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February 8, 2013

Bradford Valentine Road Race postponed

Due to the severe snow storm that is expected to hit the area this weekend, race organizers have made the decision with local and state authorities to postpone the 22nd Bradford Valentine Road Race to Feb. 16.

All other details remain the same and just the date is changed. Entry fees will not be refunded. Online registration will remain open until noon on Feb. 15.

Cheerleading clinic postponed

The Haverhill Cheerleading Youth Clinic scheduled for tomorrow at Haverhill High School has been postponed to Feb. 16, but with new times.

Children in kindergarten through grade two should arrive at 10 a.m., and children in grades three to five should arrive at noon. More information is available from Karen DelRosso at 617-538-6392.

Business Awards Breakfast today, despi

The Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce Membership Services Committee will hold it 23rd Annual Business Awards Breakfast today from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Renaissance Golf Club, 377 Kenoza St.

Keynote speaker is Rick Middleton, former captain of the Boston Bruins and a recent inductee into the Massachusetts Hockey Hall of Fame. The chamber will post a message on its home page, www.haverhillchamber.com, by 6 a.m. to give a final confirmation on this event. Attendees are encouraged to check the website as the chamber will not have email or phone access to field individual inquiries.

NECC celebrates Black History Month

Northern Essex Community College will celebrate Black History Month with workshops on anti-racism, a read-in and presentations on African American Music at local libraries.

All Black History Month activities are free and open to the public. One-hour workshops include "White Privilege" on Feb. 12 and "Anti-Racism" on Feb. 19. All workshops are from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 208 of the Spurk Building on NECC's Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.

NECC’s fifth annual Black History Month Read-in will be held Feb. 25 from noon to 1 p.m. in Lecture Hall A in the Spurk Building. Poet January Gill O’Neil of Beverly, who teaches at Salem State and is the executive director of Massachusetts’ Poetry Festival, will lead the read-in.

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