Whitehall-Coplay Press

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Stiles column

Thursday, October 16, 2014 by MICHELE KERN in Columns

Sandwich sale this month

The Stiles playground is holding a sandwich sale.

Turkey, roast beef and ham are available and all sandwiches come with American cheese on a Kaiser roll.

Orders are due by Monday, Oct. 27, and the pick-up is Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 5 to 5:30 p.m. at the playground.

If you would like to place an order and support the playground, contact Marie at 610-261-4679.

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Trick or treat in Whitehall is slated for Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Youth to host bingo

Thursday, October 9, 2014 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Youth Group will be hosting a Longaberger Basket Bingo and Chinese auction Nov. 9. Doors open at noon and bingo starts at 1 p.m.

There will be homemade food and baked goods, specials and raffles, as well as Chinese auction items.

Tickets are available at the door or you may call 610-262-4053 to order ahead of time.

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The Shepherd of the Hills youth group will be selling nut rolls beginning Oct 19. Orders must be placed by Nov. 2. They will be delivered Nov. 16.

Basketball sign-ups taking place

Thursday, October 9, 2014 by STACEY KOCH Special to The Press in Columns

The Hokendauqua Park & Playground will hold its final registration for boys and girls basketball at the Hokendauqua American Legion in Whitehall this Saturday, Oct. 11, from 2-4 p.m.

Bring a copy of your child's birth certificate, insurance information and contact information with phone numbers and an email address.

Visit www.hokeypark.org for more information and to download registration forms.

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Whitehall Township Library's recent silent auction is a 'big success'

Thursday, October 9, 2014 by CONTRIBUTED COLUMN in Columns

The Whitehall Township Public Library would like to thank all of the patrons who donated and help make our Basket Silent Auction Fall Fundraiser a big success. The library raised $1,250 and the funds will be used for family programs, guest speakers and other items for the library. We hope to do another basket silent auction in 2015 and have 50 baskets in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the library.

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Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce column

Thursday, October 2, 2014 by The Press in Columns

Chamber to hold events

The Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce announces its upcoming events.

Tuesday, Oct. 7 – 6 p.m., How To Start A Business Series, Ramada Allentown/Whitehall.

Wednesday, Oct. 8 - Chamber Expo with Lehigh Valley Business at Allentown Agri-Plex.

Thursday, Oct. 9 – 11:45 a.m., Membership Luncheon: Annual Mayoral Luncheon, Fellowship Community.

Tuesday, Oct. 14 – 6 p.m., How To Start A Business Series: Session 2, Ramada Allentown/ Whitehall.

Wednesday, Oct. 15 – 9 a.m., WOW council meeting, chamber office.

Fullerton column

Thursday, October 2, 2014 by LIZ HAHN Special to The Press in Columns

St. E's hosting several activities

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, 435 Pershing Blvd., Whitehall, will be holding a chicken and waffle supper on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 3 to 7 p.m. The event will take place in the parish hall.

Call 610-266-0695 for pricing or more information.

St. E's will also be having its fifth annual spectacular basket social on Columbus Day weekend, Friday, Oct. 10, from 5 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 12, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This also takes place in the social hall. Food will be available for purchase.

Whitehall Township Public Library column

Thursday, September 25, 2014 by The Press in Columns

Library gearing up for auction

The Whitehall Township Public Library is having a Basket Silent Auction Fall Fundraiser this week and it will end at noon on Saturday, Sept. 27.

Bidding will run through noon Saturday, Sept. 27. The winner need not be present to win but must pay in cash or by check by Saturday, Oct. 4, to claim the basket or the prize reverts to the next highest bidder.

Patrons can register at the front desk and receive a bid number and a copy of the rules. Patron must be 18 years or older to participate.

Hokendauqua column

Thursday, September 25, 2014 by STACEY KOCH Special to The Press in Columns

Hokey fall festival under way

The Hokendauqua Fall Festival began yesterday and continues through Saturday, Sept. 27.

Some of the activities scheduled include live music by "Dirty on Sunday" 7-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, a motorcycle ride and show Saturday, Sept. 27, and free activities for kids each day.

For more information and ticket pricing, contact Cheryl at 610-217-3319.

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Egypt column

Thursday, September 25, 2014 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Church to host basket party

Over 300 prizes will be offered at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church Gigantic Basket Party. The event will be held 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at the church, 410 S. Church St., Whitehall. Winning tickets will be drawn 2 p.m. Sept. 28.

The kitchen will be serving homemade foods and baked goods. Tickets for bidding on the prizes are available at the door. Bidders do not have to be present at the drawing.

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