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Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Walk set for Oct. 8

CROP WALK

The annual Bethlehem area CROP Hunger Walk will be held with registration 1 p.m. and step-off 1:30 p.m. Oct.8. The walk starts at Spring Street near Lehigh Street.

CROP Hunger Walk is sponsored by Church World Service and organized by religious groups, businesses, schools and others to raise funds to end hunger in the U.S. and around the world.

For information, visit www.crophungerwalk.org/bethlehempa or email bethcropwalk@att.net.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Student art submissions needed

PBS 39

PBS39 is seeking kindergarten to grade 12 students to submit their artwork for a chance to become a featured 2018 Artist of the Month.

Submissions are accepted through Oct. 27.

Students are encouraged to enter their paintings, drawings, photography, videography, sculptures or performance art video for a chance to be recognized.

Winners will be notified by Nov. 10.

For full contest information or to apply, please visit wlvt.org.

Special election Dec. 5 for McNeill’s seat

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, R-28th, has ordered a special election be held Dec. 5 to fill the vacant seat in the 133rd Legislative District in Lehigh County.

Turzai filed the writ of election, the formal document setting the date of a special election, with the Department of State. A copy of the writ is also being filed with the Lehigh County Board of Elections.

The vacancy was created by the Sept. 8 death State Rep. Daniel McNeill, D-133rd.

‘A Taste of Soup’ Oct. 28

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

LMT LIBRARY

“A Taste of Soup” will be held noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Lower Macungie Township Library, 3450 Brookside Road. Kathee Rhode, library executive director, said there will be three challenges – individual, restaurant and Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners. The winning entry in each challenge will be recognized as “Lower Macungie Library’s Best Soup.”

Student art submissions needed

Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

PBS39

PBS39 is seeking kindergarten to grade 12 students to submit artwork for a chance to become a featured 2018 Artist of the Month.

Submissions are accepted through Oct. 27.

Students are encouraged to enter their paintings, drawings, photography, videography, sculptures or performance art video for a chance to be recognized.

Winners will be notified by Nov. 10.

For full contest information or to apply, visit wlvt.org.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Town hall scheduled Oct. 10

134TH DISTRICT

Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, will host a town hall meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road.

During the town hall meeting, Mackenzie will provide an update on the 2017-2018 state budget, legislation he has personally introduced and supported, as well as any other topics of interest to attendees.

Those who would like to attend the meeting are asked to register in advance by calling the district office at 610-965-9933 or online at www.RepMackenzie.com by Oct. 4.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Senior health fair Oct. 5

SALVATION ARMY

The Salvation Army will host its fourth annual free Senior Health Fair, for seniors ages 50 and up, will be held 10 a.m. to 1 pm. Oct. 5 at 521 Pembroke Road.

There will be a light lunch, flu shots and more.

Agencies and individuals attending include personnel from Good Shepherd / Rehab, Bethlehem Public Library, Lifesaver Bracelets, LVAIP, United Way, Easton Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, Walgreen’s, Center for Vision Loss, Music Therapy, Bethlehem Health Bureau, George Vasiliadis, Grab Bar Pros and Northampton County Area Agency on Aging.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Shredding event Oct. 14

134th DISTRICT

Rep. Ryan Mackenzie, R-134th, will host a free secure shredding event Oct. 14 in the Lower Macungie Township Administration Building parking lot, 3450 Brookside Road, Lower Macungie Township.

The event will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is held in conjunction with State Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, and Lower Macungie Township.

Residents are asked to limit the amount of paper for shredding to four boxes or bags per household. The event is open to residents only. No businesses.

For information, call Mackenzie’s district office at 610-965-9933.