CARON TREATMENT CENTERS The center is looking for an Associate Counselor Responsible for providing support to the Addiction Counselor as needed, which may include group and individual therapy, referral and family contacts, treatment planning, continuing care, bio-psychosocials, assessments, and lectures for patients in our women's unit. This person should hold a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a Human Service field and one-year D & A experience and thorough knowledge of 12-step programs.Please send your resume to: Caron Treatment Centers, Attn: Recruiter, Galen Hall Road, PO Box 150, Wernersville, PA 19565. Fax: 610-678-8583. Email: We offer excellent benefits including a generous Paid Time Off policy!,

BERKS CLASSICAL CHILDREN's CHORUS The Berks Classical Children's Chorus seeks a qualified Choral Director to assume the duties of Director of Choristers, a highly skilled, auditioned treble chorus, composed primarily of singers in grades 4 through 7. Send resumes and cover letters to: SEARCH COMMITTEE, Berks Classical Children's Chorus, 201 Washington Street, Suite 529, Reading, PA 19601. Deadline for receipt of applications is February 18.


California Bar and Grill announces a call for teams for the 16th Annual Wing Eating Competition which benefits Easter Seals Eastern Pennsylvania. The event will be held on Sunday, March 2 from 2-4 p.m. Registration begins at 1 p.m.


African American Month

€¢ Feb. 18: Film "Children of War,"1:10 p.m., room 101 Franco Building

€¢ Feb. 20: African-American Market featuring vendors and demonstrations of African art and culture, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Perkins Student Center

€¢ Feb. 21: Arts and Lecture Series presents Ronald Mallet, professor of theoretical physics at the University of Connecticut and author of Time Traveler: A Scientists Personal Mission to Make Time Travel a Reality, discusses his studies on this controversial topic, 7:30 p.m., Perkins Student Center Auditorium

€¢ Feb. 27: Cultural Event: Brazz Tree, duo of musicians who have created a new genre of music-New World Acoustic Rock-inspired by compositions from places as far-flung as Ireland and India, 7:30 p.m., Perkins Student Center Auditorium.

€¢ Penn Players, Penn State Berks' student theatre group, will present The Vagina Monologues on Thursday, February 14-February 15, at 8:00 p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.

For more information, please contact the Office of Campus Life at (610) 396-6076.

COUNTRY MEADOWS OF WYOMISSING Country Meadows of Wyomissing will continue its monthly Lunch & Learn Series Feb. 14 with a program entitled "Downsizing Opportunities for Seniors in Berks County." Community members, healthcare field professionals and senior care services representatives are invited to attend. A light lunch will be served. Pre-registration is required for this event. Please contact Country Meadows of Wyomissing at 610-374-3122.


Berks Women in Crisis (BWIC) will offer the spring session of its 60-hour educational seminar on domestic and sexual violence beginning on March 17. An orientation for volunteers to learn more about BWIC and the training offered during this course will be held on Monday, March 10 at 5:30 p.m. in our office, 645 Penn Street, 2nd Floor, Reading. Orientation includes an overview of the seminar and will address potential volunteers' questions.

For additional information, to request an application for enrollment in the seminar, or for inquiries about other ways to volunteer for Berks Women in Crisis, please call Karen in PeaceWorks at 610-373-1206, or email us at

BERKS COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION DEPT. The Volunteer Welcome Meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 10:00 a.m. at the Berks County Heritage Center. Interested individuals can call the Heritage Center office at (610) 374-8839 for more information.


Events are: Tuesdays February 19, 26, and March 4, 2008. 7-8 p.m. followed by a Eucharist. Cost: None, but please let St. Alban know you're coming by calling 610-678-7001.


The 4th Annual Spring Spectacular Silent Auction the best one yet on Saturday, March 29 from 7 ' 11 p.m. at Designers Place at VF (3rd Floor). Open Bar, Food, entertainment and over 300 silent auction items.

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