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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Women vet expo

Thursday, July 18, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

VETERANS

The Women Veterans Committee of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Veterans Services will host a women veterans town hall and expo to honor women veterans and update them on programs and services they may have earned Aug. 24

Led by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, the GAC-VS is the commonwealth’s first inter-agency collaboration, which strives to enhance the quality of programs and services for its nearly 800,000 veterans.

Parkland Garden Club to host annual garden tour

Thursday, July 11, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in News Briefs

Enjoy a relaxing day experiencing the sights and sounds of various gardens at Parkland Garden Club’s 21st annual garden tour, “Kaleidoscope of Color Around the Lehigh Valley,” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 13 rain or shine.

This self-guided event features eight residential gardens, which can be seen in any order.

“This year’s garden tour reflects the idea that gardeners are always including color, textures, patterns and different forms and shapes into their gardens,” Barbara Campbell, chairman of the tour, explained.

Events planned for July

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Senior center

Lehigh Valley Active Life, 1633 W Elm St., Allentown, is offering the following programs for seniors in July.

The following groups and DJs will be playing oldies and requests at the Saturday and Wednesday dances, so come out and enjoy the music with your friends.

·July 3: KATO

·July 13, 17: King Henry Duo

·July 20: WE3 Band

·July 27: DJ Jerry Deane

Saturday dances are 7-10 p.m. Wednesday dances are 1-4 p.m. Per person fee includes light refreshments. Singles and couples welcome.

Founders Day events planned

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

EMMAUS

The public is invited to attend a Founders Day dinner planned in celebration of Emmaus’ heritage. The dinner will be the debut of an annual Founders Day celebration in the borough.

The dinner will be held 6 p.m. July 27 in the outdoor pavilion of the Emmaus Moravian Church, Keystone and Main streets, weather permitting. The dinner will be catered by Licensed to Grill and will include typical fare for a dinner of the late 1700s.

Teen volunteer

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

HAWK

Mountain

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary will hold a volunteer weekend for teenagers (14 through 18 years old) 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29 and 30 at the sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton.

Trail maintenance, managing and clearing out some invasive species so native plants can properly flourish and preventing spotted lantern fly infestations. Registered teenagers may be able to log their volunteer service hours.

Property tax/rent rebate program application deadline extended to end of year

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The deadline for older adults and Pennsylvania residents with disabilities to apply for rebates on rent and property taxes paid in 2018 has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31, the Department of Revenue announced June 10.

Each year the Department of Revenue evaluates the program as the statutory June 30 application deadline approaches to determine if funds are available to extend the deadline.

To date, funding has been available to allow all who qualify to benefit from the program.

As of June 1, the department had received 432,411 rebate applications.