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Korean War

Thursday, October 25, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Certificates offered to vets

Korean War veterans who served their country honorably may be eligible for a Certificate of Appreciation from the United States 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.


Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Dinner, show on Nov. 3

There will be a dinner buffet and show "Judge Judy: The Final Verdict," a White Rose Production Nov. 3 at Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville.

Buffet at 6:30 p.m. The show starts 7:30 p.m.

The meal will be cooked and served by the Fellowship Committee.

Call the church office at 610-767-6884 for tickets and information.

Nature Center

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Lectures offered at Lehigh Gap

Lehigh Gap Nature Center, Slatington, is hosting Jim Rowland, a semi-retired structural engineering consultant, who has trekked major trails throughout the world. He will discuss his experience on the Appalachian National Scenic Trail with special emphasis on the Pennsylvania section 3 p.m. Oct. 28.

On Nov. 29, Jerry McAward, an American Canoe Association instructor, trainer, educator and past chairman of ACA's River Kayak Committee will discuss "Laughing and Learning on the Lehigh River" at 7:30 p.m.


Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Vaccination clinic Oct. 20

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter, Germansville, will be having a vaccination clinic for dogs and cats 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 20 at 9645 Hamilton Blvd, Breinigsville.

There is a fee for rabies and distemper vaccinations.

Dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers.

For more information, call 610-841-1736.

Lehigh County

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

PA 2-1-1 now available

PA 2-1-1, which connects people who need help with critical services and volunteer opportunities, is now available in the Lehigh Valley area.

PA 2-1-1 East is a free, comprehensive, information and referral program and one of seven regional 2-1-1 call centers in Pennsylvania.

The toll-free telephone number offers information and referrals for a broad range of services including basic needs, food banks, child and elder care, health services, housing, support groups and more.


Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Basket party on Oct. 26, 27

The Union Lutheran Church, 5500 Route 873, Schnecksville, is having a basket party 5-8 p.m. Oct. 26 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27.

The kitchen will be open for refreshments. Purchase tickets at the church office or at the door.

Earn a free sheet of tickets with a bag of non-perishable food items for the Northern Lehigh Food Bank.

Come in Halloween costume for a chance to win a goodies basket

For more information, call the church office at 610-767-6884.


Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Class of '56 to gather Nov. 2

Parkland High School Class of 1956 is having a 56th-year reunion luncheon 11:30 a.m. Nov. 2, at The Masters at Shepherd Hills, 1160 S. Krocks Road, Wescosville.

Call Louise Wotring Knopf at 610-799-3661 or Lucy Hersh Ritter at 610-395-4083 for more information.


Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Benefit for animals Oct. 27

Association for Animal Protection will be having Chinese and silent auctions noon-3 p.m. Oct. 27 at Cetronia Fire Company, 18 S. Scenic St., Allentown. The drawing is at 3:30 p.m. There will be items for adults, children, pets and pet lovers. A donation of cages, crates, blankets, towels and pet food would be appreciated. For information, call 610-770-0452.