CIVIC BRIEFS


First Posted: 3/13/2014

POLAR BEAR

PLUNGE SLATED

The annual Polar Bear Plunge will be held at 2 p.m. today, March 23 at Pole 150 (near the former Hanson’s Amusement Park) at Harveys Lake.

Pre-registration fee is $15. For more information, call 570-477-1537 or emial hlplunge2014@gmail.com.

DISTRICT AMERICAN

LEGION MEETING

American Legion District 12 will meet at 2 p.m. today, March 23 at Larksville American Legion Post 655, Larksville. District Commander John Emil Sr. will preside.

For imformation, Cdr. Emil at 570-762-3184.

BREAKFAST BUFFET

The Shavertown Volunteer Fire Department will hold a breakfast buffet from 8 a,.m. to 12:30 p.m. today, March 23 at the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Department at 172 N. Main St., Shavertown.

BINGO PLANNED

Bingo will be held on Monday, March 24 at the Northmoreland Twp. Fire Hall in Centermoreland. Doors open at 5 p.m. and early birds start at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverage will be available.

For more information, call Jim at 570-333-4906.

ROAST BEEF

DINNER SET

A roast beef dinner will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26 at the Northmoreland Twp. Fire Hall in Centermoreland.

Ticket are $8 for adults and $4 for children under the age of 12 and will be available at the door. Takeouts will be available.

For more information, call James Gilpin at 570-333-4906.

DWG MEETING

BEGINS WITH YOGA

The March meeting of the Democratic Women’s Group of the Back Mountain (DWG) at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27 in the downstairs meeting room at the Dallas American Legion, Route 415 will begin with a half hour introductory Yoga session led by Laura Keating. The session is designed for beginners and will feature classic positions and stretches. Dress for comfort – bring a mat, towel or blanket.

MOUNTAIN GRANGE

MEETING SET

Mountain Grange No. 567 will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. on April 1 in the Grange Hall, 1632 W. 8th St., Kingston Township.

Speaker for the evening will be Thomas Jesso, president of The Shawnee Cemetery Preservation Association who will speak about how to save forgotten cemeteries overgrown by Mother Nature.

PLOT DECORATIONS

MUST BE REMOVED

Officers of the burial ground surrounding the Trucksville United Methodist Church request that plot owners and descendants responsible for plots remove all decorations by April 1 to make spring cleanup possible.

For more information, call 570-696-1332 or 570-696-1877.

SUPPORT GROUP

The Dallas Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 12:30 p.m. on April 3 in the board room of the Meadows Nursing and Rehab Center, 4 E. Center Hill Road, Dallas.

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