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Montgomery Locals 8/21/2019

By Staff | Aug 21, 2019

The Montgomery Area Public Library’s Summer Reading Program has come to an end, and many congratulations to the children who won prizes for

having read the most books. The kids kept track of the books they finished on reading logs that were provided by the library, a tradition

that has been going on for many years. However, a new twist was added this year because a drawing was held for new bicycles. A plastic

container was on display for each bicycle with a photo and some information about each bike, so each child got to choose which bicycle

they wanted to enter their tickets for. The kids who won bicycles were: William Kaminski, Nathan Bryan, Kylie

Beck, Ben Michewicz, and Emily Herb. The children who won the Reading Log contest were: Joshua Evans, Maria

Evans, Ali Herb, Brayden Herb, and Ezra Jutsum. They each won a big basket packed with goodies that included toys and books.

In addition to the winners, every child who handed in a reading log received a prize.

While the Summer Reading program was a big success with many happy winners, the library is asking for feedback from local children. Please

go to the library and have your child complete the survey and they will receive a free book as a thank you.

Congratulations to all of the children who participated in the 2019 Summer Reading program. Taking the initiative to read and learn will

serve you well throughout your life. No doubt this year’s program will provide you with warm memories. I know that I look back fondly on my

childhood summer days participating in the Summer Reading program at the Montgomery Library.

Many thanks to librarian Nicole Loffredo and assistant librarian Cynthia Bryan for all of their hard work and planning to make the Summer Reading

program a success!

THOT “A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.” –

William Styron

Happy birthday to Kate Bashista, who will be celebrating her special day on August 26.

Brenda Harman will be celebrating another year on August 27. Many happy returns, Brenda!

Lots of birthday wishes go to Levi Heasley, who will be turning three on

August 30.

The Montgomery Emergency Management Agency is looking for volunteers. For more information, please contact Dennis Gruver at 547-6777.

To get timely warnings about adverse weather or other emergency information that affects Montgomery, be sure to follow the Montgomery

Emergency Management Facebook page.

The deadline for Hometown Hero Banner orders is September 6. Please make sure to get your completed order form and full payment to Fae Herb

by then.

The Montgomery Lions Club is expanding its’ membership. For more information, please call Roger McRae at (570) 971-2825.

If you would like a birthday, anniversary, or special event recognized in this column, please leave a message at The Luminary Office at (570)

(570) 584-2134 or e-mail it to news@muncyluminary.com-specify that it belongs in the Montgomery column.

Montgomery Events

Wed. Aug. 21-Toddler Tales will be held at the library from 11-noon. Little ones ages 1-6 are invited to enjoy a story, snack, and craft.

Pre-register at (570) 547-6212 and plan to accompany your child.

Wed. Aug. 21-Red Raider Night will be held at 7 p.m. The event will showcase the fall sports teams, cheerleaders, and band and will be held

at the football stadium.

Fri. Aug. 23-The library will have a back to school family program from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Mon. Aug. 26 -The Montgomery Area School District’s first day of school will be held. Best wishes to the students, staff, faculty, and

administration for a wonderful year!

Mon. Aug. 26-The Clinton Township Supervisors will meet in the Municipal Building at 6:30 p.m.

Thur. Aug. 29-The Bloodmobile will be at St. John’s Lutheran “Brick” Church from 1-6 p.m.