Bethlehem Press

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Wreaths Across America Veteran’s wreaths set for Dec. 14

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The fourth National Wreaths Across America ceremony will be held at noon on December 14 at Fountain Hill Cemetery, 1121 Graham St.

Wreaths Across America is a national non-profit organization that partners with over 1,500 locations in the United States and beyond with placing a wreath on every one of our veteran’s graves at Christmas.

To volunteer and/or make a donation, email Ron at craftybelts@gmail.com or call 610-867-0244.

LUMINARIA Benefit set for Dec. 14

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The 22nd annual Luminaria Night to benefit New Bethany Ministries will be held at dusk (about 4:30 p.m.) Dec. 14. The inclement weather dates are December 15 and, if necessary, Dec. 21. Team captains will notify all block captains of any changes by 2 p.m. on the date of the scheduled event.

Kits may be ordered by visiting www.newbethanyministries.org/events/luminaria-night/luminaria-online-ord... may be picked up from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 7 and from 4 to 7 p.m. December 9 and December 10 at Suite 180, 1510 Valley Center Parkway.

BETHLEHEM Advent breakfast set for Dec. 7

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The 54th annual Community Advent Breakfast, a nondenominational Bethlehem tradition, will be held at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 7 in Moravian Village, 526 Wood St.

The will be a guest speaker, holiday music, candle lighting and a served breakfast. The event is presented by the Citizens Christmas City Committee.

Information/tickets: call 610-739-3385 or visit christmascity.org/events/54th-annual-community-advent-breakfast/.

SOUTHSIDE GIving Trees gifts through Dec. 20

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The SouthSide Arts District’s Giving Trees program began on December 2. Fifteen Arts District shops and restaurants will have a Christmas Giving Tree with paper ornaments on display. Written on each ornament is the name of a specific gift for a SouthSide child in need.

Shoppers and anyone interested should take ornaments off the tree, and return with the gifts and place them under the store’s tree by December 20. Donated presents and the trees will be delivered on December 21.

HEALTH NEWS

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Joint statement issued

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office have completed their antitrust reviews of Lehigh Valley Health Network’s (LVHN) proposal to acquire the assets of Coordinated Health, allowing the transaction to move forward.

We anticipate that the transaction documents will be completed in the coming weeks. Until such time, we will continue to operate as separate entities.

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MEETING BOARD

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The Bethlehem Press calendar listings are, to the best of our knowledge, correct at the time of printing. We are not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of information submitted by external parties.

Wednesday, November 27

City of Bethlehem Parking Authority, 4 p.m. 85 W. North St.

Northampton County Industrial Development Authority, 4 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.

City of Bethlehem Zoning Hearing Board, rescheduled to December 2, 6 p.m. City hall, 10 E. Church St.

volunteers

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

THE CENTER FOR ANIMAL HEALTH AND WELFARE, Easton, is seeking volunteers to walk dogs, assist with a.m. cleanings, attend off site events to promote the shelter, cat and dog enrichment and general shelter help. If interested in helping, please contact Walt Hoffman at 610-252-7722, ext. 4 or email cahwvolunteercoordinator@rcn.com.

ARTSQUEST, Bethlehem – Volunteers (age 15+; age 14 with adult) are needed at Christkindlmarkt Thursdays through Sundays through Dec. 22. Sign up at www.artsquest.org/volunteer or call Courtney, 610-332-1354.