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CONTRIBUTED PHOTOThe summer street pole banners at the park are a gift from the North Catasauqua Betterment Committee. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOThe summer street pole banners at the park are a gift from the North Catasauqua Betterment Committee.

North Catasauqua: Park banners are a gift

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by The Press in Columns

The new street pole banners on display around the North Catasauqua Park William J. Albert Memorial Park were purchased by the North Catasauqua Betterment Committee. The banners add some seasonal outdoor decor to celebrate the summer season. They were purchased with funds raised through the committee’s fundraising events.

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Hickory Grove is celebrating its 100-year anniversary by hosting the Miller-Keystone bloodmobile 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 23. Blood donors may sign up at Hickory Grove or online at GIVEaPINT.org. If signing up online, use the group ID 7943.

While online, you may also use iScreen to complete your donor history questionnaire, to answer questions about your heath and lifestyle in private and save time the day of donation.

In appreciation of your donation, Hickory Grove will issue discount coupons for Hickory Grove products.

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North Catasauqua’s Charotin Hose Company will host a cash and dinner bingo at the Slovak Social Club Sept. 24. The doors will open 12:30 p.m., and bingo will begin 1:30 p.m.

Each ticket includes 15 games of bingo with cash prizes and a meal. There will also be additional games, door prizes and raffles, all to benefit the volunteer fire department.

To purchase tickets, contact any Charotin member or call the fire department at 610-266-1969.

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It’s soon time for the Best of North Catasauqua Autumnfest and Car Show. The event will be 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 8 at the North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park, so mark your calendars.

Crafters, flea marketers, car show participants and businesses should contact the betterment committee to receive entry forms.

The committee is looking for volunteers to help at the festival as well. For all of these opportunities, email NCataCentennial@aol.com or call 610-264-1504 for information.