Parkland Press

Monday, June 26, 2017

Business workshop June 10

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Valley Score will be holding a workshop 9:30 a.m. to noon June 10 in Rothrock Library, Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville.

Topics such as start-up mistakes, finding funds, customers and marketing will be covered.

Attendees will also receive a Lehigh Valley Score entrepreneur guidebook.

For information, call 610-266-3000 or email

Father, daughter

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

South Whitehall

Girls grab your dad, grandfather, uncle, brother, whomever and join South Whitehall Township for a daddy and daughter dance 6-8 p.m. June 16 at Springhouse Middle School,1200 Springhouse Road, South Whitehall.

Semi formal attire requested.

There will be a DJ, photo booth, food and prizes.

There is a cost per couple, and per additional daughter.

Purchase tickets at the South Whitehall Township building via cash or check made out to South Whitehall Township.

For more information, visit

Camp intervention

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Parkway Manor

Camp Invention, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program for students entering kindergarten through sixth grade is coming to Parkway Manor Elementary the week of June 26-30.

Camp Invention is a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame® — a nonprofit organization dedicated to recognizing inventors and invention, promoting creativity, and advancing the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship — and supported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Strawberry fest, basket social

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 4118 Main St., Slatedale, will be having its annual strawberry festival and basket drawing noon to 6 p.m. June 11. The fest will be held rain or shine.

Refreshments include everything from hot dogs to delicious strawberry shortcake. This year’s entertainment will be “Joyful Noise.”

A basket social will also be held with the drawing at 5 p.m.

For more information, call Dianne at 610-767-5646.

Fair set for June 15-17

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in Local News


The Kempton Fair, which started in 1957, is alive and well in Kempton, Berks County.

Sponsored by the Kempton Community Center, 83 Community Center Drive, the fair is set for June 15-17.

The refurbished event will bring new energy and direction, but with more of the feel of yesteryear.

There will be three evenings of tractor and truck power pulls, and drags; and popular musical talents Crazy Hearts, Scott Marshall and Marshall’s Highway, and the Hannah Violet Trio will perform.

Strawberry fest and car show

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


There will be a strawberry festival and car show June 18 at St. Matthew’s UCC picnic grove, 124 Picnic Lane, Kunkletown, Monroe County.

The event will take place rain or shine. Breakfast served from 8-10 a.m. Worship service at 10 a.m. The grill will remain open until 5 p.m.

Homemade ice cream and strawberry shortcake will be featured.

The Rehrig Brothers will provide musical entertainment 1-5 p.m.

Car show runs 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration is from 8 a.m. to noon.