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Montgomery events

By Staff | Aug 2, 2011

Considering that two mosquitos from Montgomery and Washington Township have tested positive for the West Nile virus, we should all be aware of symptoms of the virus: fever, headache, body aches, skin rash and swollen lymph glands. For more information about the virus and what you can do to reduce your changes of getting infected, check the Pennsylvania West Nile virus info website at www.westnile.state.pa.us/ or check with your personal physician.

Montgomery events

Friday, August 5, all day, Burger Burn at Sam’s Club sponsored by the Montgomery Area Historical Society.

Friday, August 5, 5 to 8 p.m., Joan Wheal Blank will be at Otto’s Books, Fourth Street, Williamsport, signing her latest book on Montgomery during First Friday.

Saturday, August 6, 4 p.m., food and grocery auction at the Clinton Township Fire Hall on Rt. 54. Call 570-419-8489 for more information.

Saturday, August 6, 9 to 11 a.m. (registration) Second Annual Benefit Motorcycle Ride will be held beginning at the Fireman’s Carnival Grounds, Montgomery. A Scrabble Scramble Run will be held in lieu of the poker run. A barbecue chicken dinner is included in price of registration. All proceeds will benefit the Sunnybrook Meadows Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program for handicapped individuals.

Tuesday, August 9, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., The “Montgomery Community Closet” at Christ Lutheran Church 50 East Houston Avenue, Montgomery, offers free clothing to anyone in the Montgomery School District who has a clothing need. Donations of clean clothing and shoes will also be accepted during this time.

Tuesday, August 9, 6:30 p.m. Montgomery Borough Council, Montgomery Town Hall, 35 S. Main St., Montgomery.

Tuesday, August 16, 7 p.m., Montgomery School Board Meeting, Montgomery School District Office.

Saturday, August 27, Montgomery Legion Riders 251 Poker Run / BBQ. Registration is 10 to 12 noon at the Montgomery Legion.