Firearm appreciation rally

DANVILLE - A demonstration in honor of Gun Appreciation Day will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. today at the corner of Route 11 and Route 54, The Press Enterprise reported.

Brock Hoyes, 40, of Danville, told the Bloomsburg newspaper that they are looking for a peaceful demonstration in support of Second Amendment rights, not arguments or political debates.

No school at Shamokin Area Monday

COAL TOWNSHIP - Shamokin Area schools will be closed Monday to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

M.C. Lions deliver 145 meals

MOUNT CARMEL - The Mount Carmel Lions Club prepared and delivered 145 meals on New Year's Day.

All preparation was done at the Mount Carmel Elks. The club thanks that organization, as well as Boyer's Food Market, Varano Warehouse, Shamokin Moose, Hollywood Pizza, Mid Rise residents, Mount Carmel A.C. Club and William Hoffner for their special donations.

The Lions' next delivered meal will be at Easter.

Relay for Life to meet Tuesday

ELYSBURG - The Relay for Life of Southern Columbia will have a committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the library of Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church, 599 W. Center St.

This is a an organizational meeting and open to anyone with an interest in joining the fight against cancer. The organizers are looking for volunteers who would like to help make this year's Relay for Life a success.