A $5,000 grant from the PPL Foundation to Hawk Mountain Sanctuary will contribute to educational events, workshops, and lectures that are provided for members and the public, as well as continued support for ongoing conservation research.
“This type of grant supports everything we do at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, from global training and research to leading school groups to welcoming hikers,” said Director of Development Mary Linkevich.
“We at PPL believe in environmental stewardship,” said Carol Obando-Derstine, PPL Electric Utilities’ regional affairs director.
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network has announced three new members to its Board of Trustees as well as a new board chair.
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America elected Polly Beste, David Fessler and Thomas J. Lynch to three-year terms.
Gary Schmidt, MA, has been named the chair of Good Shepherd’s Board of Trustees. Schmidt succeeds David DeCampli, whose term has ended. Schmidt is a Human Resource business leader for Mondelēz International, for which he has worked since 1989.
Eder in concert:Linda Eder’s repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz. The award-winning actress returns to the State Theatre of the Arts stage at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. As the tragic character, “Lucy,” in the Broadway musical, “Jekyll & Hyde,” Eder belted out the signature songs, “Someone Like You” and “A New Life.” Eder launched her recording career in 1991 with her self-titled debut album.
Call 610-559-3245 for locations.
Wednesday, Oct. 11: Orange juice, roast turkey and Swiss on bun w/ lettuce-tomato and mayo, carrot raisin salad, Rice Krispie treat.
Thursday, Oct. 12: Cranberry juice, chicken cheese steak on a roll, potato chips, Italian marinated vegetable salad, chilled peaches.
Friday, Oct. 13: Roast pork with gravy, mashed potatoes, roasted Fuji apples, wheat bread w/ margarine, iced carrot cake.
Monday, Oct. 16: Apricot nectar, Salisbury steak w/ gravy, scalloped potatoes, red beets, wheat bread w/ margarine, tropical fruit.
Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville, will have a free holiday craft show with 85 juried crafters from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Nov. 18.
There will be a Chinese raffle and bake sale, and breakfast and lunch will be available.
For information, call Larry at 610-769-2410, email email@example.com or call the church at 610-767-6884.
Geraldine D. Richard, 89, formerly of Neffs, died Oct. 6, 2017, in Sacred Heart Senior Living by the Creek, Northampton.
She was the wife of the late Edwin J. Richard Sr.
Born May 4, 1928 in Reading, she was the daughter of the late Leroy A. and Elsie M. (Noll) Becker.
She was a member of UCC Greenawalds, South Whitehall, and a member of the Eulalia Order of the Eastern Star, Coudersport.
She was a former Den Mother, Cub Pack 8, Greenawalds.
Melvin L. “Mike” Wilson, 82, of Allentown, died Oct. 2, 2017, at home.
He and his wife Hope (Davis) Wilson were married 21 years in February. He was also the husband of the late Barbara J. (Blose) Wilson.
Born in Salisbury, Md., he was a son of the late Howard L. and Gwendolyn R. (Elliott) Wilson.
The senior operations supervisor and trainer for LANta for 37 years, he enjoyed spending time with his family and taking trips to the casino.