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March 29. 2013 4:46PM
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LEHMAN: Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is offering a limited number of scholarships for students to attend the school’s Summer Youth Programs. The scholarships, underwritten by Procter & Gamble’s Live, Learn and Thrive Program and the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Alumni Constituent Society, help defray the costs of attending the camps at Penn State Wilkes-Barre this summer. The scholarships will cover the cost of the camp tuition and are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis for those who qualify.

Camps will run from July 8-12 and July 15-19 with a morning session from 9 a.m. to noon and an afternoon session from 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

For detailed information or to print a camp brochure, visit

NANTICOKE: Luzerne County Community College is holding a free information night for its hospitality and culinary programs from 5-7 p.m. on April 10 at the Joseph A. Paglianite Culinary Institute.

Information regarding the college’s pastry arts management, culinary arts and hospitality business management programs will be available as well as information on enrollment procedures, tuition and financial aid. Faculty members will be available to discuss educational and career opportunities.

The information night is open to the public. For more information, call LCCC at 740-0342 or 740-0516 or 800-377-LCCC, ext. 7342 or 7516.

PITTSTON: The 2013 WVIA Auction will start on April 16. Participants can go to to bid on items.

Bidding will continue until items begin to close nightly at 10 p.m. from April 29 to May 5.

Auction items offered on the website are at least 60% off their listed retail value and include amusement park tickets, golf passes, advertising packages, outdoor adventures, home and garden needs, hotel stays, restaurants, jewelry, photography packages, spa treatments, concert tickets, ski passes, rock salt and automotive services.

This year the WVIA Auction, in partnership with Minooka Subaru, is also giving chances to bid on an all-new 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited.

To bid on items, participants must register their information on the secure website along with a working credit card. All major credits card are accepted. There is no obligation to bid when registering. All sales are final and bids will not be retracted.

The auction is made possible through the generosity of local businesses and the support of local viewers.

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