"Path-Breaking Women in History" is being held to celebrate Mother's Day, 1 p.m. May 9, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
The slide-lecture will feature the stories of women whose pioneering efforts in a wide range of fields widened opportunities for women.
First of three parts
Breast cancer is second, behind lung cancer, as the leading cause of cancer death in women. The chance of developing invasive breast cancer at some time in a woman's life is about 1 in 8.
Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum and the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge will hold an event at 10 a.m. May 9 at the museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown, to observe the 70th anniversary of V-E Day, May 8, 1945, that marked the victory of United States and Allied troops in Europe in World War II.
There will be excerpts from Winston Churchill's V-E Day speech and newsreel footage of V-E Day. World War II veterans will speak about the historic day.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Scott Clymer of Germansville, Heidelberg Township, announce the engagement of their son, Benjamin Joseph, to Kailey Ruszkowski, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Ruszkowski of Long Island, N.Y.
Ben is the physical education and health teacher, assistant athletic director and wrestling coach at Faith Christian Academy, Sellersville, Bucks County.
The bride-elect is a marketing communications specialist at Grand View Health, Sellersville.
Wednesday, May 6: Pork rib-b-q, cabbage and noodles, pickled beets, wheat bread with margarine, chilled apricots.
Thursday, May 7: Baked ziti, Romano vegetable blend, tossed salad with Italian dressing, Italian bread, chilled pears.
Friday, May 8: Mother's Day meal: Chicken Marsala, orzo with spinach, seasoned miniature carrots, wheat roll with margarine, strawberry crème shortcake.
Monday, May 11: Beef stroganoff, extra wide noodles, Brussel sprouts, wheat bread with margarine, dark sweet cherries.
PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN
PRESS PHOTO BY PAUL WILLISTEIN
The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L) will hold its inaugural "Spring Dinner & Silent Auction," 6 p.m. April 30, Northampton Country Club, 5049 William Penn Highway, Easton.
Proceeds will help fund many aspects of the organization including the National Canal Museum, D&L Trail system and educational programs.
Information: delawareandlehigh.org; Loretta Susen, Loretta@delawareandlehigh.org, 610-923-3548, ext: 221
Wednesday, April 29: Country fried steak with mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, Calif. blend vegetables, wheat bread with margarine, fruit cocktail.
Thursday, April 30: Navy bean soup, beer-battered cod with tartar sauce, O'Brien potatoes, succotash, wheat bread with margarine, peanut butter cookie.
Friday, May 1: Chicken pot pie, peas and carrots, tossed salad with French dressing, wheat bread with margarine, cherry cheesecake.
The remainder of the May menus were unavailable at press time.
The Governor Wolf Historical Society holds its annual dinner, 6 p.m. May 1, Wolf Academy, East Allen Township, 6600 Jacksonville Road, off Route 512 about three miles north of Route 22.
This year's after-dinner speaker is Neil Curtis, on the topic, "General James Longstreet: The South's Most Controversial General." There will be a Q&A.
The dinner is open to the public for a cost. Society members receive a discount.