Local students are among those named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester including:
Omar Ahmed, Victoria Connolly, Matthew Fainor, Henry Fisher, Matthew Hamati, Madison Horn, Anas Kamal, Lisa Ma, Alexander Schiffman, Wilberto Sicard, all of Allentown;
Alan Bebout, Julia Bebout, Sabrina Kennedy, Danika Marzillier, Roland Nowak, Samantha Roth, all of Emmaus;
Patrick Champagne, Jackson Fu, Rohail Khan, Ryan Paradise, Karim Rajmohamed, Daniel Yu, all of Macungie.
ALLENTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT FOUNDATION – Allentown School District Health Service is looking for RNs and/or LPNs to volunteer for their screening team. All school districts in Pennsylvania are mandated to perform screenings on their students from kindergarten to 12th grade every school year. Screenings consist of height, weight, vision, hearing and scoliosis. Call Dr. Kim Brannan at 484-765-4059 or email email@example.com.
CRIME VICTIMS COUNCIL
The Crime Victims Council will offer a new trauma processing yoga group for female adolescent survivors of interpersonal violence.
In addition to counseling, physical activity such as yoga can help a survivor heal. This program will focus on breathing, movement and mindfulness to help heal the mind and body.
All classes will be held at Kula Heart Yoga and Wellness, 3400 Bath Pike Suite 201, Bethlehem.
The group will meet 6 p.m. every Tuesday beginning Feb. 6.
The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley offers the following free education and support programs for cancer patients and their caregivers in January. These programs are offered free of charge to people affected by cancer.
Call 610-861-7555 to register.
9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Jan. 23 and 30
Practice mild stretching accompanied with breathing techniques to quiet the mind and promote healing. The class is a combination of chair and mat work.
Reiki for Balancing Life
The East Penn School District’s 2018 spring community education classes are now open for registration. Visit the district website at www.eastpennsd.org and click on the district and community news tab to register for classes. The registration deadline is Jan. 19 and most of the classes begin the week of Feb. 5. If you do not have access to a computer, call 610-966-8335 to register.
The Girl Scouts of Eastern PA and ArtsQuest will host the annual Girl Scout Cookie Crunch fundraiser 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 25 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.
The event benefits both the Girl Scouts and ArtsQuest’s Art Education Fund which provides quality arts and education programs for area students.
Regional chefs and restaurants will create dishes made with Girl Scout Cookies. Attendees will vote for their favorites. For tickets and information, visit www.steelstacks.org or call 610-332-3378.
The Small Business Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Jaindl Properties, AmericanBank and Capital BlueCross will host the 29th annual Snow Ball 6 to 11 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center, 77 Sands Blvd.
There will be a black-tie dinner, silent and live auctions, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment.
The fundraiser will benefit Camelot for Children projects for seriously, chronically, terminally ill, handicapped or disabled children.
For information and tickets, visit http://www.lehighvalleychamber.org.
LET’S PLAY BOOKS
Chuck Wendig returns to Let’s Play Books Bookstore, 244 Main St., Emmaus, for the launch of the fifth installment of his Miriam Black urban fantasy series, “The Raptor and the Wren,” Jan. 23.
The event will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are required.
“The Raptor and The Wren” is being released simultaneously in hardcover and paperback. Purchase of any Miriam Black series book is required for admission to the book launch event.
The Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association will hold a 4-session class, “Introduction to Beekeeping” 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday evenings, Feb. 7, 21 and March 7 and 21. All classes will be held in Room 107/108 Rothrock Library/Alumni Center, Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville.
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.