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Lackawanna County Cooperative Extension Association Annual Meeting

The annual meeting is set for Tuesday, June 4, 2013 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., at the Commonwealth Medical College, 525 North Pine Street, Scranton, Pa.

The doors will open at 5:00 p.m., 5:30-p.m. Soup & Sandwich, 6:00 p.m. – Business meeting-2013 Thomas J. Jurchak Award, 6:30 p.m. – Tour of the Medical College.

The Thomas B. Jurchak Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the Lackawanna County Extension program for advancing its goals of education in agriculture, family living, youth and community development. Thomas B. Jurchak was county extension director and dedicated 38 years of service to Lackawanna County.

The cost of the program is $10 per person. Registration is required and the deadline to register is May 30, 2013. There is parking along North Pine Street or in the TCMC parking lot on East Gibson between Adams and Jefferson. For questions or to register contact the Penn State Extension office in Lackawanna County at 570-963-6842.

Penn State Cooperative Extension in Lackawanna County is an educational network that gives local residents easy access to the resources and expertise of the Pennsylvania State University. Through educational programs, publications, and events, cooperative extension educators deliver unbiased, research-based information to Lackawanna County citizens.

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Terry Schettini at 570-963-6842 in advance of your participation or visit.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Armed Forces Week Designated In Lackawanna County

The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a proclamation to retired military officials, designating May 14-20 Armed Forces Week in our community. The presentation recognizes the thousands of men and women who have dedicated their lives to serving our country and protecting our principles of freedom and justice.

L-r, Commissioner Corey D. O’Brien, Joseph Sylvester, Bob Cudworth, Commissioner Jim Wansacz, and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.