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Thursday, November 29, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Certificates being offered to vets

Korean War veterans who served their country honorably may be eligible for a Certificate of Appreciation from the U.S. Secretary of Defense, according to state Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th.

Any veteran who served in Korea between June 25, 1950 and July 27, 1953 may be eligible for this citation, which is signed by the Secretary of Defense.

Red Cross

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Assistance for seniors offered

The American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley is offering the Philips Medication Dispensing Service, the only service available with a 98.6 percent dispensing adherence level among monitored subscribers.

This dispensing service helps by reminding people with complex medication regimens to take medications at preprogrammed times, from convenient prefilled dosage cups. It combines an automated medication dispenser with 24-hour monitoring and adherence reporting.

Bikers church

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Music, praise 7.p.m. Fridays

Kingdom Roadhouse Bikers Church, 1665 Whitehall Ave., South Whitehall Township, is open 7 p.m. every Friday.

Each week, there are new songs to sing and awesome praise time with groups such as Third Day, Mercy Me, Chris Tomlin, Todd Agnew, Casting Crowns and much more.

Diaspora will perform Dec. 14.

Everyone is welcome to go out to eat afterward with the group.


Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Library having poetry reading

There will be a poetry reading and talk-back session with writers April Lindner and Ann E. Michael 7 p.m. Nov. 28, at Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St., Allentown.For information, call 610-820-2400.April Lindner is the author of two young adult novels, "Jane" and "Catherine," and of two award-winning poetry collections, "Skin and "This Bed Our Bodies Shaped." She teaches at St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia. Ann E. Michael teaches at DeSales University and has lived in and written about the Lehigh Valley for 25 years.


Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Day Lodge seeks new members

Members in good standing of a Masonic Lodge, who work second or third shift, have difficulty driving at night, have a physical challenge or just want an afternoon out once a month for friendship and brotherhood are invited to join Lehigh Valley Day Lodge No. 813 as a plural member.

Lodge members meet 11 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. For information, call Robert Hoffman at 610-398-2274.


Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Meeting set for Nov. 29

The Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon with lunch Nov. 29 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

Following the meal, Ron Nelson will describe his Peace Corps experiences.

A brief business session will conclude the meeting.

All current and former federal workers are invited to attend.

First timers and those wanting lunch are asked to call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246 before Nov. 24.

AARP 5415

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet on Dec. 6

Members of Allentown AARP Chapter 5415 will meet noon Dec. 6 at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, 140 S. Ott St., Allentown for their annual membership recognition luncheon.

Singer Claude Shappell will entertain. A business meeting will follow.

Bring along a non-perishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank. For information, call 610-437-4265.

Model Railroad

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Society to hold open house

The Carbon Model Railroad Society will have an open house 7-9 p.m. Thursdays Nov. 29 through Jan. 3, 2013, at 529 Ore St., Bowmanstown.

The display also be open 1-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays Nov. 24 through Dec. 9 and again the weekend of Jan. 5, 2013.

The main "HO" scale display is in various stages of completion and is an excellent learning tool.

The club's portable "HO" and "N" displays will be in operation on the second floor. There will be new and pre-owned accessories for sale. Admission is free.

For more information, call Garry Mack at 610-862-6636.

Living Hope

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Theater group to perform

Players of the Stage, a community theater group for local students that aims to glorify God through the art of drama is taking to the stage once again this holiday season to perform "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" 7 p.m. Nov. 29, Dec. 1, 6, 7 and 8, and 2 p.m. Dec. 1 and 8 at Living Hope Presbyterian Church, 330 Schantz Road, Allentown.

This heartwarming Christmas classic is about less-fortunate children who find their way into a church building to get dessert, and end up taking control of the small town's Christmas pageant.

Tickets are free, but reservations are required.