

There will be an open bar with beer, wine and soda from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

A cash bar with spirits will be available throughout the evening.

Car show on June 1

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Allentown Area Corvette Club will host its 18th Springfest Car Show June 1 at the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus, across from the Promenade Shops, Center Valley.

This is a judged event featuring more than 50 awards.

Partial proceeds from this all-Corvette show go to the Angel 34 Foundation, which provides funding for pediatric cancer research.

Classes include street stock, modified and custom, as well as best-of-show and sponsor’s awards.

The first 125 preregistered cars will receive participation gifts and a commemorative dash magnet.

Job fair offered on April 4

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Carbon Community College will host a spring job fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 4 in the Lisa Scheller and Wayne Woodman Community Services Center at the college’s main campus in Schnecksville.

Bring resumes and wear professional attire as more than 100 local and regional employers will be available to discuss full-time, part-time, seasonal and internship opportunities at this free event.

For more information, contact the Career Development Center at 610-799-1090 or

Resource fair on April 6

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The annual Parkland Community Resource Fair is being offered from 9 a.m. to noon on April 6 in the cafeteria at Parkland High School, 2700 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall.

This resource fair will provide information and educational opportunities for all ages.

More than 38 medical, local police, townships, and various support organizations will be represented.

A MedEvac helicopter landing is scheduled for 10 a.m. conditions permitting.

Air Products hydrogen car, and Mock Teen Bedroom tours will also be on hand.

Egg hunt on April 20

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Jordan Evangelical Lutheran Church, Orefield, will host its annual community Easter Egg Hunt on April 20.

All children from infant up to and including sixth grade (age 12) are invited to participate.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. with the event beginning at 11:30 a.m.

There will be crafts, jellybean and candy guessing games, goody bags and complimentary snacks and water for all the kids.

The hunt will take place rain or shine. In case of bad weather, the hunt will move indoors.

Tavern night April 12

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The last Tavern Night for the season at the Governor Wolf Historical Society will be held April 12. Doors open 6:30 p.m. and there will be music 7 to 10 p.m., provided by Pawnshop Bound in a return engagement. There will be food for sale by Macungie Farms.

Pawnshop Bound plays a mix of danceable rockabilly and old blues. The event is BYOB and you must be 21 years old to attend. Drinks and light snacks will be provided. Also featured will be a wine basket raffle.


Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Registration is now open for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley’s Ready, Set, Gold 8K Run/5K Walk to be held April 13 at the Ironton Rail Trail, Coplay.

Run begins 8:30 a.m. The 5K Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Registration begins at 7 a.m.

Come early and check out the merchandise table and the raffle.

Visit with various characters and listen to music before the event.