In celebration of the harvest season, Monroe Farmers Market, in connection with The Shawnee Inn, will host its Farm-to-Fork Harvest Dinner on Sunday, Sept. 13. Guests will dine on the Grand Lawn of the Shawnee Inn with an opening reception held on the veranda.
Some of the area’s best chefs have been recruited for the occasion, including:
■ Chef Rodney Tallada of The Shawnee Inn;
The National Women’s Golf Alliance (NWGA) has recognized Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountaintop as the first facility in the Northeast to earn the organization’s Rolling Out the Green Carpet certification.
The certification process evaluates golf facilities on standards and best practices that make the facility welcoming and attractive to women.
A trained NWGA evaluator and three additional female golfers play an 18-hole round to evaluate the facility on five key areas of focus: golf course playability, customer service, golf course amenities, facility amenities and golf programs. Facilities that achieve a score of 80 percent or higher in at least three of these areas receive certification. Half stars are awarded for scores of 70 percent or higher.
AAA North Penn recently donated school safety patrol vests, sashes, and “school’s open” safety posters to Chipperfield Elementary and Arlington Heights Elementary both schools located in Stroudsburg.
AAA School Safety Patrol plays an important role in helping young pedestrians learn and fulfill responsibilities regarding traffic safety. Millions of U.S. boys and girls have honorably serve
All Hazleton Chamber and Pittston Chamber of Commerce members, their employees, co-workers and guests are invited to enjoy a free evening at the First General mixer, networking with members from both chambers on Thursday, Aug. 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at First General located on 31 Ruddle Street in Wilkes-Barre.
This is an exclusive opportunity for members of both chambers to network as one and have the opportunity to promote their businesses and services on a regional level.
Are you looking for beautiful artwork for your home or a unique gift idea for someone special? Attend Pocono Alliance’s third annual Give Poverty the Boot Through the Arts fund raiser at Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort on Sept. 24 and enjoy an evening filled with art, music and friends.
Artwork for the evening will include paintings, original prints, sculptures, quilts, photographs and more. Attendees are guaranteed to walk away with a piece of art. How? Each participant will receive a number at the beginning of the evening. When their number is drawn, they have the chance to select a piece of artwork, but they must act fast, because the next person will be drawn in a minute and ready to take their own artwork.
A new website featuring preserves and trails in the Poconos gives hikers a comprehensive resource for finding outdoor adventures.
Get Outdoors Poconos, a grant-funded series by the Brodhead Watershed Association, features monthly hiking events relating to the new website.
Go to www.brodheadwatershed.org/gopoconos for event information, trail maps, hiker’s hints, photos and feature stories.
Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce affiliates Leadership Lackawanna and MetroAction have teamed up to present an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training workshop on Thursday, Sept. 24, from 8-11:30 a.m. at the chamber, located at 222 Mulberry St., Scranton.
The event, which is open to chamber and affiliate members as well as non-members, will feature a presentation by Steve Delp, an OSHA compliance assistance specialist who works locally.