Information for concourse club members

the concourse club women at the 100th anniversary dinner

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

April Monthly Meeting- Bear Mountain Butterflies!

Join us on Thursday, April 5th at 7pm as we learn about butterflies with Mari Gruber of Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary in Jim Thorpe. In business since 2002, Bear Mountain butterflies provides educational programs, workshops, and day camps. Join us as Mari opens us up to the world of these beautiful creatures!


A Visit to Longwood Gardens 
On Saturday, May 12th, join your fellow Concourse Club members on a trip to see Longwood Gardens. The bus will leave the First Northern Bank parking lot at 8:00am for this great opportunity to visit these majestic gardens and the conservatory. Concourse Club member cost is $25. The trip will be opened to the public after our meeting on April 5th, at a cost of $50 for non-Concourse members. Get your registration in as soon as possible to Lisa Snell Kern (220 Edgemont Ave, Palmerton, PA 18071, 484.515.0962).

103rd Anniversary Dinner - "Sail into Summer"

Your invitation to our club's annual anniversary dinner will be distributed at our April meeting. (If desired, you may want to bring along your checkbook to save yourself a stamp by mailing in your check.) Dinner is $35 and will be held at the Blue Mountain Resort on Thursday, May 3rd; cocktails at 5:30pm, dinner at 6:15pm. Please RSVP by April 16th to Joan Turko at 222 Columbia Ave, Palmerton, PA 18071, 610.826.2716. The menu includes fruit and cheese platter, garden salad, rolls, chicken alfredo over pasta, broccoli, and anniversary cake. A cash bar is available.


Card Shower

Our fellow club member, Jeaninne Siegmond, is in need of some cheer. Would you please send her a card to her attention at The Summit, 211 N 12th St, Rm #214, Lehighton, PA 18235



Our Concourse Club booklet is most useful when it contains correct contact information. Please help us keep it up to date by reviewing your information in the booklet. Let us know if you have address or phone number change as soon as possible, but no later than mid-July. Contact Marge Porambo with changes at 610.826.3410 or


Members without Concourse Club Shirts

If you've joined Concourse Club in the last two years and don't have our blue logo shirt, please contact Lisa Snell Kern at or 484.515.0962 with your requested shirt size. A shirt will be provided to you at no cost. Please submit your information prior to April 15th.



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.