Cancer Support COMMUNITY
The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley is offering the following free education and support programs for cancer patients and their caregivers in June.
Unless otherwise noted, programs are held at the Cancer Support Community, 944 Marcon Blvd., Suite 110, Allentown.
• Survivor Summit: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 15 at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem. The day includes speakers and sessions featuring art therapy, yoga, clinical trials, lymphedema management, medical marijuana, budget planning, care giving, exercise, nutrition and more.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1900 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Allentown, will host a lasagna dinner in the handicapped-accessible parish hall 5-7 p.m. June 7. Salad, Italian bread, assorted desserts and beverages will also be served.
There is a cost for adults and children, but children 3 and under eat for free.
Come with a hearty appetite, and bring your friends and neighbors.
The church is located on the border between Allentown and Bethlehem, two blocks south of Catasauqua Road. Turn from Pennsylvania Avenue onto Taft Street to enter the parking lot.
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful
Anyone participating in Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of PA is reminded to submit an entry in the video contest.
To participate, send Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful a 60-second video of your Great American Cleanup of PA event showing individuals, groups, children and adults having fun making our communities clean, beautiful and vibrant! Be sure to mention the Great American Cleanup of PA in your video.
Cedarbrook Nursing Home
The Center for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) has released its 2018 quarterly evaluation of nursing homes. Cedarbrook Nursing Home received five out of five stars for overall quality.
In addition, it saw its staff rating increase from three stars to four stars and received four stars for nurse staffing.
Trans-Bridge Lines Inc. bus company has eliminated some services and combined or changed the schedule of others as of May 7.
Lehigh Valley International Airport, Easton and Phillipsburg, among others, will see changed hours.
One Wall Street/Jersey City route and two Allentown-Clinton-New York eastbound and westbound routes have been eliminated.
Trans-Bridge said the company has been affected by retirements and persons on company leave, resulting in about 10 fewer drivers than it had previously.
Civil War Days
On May 19 and 20, Friends of Camp Geiger will sponsor its 10th Lehigh Valley Civil War Days at the recreational area of Whitehall Parkway, Church Street. The event opens 9 a.m. Saturday.
The free monthly Cars & Coffee Lehigh Valley series, presented by Chevrolet 21, featuring up to 500 different vehicles of all makes and models, continues 9 a.m. May 20.
The featured automobile will be a custom-built Tucker 48, created by Rob Ida of Ida Automotive in New Jersey, along with Tucker family member Sean Tucker. One of the original 51 Tuckers is currently on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
Lehigh Valley residents can safely dispose of personal financial documents and other sensitive records at an Operation: Stop Scams shredding event offered by AARP Pennsylvania May 5 at Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem.
The free event will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley
Muslim Association of Lehigh Valley is holding a spring open house 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 28.
It will be held at 1988 Schadt Ave., Whitehall.
Guests are invited to a Q&A to learn about Islamic and Muslim culture, visit cultural stations, sample cuisine, take guided tours of the center and more.
Modest dress is requested of guests. Casual pants, jeans and long skirts are acceptable.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save water by installing a rain barrel! Rain barrels sit underneath a downspout to collect water from the roof each rain event. The water can be saved and used to water plants in your yard.
By using a rain barrel, you can help save drinking water resources, decrease water and sewer bills, utilize higher-quality water for plants and reduce polluted runoff from storms.