East Penn Press

Monday, April 22, 2019

Sponsors needed

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

girl scouts

The annual Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania will honor four distinguished women leaders at the annual Take the Lead event April 30.

This year’s recipients are Susan Drabic, president & CEO, Morningstar Senior Living, Olga Negron, a City of Bethlehem councilwoman and community liaison, HSGK Law Firm; Ashley Russo, president and executive producer, ASR Media Productions and Cecelia Connelly-Weida Ph.D., dean of the School of Business, Education, Legal and Social Services, Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Scholarships offered to students

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Moravian

Moravian College has announced it will award a two-year, full tuition community scholarship to one Northampton Community College student and one Lehigh Carbon Community College student wishing to continue their education in the fall. NCC and LCCC students earning their associate degree in May are eligible to apply for the scholarship(s) available through their respective schools.

LEHIGH CO.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

The Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Unsung Heroes Program. The awards are given to Lehigh County residents age 60 and over who volunteered outstanding contributions or services that promoted, enhanced and enriched the quality of life for others.

The winners must be available to attend the local Unsung Hero celebration May 15. Nomination forms are available by visiting www.lehighcounty.org/Departments/Human-Services/Aging-and-Adult-Services.

Nominations must be postmarked by March 8.

BRIEFLY

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Scholarship deadline March 1

131ST DISTRICT

High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives scholarship to help with the costs of higher education.

The application deadline is March 1.

Each year, two students are awarded four-year scholarships equivalent to the value of one semester of tuition at a college or university in the State System of Higher Education.

McNeill, Boscola set date for senior fair

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Whitehall Mall

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, and state Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, have announced their annual spring senior fair will be held 9 a.m. to noon April 26 at Whitehall Mall.

“We are proud to again host our annual senior fair at the Whitehall Mall,” McNeill said. “Last year, we had more than 500 seniors, as well as state and local agencies at our event. The Whitehall Mall offers ample space, plenty of free parking and is accessible by LANTA bus routes 103, 325 and 602, making it a great venue and event for our community and seniors.”

Animal shelter events

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

CAHW

The Center for Animal Health & Welfare is holding a Pins for Pets fundraiser until the end of the month. All donations sent in by Feb. 28 will be doubled on air during the morning with Bobby Gunther Walsh of Newsradio WAEB 790 through March 7.

There will be an individual/team bowling benefit 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 9 at Jordan Lanes, 731 Jordan Parkway, Whitehall. To register and for more information, call 610-252-7722, ext. 6 or visit https://mailchi.mp/rcn.com/pins-for-pets?e=3192bcc96e.

BRIEFLY

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Scholarship deadline March 1

131ST DISTRICT

High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives scholarship to help with the costs of higher education.

The application deadline is March 1.

Each year, two students are awarded four-year scholarships equivalent to the value of one semester of tuition at a college or university in the State System of Higher Education, according to a media release from the office of Rep. Justin Simmons, R-131st.

Volunteers of the Year honored by Wildlands Conservancy

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by LARISSA NEMETH in News Briefs

Wildlands Conservancy, the premier nonprofit land trust of the Lehigh Valley and Lehigh River watershed, announced its honorees for the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Awards, which include local Coplay resident, Scott Richards.

The Volunteer of the Year award is Wildlands’ annual acknowledgment of individuals, groups, organizations or businesses that deserve to be recognized for their share of time and talent to support the nonprofit land trust’s land protection, environmental stewardship and education efforts.

Classes offered

Thursday, February 14, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Beekeepers

Want to become a beekeeper? Join experienced beekeepers of the Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Association for their eighth annual Intro to Beekeeping classes 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13 and 27 and March 13 and 27 at Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Dr., Schnecksville.

The price includes all classes, book, course materials, refreshments, access to experienced beekeepers, and field trip to club apiary.

For more information call 610-737-7676 or visit www.lehighvalleybeekeepers.org.