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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Light show in December

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

LOWHILL TWP

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, will be having its annual Lowhill Lights of Wonder to benefit two families 6 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 17, 20-23 and 26-30. There will be a Christmas carol sing-along at 5:45 p.m.

Donations will be presented to the Robert Kline and Brett Snyder families. Kline has cancer. Snyder has ALS. The families will be given the donations 10 a.m. on Jan. 7, 2018.

For information, call 610-360-4281.

Belsnickel to visit on Dec. 21

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

PA German

Pennsylvania German Friends will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 21 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

Rumor has it the Belsnickel, the Pa. German Santa, will visit.

The public is invited to this free meeting.

Parking is available in the lot across Tacoma Street. Use ground floor “Office” entrance.

For information, call 610-285-6326.

Gift wrapping available at mall

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Camelot

Camelot for Children board members and volunteers will be wrapping gifts at the Lehigh Valley Mall through Dec. 24.

The booth, located directly outside Boscov’s on the second floor of the mall, will be open noon to close on Dec. 14 and 15 and mall open hours Dec. 16-24,

Proceeds will be split between Camelot for Children to help raise money and awareness for a variety of programming initiatives, including the summer camp program, as well as the Simon Youth Foundation.

Gender wage

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County presents “Eliminating Income Disparity” at their December Hot Topics Luncheon 11:30 a.m. Dec. 11 to be held in the banquet room at the Superior Restaurant, Emmaus.

Toni Hoffman and Susan McNamara, past public policy chairs, American Association of University Women, will present ways that can close the gender wage gap here in the Lehigh Valley.

They will also explain briefly how their experiences as public policy co-chairs for AAUW-Pennsylvania led them to the idea of the Coalition.

Amazon buys aid fire company

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Station 56

Upper Macungie Township police have announced residents may support Fire Station 56 by shopping on Amazon.

According to Upper Macungie Police Lt. Peter Nickischer, criminal investigations and community services division commander, Amazon will donate 0.5 percent of the price of eligible Amazon Smile purchases to Fire Station 56 when buyers visit smile.amazon.com/ch/26-2014631.