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October 04. 2013 9:56AM
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DALLAS: Misericorda University is planning a wide range of events for Homecoming 2013 this weekend at the campus. There will be activities for alumni, students and their families and a slate of athletic competitions.

Alumni can go on online to the CougarConnect website or the MU Alumni home page at www.misericordia.edu/alumni for all the details and registration information.

KINGSTON: The Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., is hosting a college and career workshop presented by Jennifer L. Severini-Kresock from NEPA Career and College Counseling Associates, from 1-2 p.m. on Oct. 12.

“Special Needs Students and Strategies - Special Needs Students and Strategies for Post-Secondary Success” will include advice and information for special needs students and families planning for post-secondary education. Specific information will be presented on transition, college and career options, employment, standardized testing, OVR and other relevant information. Brochures and pamphlets with more suggestions will be available.

MOUNTAIN TOP: Mountaintop Relay for Life is holding a kick-off for the 2014 relay at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at King’s Pizza. All team members and volunteers are invited to attend. Anyone interested in starting a team should attend this meeting. Company teams are welcome.

WILKES-BARRE: Wilkes University is holding homecoming and reunions this weekend.

The weekend will kick off with the dedication of the Lawrence and Sally Cohen Science Center at 4 today. The public is invited and self-guided tours will be available.

There are numerous other alumni events planned for the weekend. For more information visit http://community.wilkes.edu/s/344/index01.aspx?sid=344&gid=1&pgid=880 or contact Bridget Giunta Husted at 1-800-WILKES-U ext. 4134 or bridget.giunta@wilkes.edu.

WRIGHT TWP: The Wright Township Recreation Board is planning the Mountain Top health walk in the park at 10 a.m. on Oct. 19 at the pavilion in the Wright Township Park. Walkers of all levels are invited to use the park trail, which is 1.6 miles, as many times as they desire. Participants will be monitored to ensure maximum benefits. There will also be yoga relaxation and stretching exercise demonstrations available.

Health monitoring will be done by the Geisinger Health Care System and the American Red Cross.

Participants should register by calling 570-474-9067 between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or at the park a half hour prior to the start of the walk.

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