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  • Kutztown FFA hosts 75th Anniversary Bash Feb. 24

    Kutztown FFA celebrates 75 years of agriculture education and FFA leadership training by hosting a 75th Anniversary Bash for all former FFA members at the Virginville Grange on Feb. 24.

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    Iconic barn torn down to make way for future development in Ontelaunee Township

    In Ontelaunee Township, across from the Leesport Diner, this iconic barn at the intersection of Routes 61 and 73 was torn down on Feb. 20 to make way for future development of the 22 acre tract along Route 61 owned by the Greater Berks Development Fund.

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    Troop 48 leader accomplishments celebrated in its 100th year

    While local Boy Scout Troop 48 celebrated their 100th Year Anniversary, many accomplishments were also celebrated for their members.

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    Tri County Record Community Calendar Feb. 27

    Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Tri County Record Calendar.

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    Conestoga Christian School student receives two congressional nominations

    At age 8 Carissa Earnest decided that she wanted to go to the naval academy. Her parents thought it might be just a passing phase, but Carissa has been determined to follow that dream ever since. It wasn’t long before she decided that she wanted to learn to fly. Later, she got involved in the Technology Student Association at Conestoga Christian School, receiving awards at regional and state competitions, and decided that she wanted to pursue aeronautical engineering.

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    Tel Hai sponsors annual food drive to support local families

    Tel Hai Retirement Community invites the community to participate in the Annual Tel Hai Food Drive from March 1 to 30, benefiting the Twin Valley Food Pantry in Morgantown and the Honey Brook Food Pantry in Honey Brook. In conjunction with National Nutrition Month, Tel Hai is requesting the donation of non-perishable food items and supplies including canned tuna, peanut butter, cereals, pasta, rice, canned fruits & vegetables, laundry detergent, dish soap, bar soap, paper towels and...

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    Thrivent named one of the world’s most ethical companies

    Thrivent, a not-for-profit membership organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously, announced today it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

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    $15,000 in scholarships to be awarded to Chester County-area students

    Benchmark Federal Credit Union has opened a call for entries to Chester County-area students as well as existing membership to compete for five college scholarships totaling $15,000.

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    Twin Valley Elementary Center announces Annual Used Book Sale

    The Twin Valley Elementary Center (TVEC) needs your donations to help make the Annual Used Book Sale sale a success. If you have books or other items to sell, please keep an eye out for bins at local businesses throughout the month of March We will happily accept your gently used books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles, and audio books. Please do not donate textbooks, encyclopedias, medical journals, computer games, comic books, magazines or VHS tapes.

    From Kristin Vandergoes|

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    Welsh Mountain Concert hosted March 7 in New Holland

    The Welsh Mountain Home is hosting a bluegrass/country style gospel music concert, featuring the Roland Zimmerman Family, on Wednesday, March 7, at 6 p.m. in the chapel. This chapel is also used by the Mountain Spring Mennonite Church. The Welsh Mountain Home is located at 567 Springville Road, (Route 897), New Holland. For more information, call the Zimmermans at 717-354-6804 or see their website at www.RolandZimmermanFamily.org.

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