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DCNR

Wednesday, March 27, 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 20-25 students in grades 10-12 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.

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.