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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Red Cross

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

January honors blood donors

Since 1970, National Blood Donor Month has been celebrated in January in an effort to educate Americans about the importance of regular blood and platelet donations and the impact they can have on patients in need.

This January, the American Red Cross is thanking the millions of dedicated blood and platelet donors across the United States who roll up their sleeves and donate regularly. Because of their dedication, blood is available for patients whenever or wherever it is needed.

Beekeepers

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Beeswax demo Jan. 17

Frank Licata of the Montgomery County Beekeepers Association will demonstrate his techniques and use of ingredients for preparing beeswax lip balms, lotions and soaps at 7 p.m. on Jan. 17 at the Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall Township.

This free program is sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association and is open to the public.

For more information, call 610-298-3254 or email annawertman@verizon.net.

LCCC

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Fitness classes being offered

Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, is offering a variety of noncredit fitness classes this semester.

The following classes will take place at LCCC's main campus, unless noted otherwise.

·Balance and Mobility: 1-2 p.m. Feb. 4-March 11;

·Belly Dancing: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 5-March 26;

·Ballroom Sampler I: 7-8:30 p.m. March 1-22;

·Ballroom Sampler II: 7–8:30 p.m. Feb. 25-March 18;

·Ballroom Latin III: 7-8:30 p.m. April 9-30;

·Couch Potato: 7-7:45 p.m. Feb. 7-March 14 and March 21-April 25;

Civil War

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet on Jan. 8

Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania will be hosting historian Dick Jacoby Jan. 8, at the Days Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown.

He will be discussing Civil War letters " In Their Own Words."

Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. The program is at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required for the dinner. No reservation are required for the program.

For reservations and information, contact Jeff Stocker at 610 867-5178, email jsmw@ptd.net or Carol Detweiler at 215 234-4884, email cdetweiler01@comcast.net or Ed Oechsle at 610 882-9228, email eoechsle@ptd.net.

AARP 3115

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Seniors to gather on Jan. 3

AARP Chapter 3115 will meet noon Jan. 3, at the American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay.

Bring a non-perishable food for the food bank.

Refreshments will be available during social hour.

After the business meeting, guitarist Shep will entertain.

New members are welcome.

For more information, call 610-395-2820.

Moravian

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Guest speakers on Jan. 3, 4

Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding at Muhlenberg College will be hosting guest speaker Rev. Peter Pettit Ph.D., from Muhlenberg College, 7-8 p.m. Jan. 3 through Feb. 7, at The Saal, Bahnson Center, Moravian Theological Seminary, 60 W. Locust St., Bethlehem.

Pettit will be discussing "New Paths: Christians Engaging Israel."

IJCU will also be hosting Roberta Meek, lecturer from the History and Media and Communication Departments at Muhlenberg College, from noon-1 p.m. Jan. 4, in Moyer Hall, Miller Forum.

Penn State

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

SAT review course Jan. 12

Penn State Lehigh Valley will offer an SAT review course to help prepare test takers for the SAT exam 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays Jan. 12-March 2, 2013, at the Center Valley campus, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

The course offers strategies for the verbal, critical reading and writing, and math portions of the exam.

Participants can develop effective critical reading and writing strategies, review essential mathematical skills and concepts, discover proven test-taking techniques, and gain instructional help and feedback with the concepts covered.

LCCC

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Workshop on money in 2013

The Alumni Association of Lehigh Carbon Community College, Schnecksville, will host a free workshop titled, "How to Win the Money Game" from 7-8 p.m. Jan. 22, 29 and Feb. 5 and 12, 2013.

The workshop will take place in the Alumni Center, Room 107, Rothrock Library.

Alumni, staff and faculty of the college are invited to attend.

Registration is required by Jan. 18, 2013.

For more information, contact Jane Wilchak at 610-799-1929 or email jwilchak@lccc.edu.

AARP 3115

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet Jan. 3, 2013

AARP Chapter 3115 will meet noon Jan. 3, 2013 at the American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay.

Bring a non-perishable food for the food bank.

Refreshments will be available during social hour.

After the business meeting, guitarist Shep will entertain.

New members are welcome to attend.

For more information, call 610-395-2820.

AARP 5415

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Seniors to meet Jan. 3, 2013

Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will host speaker Frank Kovacs, of the Pennsylvania Senior Patrol at the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly, noon Jan. 3, 2013, at St. Timothy's Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.

Business meeting will follow.

Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank.

Guests are welcome.

For more information, call 610-437-4265.