Spread the word! On Oct. 5, Heidelberg Union Church will have a basket social 5-7:30 p.m. in fellowship hall. The public is invited to attend.
Basket donations valued at $20 are being sought as well as donations of items for door prizes.
Basket items should be placed in a clear cellophane gift bag with a 3-inch by 5-inch index card attached describing the contents of the basket.
Some ideas for baskets are as follows; children books, baby and kitchen items, seasonal...
Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville, has the following cats available for adoption. To check out Cheddar, and Melon visit the shelter noon-4 p.m. Saturdays. For information call 610-760-9009 or visit forgottenfelines.org.
Glory to Glory Family Church, 658 Noble St., Kutztown, is hosting a women’s conference with guest speaker Adalis Shuttlesworth 6 p.m. Oct. 12, and at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Oct. 13.
Music will be performed by Central Assembly’s Song Team.
For more information, go to g2gpa.org.
According to the National Fire Prevention Association website, this year’s National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13, campaign, “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere,” is about educating people on the three basic but essential steps to take to reduce the likelihood of having a fire — and how to escape safely in the event of one:
Look for places fire could start. Take a good look around your home. Identify potential fire hazards and take care of them....
Approximately 200 Lehigh, Bucks, Montgomery, Northampton, and Schuylkill counties residents participated in the 2018 Greater Allentown Walk for Apraxia Sept. 23 to raise funds and awareness for kids with apraxia of speech.
According to an Apraxia Kids news release, “Childhood apraxia of speech is a very challenging and complicated neurological speech disorder.
“This little-known disorder makes it difficult or impossible for children to accurately produce sounds, syllables, and/...
Quarts of soup, homemade bread and pies for dessert were available at Heidelberg Union Church, Heidelberg Township, on a take-home basis Sept. 28.
Jim and Brenda Graver headed a group who made the soup, bread, sticky buns and pies. Julia Hill, Katherine Blose and Mildred Rex, all members of the church’s Women of Faith, made chow-chow.
Emmanuel UCC, 16th and Chew Sts., Allentown, is having a food bazaar 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6.
Kitchen will be open. Homemade items include soups, sauces, desserts, pies and more.
For more information call the church office weekdays 9 a.m. to noon at 610-437-2531 or Diane at 610-398-0258.
Eric Andreus, resource manager for Nestle Pure Water, attended the Sept. 26 meeting of the Northwestern Recreation Commission bearing gifts.
He presented another $2,500 to the commission to be used on the walking trail.
This brings the Nestle donations to $25,000.
“We’re glad to help,” Andreus said.
Andreus said if the walking trail is dropped due to expense being much more than expected the money can be put to another use.
President Justin Smith got a...
The 14th annual Pioneer Applefest will take place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 6 at Ontelaunee Park.
There will be pioneer and Native American Indian demonstrations, with live music all day.
Food and beverages, including candied apples, apple dumplings, apple cider and other treats, will be available.
Enjoy hayrides, tractor and car shows, craft vendors and super smart dogs taking on agility courses.
The clothing closet at Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, will be...