Around the region, Oct. 6, 2020 | News


The next meeting of the Hometown Fire Company Auxiliary will be held on Monday, Nov. 2, at Basile’s Restaurant, Route 309. Dinner on your own will be at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. The group’s meeting that had been scheduled for Oct. 5 was canceled. For more information, call Debby at 610-704-7288.

Pine Grove

A Turkey Golf Scramble for the Make-A-Wish Foundation is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Hidden Valley Golf Course, 1753 Panther Valley Road. The Brookside Bombshells softball team is hosting the event. The first 15 teams to pay in full will receive a free turkey for each team members, according to an event release. The deadline to register is Saturday, Oct. 31. For more information, call 570-527-1040.


An Adopt-a-Child chicken barbecue fundraiser will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church parking lot, 300 W. Arch St., with pickups from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. Two Guys Chicken will provide the meals. Tickets are on sale in the church office. For more information, including pricing and menu, call 570-622-9910.


Rudy Gherghel recently informed members of the Pottsville Rotary Club about his January 2020 vacation in Egypt. He spoke about the nation’s population, geography, weather, religious makeup, heritage and cultural practices as well as its history involving pharaohs, including King Tut, according to the Rotary bulletin. Rotarians thanked Gherghel for the insights he provided regarding the nation. More information about the club is available online at

Saint Clair

The Saint Clair Senior Citizens group will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Lions building, 259 McCord Ave. Lunch will not be needed; member should wear masks.

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