There is a toll-free line,1-888-9-READYPA (1-888-973-2397), as part of ReadyPA, a public outreach campaign that includes a website ReadyPA.org to educate residents about the importance of making emergency kits and family emergency plans.
Home and car emergency kit checklists and emergency plan templates, are at ReadyPA.org and by calling 1-888-9-READYPA.
Brian L. Martin, 27, from Schnecksville, died April 5, 2013, in his home.
Born April 26, 1985, in Allentown, he was the son of Lee R. and Carol K. Martin with whom he resided.
He was employed by Good Shepherd Work Services at Amerisource Bergen.
Prior to that, he worked at Walgreen's Warehouse and Fisher Clinical Service.
A member of Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, he was a 2003 graduate of Parkland High School.
Wayne A. Herber, 86, of Laurys Station, died April 8, 2013, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
He and his wife Twila V. (Bowman) Herber celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary last Aug. 20.
Born July 17, 1926, in Weisenberg Township, he was the son of the late Warren A. and Annie L. (Frey) Herber.
He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
A millwright at ConAgra Inc. for 40 years, he retired in 1991.
The Sanctuary at Haafsville will be having a fundraiser breakfast to benefit the Sanctuary from 8-10 a.m. April 20 at Applebee's, 1510 Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall Township.
Limited tickets will be available at the door.
RSVP to Sherry at email@example.com or call 610-433-3891.
THURSDAY, APRIL 11
Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co. social hall, meeting at noon lunch, bingo, cards. New members welcome. Call 610-769-7570.
·Take Off Pounds Sensibly at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville, from 10 a.m.-noon. Call 610-395-1006.
·Model Railroad Explorer Post 101 at Coplay Municipal Building, 96 S. Fourth St., 7-9 p.m. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.
Charles Richardson, 90, of Fogelsville, formerly of Davenport, Iowa, died April 2, 2013, in Woodland Terrace, Allentown.
Born in Evanston, Ill, he was the son of the late Robert and Jean (MacLeod) Richardson.
He was the founder and former owner of Charles Richardson Co. Inc., a manufacturer's representative company in Davenport.
He honorably and faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a second lieutenant, during World War II.
The Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club will meet 1:30 p.m. April 14 at ArtsQuest at SteelStacks, Bethlehem.
They will be performing a free concert with open auditions for the club.
For more information, call Emily Reyes at 610-398-0781.
Meetings are held in the municipal buildings unless otherwise noted.
Parkland School Board, workshop 7 p.m., meeting 8 p.m. in the district administration building, 1210 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall.
South Whitehall Township Commissioners, 7:30 p.m.
St. John's United Church of Christ, in conjuction with Phoebe Home Services, is offering a series of dementia education workshops 10 a.m. April 20, and May 11 and 25, at 1027 Church St., Fogelsville.
There is a per session fee and each session will be on a different topic.
There is limited space available for 40 people per session.
Registration for the event begins at 9:30 a.m.
For information, call the church at 610-398-7015 or go to stjohnsuccfogelsville.com.
Shoppers flock to Gigantic Garage and Antique Sale in the Agri-Plex.