FLORENCE-ROEBLING NEWS: Nov. 21

By Peg Dotson, Special Writer
Peg Dotson
   The Willitts-Hogan-Tonne American Legion Auxiliary Unit 39 will have its annual Christmas dinner in place of its regular Christmas meeting Tuesday, Dec. 10.
   Reservations are being taken by Betty Wargo at 499-2126. Deadline is Friday, Dec. 6.
   The cost is $25. Menu selections are stuffed pork chop, veal parmesan or chicken marsala. Dinner includes beverage, wine, and dessert.
   Dinner will be at 6 p.m. This is a fun time for all members to attend.
   The Florence Township Library is looking for a few good men or women to serve on the library board if you are a library cardholder and have a desire to serve your community.
   Contact Director LaVonna Lawrence at 609-499-0143 or email llawrence@bcls.lib.nj.us before Dec. 15.
   The Deborah Christmas party will be held on Thursday, Dec. 12, at the VFW on 10th Avenue in Roebling.
   A donation of $20 includes a hot and cold buffet, with hot and cold drinks as well as dessert.
   Seating is limited so mail a check payable to Deborah at P.O. Box 254, Roebling, 08054. New or unused prize items are accepted for donation.
   For information, call President Carol Eckman at 609-499-1927.
   The Bordentown Order of the Eastern Star at 121 Farnsworth Ave. will hold a Tricky Tray Jan. 31.
   The cost includes a strip of tickets and dessert. Hot dogs will be on sale. There will be lots of good things on the tables.
   Tickets may be purchased at the door.
   A Soup and Game Night will be hosted by the Bordentown Order of the Eastern Star at 6 p.m.
   All soups will be homemade soups.
   The event will be held Jan. 24 at 121 Farnsworth Ave. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $5.
   Many thanks to those who have contributed to the food pantry.
   Donations always are needed.
   The pantry is at the Florence United Methodist Church on Second and Broad streets in Florence.
   The food pantry is open Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Come to the front door.
Send items for this column to Peg Dotson at srchik301@yahoo.com or call her at 609-499-3807. For more news, visit www.registernews.com.