Salisbury Press

Sunday, May 26, 2019

VETERANS

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs reminds veterans and their dependents that they should never pay for assistance to apply for veterans’ benefits. Accredited veteran service officers are allowed by federal and state laws to help to identify, determine eligibility for and apply for a wide range of benefits on the local, state and federal levels.

BRIEFLY

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Media program set for June

WDIY

WDIY radio station 88.1 FM is holding a summer youth media program 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays June 4 through July 30 at the WDIY studios, 301 Broadway, Bethlehem.

The free classes are open to Lehigh Valley high school students. Space is limited. The application deadline is May 24.

For an application and information, visit www.wdiy.org and click on youth programs on right hand side of the page.

Trauma blood donations needed

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

RED CROSS

The American Red Cross needs blood donations to trauma centers during Trauma Awareness Month this May and throughout the year. One car accident victim might use as many as 100 units of blood.

Donor appointments may be scheduled by downloading the free app at www.RedCrossBlood.org or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Red Cross blood, platelets or plasma donors through June 10 will receive an Amazon.com gift card via email (restrictions apply). For information, visit www.RedCrossBlood.org/Together.

BRIEFLY

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Boutique runs May 28 to June 1

BETHLEHEM

The Boutique at the Rink’s 45th annual fundraiser to benefit the Cancer Support Community, St. Luke’s Cancer Center and St. Luke’s Hospice, will be held May 28 to June 1

The event will be held at Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink, 345 Illick’s Mill Road.

Approximately 5,000 community members participate in the Boutique at the Rink each year by shopping, donating, volunteering or sponsoring.

Center closed for holiday

Thursday, May 23, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

PENNDOT

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed May 25, through 27, in observance of Memorial Day.

Customers may still obtain a variety of driver and vehicle products and services, including all forms, publications and driver training manuals, online through PennDOT’s driver and vehicle services website, www.dmv.pa.gov.

Celtic scholarships available

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

CCA

The Celtic Cultural Alliance will award several thousand dollars in scholarships this year to students studying Celtic dance, music, or art, Sept. 29 at the Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival. The funds are to be used for future classes, instruments, or other costs. The application deadline is noon June 14.

CCA also sponsors a five hundred dollar volunteer scholarship to high school students who volunteered for a minimum of 12 hours at a festival and who will share their experiences.

Workshop on

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Country Meadows

Country Meadows Retirement Communities, 460 N. Krocks Road, Allentown, will host a lunch and lesson session “Finding Joy is Age-less” workshop May 30.

There will be a free complimentary lunch 11 a.m., followed by the workshop at noon.

Learn how changing your mindset can bring you more joy at any age and in any circumstance.

Understand the Power of a Pivot philosophy and its benefits.

Seating is limited. Call to reserve a spot by May 17 to 610-395-7160 or email Allentown@CountryMeadows.com.

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Boutique runs May 28 to June 1

BETHLEHEM

The Boutique at the Rink 45th annual fund raiser to benefit the Cancer Support Community, St. Luke’s Cancer Center and St. Luke’s Hospice, will be held May 28 to June 1

The rink event will be held at Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink, 345 Illick’s Mill Road.

Approximately 5,000 community members participate in the Boutique at the Rink each year by shopping, donating, volunteering or sponsoring.

BRIEFLY

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Martin Tower lecture May 11

The National Museum of Industrial History will honor the nearly 50 years since the groundbreaking of Martin Tower prior to its implosion this month with a lecture 2 p.m. May 11 lecture. The “Unique Birth of Martin Tower” will be presented by retired licensed professional engineer Gordon Baker.

Baker helped develop and implement a computerized system that produced the drawings needed to fabricate Martin Tower’s beams and columns and later supervised the fabrication of the tower’s steel.

This event is included in regular museum admission and free to members.