In an Easton gallery exhibit, the former Northampton County SPCA celebrates its anniversary while examining the challenges of caring for abandoned animals.
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Tuesday, January 8
The Center for Animal Health & Welfare in Williams Township is marking its 100th anniversary this month with an unusual exhibit at an Easton art gallery. The exhibit opened Saturday at ConneXions Gallery, 213 Northampton St., where it spotlights the challenges the organization is facing while celebrating a milestone anniversary for the former Northampton County SPCA. The exhibit includes photos and memorabilia from the organization's century-long history. It also includes a display called “Boxes of Kittens,” an awareness exhibit that demonstrates what it takes for the organization to care for the boxes of kittens that are often literally left on the center's doorstep. Nearly 100 such boxes were left at the center in 2012. The display …
The small perennial garden was dedicated in Hellertown's Water Street Park during an Oct. 9 ceremony. Volunteers and Girl Scouts completed it in commemoration of the centennial anniversary of the Girl Scouts movement.
Water Street Park in Hellertown is a more attractive destination thanks to the efforts of Saucon Valley Girl Scouts and volunteers, who joined together on Sunday, Oct. 9 to dedicate a perennial flower garden planted near the Saucon Rail Trail The garden was planted to help commemorate the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts of the USA, an organization that was founded in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low. Since its founding, Girl Scouts of the USA has influenced millions of lives. Girl Scout leader Carrie Garippa, who helped plan the garden and oversaw its transition from dream to reality, explained that local girls continue to benefit from Low's vision of a century ago. "Today Saucon Valley Girl Scouts give this garden to our whole community," she…