Schools & Libraries – January 31, 2013
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Academic awards available
The awards committee of the First Congregational Church of Claridon UCC is announcing the availability of awards for the 2012-2013 academic year. The purpose of this award is to encourage individuals to further their education either in a traditional college/university, a trade school or an apprentice program.
Applicants will be required to complete an application form. Applications are available through local high schools or the church office located at the corner of Claridon Troy and Mayfield roads, 440-635-1467.
Applications must be received by the awards committee no later than March 31. Completed forms may be returned to the church office or by mail to: Janice Stanek, 15321 Chardon Windsor Road, Huntsburg, OH 44046.
Applications will be reviewed and awards will be made on demonstration of current service to the community, home, school and church; demonstration of need; and work experience, paid or unpaid.
Preference will be given to applicants affiliated with the First Congregational Church of Claridon.
For information, call Mrs. Stanek at 440-321-3188.
GEL Breakfast Feb. 1
David Holmes and Dr. Mary Hricko will present The New Foundation Center Cooperating Collection at KSU Geauga: Funding Resources and Assistance at the next Geauga Economic Leadership (GEL) breakfast Feb. 1 at 8 a.m. at the Burton campus of Kent State University, 14111 Claridon Troy Road.
Holmes is the regional training coordinator for the Foundation Center - Cleveland and Dr. Hricko is director of library services at KSU Geauga and interim assistant dean.
Admission is free. Doughnuts and coffee will be served. Please call Carol at 440-834-3755 to R.S.V.P.
Lakeland Hosts Open House For Students with Disabilities
Lakeland Community College will host the 17th annual Open House for Students with Disabilities on Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon on the main campus located at 7700 Clocktower Drive, 44094 in building H, room 1095.
The open house will provide a general overview of Lakeland and its services to students with disabilities.
To RSVP and for more information, call the Student Accommodation Center at 440-525-7020. Space is limited.
Annual Chess Tournaments At Burton Public Library
The Friends of the Burton Public Library will hold their annual chess tournaments on all Saturdays in February at the Library.
The grades K-5 tournament is Feb. 2 and the grades 6-8 tournament is Feb. 9. Games begin at 10 a.m. and both tournaments are expected to be completed by 1 p.m.
High school students, grades 9-12, will compete Feb. 16 and competition for adults is Feb. 23. Both tournaments begin at 10 a.m. and are expected to be completed by 5 p.m.
The tournament is Swiss-type, providing each player with four games. Three certificates will be awarded in each division.
Prior tournament competition is not necessary. Players should bring their own standard chess sets and a snack or lunch and beverage. Players are expected to complete all four of their games.
Players must register in advance. There is no entrance fee required.
For registration and information, call Burton Public Library at 440-834-4466.