Pool benefit scheduled

SHAMOKIN - The adult aerobics class at the Lawton W. Shroyer Memorial Swimming Pool will sell jewelry, clothing, crafts, household goods and chances to win an afghan from noon to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at the pool.

All proceeds will benefit the pool.

Informational luncheons planned

SHAMOKIN - Penn State Extension Nutrition Links will host a free week-long series of luncheons presented by nutrition education adviser Cyndi Clayton at the Shamokin-Coal Township Public Library.

Luncheons will be held daily from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 18 to 22. To qualify for several prizes and a PSU graduation certificate, participants must attend each luncheon and complete simple paperwork at the beginning and end of the series. Literacy and writing support will be available. Food donations are being accepted.

The luncheons will include workshops and discussion groups on topics of food safety, healthy eating, packing healthy lunches and snacks, moving more and stretching your food dollars.

To qualify for the program, participants must care for a child under 20, meet income requirements and pre-register via email at cac53@psu.edu or call or text 570-369-8708 for more information.