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January 8, 2014

Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation begins accepting 'Targeted Grant' applications

BOSTON — The Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation has begun accepting applications for grants that seek to improve the quality of education for children in kindergarten through grade 12 as part of its annual “Targeted Grants” program.

Dubbed “K-12 Student Success,” the Charitable Foundation is looking for non-profits to submit proposals that fund programs or initiatives aimed at improving the quality of childhood education between kindergarten through Grade 12.

“There’s no greater contribution we can make to our communities than ensuring that all our children have equal access to a quality education and a bright future,” said Laura Kurzrok, Executive Director of the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation.

The Charitable Foundation plans to award grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000, with the majority of the awards granted in the $10,000 to $15,000 range. The grants will be reviewed annually and requests must be submitted by March 1, 2014. For more information and to apply for a grant, please visit: www.easternbank.com/foundation.

Last year, the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation donated nearly $1 million in targeted grant giving to organizations that address Workforce Development training.

Free film screening at Lawrence Heritage State Park

LAWRENCE — The film “The Case Against Captain Bigelow” about the Pemberton Mill Disaster will be shown Saturday Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. at the Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitor Center, 1 Jackson St. Admission is free and the film will be followed by Q&A with film creators, Louise, Matt & Michael Sandberg

For information call Lawrence Heritage State Park, 978-794-1655,

Haverhill Youth Soccer registration

HAVERHILL — Online registration for the spring In-Town soccer season is open until Jan. 31. The program is for boys and girls ages 4 to 12. For more information or details on how to register your child, visit www.haverhillyouthsoccer.org and click the “Registration” tab or send email to registrar@haverhillyouthsoccer.org.

See classic sci-fi movies at the library this month

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