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This page is for Concourse Club members to stay informed of our meetings and member events.  If you're interested in joining Concourse Club, please contact our membership chair, Joan Turko, at 610.826.2716 or send an email to us at

December Monthly Meeting- Singing Santa

Join us on Thursday, December 7th as we "rock around the Christmas tree".  After the business portion of our meeting, you'll surely be entertained by the "Singing Santa" and you'll leaving feeling full of holiday spirit!   Please also consider bringing a donation to add to our collection on behalf on Domestic Violence victims (see below for a list).  Our December meeting begins at 7pm at St. John's Fireline Church.  See you there!


Christmas in the Park
Mary Smida is heading up our Bake Sale at Christmas in the Park on Saturday, December 2nd.  We're always looking for volunteers to help man the stand and are counting on our faithful Concourse Club bakers who always pull out all the stops when it comes to delectable goods!  Please drop off your tasty treats between 11:00am-12:00 noon on Saturday.With questions, contact Mary at 610.824.7202.

Thrift Store Treasures
This year, we'll be trying something new at our March meeting- Thrift Store Treasures!  Ladies are encouraged to search area thrift stores and create an outfit that can be worn to our March meeting.  We're giving you advance warning to be on the lookout for thrift stores in the area and design an outfit.  We think you'll be surprised by what you can find and we're looking forward to seeing your creativity!

Collection for Domestic Violence Service Center
Each December, the club takes up a collection for The Domestic Violence Service Center.  Would you consider bringing a new, unwrapped item(s) to our December meeting:

Socks, underwear (all sizes infant to adult), diapers (especially sizes 3&4), pull-up diapers, baby wipes, sippy cups, powdered formula, family size toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, deodorant, tampons, sanitary pads, combs, hair brushes, blow dryers, laundry detergent, softener, dryer sheets, first-aid kits, ace bandages, ice packs, anti-bacterial ointment, wound care cream or spray, alarm clocks, umbrellas, crib sheets, twin bed sheets, pillow cases, pillows, coloring books, crayons, school supplies, construction paper, children's puzzles, dollar store toys, baby monitors, pre-paid phone cards, gift certificates to supermarkets, WalMart, Target.  The group also collects used cell phones and related accessories.


The club continues to collect Boxtops, which we contribute to the Palmerton Area Junior High to fund field trips for students who have financial difficulty and would otherwise not attend.  Please give your boxtops to Lisa Snell Kern.


Love Concourse Club?  Your friends will too!

Don't forget to tell your friends and neighbors about the Concourse Club!  We're always on the lookout for new members.  Contact Joan Turko at 610.826.2716 if you have a woman to suggest for membership.

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