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Egypt column

Thursday, February 26, 2015 by LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI in Columns

Egypt church to serve up beef

Egypt Community Church will host a roast beef dinner 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28.

In case of inclement weather, the snow date is March 7.

The cost includes the meal, beverages and dessert.

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Takeout meals will also be available.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the church's missions.

Call 610-262-4961 for ticket cost and more information.

The church is located at 4129 S. Church St. in the village of Egypt, Whitehall.

Coplay Public Library column

Thursday, February 26, 2015 by The Press in Columns

Library to hold raffle

The Coplay Public Library will be holding a 50/50 raffle during the month of March. Tickets will be 50 cents each.

Tickets will go on sale on March 1 and the drawing will be held at 6 p.m. April 1.

Stop in and purchase your tickets during library hours.

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Our March contest will be guessing "How Many Jellybeans are in the Jar."

Stop in March 1-April 4 to make a guess. Entries will be drawn at 4 p.m. April 4.

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Fullerton column

Thursday, February 19, 2015 by LIZ HAHN in Columns

AARP group to meet March 5

AARP Chapter 3115 will meet at noon Thursday, March 5, at the American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay.

Refreshments will be available during the social hour.

Jim Palmquist, AARP's volunteer state president, will speak on issues concerning the national organization.

Also, Coplay Borough Police Chief Vincent Genovese will speak on local topics.

New members are welcome.

For more information, call 610-395-2820.

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Stiles column

Thursday, February 19, 2015 by MICHELE KERN in Columns

Visit the flower show

If you need a glimpse of spring, you may want to plan a trip to the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show.

The show runs from Feb. 28 through March 8 at the Philadelphia Convention Center, 12th and Arch streets.

Seeing and smelling the amazing floral displays is always a fantastic experience.

Your day and winter will be brightened.

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Stiles residents, mark your calendars.

The Stiles Playground Association will hold their 2015 Egg Hunt Sunday, March 22 at 1 p.m. at the playground.

Children should bring their own bag or basket in which to collect eggs.

Whitehall Township Public Library column

Thursday, February 19, 2015 by The Press in Columns

Library collecting for Peaceable Kingdom

The Whitehall Township Public Library and Whitehall Lions Club are working on a joint community project.

The library will have boxes out for patrons to donate items to the local animal shelter, Peaceable Kingdom.

The Lions Club will deliver the items to Peaceable Kingdom.

Ask for the Peaceable Kingdom wish list at the front desk.

The box is located inside the front door of the library.

Thank you to all who helped fill six boxes within the first two weeks of the project.

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We are getting ready for our 50th anniversary of the library.

Egypt church to serve up beef

Thursday, February 12, 2015 by The Press in Columns

Egypt Community Church, 4129 S. Church St., will host a roast beef dinner Saturday, Feb. 28, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The snow date is March 7. The cost includes beverages and dessert. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Takeout will be available. Proceeds benefit the church's missions. Call 610-262-4961 for more information.

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The Laurel Fire Company will have member appreciation 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15. Members will enjoy a light buffet of meatball sandwiches, hoagies, a meat and cheese tray and bar specials.

Coplay Public Library column

Thursday, February 12, 2015 by The Press in Columns

Warm up the Coplay library

Don't forget to drop off your entry for our "For Love of a Good Book" adult reading contest.

Tell us your favorite romantic character in literature and your favorite quote.

Don't miss a chance to win the mystery prize.

The contest runs through Feb. 28.

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Story Time with Miss Jo will be held 11 a.m. Feb. 12, 19, and 26. No preregistration is necessary and all ages are welcome.

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The library will be closed for Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 16.

Any materials due that day will be due on Tuesday.

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Hokendauqua column

Thursday, February 12, 2015 by STACEY KOCH in Columns

Tickets available for social

On Saturday, Feb. 14, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. John the Baptist Church, Ruch and Chestnut streets, will hold a tricky tray basket social. Baked goods will be for sale.

For more information, call 610-262-2260.

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The Hokendauqua Park and Playground Association will award two $1,000 scholarships from the Bob Warke – Dale Horn Scholarship Program. Applications are due by Feb. 28.

Stiles column

Thursday, February 5, 2015 by MICHELE KERN in Columns

Church to host tricky tray

Stiles community members, please remember to stop by St. John the Baptist Church in Stiles the weekend of Feb. 14 and 15.

The church is holding its ninth annual Tricky Tray. There are plenty of great baskets and prizes to take chances on. Plus you will get out of the house for a bit during the harsh winter to see some acquaintances and neighbors.

There will also be food and baked goods for sale.

The event is held in Ruffenach Hall, located on the church grounds during the following times: Saturday, Feb. 14, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce column

Thursday, February 5, 2015 by The Press in Columns

Chamber to host events

Have you considered joining the Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce? It is an independent chamber celebrating 56 years in business.

Members enjoy networking and educational events, member-to-member discounts and opportunities to contribute to making Whitehall a great place to live and work.

The following events are open to chamber members and nonmembers:

Membership Luncheon – Thursday, Feb. 12, at Fellowship Community's Villa building. "Simple Tips to Save a Life" will be presented by Cetronia Ambulance Corps. There is a cost. Register online at www.waccpa.org.