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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News

March 7

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of Executive Women International will celebrate their 30th anniversary 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Tompkins College Center Dining Hall at Cedar Crest College, Allentown. For information regarding membership, contact Jennifer Ceneviva at jniffer20@ yahoo.com.

Allentown AARP Chapter #5415 will meet noon at St. Timothy's Church, 140 South Ott St., Allentown. Sara Ullmer from the Crime Victim's Council will speak on "elder abuse." Bring a nonperishable food item for the Allentown Food Bank.

DeSales television and film students learn tools of the trade

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News


DeSales University television and film majors use a 34-foot jib, or a remote controlled camera crane, to capture a shot for a student film entitled "You're An Angel." Harry Scheid and Roger Tomes, of Coast to Coast Jibs, operate the crane for a shot for a student film at DeSales.

VOLUNTEER opportunities

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News

GERTRUDE B. FOX ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER, Bethlehem, has an opening for a gift shop manager at the Fox's little store called "Gertie's Gifts." Contact Karen Dolan at 610-419-0218 or naturecenter@ gbfox.org.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, INC. needs volunteers for their Daffodil Days fundraising event. Volunteers are needed to drive, pack and sell daffodils at their place of business, churches and also at direct sale sites in the Lehigh Valley March 18 to 24. Contact Rosemarie Murphy at 610-921-2329, ext. 3109 or Rosemarie.Murphy@cancer.org.

Penn State

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Seminar set for April 12

An "Entrepreneurial Communities; Increasing Regional Prosperity through Entrepreneurism" seminar will be held April 12 at the Fowler Center, South Bethlehem.

The speaker for the all day event is Dr. Michael Fortunato, research associate and lecturer at Penn State University. Four local individuals will discuss how they get input about needs from entrepreneurs and what challenges they encounter.

To register, visit http://extension.psu.edu/ecd/events and scroll to April 12 where the conference details and registration are listed. Early bird registration deadline is April 1.


Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by SHARON SCHRANTZ Special to The Press in Local News

Troop 6294 participates in Operation Cookies From Home

Operation Cookies From Home is a Council-wide project where Girl Scouts can sell cookies to be sent to military personnel around the world.

Troop 6294 led their sixth annual Cookies for the Troops campaign March 2 at the Wescosville Recreation Center. The Scouts also led a silent raffle and auction as a fundraiser with leader Diane Kick collecting prizes for these drawings from local businesses.