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Thursday, October 17, 2013 by BY LINDA WOJCIECHOWSKI lwojciechowski@tnonline.com in Columns

We Sing to help with cost of diabetic alert dog

The North Catasauqua WE SING Community Chorus will be hold its annual fall concert Sunday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m. at the Roxy Theatre, 2004 Main St., Northampton.

This year's annual concert will benefit Matt Globosits and his diabetic alert dog, Zuker.

Matt is a 15 year-old boy from Whitehall who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. He has experienced many high and low blood sugar counts. After one scary low blood sugar count, the family contacted Warren Retrievers for a Diabetic alert dog, trained to assist diabetics by recognizing scent and in alerting a household member if the diabetic does not respond.

Matt needs to raise $24,000 to supplement the cost of training his new dog.

For information, call 610-264-1225 or contact Cindy at dakuautobody.com to purchase advance tickets.

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The St. Andrews Young at Heart, Third and Eugene streets, will be having a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the church social hall. After the meeting a lunch will be served, and bingo will be called.

The next casino trip will be Oct. 25, leaving at 10 a.m. for the Mohegan Sun Casino. On Dec. 11, there will be a bus trip to Sight & Sound to see "Miracle of Christmas," with a family style dinner at Hershey Farms. Call Bill Molchany at 610-264-0920 to reserve a seat on the bus for either trip.

Members are invited to morning bowling at the Catasauqua American Legion Thursdays at 10 a.m. Call Bill Molchany if interested.

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The Catasauqua/North Catasauqua J4 committee is seeking monetary and gift basket donations from businesses for a raffle to be held at a purse bingo fundraiser Nov. 3.

The bingo event will feature the basket and prize raffle along with Coach and Vera Bradley purses as well as bingo prizes.

Proceeds defray the cost of the 2014 J4 event, a dual-borough celebration of Independence Day weekend.

The fundraiser will be held at 1 p.m., with doors opening one hour earlier, at the Catasauqua American Legion.

Advance tickets are available and raffle donations are being accepted at Schlegel's Dry Cleaning, 102 Race St., Catasauqua, or by calling Judy at 610-266-5144.

There is a discount for tickets purchased in advance, and may be available at the door, if not sold out by Nov. 3.

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The YMCA in Catasauqua is accepting registrations for fall programs which begin the week of Nov. 4. Some programs include: preschool, dance, tang soo do, basketball, kickboxing and SilverSneakers Fitness.