Salisbury Press

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Student artwork now featured

Thursday, March 21, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

PENN STATE LV

The Community Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley presents the exhibit, “Beyond Batiks,” featuring works by William Allen Arts Academy students through March 23.

The exhibit is free and open to the public.

The Community Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley highlights artists in the region specifically as an outreach effort to artist groups and students.

The gallery is adjacent to the Ronald K. De Long Gallery on the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley.

Artists applications

Thursday, March 21, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

SVC

The Saucon Valley Conservancy is seeking artists for the fifth annual Saucon Creek Arts Festival June 1 on the Historic Heller Homestead grounds, 1890-1892 Friedensville Road, Hellertown.

There will be a juried show, based on creativity, originality, technique and presentation, with cash prizes.

Visit https://www.sauconvalleyconservancy.org/ for more information; for applications, visit www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=7014 (due by March 25).

BRIEFLY

Thursday, March 21, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

POLICE TESTING CONSORTIUM

The Lehigh County Police Testing Consortium and eight area agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer.

The written exam will take place April 6 and the physical agility test will take place April 20.

Participating agencies include: Catasauqua Borough Police, Coplay Borough Police, Coopersburg Borough Police, Emmaus Borough Police, South Whitehall Township Police, Upper Macungie Township Police, Upper Saucon Township Police and Whitehall Township Police.

Shoe collection

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

SVCC

The Saucon Valley Community Center is conducting a shoe drive fundraiser through March 21 to raise funds for building renovation and programming. The shoe donations may be dropped off at the SVCC, 323 Northampton St., Hellertown, call 610-838-0722 for other locations or for more information, visit http://svcommctr.org/.

The donated shoes will be redistributed throughout the Funds2Orgs network of micro-enterprise (small business) partners. Funds2Orgs will issue to SVCC a check for the collected shoes.

BRIEFLY

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

Officer testing offered

LEHIGH COUNTY POLICE TESTING CONSORTIUM

The Lehigh County Police Testing Consortium and eight area agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer.

The written exam will take place April 6 and the physical agility test will take place April 20.

Participating agencies include: Catasauqua Borough Police, Coplay Borough Police, Coopersburg Borough Police, Emmaus Borough Police, South Whitehall Township Police, Upper Macungie Township Police, Upper Saucon Township Police and Whitehall Township Police.

Rosie Riveter Day

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

nMIH

The National Museum of Industrial History will hold its second annual Rosie the Riveter Day March 17 at the NMIH, 511 E. Third St., Bethlehem.

“The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter” documentary screening will begin 1 p.m. There will be youth activities 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is an admission discount for ages seven to 17 if the child is dressed up as Rosie.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. For more information, visit http://nmih.org or call 610-694-6644.

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.