State Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, announced recently a $180,000 state grant has been awarded to Lehigh Township for improvements to Indian Trail Park.
Mako advocated for the funding through the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s Greenway, Trails and Recreation Program, which funds projects for planning, acquisition, development, rehabilitation and repair of greenways, recreational trails, open spaces and parks.
Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, recently announced the release of $1 million in state funds to Lehigh Township to construct a new public works facility.
Mako advocated for the funding through the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Project (RACP) program.
Rep. Zach Mako, R-183rd, will host a Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) seminar 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Blue Mountain Fish and Game Association, 4190 Wood Drive, Walnutport.
Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited
The Hokendauqua Chapter of Trout Unlimited is hosting the third annual ladies fly fishing educational instruction event Oct. 13.
Check-in begins 8 a.m., and the program starts 9 a.m.
There is no cost.
Women, age 18 and older, will be given instruction on fly fishing equipment, how to cast, tie a fly pattern and more.
You may bring your own equipment or use the equipment provided.
State Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-138rd) invites senior citizens, their families and caregivers to her annual senior expo 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 5 at Bushkill Township Volunteer Fire Company, 155 Firehouse Drive, Nazareth.
“My staff and I are looking forward to again spending time with our neighbors and friends who come out every year,” Hahn said. “With nearly 70 vendors scheduled to attend, this event is a great opportunity for them to check out the many local, state and federal service providers that are available.”
The Chick-fil-A in Whitehall, 2610 MacArthur Road, is hosting its second annual trunk-or-treat event 5-7 p.m. Oct. 23.
This community event allows children to trick or treat in a unique way. Children will be able to walk around and receive treats at cars that were registered to participate.
There will be other activities as well, such as face painting, a deejay and a balloon artist.
Rain date for the event is Oct. 24.
State Rep. Zach Mako, R-183th, will hold a senior expo 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 14 at Bethany Wesleyan Church, 675 Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville.
There is no fee to attend this second annual event, which is open to senior citizens residing in the 183rd Legislative District.
Northampton Area Public Library is pleased to announce it received a $1,000 grant from the PPL Foundation. These funds supported the summer reading program for children and teens.
138th Legislative District
State Rep. Marcia Hahn, R-138th, will hold a chronic wasting disease (CWD) seminar 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 19 at East Bath Rod and Gun Club, 7905 Township Line Road.
“CWD was discovered in Pennsylvania nearly 50 years ago, but we are still searching for a way to eradicate it from the animal population,” Hahn said. “Plenty of questions remain about the disease, which affects every species of deer, elk and moose and is fatal to all of them.”
The Crazy Quilters Quilt Guild will meet 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 3461 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Emmaus.
Award-winning quilter Joyce Hughes will present “My Journey into Quilting,” featuring art quilts created with fabric panels and thread painting.
Visitors should arrive between 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.
There is a small fee for nonmembers.
For more information, visit crazyquilters.org.