Scouts will collect for food pantry
Members of Boy Scout Troop 281 and Cub Scout Pack 281 of Dallas will place door hangers on homes today March 3, asking for non-perishable food items to be donated to needy families in the Back Mountain.
Food will be picked up by the Scouts beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 9 and will be taken to the Back Mountain Food Pantry at the Trucksville United Methodist Church where it will be sorted and boxed.
Alzheimers Support Group meets
The Dallas Alzheimers Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 7 in the board room at the Meadows Nursing & Rehab Center, 4 E. Center Hill Road, Dallas.
Free real estate seminar offered
If you’re considering selling your home, learn how to obtain the best value for your house at the free Real Estate Seminar at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 7 at the Irem Clubhouse, 64 Ridgway Drive, Dallas.
During this seminar, geared specifically toward seniors’ real estate needs, Rhea P. Simms, chief executive officer of Lewith & Freeman Real Estate, Inc., will discuss the “Three Ps” of selling your home: Process, Preparation and Price.
Call 866-851-4243 to make a reservation.
Bingo in Noxen
A fifty/fifty Bingo will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday March 9 at the Noxen School, School Street, Noxen.
Food and beverages will be available and players will pay per card.
All proceeds benefit the Noxen-Monroe Sportsmen’s Club. For more information, call 298-2052.
Flea market slated
Mountain Grange will host its monthly flea market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 at the Mountain Grange Hall, 1632 W. Eighth St., Carverton.
Eastern Star plans craft show
The 11th Annual Dallas Eastern Star Building Association Spring Craft Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 at the Dallas Eastern Star Building Associatoon,15 Foster St., Dallas.
There will be homemade soups, whimpies, hot dogs, haluski, homemade dessert and the association’s famous Welsh cookies.
Chicken noodle or vegetable beef soup will be available at $6 a quart. To order a quart, call Dianne Corby at 675-4893 by March 5. Soup pick up is from 9 a.m. to 1p.m.
HL Homecoming Committee meets
The Harveys Lake Borough Homecoming Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 11 at the borough municipal building, 487 Memorial Highway.
For more information, call Clarence Hogan at 793-5187.
Vendors sought for craft fair
Sell your one-of-a-kind products at the Spring Craft and Gift Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 in the Irem Clubhouse Grand Ballroom, 64 Ridgway Drive, Dallas.
Admittance for shoppers is free, and refreshments will be available for cash purchase.
Vendor tables are $15. Call 675-1134, ext. 100, to reserve a table by March 8.
Gas industry exec will speak to Chamber
The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce announces that leadership from Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation will present information on economic impacts with a focus on what the natural gas industry means to local business at the March WYCCC Educational Luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13 at Twig’s Café, Tunkhannock.
George Stark, Director of External Affairs at Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation will address Wyoming County Chamber members.
The presentation will feature Cabot’s perspective on the success of the natural gas industry and the impact it is having on a variety of local businesses.
To reserve seats, contact Deborah at 875-8325 or by e-mail at Deborah@wyccc.com.
Roundtable sets meeting for March 14
The Wyoming Valley Civil War Roundtable will hold the first meeting of 2013 at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 in the lower level of the Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, 730 Memorial Highway, Dallas.
The speaker will be Ryan Lindbuchler from Wilkes-Barre who has written “Gone But Not Forgotten” and will give brief biographical sketches of Civil War veterans of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
A donation of $3 for non-members is requested. For more information, call John at 675-8936.
Boback rep available in Benton
A representative of Rep. Karen Boback will be available at noon on Wednesday, March 20 at the Benton Senior Center in the Northern Columbia and Cultural Center, 42 Community Dr., Benton.
For more information, call 477-3752 or 836-4777.
EGGstravaganza at Meadows
The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will hold a Spring EGGstravaganza from 10 a.m .to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 23.
This free, family event will feature vendors, childen’s games, crafts, prizes, refreshments, an Auxiliary-sponsored bake sale and visits with the Easter Bunny.
For more information, call 675-8600 ext. 115 or 195.
Event benefits Blue Chip Farms
Enjoy food, fun, raffles and giveaways and entertainment while helping our four legged friends from 2 to 6 p.m. on March 24 at the Dupont Hose Co., 308 Main St., Dupont. Proceeds benefit Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge.
Admission of $10 per person includes soda, pizza, halushky, desserts and more. A cash bar will be available and entertainment will be provided by Teddy Young and the Aces and The DAWGS
Bring one of the following items and receive two raffle tickets: cat litter, dog food, cat food, dog or cat treats, paper towels or cleaning supplies.
For more information or to RSVP, call 313-6574 or 237-1867.
Auxiliary holds hoagie sale
Dallas Ladies Auxiliary Post 672 is holding a fundraiser hoagie sale with orders taken until March 20. Pickup will be at the Legion’s Easter ham raffle on March 24.
Hoagies from Malacari’s in Wilkes-Barre are $3.50 each. To place an order, call 239-3896.
Chamber slates bi-annual breakfast
The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce Bi-Annual Legislative Breakfast will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 27 at Shadowbrook Inn & Resort, Tunkhannock.
Co-sponsored by First Liberty Bank & Trust and Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation,the event will include a full breakfast buffet as well as the opportunity to address issues impacting business.There is no charge for WYCCC members to attend this event and $10 per person for non-members.
For reservations or more information, contact Deborah at the chamber office at 875-8325 or by e-mailat Deborah@WYCCC.com.
Chamber plans breakfast for March 27
The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce Bi- Annual Legislative Breakfast will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27 at Shadowbrook Inn & Resort.
Co-sponsored by First Liberty Bank & Trust and Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, the event will include a full breakfast buffet as well as the opportunity to address issues impacting business.
Admission is free for WYCCC member and $10 for non-members.
For reservations or more information, contact Deborah at the chamber office at 875-8325 or by e-mail Deborah@WYCCC.com.