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In Brief

April 25, 2013

DALLAS: Hoof N Paw, 655 Main Road, is hosting a low cost rabies clinic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 4. Rabies shots are $10 per dog or cat and nail clipping is available for $5. All proceeds benefit the feral cat neutering program.


DURYEA: Tracey’s Hope Hospice and Domestic Pet Rescue is holding its fifth annual memorial pet walk on June 1 at McDade Park, Scranton.


Other activities include music by the Phyllis Hopkins band, a demonstration by the Scranton K-9 Unit and Alan Finn’s Designing Dogs, Dogstar Energy, vendors, pet rescues and a basket raffle. Food and drinks will be available for purchase and the organization’s Junior Volunteers will have a lemonade stand.


Schedule of events: 10-10:30 a.m. - event registration; 11 a.m. - blessing of the pets; 11:30 a.m. - memorial walk begins; and 5:30 p.m. - event ends.


Registered walkers must raise $25 in sponsorship and will receive an event T-shirt. Businesses can be listed on the T-shirts for a $50 donation.


For more information visit www.petservicesbydenise.com. To obtain a sponsor sheet call 457-1625.


NUANGOLA: The Nuangola Library recently announced that the deadline for Crestwood High School graduating seniors to apply for the Ann E. Thomas Memorial Award is May 10. Applications can be found in the guidance office or on the library’s Facebook page. Look for the Ann E. Thomas Student Award section and click See More to find the application. Applications may be downloaded and mailed per instructions or emailed with the essay to nuangolalibrary@gmail.com. A cash award will be decided by the board of directors and given on the Crestwood senior awards night.


The library’s summer book club will reopen 10 a.m. to noon on June 18. New members welcome.


Story hour recommences from 10-11 a.m. on July 18. Local author, Denise Kaminsky, will read from her acclaimed Nittany Lions series. The story hour will continue on Thursdays until Aug. 8.


WEST PITTSTON: The West Pittston Cherry Blossom Parade will be held at noon on May 4. Line up will be at Cenera Auto Parts, Exeter Avenue, Route 92. The parade route is approximately two miles. All participants should be at the line up 45 minutes before the start of the parade.


Any group or individuals interested in participating should contact Ralph Salerno, parade chairman, at 780-0231 or sal602@Hotmail.com. Participation may be by vehicle, float or marching unit.


WILKES-BARRE: The Lithuanian Women’s Club of Wyoming Valley will meet at noon on Tuesday at Boscov’s. President Martha Warnagiris will preside. Lunch will be held with a business meeting at 1 p.m. Guest speaker is Heather Fassett from Community Service. Reservations for the spring luncheon on May 5 at Konefal’s will be accepted. Mary Urban is the chairperson. Members and guests are invited.


WILKES-BARRE TWP.: A “Tattoos for Life” fundraiser for the Make A Wish Foundation will be held on May 4 at Town Hall Tattoo in the Wyoming Valley Mall.


There will be nine designs to choose from and the cost is $40. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go the the Make A Wish Foundation. There will be no appointments. Customers will be received on a first come, first serve basis. To add to the designs, an appointment will need to be made for a later date and additional costs will apply. Must be 18 years of age and identification is required.


For more information contact Leann Campas at LeannCampas@gmail.com, www.Facebook.com/TattoosForLifeCares, or call 826-1313- or 380-1202.