Culver to host farmers breakfast

NORTHUMBERLAND - Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-108) invites constiuents involved in agriculture to attend an annual farmers breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Front Street Station, 2 Front St.

In effort to provide a comprehension legislative update, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey will join Culver to discuss current agriculture-related matters being addressed at the federal level.

Call Culver's Sunbury office at 570-286-5885 to RSVP.

Scholarship applications available

HARRISBURG - High school seniors are invited by Rep. Kurt Masser to apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives scholarship to cover the costs of higher education.

Each year, two students preparing for post-secondary education are awarded four-year scholarships. The program is privately funded by individual and corporate donors. No tax dollars are used.

The program is open to graduating high school seniors who are Pennsylvania residents with plans to attend a Pennsylvania college, university or career school as a full-time student. Students must have attained a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade-point average in high school to be eligible. A student's commitment to community, leadership qualities, extracurricular activities and financial need are also taken into consideration.

The scholarship program is administered through the Foundation for Enhancing Communities. To apply, interested students should visit www.repmasser.com and click on "House Scholarship Information." The application deadline is March 1.

Scholarships are awarded through an independent panel of judges chosen by the foundation.