Parkland Press

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Benefit breakfast on Jan. 20

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


United Church of Christ, Greenawalds, 2325 Albright Ave., South Whitehall Township, is cooking up a S.O.S. breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Jan. 20.

Menu includes creamed dried beef on toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, home fries, toast, fruit, pastry and beverage.

A donation will be taken to cover the cost of the meal.

Proceeds will benefit the fellowship hall flooring project and to support the UCC Disaster Ministries to supply water filters to Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Unsung Heroes being sought

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services is accepting nominations for Unsung Heroes.

To celebrate Older American’s Month, the office recognizes Lehigh County residents, 60 years of age or older, who have displayed exceptional generosity with their time and talent to enhance the lives of others and their community.

The Unsung Hero finalists will be honored at a special awards ceremony 1 p.m. May 16.

To request a nomination form, contact Lehigh County Aging and Adult Services at 610-782-3034.

Snow Ball set for Feb. 10

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


The Small Business Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Jaindl Properties, American Bank and Capital Blue Cross will host the 29th annual Snow Ball from 6-11 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center, 77 Sands Blvd., Bethlehem.

There will be a black-tie dinner, silent and live auctions, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment.

The fundraiser will benefit Camelot for Children projects for seriously, chronically, terminally ill, handicapped or disabled children.

Booster bingo on Jan. 14

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Parkland Cheer Booster Club will have its sixth annual Parkland cheer designer purse bingo Jan. 14 in the cafeteria at the high school.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Bingo begins 1 p.m.

There will be five extra specials, a 50/50 raffle and food available.

Bring a canned food item and be entered in a special raffle.

Food will be given to a local food pantry.

For more information or questions, call Lori Hamm at 610-554-0677.

Fraud seminar on Jan. 22

Thursday, January 11, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Upper Macungie police will be hosting two free identity theft and fraud awareness and prevention seminars 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Jan. 22 in the public meeting room of the township’s municipal building, 8830 Schantz Road, Breinigsville.

Ronald Kistler, a public accountant, will present a seminar explaining the how and why of current identity theft regarding income tax purposes.

Tavern night

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Historical society

The Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold its January Tavern Night 6:30-10 p.m. Jan. 12 on The Governor Wolf Historic Campus, 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath.

“The Midnight Shift,” a band from Reading, will play 50s and 60s music and rock-a-billy in The Academy.

Steve Myers will play keyboard in the Ralston McKeen House, with Debbie Evans singing everything from standards to oldies to popular tunes from today.

There will be tastings by a local brewery or winery and an exhibit of works by a local artist.

Bring your own beverage.

Challenge deadline

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


With the Jan. 31, 2018 deadline to enter approaching fast, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Pennsylvania Department of Education are reminding high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors to get their entries in for the first PennDOT Innovations Challenge.

The PennDOT Innovations Challenge asks students to look at technologies and innovative methods, aside from traditional paid advertising, marketing and social media channels, that can be developed in the next five to ten years to curb unsafe teen driving practices.

Group to meet on Jan. 4

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


AARP Chapter 4150 will meet noon Jan. 4 in the Community Room of the Lower Macungie Library Building, 3450 Brookside Road, Lower Macungie.

Topic will be “Habitat Lehigh Valley,” presented by Camille.

Ice cream, coffee and tea will be available for a small fee. Guests are welcome to attend.

Meet neighbors and learn more about senior 50-plus programs and issues.

For information, call 610-285-4563.