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May 10, 2013

Community Action Inc. seeking board nominees


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — 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.

The goals of the academy include leadership development, continuing education on public issues and community involvement. Tickets to the event are available at the YWCA, 107 Winter St., and are $45 per person. Tables of 10 may be reserved.

College plans class reunions

Alumni of Northern Essex Community College who graduated between 1963 and 1973 are invited to attend a reunion June 21 at 4 p.m. at DiBurro’s function hall to reminisce and catch up with classmates.

This reunion marks the 50th and 40th graduation anniversaries for the classes of 1963 and 1973. NECC opened its doors to its first students in 1961, and the class of 1963 is the first class to graduate from the college.

Volunteer organizers include class of 1963 members Maurice Viscuso, Rosemarie (Webb) D’Agata, and Bill Klueber, as well as Pat Kennedy from the class of 1966 and former NECC faculty member and administrator Norman Landry. To help with reunion preparations or for more information on the event, contact Lindsey Mayo at 978-556-3621 or lmayo@necc.mass.edu.

Osteoporosis topic of senior lunch program

Osteoporosis – What You Should Know, a senior lunch presentation with Orthopedic surgeon Eugene Brady, will be June 4 from 1 to 2 p.m. in Merrimack Valley Hospital’s first-floor auditorium.

The menu includes garden salad, roast pork loin with apple sauce, mashed potatoes with gravy, whole green beans, tapioca pudding or apple pie, coffee and tea. The cost of $5 includes a full lunch and the presentation. Merrimack Valley Hospital is at 140 Lincoln Ave. For more information or to register, please call 978-521-8140.