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LUZERNE COUNTY: The Rambling Rose Red Hat Society cancelled its Christmas party scheduled Dec. 17 due to icy weather conditions.

Members will be contacted with a new date in January.

MOUNTAIN TOP: Members of the JLW Mountain Laurel Lions Club held a burger burn-out at Sam’s club with proceeds going to the International Lions Sight First II Project to prevent blindness around the world. Sight first II grants have been implemented in 90 countries and have saved more than 27 million people from blindness.

Any corporate business or anyone in the community who would like to donate for the JLW Mountain Laurel Lions Club of Wyoming Valley can contact Lion Ursula Burke at 654-3744, or any club member.

The club is also collecting used eyeglasses for recycling to the less fortunate. To make a donation, call Burke and pick up will be arranged. Drop boxes are also available at the Wyoming Valley Mall customer service area and also at the four elementary schools in Wyoming Area School District.

PLYMOUTH: A limited number of Senior Parent Pride advertisements are still available in the Wyoming Valley West High School yearbook. A quarter page ad costs $85; a half page ad costs $150; and a full page ad, which includes a free yearbook, costs $300.

The ads are available in full color and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

WILKES-BARRE: The Rainbow Seniors held its Christmas party at Plains Ambulance Hall, Plains Township. The next meeting will be held on Jan. 15 at Albright United Methodist Church, corner of Dana and Grove streets. Dues for 2008 are now being collected.

A bus trip is planned for June 12 to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse in New Jersey to see Charlie Pros in “Last Of The Red Hot Lovers.”

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