Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Catasauqua: Salem United Church of Christ will host community lunch

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 by The Press in Columns

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 9, Salem United Church of Christ, 615 Third St., will be having a free community lunch. Hot dogs, snacks and desserts will be served.

Come join in for fellowship and food!

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Bingo will resume at St. Mary’s Parish Center, Second and Union streets, starting 1 p.m. Sept. 10. The kitchen will be open 11:30 a.m. to all for sit-in or take-out meals.

After a long, hot summer, come out, and don’t forget to bring a friend for a fun afternoon.

The event is sponsored by Assembled Men of St. Mary’s.

For more information, call 610-264-0332.

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Catasauqua Thrift Shop, 113 Bridge St., will be closed Sept. 11-13 for cleaning and changing over to fall and winter clothing. The shop will reopen Sept. 14 with all new clothing.

The shop is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday.

Donations of good, used, clean clothing are gratefully accepted during store hours. Proceeds from the shop are returned back to the community through contributions that support youth and adult programs and services.

For more information, call 610-266-0694.

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Suburban North YMCA is sponsoring Debbie’s Dash, the Debbie Linton Memorial 5K, Oct. 21.

Linton was a 1984 graduate of Catasauqua High School, and her many accomplishments in track included league, district and state championships. As a tribute to her, the 5K will begin and end at Alumni Field in Catasauqua.

The goal of this event is to remember and capture the energy of Debbie and others who fought a brave battle against cancer. In addition to the breast cancer run, there will be a scenic walk and a kids fun run (free to children ages 3 to 10).

Medals will be awarded to the top three in each age category. The overall male and female winner will receive a gift card. Preregistration is open up to Oct. 1 at a discounted price.

Immediately following the awards ceremony, the Bash After Dash will be held in conjunction with the 5K. Join the fun at the Willowbrook pavilion for food, music and good times.

All proceeds from this event will enable the Y to donate a percentage to the American Cancer Society, offer cancer support groups at the Y and provide area children in need with sponsorships to the Y, especially to the youth track program.

To register, contact the YMCA at 610-264-5221.

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