Coming events at the Whitehall Area Chamber of Commerce:
· Thursday, June 12 – 11:45 a.m., Membership Luncheon: How Is Your Money Being Spent in Lehigh County? A presentation by Lehigh County Board of Commissioners Tom Creighton and Brad Osborne, Fellowship Community.
· Thursday, June 12 – 5-7 p.m., Hampton Inn & Suites Mixer.
· Friday, June 13 – 10-11 a.m., Ambassador Meeting.
· Tuesday, June 17 – noon, WOW Luncheon: Constant Contact – How It Can Help Your Businesses, Zentz Community Center at Fellowship Community.
The Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum will be open Sunday, June 8 and 22, 1-3 p.m.
Located at 1401 Laubach Ave., the museum will remain open each second and fourth Sunday of the month through September.
Northampton AARP Chapter 3915 will meet Wednesday, June 18 at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue.
Members must have a ticket to join in on the picnic fun. Tickets will be on sale until June 7.
Entertainment will be provided.
Those planning to attend are asked to bring a baked good.
· Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club meeting – 7:30 p.m., Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. Program: Bob Famiglio K3RF/APRL Volunteer Counsel." Information: http://goo.gl/maps/qKUJC FMI: www.dlarc.org, KE3AW@ARRL.NET or 610.432.8286.
· Vietnam Veterans of America meeting – 7 p.m., Banko Family Community Center, next to Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg, 2545 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. All Vietnam veterans are welcome for membership. Information: Ken Howard 610-428-9911.
ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
Millets completes basic training
Amber Millets has completed her basic training for the Army National Guard at Fort Jackson, S. C., on April 3.
She is currently at Fort Rucker, Ala., for her advanced training in 15H aircraft pneudraulics.
Millets is a 2012 graduate of Whitehall High School. She is a student at Rutgers University, and took a year off to join the Army National Guard.
Millets is the daughter of James Millets of Coplay and Michelle Williams of Whitehall. Her stepparents are Gwen Millets and Dave Williams.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, Catasauqua, will hold a yard sale, Saturday, June 14, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Refreshments will be available.
There are still spots available if anyone is interested in renting a space.
You can pick up a registration form at the church office between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The space is 9' x 10'.
The church will not provide tables, chairs or electricity.
The yard sale will take place on the parking lot. In the event of inclement weather, it will be held in the fellowship hall.
Coplay Parkway Pool will be ready for bathers Saturday.
The pool at North Second and Keefer streets will be open this weekend, noon to 7 p.m. The pool officially opens, Saturday, June 14. Thereafter, the pool is open daily, noon to 8 p.m. During August, the pool is open noon to 7 p.m. There are three Dip-N-Dance events set for June 27, July 23 and August 23.
Northampton Regional Emergency Medical Services has received the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award that recognizes its commitment and success in implementing specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who suffer a severe heart attack known as a STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction).
Every year, almost 300,000 people experience a STEMI, a type of heart attack caused by a complete blockage of blood flow to the heart that requires timely treatment.
The men's chorus of the Lehigh Valley, "Summer Harmony," will present a concert at Faith Lutheran Church, 3355 MacArthur Road, tomorrow, beginning 7 p.m.
The director of the group, Clair Neamand, is a member of Faith.
Tickets are available at the door.
For more information, call the church office at 610-435-0451.
During a recent worship service at Faith Lutheran , the congregation celebrated the holy baptism of Ariel Soto, Jr., the infant son of Jenna Edwards and Ariel Soto, Sr.
In this third column I am speaking to Mr. Karl Mickley on his family's relationship to Hokendauqua's most famous industrial memory, the Thomas Iron Company. The new industry flourished on both banks of the Lehigh River after David Thomas constructed the first blast furnace in Catasauqua, using anthracite to produce iron.
Karl's great grandfather was Edwin Mickley, a very interesting gentleman.
AARP Chapter 3115 will meet noon Thursday, June 5 at the American Club, 300 Cherry St., Coplay. Refreshments will be available during the social hour. Jim Kurtz and the barbershop quartet, Ffourtissimo, will entertain the group. Members are asked to bring a nonperishable item for the food bank. New members are welcome. For information, call 610-395-2820.