East Penn Press

Monday, April 22, 2019

Sixth annual sale April 5, 6

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

CONSIGN FOR GOOD

Consign for Good is in its sixth year of helping homeless families in the East Penn School District in conjunction with East Penn Neighbors Helping Neighbors. The Children’s Consignment Sale, hosted by Faith Presbyterian Church of Emmaus, runs April 5 and 6.

Families in need of a little extra cash may consign at the rate of 70 percent. Consign for Good understands the heavy cost of parenting and hopes to put a little cash back into the pockets of families who may have high-quality infant and children items they no longer need.

AARP

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Be aware of Social Security scam

“Social Security numbers are one of the most valuable pieces of information a scammer can get a hold of, leaving the rightful owners of those numbers vulnerable to a whole slew of scams involving identity theft,” Bill Johnston-Walsh, AARP Pennsylvania state director said recently. “Scammers have a particularly devious way of getting those numbers – by pretending to be from the Social Security Administration itself.”

Johnston-Walsh described how the scammers operate:

Special activities offered

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

EMMAUS

Ridge Manor Senior Center, 333 Ridge St., Emmaus, has two special activities offered in April.

Healthy Steps in Motion, an exercise program, runs 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through May 21. Also, nursing students from Cedar Crest College will be at the center April 10 to do individual fall assessments and blood pressure screening. Both of these programs are offered to all residents of the community at no charge.

Annual consignment

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

KIDS CLOSET SALE

The 2019 Spring-Summer Kids Closet Sale will be held April 16 through 18 at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe.

The sale 5-9 p.m. April 16 is for VIP passholders and new moms. The sale will be open to the public 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 17 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18.

The longtime community resource that helps families save money on children’s necessities has a new owner.

The Times News and Lehigh Valley Press purchased the Kids Closet Sale from Danielle Andreas, who started the consignment sale nearly a decade ago.

Tavern night April 12

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

GOVERNOR WOLF H.S.

The last Tavern Night for the season at the Governor Wolf Historical Society will be held April 12. Doors open 6:30 p.m. and there will be music 7 to 10 p.m., provided by Pawnshop Bound in a return engagement. There will be food for sale by Macungie Farms.

Pawnshop Bound plays a mix of danceable rockabilly and old blues. The event is BYOB and you must be 21 years old to attend. Drinks and light snacks will be provided. Also featured will be a wine basket raffle.