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August 16. 2013 5:21PM
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NANTICOKE: Luzerne County Community College is holding an information session for its Licensed Practical Nurse to Registered Nurse Program at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the college’s Francis S. and Mary Gill Carrozza, R.N. Health Sciences Center.


Information will be provided on the admission process, requirements specific to the LPN to RN student, when and how to challenge classes, the selection process and the evening/weekend program. The session is free and open to the public.


For more information, call LCCC at 740-0490 or 800-377-LCCC ext. 7490 or email mryneski@luzerne.edu.


RICE TWP.: The Republican Party of Luzerne County is hosting a summer picnic from 2-4 p.m. on Aug. 25 at Urbanski Farms, 3130 Church Road, one quarter mile off the Nuangola Exit 159 on Interstate 81.


Traditional summer picnic food will be provided. A donation of $10 per person is payable at the door.


All candidates, committee persons, elected officials and supporters of the Republican Party are invited and welcome to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring a covered dish or dessert.


Reservations are not required, but would be appreciated. To make a reservation, email tlvgop@gmail.com or call 570-654-6567.


WILKES-BARRE: Wilkes University’s chapter of the national political science honor society Pi Sigma Alpha has been recognized as a “Best Chapter.” This is the second consecutive year that Sigma Pi has received this award. Sigma Pi was one of six chapters recognized nationally for this award. A check for $250 accompanied the award, which will be used for future activities of Sigma Pi.


Pi Sigma Alpha is one of the largest members of the Association of College Honor Societies. It is the only honor society for college students of political science and government in the United States.


Sigma Pi was formed for the purpose of bringing together Wilkes University students and faculty interested in the study of government and politics. Thomas J. Baldino, professor of political science, is the chapter adviser.


WYOMING: The Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave., is holding a free program on healthy school lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday.


Participants will learn about MyPlate and food groups, the components of a healthy lunch and new fun lunch and snack ideas. Parents and children are invited. A limited amount of spaces are available. Registration is required. Call 693-1364.




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