Toyota and the National Audubon Society have announced $37,419 in TogetherGreen Innovation Grants funding has been awarded to two Pennsylvania-based projects that will demonstrate the ecological value of Early Successional Scrub Habitat and create a rare plant trail that exhibits threatened, endangered and extirpated plants of Pennsylvania.
THURSDAY, AUG. 23
·Schnecksville Senior Citizens at Schnecksville Fire Co., 1 p.m. lunch; meeting 1:30 p.m. Call 610-432-0260.
·Take Off Pounds Sensibly 10 a.m.-noon at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Breinigsville. Call 610-395-1006.
·Model Railroad Ex-plorer Post 101 meets from 7-9 p.m. at Coplay Municipal Building, Room 201, 96 S. Fourth St. Call 610-965-2598 or 610-262-7013.
Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon Aug. 30 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.
Following the meal, singer Elissa Clausnifcer will perform.
A business session will conclude the meeting.
All current and former federal workers are invited to attend.
Those wanting lunch should call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246 by Aug. 25.
There is a fee for the luncheon.
Linda L. Miller, 70, of Kutztown, died Aug. 16, 2012, in her home.
She and her husband, Joseph J. Miller, would have been married 50 years in September.
Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of the late Richard and Catherane (Kuhn) Trexler.
A supervisor for PPL credit union for 48 years, she was currently working.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Allentown.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by brothers, Scott, of New York and Thomas, of Allentown; nieces and nephews.
Her services were private.
Volunteer firefighters from Greenawalds and Cetronia fire departments, Cetronia Ambulance Corps personnel and a South Whitehall Township police officer were dispatched shortly before 2 p.m. Aug. 22 for a dumpster fire at 1405 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall Township.
Roma H. Feinour, 86 formerly from Jacksonville, New Tripoli, died on Aug. 20, 2012, in Phoebe Home, Allentown.
She was predeceased by her husband, Oliver F. Feinour, in 2003.
Born in Albany Township, Berks County, she was a daughter of the late Howard S. and Maude E. (Dietrich) Greenawalt.
She was a machine operator for the former Hamburg Knitting Mill, Hamburg, for 35 years before retiring in 1982.
She last attended New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Tripoli.
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.
Winners in the Parkland Art League's recent show were recently announced.
Bruce M. Porter, 92, formerly of Breinigsville, died Aug. 19, 2012, in The Lutheran Home at Topton.
He was the widower of Evelyn (Fries) Porter.
Born in Palmerton, he was the son of the late Ralph and Grace (Milheim) Porter.
His services will be private.
Arrangements were made by Keller Funeral Homes Inc., Fogelsville.
Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will meet noon Sept. 6, at St. Timothy's Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown.
The program will feature David Kalinoski, associate state director of AARP, Harrisburg, who will present a game named Fraud Bingo.
A business meeting will follow the program.
Bring a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. Guests are always welcome.
For more information, call 610-437-4265.