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Dyslexia

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Book fair planned 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- 2 p.m.; special story times; crafts; face painting; and a store scavenger hunt.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in Opinion

·American Cancer Society Inc. needs volunteers for Daffodil Days fundraiser.

Contact Rosemarie Murphy at 610-921-2329 ext. 3109 or Rosemarie.Murphy@cancer.org.

·Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, is seeking community members to become certified tax preparation volunteers through the IRS supported Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, as well as other volunteers to assist with hospitality functions at free tax sites in Lehigh County.

Contact Nicole Folino at 484-893-1031 or nfolino@caclv.org.

Ham radio

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Meeting set for April 4

Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will meet 7:30 p.m. April 4 in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem.

Program will be "Valuing and Insuring Your Radio Equipment" by Blair/K3YD.

Members and the public are welcome to attend.

For more information, go to dlarc.org or email KE3AW@ARRL.NET or call 610-432-8286.

LCCC

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Fitness course offered for kids

Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4500 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville, is offering "Running for Life" for youngsters ages 8-12 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. April 10 through May 29 at LCCC's main campus.

Students will learn good nutrition and track their exercise and healthy snacking in a journal.

Kids are asked to wear comfortable clothes, sneakers, and to bring a water bottle.

There is a materials fee for the journal, along with a course fee.

To register or for more information, call 610-799-1197 or email ncregistrar@mymail.lccc.edu.

College Corner

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Slippery Rock

Local students

on dean's list

The following residents have earned dean's list honors during fall semester 2012 at Slippery Rock University.

To qualify for the dean's list, a student must earn a 3.5 grade-point average or higher on a 4-point scale while taking 12 or more graded hours of course credit.

Students from the local area named to the list are:

Allentown: Jessica Laughlin;

Fogelsville: Andrew Millick;

Germansville: Jacob Leiby; and

Schnecksville:Joseph Stock.

College Corner

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in Local News

Bucknell Univ.

Local resident

on dean's list

Joseph Lundeen, a 2011 Parkland graduate, achieved dean's list for the fall semester at Bucknell University where he is in his sophomore year studying physics.

He is the son of Edward and Christine Lundeen of South Whitehall Township.

A student must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher to be on the dean's list, and this is his third consecutive semester to achieve this status.

Music Club

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Scholarship being offered

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.

NARFE

Thursday, March 21, 2013 by The Press in News Briefs

Meeting set for March 28

Lehigh Valley Chapter 1371 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet noon March 28 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church 1933 Hanover Ave., Allentown.

All current and former federal workers are invited to attend.

First timers and those wanting lunch should call Ken Zeiner at 610-837-7246 before March 23.

There is a fee for lunch.

Those attending just the program and business session should arrive at 12:45 p.m.

For information, call Marie Nader, membership chair, at 610-231-0237.