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Happy Hour Fundraiser

Crestwood Girls Softball Booster Club will be holding their Annual Happy Hour fundraiser at the Dorrance Inn on Saturday, March 23 from 6-8PM. The tickets are $20 per person. Please join us in supporting the Crestwood Girls Softball Team. For additional information and/or tickets call Ruth at (570) 479-0180.

‘Comets in the House Night’

Crestwood Ice Hockey Club is holding a night out at Cavanaugh’s Grille March 23. Tickets may be purchased for $20.00 at the door and will include food, beer, wine and soda from 6 –8 p. m. Please come join us for a fun evening of good food and great company, and while doing so support our local middle and high school ice hockey league.

Spring Fling-Craft & Vendor Fair

St. Jude School will be hosting a SPRING FLING -CRAFT and VENDOR FAIR on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. at St. Jude School Cafeteria 422 South Mountain Blvd, Mountain Top, PA 18707 Over 25 Crafters and Vendors. Refreshments, Basket Raffle and more. Any questions call Kristina or Dave at 474-7272.

Youth Soccer Registration

Mountain Top Youth Soccer Association (MYSA) will hold its first player registration for the 2013 fall soccer season on Sat., March 23, from 9 am to 12 noon at the Crestwood High School cafeteria. Additional registrations will be Wed., April 3, from 6 pm to 9 pm, and on Sat., April 6, from 9 am to 12 noon. (A $25 late fee applies to any registrations made after April 6.) Youngsters can be registered for MYSA’s “recreational” league, or players can gather information to tryout for a more competitive “travel” team. Registration and fund raiser fees cover a more than 3-month schedule of games and practices (Aug. –Nov.), plus all referee costs, field development and maintenance, and a full uniform for each player, including shirt, shorts and socks. For children not registered with MYSA last year, a birth certificate is required. Eligible players must be from 4 to 18 years of age, as of July 31, 2013. Registration forms can be printed in advance from the “Handouts” link on the MYSA web site: www.eteamz.com/mttopysa.Parents are invited to bring used or unwanted soccer jerseys from prior seasons, which will be collected and donated to needy youngsters. For more information, contact registrar Kelly Leicht by email at kelly_leicht@hotmail.com.

Blytheburn Lake Assoc. Meeting

The Blytheburn Lake Association will hold its annual meeting at the American Legion Post 781 off Church Road in Mountaintop on March 25, 2013 at 7 p. m. The meeting is open to the public and we invite all persons interested in finding out more about the Lake to attend. Several events for this fishing season are being planned, including bass tournaments, a children’s fishing derby, and a raffle with over $1000 in prizes. The Lake is over 100 years old and in pristine condition due to the work of the Association and its members. For more information call 868-6895.

Support Group

Support Group for Anxiety, Stress and Depression will meet

Tuesday, March 26th at 6:30 p. m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church,

316 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountaintop. Email supportgroupmt@aol.comwith any questions.

Mountain Top Social Club

The Mountain Top Social Club will meet on March 26 at the St. Jude’s Church in the Father Nolan Hall Day Room. Doors will open at 3:15 pm. New members are welcome. Bakers are: Connie Slusser, Gen Petroski, and Carmella Rovinski. Trips are: April 11, Mount Airy Casino and April 12, Shawnee On The Delaware, dinner and Show. General public are welcome on all trips. For more information or reservations call Otto 403-5338.

Knights of Columbus Charter Night

The Mountain Top Area Knights of Columbus will meet on March 26, 2013 at 7:30 p. m. at the Knights of Columbus home. The council will observe the fortieth anniversary of receiving the council’s charter at this meeting. A brief program will be presented and light refreshments will be served. Grand Knight Frank Wurst, requests all Knights and their guests to attend this social meeting. For more information call Carl Obaza 474-6038.

Good Friday Fish Fry Dinner

On Good Friday, March 29, the Mountain Top Venturing Crew #461 will be serving a fried fish dinner at the American Legion Post #781 on Church Road. The “Take Out” dinners can be picked up at the pavilion next to the baseball field. Meals will be available from NOON until 7 p. m., rain or shine. Tickets are $8.00 per person, and the price includes three pieces of fried haddock, French fries, cole slaw, a roll and dessert. Tickets are available from any Venture Crew member, the American Legion Post #781, or at the door the day of the dinner. For more information, contact Sheila Bender at 570-443-8076.

Community Egg Hunt

Children are invited to Mountaintop Family Church’s Annual Community Egg Hunt. It will be on Saturday, March 30th at 1pm at the church on Route 309 (369 S. Mtn. Blvd) in the Grouse Hills complex. There will be 30,000 filled eggs and prizes. Children should bring a bag or large basket to collect eggs. For more information contact Debbie Knorr at the church office at 474-0900 or email debbie@mfcchurch.com.

Easter Egg Sale

Faith United Methodist Church members in Slocum Township are still taking orders for their famous Easter eggs at 1.00 each. The flavors are peanut butter, chocolate fudge and cocoanut cream. Call Betty Johnson at 570-868-6397 or contact any member.

Pet Food & Supplies Drive

Pet Food and Supplies Collection Drive Benefiting The Luzerne County S. P. C. A. will be conducted through March 31, 2013. Donation sites at these participating Mountaintop retailers: P & D Pet Supply and Carone’s Market. The drive is the Eagle Scout Service Project for Life Scout David Havard of Troop 60, Mountaintop.

Rice Elementary PTA

The Rice Elementary PTA will host their next meeting on Tuesday April 2nd at 6:00 pm in the school’s library. All parents, grandparents and guardians are encouraged to attend the meeting. Babysitting will be available. For more info, contact Many Vencak 379-2755.

Free Diabetes Classes

Triangle Pharmacy is accepting individuals into its Spring Diabetes Education Program. A series of four small group classes based on ADA guidelines will be held April 3rd through May 31, 2013. Morning, afternoon and evening sessions will be offered. Participants will receive individual counseling with a Registered Dietitian and a Nurse/Certified Diabetes Educator. For more information, contact the Triangle Pharmacy Diabetes Center at 474-6590.