GUNTHER'S FAVORITE CHARITIES
BLUE STAR MOTHERS OF AMERICA
The Blue Star Mothers of America assists families of soldiers deployed overseas and helps wounded soldiers returning home. The Lehigh Valley chapter meets at 7pm on the second Thursday or every month at the Wilson Kramer Reserve Center just off of Airport Road and Avenue A. To find out more, call 610-837-6122.
LEHIGH VALLEY VETERANS HISTORY PROJECT
Meetings are the last Thursday of every month at 7pm
@Lehigh Valley Active Life
1633 Elm Street (Allentown)
This organization is a non-profit group, whose primary mission is to collect, document and preserve the personal experiences of all U.S. war veterans and home front workers who supported the war effort.
Special Guest: Forrest Taylor. Forrest served with the 75th Infantry Division in Europe. A survivor of the Battle of the Bulge, Forrest will talk about his experiences...what a living history lesson!
AMERICAN LEGION POST 379 (BETHLEHEM)
New members are needed for this legion post's Honor Guard, which serves at funerals and other events. For more info call 610-837-0398.
DONATE ITEMS TO OUR TROOPS
Valerie and Blair Ferguson have taken up the cause of shipping packages to troops serving overseas. Let the troops know you appreciate them!
Items are accepted at 7pm the first Thursday of every month at the Lehigh Valley Tea party meeting at the Starlight Social Club at the Fearless Fire Co. at 1221 South Front Street in Allentown. Items are also collected on event nights at Hellertown Sportsmen's Association, 173 Meadows Lane in Hellertown.
Suggested items include: individual snacks (granola bars, nuts, dried fruit, beef jerky), tooth brushes, toothpaste, sunscreen, dry drink mixes and letters of support.
The Fergusons are always looking for names of local soldiers deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
For more info, call 610-438-8885 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
Donations can be mailed to the following address:
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
875 North Randolph Street
Arlington VA 22203
LEARN MORE ABOUT THESE WORTHWHILE ORGANIZATIONS
UPPER LEHIGH LIONS CLUB
The Upper Lehigh Lions Club is always looking for new members. To find out more, call 610-799-5333 or click here.
CAMP COMPASS ACADEMY
Camp Compass is a mentoring system developed by educators. The focus is simple: our children. To find out more, click here.
HUSKY A CAPPELLA FESTIVAL
@Dieruff High School
815 North Irving Street (Allentown)
Saturday, February 24 (7:00pm)
Concert includes performances from Dieruff High, Freedom High, Whitehall High, Atlantic City High, Lehigh Valley Chorus, Nazareth High & Muhlenberg College.
Tickets: $12 (adults) $6 (students)
LENTEN FISH BAKE
@Holy Family Club
515 West Mauch Chunk Street (Nazareth)
Friday, March 9; Friday, March 16; Friday, March 23 (4:00pm-7:00pm)
Fish, Manhattan clam chowder, beans, corn, stewed tomatoes, potatoes, rolls and more!
Children 6 to 12: $5
Children under 6: free
For more info: 484-287-5560
WAEB/CENTER FOR ANIMAL HEALTH & WELFARE BOWL-A-THON
731 Jordan Parkway (Whitehall)
Saturday, March 10 (10:00am-1:00pm)
Beginning on Thursday, March 1 you can call 610-841-4999 to make a tax deductible pledge to the bowl-a-thon and make plans to come out to see Bobby Gunther Walsh roll for all the money at noon on Saturday, March 10! Come on out and support this no-kill shelter!
BOWLERS WANTED FOR THE WAEB/CENTER FOR ANIMAL HEALTH & WELFARE BOWL-A-THON!
The Center for Animal Health & Welfare needs bowlers to help make this event a big success! Visit healthyanimalcenter.org to register as an individual or better yet an entire team of four! A minimum pledge of $25 entitles you to two free games of bowling on Saturday, March 10 at the Bowl-A-Thon. Sign up and form a team to support this no-kill shelter!
@Covenant Christian Academy
395 Bridal Path Road (Bethlehem)
Saturday, May 19 (6:00pm)
$100 per ticket (1000 tickets printed)
Grand Prize: car valued at $50,000
5 more winners: $1000
Click Here or call 610-868-7302 to learn more about this fundraising raffle.
All proceeds benefit Covenant Christian Academy.