Family caregivers understand all too well the stress of caring for an aging loved one – and how great it can be to have a break. That's why residents of Pennsylvania are invited to nominate deserving family caregivers – or themselves – for the opportunity to win a free, five-day cruise.
The Home Instead Senior Care® network is sponsoring the cruise for one lucky caregiving hero and guest. Submit your nomination and vote by Sept. 15 at http://cruise. caregiverstress.com.
Community Services for Children's 2012 Children's Ball will be held 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Lehigh Country Club, 2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.
Proceeds will support the "Building a SafeStart for Babies" campaign. The SafeStart program's treatment facility, Donley Family Center for Infants, provides daily therapy for babies who have been abused and neglected. It is the only such treatment program in Pennsylvania.
Sponsorships are available. Call CSC at 610-437-6000, ext. 2101 for additional information.
The Lehigh Valley Health Network will hold marathons and a walk to benefit VIA Sept. 8 and 9 from Allentown to Easton via Bethlehem. Late registration is open until Aug. 26.
There will be family fun walks and other events beginning 9 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Arts Quest Center, 101 Founder's Way. The race opening ceremonies and marathons begin 6:40 a.m. at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest and I-78, Allentown, Sept. 9.
For information, visit www.vianet.org.
Team Relay For Debbie of Macungie's Relay For Life is selling savings passes for Macy's Shop For A Cause, Aug. 25th. To buy a savings pass (a 25% coupon to Macy's), contact Amanda Spess by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The passes are valid for purchases made Aug. 25th. This team and Macungie Relay will get to keep 100 percent of the proceeds, all of which goes to the American Cancer Society.
Upper Milford Youth Association fall soccer registrations will be closing Aug. 19.
Rosters are being finalized and those who have already signed up will be hearing from the coaches soon about practices.
Registrations will be accepted until Aug. 31 but late fees will be added on top of the registration fees. All interested students should sign up as soon as possible.
They are looking for a few more players for certain teams: U12 and U14 boys and girls teams can use additional players.