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Fullerton column

Thursday, September 18, 2014 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

St John's to bless the pets

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 835 Third St., will be sponsoring a special worship service, blessing of the pets.

You are invited to bring your pet (s) to Fritze Hall Saturday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m.

Any pets on leashes or in carriers or cages will be blessed.

Served will be people snacks as well as snacks for dogs and cats. There will also be a photo session if you would like a photo of your pet or one of you with your pet. The photo will be sent to you via email and will be posted on St. John's Facebook page if allowed.

Egypt column

Thursday, September 11, 2014 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Step dance team forming

The Egypt Memorial Park will be holding sign-ups 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the park, for the newly formed Egypt Venom Step Dance Team. Check out the website at egyptpark.org for more details about this exciting youth program.

Also, the Egypt Park is now equipped for winter rentals in the heated indoor pavilion.

The park and youth organization invites residents to view their updated, mobile website on a smartphone for all Egypt Park events and information at egyptpark.org.

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Whitehall Townshiup Public Library column

Thursday, September 11, 2014 by The Press in Columns

Whitehall library gearing up for fall

Hello, my name is Patty Vahey and I am the director at the Whitehall Township Public Library.

I have met a lot of people since starting my job at WTPL a year ago. I will be keeping you informed about library activities and offerings through this regular column in the Whitehall-Coplay Press.

A total of 500,000 pages were read during our very busy but fun Summer Reading Program. Now it's time for fall fun.

Hokendauqua column

Thursday, September 11, 2014 by STACEY KOCH Special to The Press in Columns

Faith church to host Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers is returning to Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church every Tuesday evening.

Weigh-ins are at 5:15 p.m. and meetings are from 6 to 6:30 p.m. in the gathering place.

Contact the church office for more information at 610-435-0451.

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Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church will host a Vera Bradley and Thirty-One bingo Friday, Sept. 19.

Doors open at 5 p.m. with the event starting at 7 p.m.

Contact the church office at 610-435-0451 for advance and at-the-door ticket prices.

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Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce column

Thursday, September 4, 2014 by The Press in Columns

Speaker discusses business in the Lehigh Valley

Becky Bradley, executive director of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, addressed a crowd of more than 50 business people at the WACC August luncheon at Fellowship Community's new Zentz Center.

She shared a wide variety of valuable and encouraging information for businesses in the Whitehall area. The population of the Lehigh Valley has been growing by 1 percent each year for more than 30 years and one in four people is going to be older than 60 in the next five years.

Stiles column

Thursday, September 4, 2014 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

Pizza kits are coming

The Stiles Playground Association is currently conducting a fundraiser selling Charlie K's Pizza Kits.

We are so lucky to have a beautiful playground with basketball and tennis courts in our community. Your support in fundraisers helps the association maintain the playground. Plus, this is a great way to be ready for a quick dinner for the family.

If you are interested in ordering a pizza kit, call Marie at 610-261-4679 by Sept. 17.

The pickup day for the pizzas is Saturday, Sept. 27, at noon at the Stiles playground. Thank you for your support.

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Fullerton column

Thursday, September 4, 2014 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Legion ladies auxiliary to meet

The Fullerton American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will hold its next meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Post Home, Fullerton Avenue and Wood Street.

Installation of officers for 2014-15 will take place. Installing officers will be Frances Keener, past state department president.

Phyllis Dickert will be installed as president for a second term.

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West Catasauqua Fire Hall will be hosting its second annual block party featuring Social Call, Saturday, Sept. 13, from 1 to 7 p.m.

Enjoy food, soda and beer, games, a Chinese auction and great music.

Hokendauqua column

Thursday, August 28, 2014 by STACEY KOCH Special to The Press in Columns

Faith church to host bingo

Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church will host Girl Scouts open house and registration Monday, Sept. 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

For more information, contact Stacy Zellner at 610-443-0217.

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Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church will host a Vera Bradley and Thirty-One bingo Sept. 19.

Doors open at 5 p.m. with the event beginning at 7 p.m.

For more information, contact the church office at 610-435-0451.

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A women's retreat at Bear Creek Camp will take place Oct. 3-5 through Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Fullerton column

Thursday, August 21, 2014 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

Girl Scouts to hold car wash

Girl Scout Troop 6942 will be having a car wash this Saturday at the West Catasauqua Fire Department, Whitehall, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Enjoy a hot dog, snacks and drinks for sale while you are waiting for your vehicle to be washed.

For more information, call Sue at 610-264-8951.

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My email address is lhahn775@verizon.net if there is any information you would like published in this column. My next column will be in The Press Sept. 4, so I would need any information no later than Aug. 29. Thanks and have a great week. Where did summer go?

Stiles column

Thursday, August 21, 2014 by MICHELE KERN Special to The Press in Columns

St. John picnic set for Aug. 31

St. John the Baptist Church, Stiles, will be holding its annual church picnic, Sunday, Aug. 31, from noon-9 p.m.

The picnic is held on the church grounds located at Ruch and Chestnut streets.

Stop by for delicious food, entertainment and games.

Bring your lawn chairs and stay awhile.

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The Great Allentown Fair will be held Tuesday, Aug. 26, through Monday, Sept. 1.

This is always a fun celebration at the end of summer.

Enjoy some delicious fair food, ride the rides, enjoy the entertainment and play some games.

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