Noteworthy: Thursday, January 10, 2013
Trees will be picked up through Feb. 1
KULPMONT - Borough workers will pick up Christmas trees in Kulpmont Borough until Friday, Feb. 1. Residents of Chestnut Street are asked to put their trees in the alleys behind their homes in order to avoid traffic congestion on Route 61.
DCNR accepting grant applications
HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has scheduled workshops and is accepting applications for grants under the 2013 Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2), according to Sen. John R. Gordner, R-27.
In 2013, DCNR will focus on grant awards that advance local recreation and conservation priorities delineated in the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan.
The application period for C2P2 is open until April 10. Grant applications are available at www.grants.dcnr.state.pa.us.
Additionally, DCNR and the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society have scheduled a series of grant workshops for local officials and recreation associations beginning in February. Go to www.dcnr.state.pa.us/calendar for more information.
Free grant-writing workshop offered
SHAMOKIN - The public is invited to attend a free grant-writing workshop offered at St. John's United Church of Christ.
A one-hour orientation led by Sherry Romanoskie will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 117 N. Eighth St., and is focused on funding opportunities for church and community organizations.
Training will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jan. 19, also at the church, during which the basics of the grant-writing process, grant research, proposal development and grant submission will be covered.
Lunch will be served during the training session.
For more information, call the church office at 648-6101.