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Montgomery Locals Feb. 8, 2017

February 8, 2017
By JADE HEASLEY , The Luminary

Valentine's Day will soon be here, so be sure to get your gifts and cards ready for your loved ones.

If you want to help send some love to someone who may not receive a card on Valentine's Day, many nursing homes take donations of cards to distribute to their residents. If you're feeling so inclined, please contact the nursing home of your choice and ask what the donation procedures are for that facility.

This week a popular speaker was at the high school. During an assembly program Bob Lenz shared an anti-bullying message to promote courage and respect. The First Baptist Church in Elimsport also welcomed him for a community talk on Tuesday. He was accompanied by an illusionist to reach more youth and to get them to open up more to share their experiences. His new book is available at the school and church, "Dignity Revolution: Standing Up For The Value of Every Person" where he speaks honestly on the issues of bullying, self-harm, suicide and substance abuse.

Happy birthday to Kim Hall, who will be celebrating another year of life on February 8th.

Birthday wishes are sent to Marcia Leon and Melissa Wilson on their special day, February 9th.

Happy birthday to Brady Irvin, who turns 7 on February 13th.

Clinton Township needs a volunteer to join the Clinton Township Supervisors Committee. If you are interested in joining and can attend a meeting on the third Tuesday of the month, please contact the Clinton Township Office at (570) 547-1466. You can also visit the website at

The Montgomery Lions Club is actively seeking new members. If you are interested in joining please call Roger McRae at 570- 971-2825.

Hometown Hero banners can be ordered from now until August. Applications can be picked up at Montgomery Weis Market and the Montgomery Borough, Clinton Township, and Brady Township offices.

Montgomery events:

Sat. Feb. 11 The Montgomery Public Library will be hosting the Winter Kids Club meeting at 10 am. The theme is "Thinking Outside the Box" and the group is holding an ongoing problem solving contest. Children from Pre-K to 8th grade are welcome to attend.

Mon. Feb. 13 The Montgomery Area High School Varsity Football team will have a fundraiser at Muncy Wendy's from 5-8 p.m. Ten percent of all sales at that time will be donated to the football team.

Mon. Feb. 13 The Clinton Township Supervisors will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building.

Tues. Feb. 14 Happy Valentine's Day, readers! Weather permitting, Taco Bill's Taco Madness food truck will be at Kidron from noon to 1, and then will head over to Nay's Not Quite New until 7 p.m.

Tues. Feb. 14 The Montgomery Area High School Class of 1967 will be holding a fundraiser at Muncy Wendy's from 5-8 p.m. Help support the alumni as they begin their 50th anniversary year!

Tues. Feb. 14 The Montgomery Borough Council will meet at 6:30 p.m in the Borough Building.



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