Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Northampton Senior Center members will use the yarn to make afghans that will be given to deploying military at Fort Dix/Maguire Air Force Base.
Churchville Elementary School sixth graders are helping the Northampton Senior Center’s effort to keep our troops warm. Earlier this month, the sixth graders held a Valentine’s Day Dance; each student who attended donated yarn for the senior center’s Afghans for Soldiers Project. The project, which began in 2011, is an effort to make blankets for deploying troops. A team of seniors led by Anna Kinson will use the yarn to make afghans that will be given to deploying military at Fort Dix/Maguire Air Force Base. Nicole Christmann and her sixth-grade daughter, Ashley, delivered the yarn this week to the senior center. The amount collected will make about 50 afghan blankets, according to volunteers. Liberty USO volunteer Lorri Loughlin will …
Friday, November 9, 2012
The township and Liberty USO will hold a gala tonight, and proceeds will benefit military families in Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Proceeds from the benefit will go to Liberty USO, which serves Pennsylvania's and Southern New Jersey's military families.
The USO isn't just an organization that entertains the military. It aims to enhance the quality of life of Armed Forces personnel and their family through countless programs. Liberty USO, which serves Pennsylvania's and Southern New Jersey's military families, is having a Dinner and Dance Fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 9 from 7 to 11 p.m. The event is being sponsored by Northampton Township. "It's a wonderful organization," USO volunteer Lorri Loughlin said. "We get no funding from federal or state government, so basically everything comes from corporate and personal donations." Loughlin is also the township's USO representative. She said that last year Supervisor Eileen Silver asked her what the township could do for the USO. And the idea for…