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The members of Brownie Troop #689 who participated in a Holiday Hope Chest Extravaganza at St. John's UCC ( from left to right) Madison, Abby, Ashley, McKayla, MacKenzie, Madelyn, Natalie, Brianna, Katie, Kara and Clare.
Patrice Sidoione All That Salon November 20, 2013 at 11:09 am
All That Salon participated in this first time from what I understanding giving project! It wasRead More lovely to meet the girls from the troop & I look forward to more of these wonderful giving ideas!
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paul gaynor October 13, 2013 at 08:19 pm
the pick up date for fruit should be December 6 at JAS Wholesale, not December 7. Paul Gaynor FruitRead More and Pie Sale Chairperson
Summer campers walk the trail. Some are blindfolded by bandanas, others wear vision impairment glasses to simulate the experiences of people who are blind or have low vision because of glaucoma or cataracts. Credit: Wildlands Conservancy
MARTHA LIEBERMAN August 22, 2013 at 08:22 pm
Congratulations for thinking out side the box, making nature accessible with visualRead More impairments--wish other places would do the same for all types of disabilities. Great work
Pictured from L-R: Emmaus Councilman Nathan Brown, Emmaus Main Street Parners Executive Director Teri Madison, EMSP Board President Gene Clock, Councilman Dr. Michael Waddell
An interested bystander July 25, 2013 at 09:48 am
So since you volunteer so much you'd obviously see that Teri didn't win the award, the EMSP did.Read More And since you volunteer so much you'd obviously know that the work that the EMSP does (that Teri leads) generates thousands of volunteer hours each year for the Emmaus business and residential community. It's clear that you have a personal problem with Teri and decided to try to smear her anonymously. Your pathetic attempt has been pointed out as such. Is there anything else you'd like to add? And no one believes you volunteer at all, stop making stuff up.
Latinopa July 28, 2013 at 11:03 am
You don't know me! The EMSP is a joke and and obviously you are a joke. Yes Terri is a horribleRead More leader for a non-profit organization for the small businesses of emmaus. Name 5 substantial things emsp has done to help the small bussinesses in town! Nothing. The emsp and Terri only care about their own personal survival
An interested bystander July 29, 2013 at 10:27 am
1. Started the Farmers Market, brings thousands into Emmaus every Sunday. 2. Got funding,Read More contractor and deal for the Ritter Furniture building project. 3. Got funding for the Borough Master Plan - crucial because you have to have one in order to qualify for grants. 4. Published the Emmaus Community guide, and distributed over 25,000 copies. 5. Ran many festivals over the years, brings thousands of people into Emmaus. I know you by the way.
Rev J L Wyler September 5, 2012 at 01:31 pm
Circulation Day is also FREE! It is really based on the spiritual principle of FLOW--as you give,Read More so shall you receive. Items range from housewares, to toys, to linens, art, books and items that always surprise us. They are all items someone wanted at one point but are ready to release for someone else's good. There is no bartering with God and you cannot out give God. We welcome the community to come and find a treasure or something useful as we open ourselves to the flow of God's good.
Mary Ellen Jackson August 14, 2012 at 05:55 pm
We love Miss Erin! She is always happy, gives us a smile every day, and keeps us safe. We hope sheRead More is our bus driver again this year! -Sam and Quinn
Susanne August 15, 2012 at 01:25 pm
You rock Erin!!!!
Erin Deppe August 15, 2012 at 09:57 pm
Thank you all for the nice comments! Sam & Quinn, as of now I will be your driver again thisRead More year. Enjoy the rest of your summer!
Mike Waddell May 16, 2012 at 12:56 pm
Teri is an absolute treasure to this community who represents the positive, uplifting infusioin ofRead More talent and energy that makes this such a great place to live and work.
Mike Waddell February 6, 2012 at 12:50 pm
Thanks to the Emmaus Arts Commission for facilitating this wonderful community event that attractedRead More over 1,000 people to our downtown. We are truly blessed with good people who give of their time and talents year after year to make Emmaus a great place to live and work.
MS February 6, 2012 at 01:35 pm
It was our families first time at this event and we had fun! Enjoyed listening to Joel at KingRead More Koffee!
Beth February 7, 2012 at 02:15 am
Thank you so much to everyone for making this such a great event. We wanted to get around to seeRead More more, but we just couldn't get to everything. Great job!!
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Sandy Ruch-Morrin December 2, 2011 at 06:43 pm
Although not mentioned in the Patch article, our local Zionsville farms support the local food bankRead More as well, I believe, as do our local scouting groups. Thank you for bringing this community effort to the news! Sandy Ruch-Morrin, Zionsville, PA
Deborah Terfinko December 3, 2011 at 03:47 pm
Girl Scout troops from the Tri-Creek Service Unit (Alburtis, Lower Macungie, Macungie, UpperRead More Milford) are collecting items for the Zionsville food pantry each month as an on-going service project. Debby Terfinko, Tri-Creek Service Project Coordinator
Marty Milne December 3, 2011 at 07:59 pm
To Sandy and Debby and readers of the Emmaus Patch, You are absolutely correct. These are one ofRead More the MANY local organizations and businesses that help support the pantry. We couldn't do it without you. From the Girl Scouts, local farms, and local businesses like the Zionsville Antique Mall, to individuals who want to give back to their community in service, this is the COMMUNITY'S pantry. We are simply best to house it in our church. And without volunteers from all the churches and partners within the community helping EACH WEEK to pack bags, sort canned goods, stock shelves, and the list goes on and on, the pantry couldn't do what it does for others. I invited everyone to come and visit the pantry. It's not much to look at, but it is a beautiful thing.
jeff shubzda October 17, 2011 at 12:35 pm
Hats off to Kathy Mintzer and her committee for putting on a fantastic parade.
Beth October 17, 2011 at 10:07 pm
Thank you so much to everyone for making this (yet again) a great parade. We have people come fromRead More far and wide to enjoy the "home town feel" of Emmaus on this special night. Great job to all the organizers and volunteers to help make it possible.
Doug Joos October 19, 2011 at 12:06 am
Thank You Emmaus, My wife and I traveled from Jacksonville Fl for the parade. My family moved fromRead More Emmaus in 1957. I rediscovered Emmaus about 10 years ago and my wife and I always enjoy our return, again Thank You my Hometown Emmaus.
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