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LMMS

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Mini-thon set for April 19

On April 19, Lower Macungie Middle School will host their second annual mini-thon to benefit the Four Diamonds Fund for pediatric cancer.

The mission of The Four Diamonds Fund is to conquer childhood cancer by assisting children treated at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital and their families through superior care, comprehensive support and innovative research.

Any family with a child being treated for pediatric cancer at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital is automatically eligible for support.

Approximately 100 new families receive support each year.

Emmaus library

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Local author to visit

Local author Bryan Svencer will visit the Emmaus Public Library to talk about his new book, EDUTAINMENT 1:30 p.m. April 6. It includes 17 dynamic teaching strategies and incentives for the 21st century.

"This is not your mother's classroom anymore," Svencer said.

Svencer teaches fourth grade at Lincoln School in Emmaus and has been incorporating this philosophy in his classroom for years. After his talk he will autograph copies of the book, for sale at the library at that time.

EHS

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Museum to reopen April 13

The Emmaus Historical Society museum needs additional time for renovations and is now scheduled to reopen April 13. Orders are being taken until April 5 for Shoo Fly pies to be picked up at the April 17 meeting or picked up at the museum April 20. Call 610-966-6591 to order. For additional information, visit their website at emmaushistoric-pa.org.

AMC

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Scholarship available

The Allentown Music Club is offering a $1,000 Past President's Assembly scholarship to a high school senior who resides in Lehigh or Northampton counties.

The student must be accepted at an accredited institution and be pursuing music performance. Application deadline is April 10.

Call Paula Evans at 610-261-4072 or Jane Gambone at 610-435-0120 for information.

EMSP

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Bingo April 14

An Emmaus Main Street Partners "Bags & White Ice Bingo" will be held 1 to 4 p.m. April 14 at St. John's UCC, 139 N. 4th Street. Doors open noon.

The event is sponsored by Lafayette Ambassador Bank.

Proceeds benefit the community projects of the Emmaus Main Street Partners. There is a discount for tickets purchased in advance, although tickets can be purchased at the door. Extra games, special games, raffle and chinese auction are just some of the added fun.

For tickets and complete details, call Donna at 610-965-2174.

DCNR

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Camp accepting applications

Young Pennsylvanians interested in pursuing environmental careers are invited to apply by April 15 for the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' summer residential camp.

The Exploring Careers Outdoors Camp, or ECO Camp, will introduce 20 to 25 students in grades 10 to 12 to conservation and environmental careers.

This year's camp will begin July 7, at Kirby Episcopal House and Chapel, Mountain Top, Luzerne County.

The camp is near Nescopeck State Park and about 10 miles south of Wilkes-Barre.

ArtsQuest

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Events set

ArtsQuest will hold several events on Easter, March 31. There will be an Easter brunch with live music 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Musikfest cafe, SteelStacks, Founder's Way. Advance reservations are required.

There will be a screening of "Hop" 11:45 a.m.; a Peeps hunt 1:30 p.m. with an appearance by the Easter bunny; and The Lesson Center students will perform 2 p.m.

At 1:30 p.m. March 28 through 30, the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas will show "The Passion of the Christ."

For information and reservations, call 610-332-3378 or visit www.artsquest.org.

Penn State

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

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.