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Civil war

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Group to meet April 2

The Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania will be hosting historian and re-enactor Dick Simpson April 2 at Day's Inn, 3400 Airport Road, Allentown.

He will be discussing "Vermont Brigade at Gettysburg."

Dinner will be 6:30 p.m. Program at 7:30 p.m.

Reservations are required for the dinner and must be made by March 28.

There is a fee for both the dinner and program.

Players of the Stage

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

'Tom Sawyer' April 25 to 27

Players of the Stage will be performing "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain 7 p.m. April 25, 26 and 27 and 2 p.m. April 27 at Living Hope Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 330 Schantz Road, Lower Macungie.

The show was adapted for stage and is being directed by Sharon Barshinger Gerdes.

Tickets are free but reservations are required.

An offering will be taken to support the Care Net Centers of the Lehigh Valley.

To reserve tickets, call 484-515-3051 or go to potstickets@gmail.com.

For more information, visit playersofthestage.

LEHIGH COUNTY

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Reverse 911 available

Lehigh County Emergency Services is providing "Reverse 911," a community notification system, which is intended to alert residents and businesses about emergencies that may impact their safety. Residents and businesses who already have landline telephone connections through such providers as Verizon, Frontier and Ironton, are automatically included in this free notification system. Those with other services and devices as mentioned below are encouraged to sign-up for notification.

Dyslexia center

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Bookfair set for April 20

Children's Dyslexia Center of Allentown is having a book fair 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20, at Barnes and Noble at The Promenade Shops, Center Valley.

Events include book signings by Author Eli Kowalski, appearance by Kushka, the real-life dog from the book "Kushka, the Dog Named Cat," musical performance by Ryan Leaver 1 to 2 p.m.; special story times; crafts; face painting; and a store scavenger hunt.

ASSE

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Local families needed for exchange students

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local host families for boys and girls from a variety of countries around the world– France, Spain, Norway, Finland, Germany, China, Thailand and many others. These students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to this area for the upcoming high school year or semester. The students are personable, academically selected, conversant in English, bright, curious and excited to learn about America by living as part of your family, attending high school and sharing their own culture and language with you.

Music Club

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Scholarship app deadline April 10

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. The application deadline is April 10. Call Paula Evans at 610-261-4072, or Jane Gambone at 610-435-0120, for information.

Post 12099

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Accepting new members

The Military Nursing Corps of Pennsylvania, VFW Post 12099, is welcoming veterans with service in overseas conflicts.

Current members of Post 12099 have proudly served in every conflict from World War II to active status in the global war on terror.

Post 12099, headquartered in the Gen. Charles C. Curtis National Guard Armory, 1501 Allen St., Allentown, and meets 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month.

Veteran's discharge paper (DD214), or if active duty, a letter from their commanding officer, is required to determine eligibility for VFW membership.

SCORE

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Discussion set for April 4

How can a small business navigate through all the available hardware and software options and develop the right solution that won't break the bank?

On April 4, the Lehigh Valley Chapter of SCORE will offer the sixth in a series of free informal "Round Table" discussions on topics of interest to small business owners, this one focusing on developing an affordable IT strategy for your small business.

The Roundtable discussion which will be facilitated by a SCORE member, will be held 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Dunkin' Donuts, 3670 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

SHS

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Class of 2016

The Salisbury High School Class of 2016 will hold "Salisbury's Got Talent" 7:30 p.m. March 26 at the school. Local renowned singer and songwriter and district employee Scott Marshall will be guest performing with Salisbury's top talents at the show. Doors open 7:15 p.m.

The show will include a dozen acts of Salisbury's finest. There is a charge. Profits benefit the Class of 2016. Show your support for very talented students and staff at Salisbury.

Penn State

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Conference set for April 12

Penn State Extension is sponsoring an Entrepreneurial Communities; Increasing Regional Prosperity through Entrepreneurism, all day conference April 12, at the Fowler Center in South Bethlehem.

Dr. Michael Fortunato, research associate and lecturer at Penn State University, will be the speaker.

His topic is "Improving Entrepreneur's Success: What is Working in Communities?"