The Avoca Neighborhood Crime Watch will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, at the Avoca Municipal Building, 725 Main Street, Avoca. Detective Chris Lynch from Luzerne County will be the guest speaker. For more information, call Jim at 457-8446 or Ned at 457-6109.
The Ladies Auxiliary to V.F.W Post 8335 Avoca is planning a Bingo Party for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19 for patients at the V.A. Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre.
The ladies are collecting the following unwrapped items to be given as prizes or gifts at the event: sweat shirts, sweat pants, T shirts (all sizes, especially XXL,XXXL) slippers, diabetic socks, blankets, throws, afghans, shaving cream, foot powder, deodorants, games, playing cards, puzzles, and magazines.
Monetary gifts are also accepted for canteen books.
Food, glass,or sharp objects cannot be accepted.
Donations can be dropped off at the post home until 5 p.m. on June 19 when the ladies leave the post home to go to the VA Medical Center. Transporation is available to members who need it.