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April 11, 2014

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Applications for the $1,000 Lt. Col. Michael E. Ambrazavitch Scholarship are available at the Peabody Historical Society’s headquarters, 35 Washington St., Peabody, and at www.peabodyhistorical.org. To be eligible, a student must be a resident of Peabody; a graduating member of the 2014 senior class of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School; a participant in the ROTC program at PVMHS for four years; and accepted to a Massachusetts state college or university. The deadline for submissions is tomorrow. For information, call 978-531-0805.

Applications for the George & Rachel Shaw Scholarships, administered annually by the Peabody Historical Society & Museum and funded by Sylvia and Ralph Marble, are available at society headquarters, 35 Washington St., Peabody, or at www.peabodyhistorical.org. Two $1,250 scholarships will be awarded. To be eligible, a student must be a resident of Peabody; completing his or her sophomore year in college or beyond; and a full-time college student carrying at least 12 credits per semester. Applications are due by tomorrow. For information, call 978-531-0805.

“Get to Know the Festival Poets,” a program at the Peabody Institute Library, will discuss the work of poets who will be featured at the Massachusetts Poetry Festival, which will be held in Salem from May 2 to 4. Led by poet and Salem State University Professor Jennifer Jean, the fourth of six meetings will be held on Tuesday, April 15, at 12:30 p.m. at the Main Library at 82 Main St. in Peabody. The poets discussed will be Li-Young Li, April 15; Susan Rich, April 22; and Cornelius Eady, April 29. For more information and to register, call 978-531-0100, ext. 10, or visit www.peabodylibrary.org.

In partnership with B&S Event Management, the North Shore Community Development Coalition will host the third annual Energize the Earth 5K/10K run/walk on Sunday, April 27, at 10 a.m., at Lynch Park, 55 Ober St., Beverly. The event attracts participants from all over New England with a focus on clean, green living. All proceeds will benefit the North Shore CDC’s sustainable affordable housing and community development work. Both the 5K/10K will start at 10 a.m. and finish at Lynch Park. Walkers are welcome and encouraged to participate in the 5K. The first 500 runners to register will receive a custom branded race shirt and bag of goodies. Online registration will remain open until noon on Saturday, April 26, and reopen at 8:30 a.m. on race day at Lynch Park. For details and registration, visit www.northshorecdc.org or www.bnseventmanagement.com.

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