The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

April 9, 2014

Community briefs from April 9, 2014

Herald staff

- — Card shower planned for Janet Hunt’s 90th

SANDY LAKE – A card shower is planned for Janet L. Hunt who will celebrate her 90th birthday on April 20. Janet was born on Easter Sunday in 1924 and will turn 90 on Easter Sunday this year.

Cards may be send to her at: Box 153, Sandy Lake 16145.

Wilmington alumni giving 2 scholarships this year

SHARON – The New Wilmington Alumni Scholarship, established in 2008, was founded on the 50th anniversary of the last class to graduate from the Vine Street School in New Wilmington.

New Wilmington alumni have awarded five scholarships since its inception starting with the first award of $500 in 2009.   

This year, two graduating seniors from Wilmington High School will receive $1,000 each.

The selection criteria include financial need, grade point average and school and community activities.

The Community Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio, along with its regional affiliate, Lawrence Community Foundation, manages the fund.

Tax-deductible donations to the scholarship fund can be made at A DONATION or by sending a check to the Community Foundation, 7 W. State St, Suite 301, Sharon 16146, and designating New Wilmington Alumni Scholarship as the charity.

Scholarship applications are available at: or through the Wilmington High guidance office. Deadline to apply is April 30.