Community Events

Miller-Keystone Blood Center has issued an Emergency Appeal for blood and platelet donations, as our community blood supply has reached critical levels.  Approximately 450 donations are needed every day for lifesaving transfusions to those in need, including cancer patients, accident victims & premature infants.  Be the one to make a difference, because JUST ONE MORE donation truly does matter. To schedule your donation, call 800-B-A-DONOR or visit giveapint.org today.

 January 25, 2020: Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons. Learn the basics of cross country skiing and practice on our campus. Skis, poles & boots provided – register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot. Mad Science will be an alternative program in the event of no snow only on January 18th date. *Lead support is provided by the William Penn Foundation.

February 22, 2020: Special Olympics Pennsylvania is turning 50! Help us celebrate 50 years of inclusion by jumping into icy cold waters! Take the Polar Bear Plunge at any of nine locations across the state to make a difference in the lives of more than 20,000 Special Olympics athletes. Your pledges will go directly toward supporting year-round sports training and competition in your community.

Join everybody who’s “freezin’ for a reason” and visit www.PlungePA.org today to register or donate!  

February 22nd, 2020: Valentine’s Dinner & Comedy Evening.  Two shows! 3pm and 7pm. Enjoy a delicious dinner before the show at Spinnerstown Hotel or Red Lion Inn. Five national and regionally known comedians will
perform a spectacular 3-hour show in Quakertown, PA. Prepare for an evening of fellowship and laughter.
Benefits Adventure Light Youth.
For more details call 24 hours, 610-346-9663
www.alyouth.org

February 29, 2020: Since the early 1960s, five-year survival rates for many blood cancer patients have doubled, tripled or even quadrupled. And many LLS supported therapies not only help blood cancer patients but are helping patients with other cancers and serious diseases. In fact, drugs first approved for blood cancers are now approved to treat patients with stomach cancers, skin cancers, and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. For more information about LLS click here.

March 7, 2020:  34th Anniversary Celebration of the Annual Magic Night Gala, UCP’s black tie dinner and dance. Magic Night 2020 – A Magical Night at the Met– will be held at the Hershey Country Club on Saturday, March 7, 2020, and will feature The Uptown Band—back by popular demand!

There will be a scrumptious dinner, fine drink, great music, and spectacular auction items. But what really makes Magic Night so magical is the people—the commitment of caring individuals and good corporate citizens throughout Central PA—who support this event. More info CLICK HERE

July 18th, 2020: Celebrate 100 years of Wilson Pride! The Borough of Wilson was incorporated into a borough on July 12, 1920 and was named after President Woodrow Wilson.The borough celebrated its rich history with a Golden Jubilee in 1970 and a Diamond Jubilee in 1995.

Come celebrate100 years with Wilson during a number of planned celebrations. Click HERE for more information.

Blogs

Phone Blast! – 1/17/20

Phone Blast! – 1/17/20

Hey Rick and Joel… My wife, Danielle, has worked at the Department of Public Safety for years now – mainly answering calls and directing them to the right agency. Most of the calls are standard, boring stuff. But every once in a while, she gets some strange ones. Since it’s her birthday this week, maybe…

FOOTBALL TALK! – 1/17/20

FOOTBALL TALK! – 1/17/20

Lots of buzz all over Social Media with The Super Bowl… Demi Lovato is going to perform the National Anthem. Cheetos has purchased a Super Bowl commercial to hype their new Cheetos Popcorn. MC Hammer is going to star in the ad. Pepsi will also give away a free Pepsi Zero Sugar drink if either team…

Now Trending! – 1/17/20

Now Trending! – 1/17/20

Happy Birthday to Betty White who is 98 today! What’s Betty’s secret to long life? She claims being positive, eating hot dogs and VODKA! Works for me! Steve Miller is being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and claims he didn’t even start writing songs until he was done with college. This comes about…

The Hawk Morning Confessional – 1/16/20

The Hawk Morning Confessional – 1/16/20

Every Thursday we feature a Lehigh Valley resident that enters our Hawk Confessional to confess something he or she did or does. We’ve recently been flooded with confessions on the confession line which is 844-340-0400. You can confess privately with no name or you can leave your contact info and we may or may not reach…