Whitehall-Coplay Press

Friday, December 6, 2019
PRESS PHOTO BY AL RECKERJason Snyder and Dianne Benninger, of Northampton, attend a spaghetti and meatball fundraiser at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., Coplay, Oct. 5. PRESS PHOTO BY AL RECKERJason Snyder and Dianne Benninger, of Northampton, attend a spaghetti and meatball fundraiser at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., Coplay, Oct. 5.

Coplay: St. John’s to host blood drive

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 by The Press in Columns

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 18 S. Third St., will hold its annual blood drive benefiting the Miller-Keystone Blood Center 8 a.m. Nov. 30.

Donors must be at least 17 years old and be no less than 110 pounds.

The bloodmobile is equipped to accept red cells, plasma and platelets. Donors are reminded to bring identification.

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The fourth annual O’ Come All Ye Faithful Social Call Christmas party is set for Dec. 6 at American Club of Coplay, 300 Cherry St. Doors open 4:45 p.m.

Proceeds benefit Coplay Community Plaza.

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Whitehall Area Rotary Club announces the third annual Jingle Bell 5K walk/8K run is scheduled for Dec. 14.

Race day registration begins 7 a.m. The runners step off 9 a.m., followed by the walkers 9:05 a.m.

The event takes place at Saylor Park, Coplay, and travels along the Ironton Rail Trail. It is for people of all ages and all abilities.

There will be post-race awards as well as hot dogs, hot chocolate, soup, photos with Santa, a basket raffle and activities for children.

Dogs are welcome and will receive a pair of reindeer antlers to wear.

Proceeds benefit local area charities, including homeless veterans and food banks.

Register at brynmawrrunningco.com.

For more information, contact Sharon Geroulo at 610-704-5655 or at sgeroulo@yahoo.com.

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The borough is still looking for a donation of an evergreen to serve as its official Christmas tree.