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May 10, 2013

Community Action Inc. seeking board nominees

Community Action Inc. has a vacancy on its Board of Directors for a volunteer community representative for low-income people living in Groveland and Merrimac.

Community Action is looking for nominees who have a sincere interest in the needs of low-income people. Candidates must live in Groveland or Merrimac, but they do not have to be low-income to be a community representative. The board seat is for a term of four years.

The board meets the last Wednesday of each month to discuss policy issues and to participate in planning for the agency. In addition, board members have an opportunity to serve on various committees. If you feel that you would be a good candidate for this volunteer community representative seat and would like to become involved, call 978-373-1971 to request a candidate registration form. The deadline for submitting applications is May 31.

Talk on beekeeping May 30 at library

The public library will host a free presentation on beekeeping with local beekeeper Bill Hamilton on May 30 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Johnson Auditorium.

Hamilton will talk about how to get started in raising bees. The library is at 99 Main St. For more information call Sarah Moser at 978-373-1586, ext. 641, or email smoser@mvlc.org.

Tickets available for Tribute to Women

Tickets are available for the Haverhill YWCA’s 24th annual Tribute to Women luncheon.

The event is June 11 at DiBurro’s function hall. The social preview begins at 11:30 a.m., followed by the luncheon program from noon to 2 p.m. This year’s keynote speaker and honorary chairperson is meteorologist Matt Noyes.

Women from the Greater Haverhill area are nominated to the YWCA Academy of Women because of their unique and outstanding achievements. The academy was established to create a permanent tribute to the achievements and significant contributions of women. Members of the academy are women who bring out the best in people. Each one has become a role model by setting high standards, blazing new trails, working to overcome obstacles, or participating in the community.

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