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Post 12099

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Accepting new members

The Military Nursing Corps of Pennsylvania, VFW Post 12099, is welcoming veterans with service in overseas conflicts.

Current members of Post 12099 have proudly served in every conflict from World War II to active status in the global war on terror.

Post 12099, headquartered in the Gen. Charles C. Curtis National Guard Armory, 1501 Allen St., Allentown, and meets 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month.

Veteran's discharge paper (DD214), or if active duty, a letter from their commanding officer, is required to determine eligibility for VFW membership.

AAUW

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Annual book sale donations sought

The American Association of University Women will accept book donations 9 a.m. to noon March 20 through April 15 and an additional dropoff 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

The items will be sold at the AAUW used book sale 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 24 to 26 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27. Preview Day is 2 to 6 p.m. April 23. The donation dropoff and book sale location is the Memorial Pool Building, 307 Illick's Mill Road, Bethlehem.

Proceeds benefit the Let's Read Math project. Visit http://bethlehem-pa.aauw.net for information.

SCORE

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Discussion set for April 4

How can a small business navigate through all the available hardware and software options and develop the right solution that won't break the bank?

On April 4, the Lehigh Valley Chapter of SCORE will offer the sixth in a series of free informal "Round Table" discussions on topics of interest to small business owners, this one focusing on developing an affordable IT strategy for your small business.

The Roundtable discussion which will be facilitated by a SCORE member, will be held 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Dunkin' Donuts, 3670 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

Heintzelman

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Accepting reservations

Heintzelman Funeral Home, 326 Main St., Hellertown, will be hosting a trip 10 a.m., April 13 to see the musical "Annie" at the Palace Theater, 1564 Broadway, New York, N.Y.

Trip price per person includes deluxe motorcoach, free time on own in the city, reserved seating for "Annie," land and sea buffet at Snuffy's and driver gratuity.

There are only 50 seats available.

Payment is due when reservations are made.

Proceeds benefit the 2013 Saucon Valley Spirit parade.

Penn State

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Conference set for April 12

Penn State Extension is sponsoring an Entrepreneurial Communities; Increasing Regional Prosperity through Entrepreneurism, all day conference April 12, at the Fowler Center in South Bethlehem.

Dr. Michael Fortunato, research associate and lecturer at Penn State University, will be the speaker.

His topic is Improving Entrepreneur's Success: What is Working in Communities?

A former entrepreneur himself, having launched Fortunet Entertainment in New York City at age 23, he is now associated with the Center for Economic and Community Development at Penn State.

Gardeners

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Classes begin on March 19

Penn State Master Gardeners of Lehigh and Northampton counties have scheduled a series of classes in March and April designed especially for the home gardener.

Topics include:salsa gardening, 6:30 p.m. and culinary herbs, 7:30 p.m. March 19, Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall Township, and March 20, Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem, Northampton County; lasagna gardening, 6:30 p.m., organic gardening, 7:30 p.m. April 2, Lehigh County and April 3, Northampton County.

AAUW

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Annual book sale donations sought

The American Association of University Women will accept book donations 9 a.m. to noon March 20 through April 15 and and an additional dropoff 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

The items will be sold at the AAUW used book sale 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 24 to 26 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27. Preview Day is 2 to 6 p.m. April 23.

The donation dropoff and book sale location is the Memorial Pool Building, 307 Illick's Mill Road, Bethlehem.

Proceeds benefit the Let's Read Math project. Visit http://bethlehem-pa.aauw.net for information.

FF&F

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Kitten Kaper March 16

Forgotten Felines and Fidos animal shelter, Germansville, will be holding a kitten kaper 1:30-4 p.m. March 16 at 9645 Hamilton Blvd., Breinigsville.

Adopt a kitten, cat or foster one.

For more information or to make reservations contact Wanda or Stephanie at 610-841-1736.

Dr. John Prange DVM will be having a low cost vaccination clinic 8 a.m. to noon the same day at the Breinigsville facility.

There is a cost for all canine and feline vaccines, and Kennel Cough, heartworm, Lyme, anaplasmosis and ehrlichia testing for dogs.

Beekeepers

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Swap meet March 21

The Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association will be holding a beekeepers swap meet 7 p.m. March 21 at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center, Slatington.

Bring your extra beekeeping equipment to sell or trade and shop for some tools of the trade to experiment with in your bee yard.

Center staff will also be on hand to share their mission of conservation, education and research.

The public is invited to attend.

Directions to the Nature Center are available at www.lehighvalleybeekeepers.org or visit the Center's site at www.lgnc.org.

EMMAUS

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Equipped listed for sale

In an online auction that started Feb. 28 and ends March 14, the Borough of Emmaus is selling a hydraulic snowblower, an asphalt paver and an oil fired boiler for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, Emmaus is conducting a 2-week auction of this heavy equipment. It is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.