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The Lackawanna County Penn State Extension will celebrate 100 years of service to county residents and will present the 2014 Thomas B. Jurchak Award to Hilda Lewis for her 50 years of volunteer service to youth as a 4-H leader at its 2014 annual meeting, which will be held on Saturday, June 7, from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Abington Senior Center, 1151 Winola Rd., Clarks Summit.

The Thomas B. Jurchak Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution for advancing the Extension’s goals of education in agriculture, family living, youth, and community development. Jurchak was the County’s Extension Director for 38 years.

The cost of the program is $5 per person. Registration is required and the deadline is Monday, June 2. Healthy snacks will be served, using approved Penn State program recipes. At the conclusion of the meeting, tours of the Community Garden will be offered along with Penn State Extension program displays.

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 access, please contact Terry Schettini at 570-963-6842.

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