Whitehall-Coplay Press

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Hokendauqua: Hunger Initiative community dinner is Feb. 19

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by The Press in Columns

There will be a Whitehall-Coplay Hunger Initiative community meal 4-6 p.m. Feb. 19 at Whitehall Bible Fellowship Church, 3300 Seventh St.

For more information, call 610-434-8661.


Reminder: Hokendauqua Park and Playground Association is holding registrations for the upcoming baseball/softball season. You can register online until Feb. 9 at hokeypark.com.

To register in person, visit Hokendauqua Fire Company, 3022 S. Second St., 2-4 p.m. Feb. 9. Bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate (for first-time players), proof of health insurance and contact information. Registration forms can be downloaded from and additional information can be found on the website.

HPPA will be hosting Lehigh Valley League tryouts for both girls and boys — Lehigh Valley League girls 10U through 18U and Lehigh Valley League boys Biddy through Knee Hi.

New for 2019 — HPPA is hosting a Majors team, which is for boys ages 16 to 19 (before March 31).

For questions regarding baseball or softball registration, contact Chris Hudak, commissioner, at hudakchris7@gmail.com; for questions regarding the girls Lehigh Valley League 10U through 18U, contact Harvie Oliver at harvieoliver@gmail.com.


HPPA will again award two $1,000 Bob Warke-Dale Horn scholarships. The organization will select one girl and one boy at the March/April meetings to receive the scholarships.

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must be a Class of 2019 high school-eligible graduate, be continuing your education in the fall of 2019, must have participated in HPPA’s baseball, softball or basketball youth programs and must complete the scholarship application form and return it to HPPA by Feb. 28.

Additional requirements are listed on the application and at hokeypark.com.

To download the application or for more information, visit the website or email Bill Sabol at secretary@hokeypark.com.


Mark your calendar for Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church’s annual basket social. The event will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 2 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 3, with the drawing 1:30 p.m., at the 3355 MacArthur Road church. You do not need to be present to win.

The kitchen will be open both days.

Snow dates are March 9 and 10.

For more information on donating a basket, contact Stacy Kemmerer at 484-375-8160.


Whitehall Lions Club will have a basket social starting 9 a.m. March 30 at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church. The prize drawing and pickup will be 2 p.m.

Food, bottled water and soda will be available for purchase.

The club is looking for donations for the baskets. If you would like to donate, drop it off at Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road.

For tickets, cost and other information, call Patty at 610-432-4339 or Judy at 610-262-7598.


Does your church, club or organization have news for the Hokendauqua column? Send an email to skoch@tnonline.com by Feb. 15 to meet the next deadline.