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Rinaldi Honored By The Center For Independent Living Of NEPA

Lackawanna County Clerk of Judicial Records Mary Rinaldi, center, was honored for her advocacy work for people with disabilities by the Center For Independent Living (CIL) of NEPA on July 23. The event marked the 25th anniversaries of the CIL and the Americans With Disabilities legislation. Mrs. Rinaldi was joined by the Lackawanna County Commissioners, State officials and representatives from the Center For Independent Living at the event.

Veterans Appreciation Room Dedicated At The Airport

The Lackawanna County Commissioners and officials from Luzerne County and the Wilkes Barre/Scranton International Airport join with veterans to mark the July 23 opening of the Military Appreciation Room at the terminal. The space will allow veterans and their families to relax while they are waiting to leave on a flight or to pick-up military personnel.

2015 Lackawanna County 4-H Roundup Scheduled

The 2015 Lackawanna County 4-H Roundup will be held on Saturday, August 8, from 10 a.m. –   4 p.m. at the Harry C. Brower Showground, Newton, PA.

Each Lackawanna County 4-H member’s registered project must have a judging sheet completed by a member and leader. All judging sheets are to be stapled to the back cover of the project book so judges can score the entries appropriately after viewing the project book. All entries must have the required components according to the 2015 Lackawanna County 4-H Round-Up Guide to be entered for judging (e.g. story, leader’s judging sheet, proper sized poster). Any project without a completed judging sheet will not be judged or exhibited.

Completed projects along with entry forms must be dropped off at the Lackawanna County Penn State Extension Office by Wednesday, July 15, no later than 4 p.m. Perishable projects are to be dropped off directly to the Showground between 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 8.  Entry forms for perishable projects are due to the Extension Office by July 15.

Please contact the Lackawanna County Extension Office at 570-963-6842 with any questions or requests for more copies of the entry form, roundup guide, or judging sheet.