Parkland Press

Monday, July 16, 2018

4-H Livestock Club performs community service project

Thursday, June 21, 2018 by ANN WERTMAN in Local News

More than a dozen members, leaders and parents of the Lehigh County 4-H Livestock Club pitched in with the spring highway cleanup program with the members of Seipstown Grange 1657.

This year, marked the 4-H Club’s eighth year of participation in this annual event and for the grange, its 29th year of participation.

They first took part in Keep America Beautiful and then PennDOT’s Adopt-A-Highway program.

VFW Post donates to NCC in honor Brig. Gen. Hays

Thursday, April 5, 2018 by ANN WERTMAN in Local News

The Military Nursing Corps of Pennsylvania VFW Post 12099, Allentown, recently honored Valley native, Allentown School of Nursing graduate and this nation’s first woman general, Brig. Gen. Anna Mae Hays.

Hays died Jan. 7 in Virginia at the age of 97.

Post 12099 presented a $500 check toward the Brig. Gen. Anna Mae McCabe Hays Endowed Scholarship at Northampton Community College to support veterans majoring in nursing.

Post 12099 honors VFW Voice of Democracy essay winners

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by ANN WERTMAN in School

“American History: Our Hope for the Future” was the theme of the VFW’s Voice of Democracy contest recently completed for the 2017-18 school term at Parkland High School.

On the local level, VFW Post 12099 selected three winning essays from more than 30 entries — two from Parkland High School and one from Northern Lehigh High School.

All winners were awarded a framed commendation as well as monetary awards up to $150 for their 3-5 minute audio essay.