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.
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.
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.
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.
The WalkWorks program, a collaboration between the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, has selected Lehigh Valley Planning Commission in Lehigh County and 10 other communities to receive grants that will assist with the development of active transportation plans and policies.
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is inviting college-bound high school seniors across the country to enter its 2019 Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship Essay Contest for the chance to earn money for college.
The annual program has awarded more than $250,000 in college scholarships since its inception.
The deadline to submit essays is Feb. 15.
Muhlenberg College recently announced its new partnership with the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law to offer qualified Muhlenberg students direct admission to law school.
The “3+3 program,” which provides qualified Muhlenberg students with direct admission to Villanova Law, is the most recent addition to the College’s dual-degree cooperative offerings.
Muhlenberg’s new 3+3 partnership with the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law will provide qualified students with early access to law school.
Students of all ages from Star of the Day Voice Studio will perform Feb. 8 in this year’s first Sanctuary Serenade, a free concert series, at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Emmaus.
The 7 p.m. winter recital is the first of six Friday night concerts scheduled this year by the church and Star of the Day Event Productions, a full-scale live entertainment company that performs in venues all over the Lehigh Valley.
Other Sanctuary Serenades are scheduled 7 p.m. May 3, June 7, Aug. 2, Oct. 4 and Dec. 20.
Alburtis Elementary School teachers Sean Nolan and Abigail Hoosier are among educators selected to receive a fall 2018 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation.
Alburtis Elementary School has been rewarded a $5,000 grant to be used for an indoor and outdoor Makerspace.
About 265 students from 25 middle, intermediate, elementary and junior high schools in three counties are registered to compete in the 35th annual Lehigh Valley MATHCOUNTS® event at Lower Macungie Middle School, 6299 Lower Macungie Road, Lower Macungie Township, Feb. 9.
The snow date will be Feb. 10
Students will take written tests 9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in the gymnasium. The top 10 scoring students will face off in the countdown round, a “Jeopardy” style oral competition, 1 p.m. in the school auditorium.