The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

March 15, 2014

Community briefs from March 15, 2014

Herald staff

- — Athena Leadership Award nominations due Monday

Nominations for the second annual Lawrence/Mercer County Athena Leadership Award and the Athena Young Professional Leadership Award are due by Monday.

The awards honor those who have achieved excellence in her/his business, profession or community service; have served the community in a meaningful way; and have assisted women in their attainment of professional goals and leadership skills.

The Athena Awards will be presented April 22 at Park Inn by Radisson, Shenango Township. Forms are available at or 2014 Athena Awards.

Send completed nomination forms to Marci Radcliffe,; or to JoAnn McBride,

Brooks to host state firearms law seminar

GREENVILLE – Rep. Michele Brooks, Jamestown, R-17th District, will host a seminar on the state’s firearms laws from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 1 at the Reynolds VFW, 115 Edgewood Drive.

Scheduled speakers for the seminar include Mercer County District Attorney Robert Kochems and Mercer County Sheriff Gary Hartman.

Because of limited seating, those interested in attending should contact Brooks’ Greenville office at 724-588-8911 or sign up at