Parkland Press

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Tribute planned, photos needed

Thursday, November 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

DMVA

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs wants to help pay tribute to all of the men and women from Pennsylvania who died as a result of the Vietnam War.

For the past two years, the DMVA has partnered with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Washington, D.C., to find a photo of every Pennsylvanian whose name appears on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

The VVMF is posting the photos on a virtual Wall of Faces to put a face and a story to every name,...

Accepting bonus

Thursday, November 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Veterans

Eligible veterans who served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations from Aug. 2, 1990 to Aug. 31, 1991 have until Aug. 31, 2018 to collect a special one-time payment to honor their service and sacrifice.

Applications for the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans Bonus are due by Aug. 31, 2018.

The bonus program, administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, pays $75 per month for qualifying, active-duty service members...

Tree lighting on Dec. 2

Thursday, November 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

S. Whitehall

South Whitehall Township will have its annual tree lighting ceremony 5 p.m. Dec. 2 at Covered Bridge Park, 2465 Wehr Mill Road, South Whitehall.

There will be a Grandpop’s Bubble Festival, airbrush tattoos, S’more stations, dance performances, pictures with Santa and stilt walkers.

Music will be performed by Erin Kelly. Refreshments will be available.

For information, contact the South Whitehall Township Department of Parks and Recreation at 610-398-...

Open auditions on Dec. 2

Thursday, November 30, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Music club

The Young Musicians of the Allentown Music Club will present its next recital 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Hope UCC, 1031 Flexer Ave., Allentown.

New members are welcome.

This event is open to kids ages 6 to 18 who are studying with a private teacher and want to showcase their talents on a musical instrument or voice.

For information, contact Rhys Williams at rhyslw5@yahoo.com or Kiran Kadewari at...