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February 5, 2013

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:Scholarship offered: Community Action Inc. is offering a $1,000 Goldman Scholarship to an area resident who is enrolled in a full-time college or other post secondary program. College students from Haverhill, Amesbury, Newburyport, Salisbury, Groveland, Georgetown, Boxford, Rowley, Newbury, West Newbury and Merrimac are eligible. The scholarship is named after the late Gerald Goldman, former executive director of Community Action Inc. Applications are available at Community Action Inc., 145 Essex St. Completed applications are due by March 1. The selection of the scholarship winner will be decided by Goldman’s children and announced in April. Applications are also available online at www.communityactioninc.org. More information is available from Marge Hooper at 978-373-1971.

:DivorceCare seminar/support group: A new session of DivorceCare, a special weekly seminar (12 weeks) and support group for people who are separated or divorced, begins Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. at West Congregational Church, 767 Broadway. Seminar session topics include Facing My Anger, Facing my Loneliness, Depression, New Relationships, Forgiveness, and Moving On. A $15 registration fee covers materials. To register contact Deb Berlin at debberlin@juno.org or for more information visit online at divorcecare.org.

:Haverhill Girls Softball: The Haverhill Girls Softball League will hold open registrations for girls age 5 to 16 on Feb. 2 and 16 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Elks Lodge on Summer Street. For more information contact the league online at www.haverhillgirlssoftball.org.

:Women’s City Club to meet: The Women’s City Club of Haverhill will meet Feb. 5 at the Advent Christian Church, 160 Carlton St. Coffee hour begins at 1:30 p.m., followed by the business meeting at 2 p.m. The program will feature the documentary film “Conflagration of 1882 in Haverhill” by local attorney Jay Cleary, who has produced a number of Haverhill Community TV programs over the last 10 years. Cleary will present the documentary film about the fire that destroyed the shoe district from Washington Square to Railroad Square. This program was selected as the best documentary film by the Alliance for Community Media in 2010.

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