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1939 World's Fair is theme for America on Wheels gala

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 by The Press in Social News

The theme for America On Wheel's 5th annual "Moonlight Memories Gala" Nov. 30 is the 1939 New York World's Fair.

In 1935, in the depths of the Great Depression, a group of New York City retired policemen decided to create an international exposition to lift the city and the United States out of depression. Not long after, these men formed the New York World's Fair Corp. The committee declared the New York World's Fair as "everyman's fair." The official colors of the New York World's Fair were blue and orange.

Soldiers and Sailors Monument 113th anniversary celebrated

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The 113th anniversary of the dedication of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument was celebrated during a ceremony and wreath laying on Oct. 12 at the base of the monument.

VFW Post 12099 Commander and retired state Legislator Joseph R. Zeller delivered the address in the commissioners hearing Room at the Lehigh County Government Center.

This grand monument was originally dedicated to the soldiers of both the North and South in the Civil War, one of only a few memorials to do so.

Cancer Society promoting Santa Calls

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Local News

Bring a smile to a face of a child, when they receive a call or letter from Santa Claus.

For a donation of $7 for a call; $6 for a letter; and $10 for a combination letter and call, brighten the life of a child, while supporting a great cause.

For more than 15 years the American Cancer Society has been hosting this event in the Lehigh Valley office.

Volunteers come to the office to place the calls and also prepare the letters for mailing.

Red Cross

Thursday, November 22, 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.

Bikers church

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Music, praise 7.p.m. Fridays

Kingdom Roadhouse Bikers Church, 1665 Whitehall Ave., South Whitehall Township, is open 7 p.m. every Friday.

Each week, there are new songs to sing and awesome praise time with groups such as Third Day, Mercy Me, Chris Tomlin, Todd Agnew, Casting Crowns and much more.

Diaspora will perform Dec. 14.

Everyone is welcome to go out to eat afterward with the group.