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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Events Aug. 4-13

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

bethlehem museums

Historic Bethlehem Museums and Sites will host several activities in different areas during Musikfest, Aug. 4-13.

• Blacksmith, 11 a.m. -6 p.m. 1750 Smithy; professional blacksmiths demonstrate how Moravians forged hooks, hinges and door handles.

• Springhouse exhibition and store, noon-7 p.m. Original springhouse, built by the Moravians to enclose a high-volume spring. Store items for purchase.

New volunteers welcome

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

LEHIGH COUNTY 4-H

When you volunteer to become a 4-H leader, you reap so many rewards, not only for yourself, but also for 4-H members and your community.

With the wide variety of programs offered through 4-H, you can get involved in an activity or club that interests you and develops your skills while you enrich the lives of the youth you work with.

Why should you consider becoming a leader?

• You are needed to help youth become better citizens.

• You will learn a great deal about young people, leadership and yourself.

Top scams

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

AARP

Scam artists were out in full force in 2016, relying on tried-and-true scams to bilk billions from unsuspecting victims.

Here are some of the scams most frequently reported to the AARP Fraud Watch Network hotline in 2016:

• Tech support scam – You get a call from Microsoft or another tech company saying your computer has a virus that can be fixed for a fee. Do not pull out your credit card – hang up. Microsoft does not make tech support calls.

New flag disposal sites available

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

LEHIGH COUNTY

In partnership with the National Association of Counties, the National Flag Foundation and the National Sheriffs Association, the County of Lehigh has installed a flag retirement box, at no cost to the county, in the lobbies of the county government center, courthouse and both Cedarbrook Allentown and Fountain Hill locations.

Flags should be folded respectfully before being placed in the box.

The United States Flag Code prescribes flag etiquette – everything from flying it near other flags to instructions on how to raise and lower it.

End Alzheimer’s

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley

The Angels Against Alzheimer’s walk team is a local group of people who for years have committed themselves to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event.

They are sponsoring two activities this year.

One is a benefit softball game to be held at Patriots Park, 1027 Wyoming St., Allentown, Aug. 20. The rain date is Aug. 27.

This softball game will feature a team from WFMZ/Channel 69 vs. Patriots Old-Timers Slow-Pitch Softball Team.

The festivities will start 6 p.m.

Gates open 5 p.m.

Feline Finish Line

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Feline Finish Line has the inside scoop on what happened to Rhett Butler. Feline Rhett Butler, that is.

Although he was thought to be gone with the wind, after leaving Miss Scarlett, a lovelorn Rhett came to us.

This 6-year-young, distinguished gentleman needed time away from the spotlight, but now he’s neutered and ready for love.

Rhett is looking for someone kind and patient to entrust his heart to, who will recognize him for the dapper and purr-fect companion he is.

If you would like to adopt Rhett and be his forever love, call 610-704-3315.

Golf tournament set for Sept. 9

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Hankee Fund

The Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund will hold its 10th annual Krysta Hankee Memorial Golf Tournament Sept. 9 at Whitetail Golf Club, Bath.

Shotgun starts are 7:40 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. The cost per player includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes.

Lunch will be provided by Carmel.

Tee time will be secured when payment is received. Whitetail tournament and seasonal sponsorships are available.

Payment can be made to: Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1, Germansville, 18053.

Golf tournament

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Hankee Fund

The Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund will be holding its 10th annual Krysta Hankee Memorial Golf Tournament Sept. 9 at Whitetail Golf Club, Bath. Shotgun starts are 7:40 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

The per-player fee includes greens fees, cart, lunch and prizes.

Lunch will be provided by Carmel.

Tee time will be secured when payment is received. Whitetail tournament and seasonal sponsorships are available.

For cost, registration and other information, email krystafund@gmail.com or call 610-767-4154 and leave a message.