EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

October 31, 2012

Electronics recycling to benefit 4-H


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — DERRY — Help 4-H and help the Earth at an electronics collection event sponsored by the 4-H Next Step Teen Club on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pinkerton Academy senior parking lot, 5 Pinkerton St., in Derry.

The Next Step Teen Club is raising money for a service learning trip to Dominica, where they will help clean beaches, do service projects, and meet pen pals with whom club members have been exchanging letters for close to a year. The club plans to send at least eight members and two leaders on the trip. Proceeds from the e-waste event will help fund this trip.

Accepted electronics include, but are not limited to, televisions ($15), computer monitors ($10) computers and laptops ($5), printers and multifunction devices ($5), keyboards, mice and cables ($5), VCRs, DVDs, CD players ($5), and gaming systems ($5).

All collected items are recycled and storage devices shredded. Contact RMG Enterprise at 437-6945 with any questions or to inquire about items not listed above.

For more information on 4-H clubs and programs in Rockingham County, call 679-5616 or visit bit.ly/RockCty4H.

Craft Fair in Hampstead

HAMPSTEAD — Visit St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church on Saturday for the annual craft fair.

There will be 20-plus crafters. Some include sewn items, crochet, leather items, photography, doll clothes, jewelry, ornaments, Disney inspired hair clips, baked goods and more.

If the weather permits, there will be pony rides, too.

Homemade lunch will be available for purchase. Email Christine Mason at ChristineMason76@hotmail.com with questions.

St. Christopher’s Church is located at 187 East Road; it can be accessed from Route 111 or Route 125.

‘Daddy and Donuts Story Time’ in Pelham

PELHAM – “Daddy and Donuts Story Time” will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Pelham Library.

This month’s theme will be “turkeys.”

For more information, visit pelhampubliclibrary.org.

Froner receives college’s ‘friend’ award

SALEM — The American College of History and Legal Studies announced Anne Froner, a professor and attorney, as the first recipient of the “Friend of the American College of History and Legal Studies” Award. The award is given to a person in the community who has greatly promoted the college’s mission of a rigorous education in history and law, at an affordable cost, to teach students to be better thinkers and writers.

On Oct. 24, Dr. Michael Chesson, founding professor and dean of the ACHLS, conferred the award before his American History class. Chesson recalled Froner’s reputation for being one of the most “inspiring, engaged, and engaging” professors in her field. Froner teaches paralegal courses at Northern Essex Community College and is a graduate of the Massachusetts School of Law.

The American College of History and Legal Studies was created by the Massachusetts School of Law as an affordable “completion” college, offering the junior and senior years of undergraduate study toward a bachelor’s degree in history and legal studies. Visit achls.org, email info@achls.org or call 458-5145.