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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Events planned for January

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Peter’s

St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 7860 Center St., Emerald, will have the following events this month.

·The Ministry of St. Peter’s will be offered at 5 p.m. Jan. 19 and 26 at Life Tree Café, Main and Chestnut St., Parryville.

·Christ’s Kids Club for youngsters ages 4 to 11 will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 and 30, at St. Peter’s Emerald.

·A family fun night with games, movies, refreshments and fellowship will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at St. Peter’s Emerald.

For information, call 610-737-1450 or visit Stpetersumcemerald.com.

Accepting race applications

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

cancer

Registration is now open for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley’s Ready, Set, Gold 8K Run/5K Walk to be held April 13 at the Ironton Rail Trail, Coplay.

Run begins 8:30 a.m. The 5K Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Registration and packet pickup begin 7 a.m.

Come early and check out the merchandise table and the raffle.

Visit with various characters and listen to music before the event.

Classes being

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Beekeepers

Want to become a beekeeper? Join experienced beekeepers of the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association for their eighth annual Intro to Beekeeping classes 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 27 and March 13 and 27 at Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Dr., Schnecksville.

Price includes all classes, book, course materials, refreshments, access to experienced beekeepers, and field trip to club apiary.

The classes are family friendly for all ages.

For more information call 610-737-7676 or visit lehighvalleybeekeepers.org.

Scholarships available

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is inviting college-bound high school seniors across the country to enter its 2019 Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship Essay Contest for the chance to earn money for college.

The annual program has awarded more than $250,000 in college scholarships since its inception.

The essay competition asks high school seniors to describe how Alzheimer’s has affected their lives, as well as share how they plan to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease in the future.

Veterans service

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Mackenzie

State Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, will host appointments 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 11 with an outreach specialist from the American Legion for veterans who have questions about benefits and services they have earned.

Services available to veterans and their dependents include assistance with compensation, pension, death benefits, education and health care, as well as any issues pertaining to veterans benefits. Veterans do not need to be a member of the American Legion to receive these services.

Discussion on Jan. 14

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

VOTERS

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County will present “Electoral College and Electoral Reform” by Dr. Kellen Gracey 11:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at Superior Restaurant, 102 State Ave., Emmaus.

Dr. Gracey joined the DeSales political science faculty after receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa.

His research interests include religion and politics, electoral systems, and political behavior in both American and comparative contexts.

The fee for the buffet luncheon is payable at the door or listen to the speaker without lunch.

Events planned for January

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

St. Peter’s

St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 7860 Center St., Emerald, will have the following events this month.

·The Ministry of St. Peter’s will be offered at 5 p.m. Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at Life Tree Café, Main and Chestnut St., Parryville.

·Christ’s Kids Club for youngsters ages 4 to 11 will meet 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 9, 16, 23 and 30, at St. Peter’s Emerald.

·A family fun night with games, movies, refreshments and fellowship will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at St. Peter’s Emerald.

For information, call 610-737-1450 or visit Stpetersumcemerald.com.

High School

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Alzheimer Foundation

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is inviting college-bound high school seniors across the country to enter its 2019 Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship Essay Contest for the chance to earn money for college.

The annual program has awarded more than $250,000 in college scholarships since its inception.

The essay competition asks high school seniors to describe how Alzheimer’s has affected their lives, as well as share how they plan to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease in the future.