Green Hope men’s lacrosse team fundraiser
The Green Hope High School men’s lacrosse team will hold a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at the Chick-fil-A at Stonecreek Village, 1000 Valleystone Drive, Cary. Chick-fil-A will donate a portion of its sales to the team.
Vote for favorite books
In March, Wake County Public Libraries will participate in a statewide election to choose the 2013 North Carolina Children’s Book Award winners. School-age children may vote for their favorite book from a list of nominees in two categories: the Picture Book Award and the Junior Book Award. Children who read a minimum of five titles from the lists may cast a ballot at any Wake County public library. The winning titles will be announced in April.
For a list of 2013 nominees, visit www.wakegov.com/libraries/kids.
‘Kohl’s Cares’ scholarship program
Kohl’s department stores are accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers through Friday, March 15, for the 2013 Kohl’s Cares scholarship program. Nominations for kids ages 6 to 18 will be accepted at kohlskids.com. Nominators must be 21 or older.
Two nominees from each of the more than 1,100 Kohl’s stores nationwide will win a $50 Kohl’s gift card. More than 200 of the store winners will win regional scholarships worth $1,000 toward post-secondary education.
Ten national winners will be awarded a total of $10,000 in scholarships for post-secondary education, and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization on each national winner’s behalf.
Green Hope PTSA seeking board officers
The Green Hope High School PTSA Nominating Committee is looking for board officers for the 2013-2014 school year. Anyone interested in becoming a member should contact Maryanne Monaco at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Childrens Lighthouse Learning Centers to open new center in Apex
Childrens Lighthouse Learning Centers, a values-based, early-education childcare provider in the United States, has announced that it has signed a franchise agreement with Apex residents Casey and Jenny Ross to open the company’s first location in the Raleigh market and the fourth in state. The learning center will be situated in Apex and is projected to open in the next 12 months.