Northwestern Press

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Whitehall

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Basket party Oct. 6, 7

Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 4102 S. Church St., Whitehall, is having a basket party 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 6 and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 7.

There will be more than 300 prizes with the drawing at 2 p.m.

Homemade food and baked goods will be available for purchase.

Tickets for the event will be available at the door.

For more information, call 610-262-9315.

FF&F

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Vaccination clinic offered on Oct. 20

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter, Germansvillem will be having a vaccination clinic for dogs and cats 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 20 at 9645 Hamilton Blvd, Breinigsville.

There is a fee for rabies and distemper vaccinations.

Dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers.

For more information, call 610-841-1736.

Lehigh County

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

PA 2-1-1 now available

PA 2-1-1, which connects people who need help with critical services and volunteer opportunities, is now available in the Lehigh Valley area.

PA 2-1-1 East is a free, comprehensive, information and referral program and one of seven regional 2-1-1 call centers in Pennsylvania.

The toll-free telephone number offers information and referrals for a broad range of services including basic needs, food banks, child and elder care, health services, housing, support groups and more.

Allentown

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

CROP Walk set for Oct. 14

The Allentown CROP Hunger Walk, sponsored by the Lehigh County Conference of Churches, is scheduled for Oct. 14 at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, at the corner of Ott and Walnut sts., Allentown.

Registration begins at 1 p.m. with a brief opening ceremony at 1:30 p.m.

There will be two routes: the 6-mile walk through Allentown with three rest stops along the way and the Golden Mile walk for Golden Agers, families with children or dogs, or anyone wanting a leisurely pace.

Red Cross

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Assistance for seniors offered

The American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley is offering the Philips Medication Dispensing Service, the only service available with a 98.6 percent dispensing adherence level among monitored subscribers.

This dispensing service helps by reminding people with complex medication regimens to take medications at preprogrammed times, from convenient prefilled dosage cups. It combines an automated medication dispenser with 24-hour monitoring and adherence reporting.

FF&F

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

Silent auction, dinner on Nov. 4

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter, Germansville, is hosting its 15th annual silent auction and dinner from 1-5 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center, Route 100, Fogelsville.

Doors open at 1 p.m. Buffet will be available from 2-3:30 p.m. Bidding will take place 1-4 p.m. The auction will be 4-5 p.m.

Reservations need to be made by Oct. 25. All items are new and donated by local businesses.

Go to www.forgottenfelines.org for a list of items available at the auction.

Berks County

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

Festival set for Oct. 6, 7

Berks County Parks and Recreation Department will have its 31st annual Heritage Festival 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 and Oct. 7 rain or shine at the Berks County Heritage Center, 1102 Red Bridge Road, off Route 183, Bern Township.

The festival will feature live music, draft horses, a mule-powered carousel and much more. Admission is free.

A fee per car will be charged to park.

For information or directions, call 610-374-8839 or visit countyofberks.com/parks.

Library

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

Workshop offered for parents

Signe Witson, LSW, is presenting a Life Space Crisis Intervention Skills for Parents program from 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Nov. 1 and Dec. 6 at Parkland Community Library, Walbert Avenue, South Whitehall.

The class is designed for parents to learn the basics about preventing conflicts with kids and helping them process conflict.

The program is limited to 20 participants.

To attend, call 610-398-1361 ext. 13.