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Last Chance: Deadlines You Need to Know This Week

A scholarship deadline is approaching, spring programs are about to begin and a town wide yard sale in North Reading.

Welcome to Last Chance, a new feature that will provide a list of upcoming deadlines that you may want to know about.

We’ll feature the latest deadlines to take a class, apply for a scholarship or register to vote.

Here is a list of important dates that Reading and North Reading residents will want to know this week.

Reading

Vote For Your High School Basketball Team

If you think basketball team is the best and want to win $1,000 for your school's athletic department, vote for the Super 25 People's Championship.

The People's Championship will determine the nation's top boys' and girls' basketball team and the team with the most votes will receive a $1,000 donation to its athletic department and the Super 25 People's Champion trophy presented by HighSchoolSports.net. The deadline for voting is April 30.

Scholarship

Applications for the Penney Richards Scholarship are due May 1. The memorial fund was established by David and Penny Richards of North Reading, in memory of their daughter, Penney. She was killed in a motorcycle crash on November 19, 2009 at age 25. At the time of her death she was a medical assistant at Massachusetts General Hospital's North Shore Cancer Center in Danvers, and preparing to enter a radiation/oncology program to further her education.

Applications will be reviewed by a committee that includes business and health care industry professionals. The final determination of awards will be the decision of Mr. and Mrs. Richards, in conjunction with input from the application review committee. Applicants will be notified of their award by June 15, 2012. 

Find more information about the scholarship fund and download a PDF of the application and instructions online

Library Program

Nutrition and cooking teacher Anna Tourkakis is the author of Delicious Simplicity: Recipes for Today’s Busy Lifea cookbook stressing healthful, tasty easy-to-prepare meals. Anna will speak at  during their Coffee & More program series on Tuesday, April 10 at 10:00 a.m. and will prepare a recipe from her cookbook. Coffee and refreshments will be available at 9:30 a.m. Call the Library at 781-944-0840 for further information.

North Reading

Town Wide Yard Sale

The North Reading TownWide Yard Sale is April 28. The deadline for submitting an application is April 13 if you want to be listed on the map. Applications are available at the , and , or by calling Jean at 978-664-4095. The sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Council on Aging.

Vote For Your High School Basketball Team

If you think basketball team is the best and want to win $1,000 for your school's athletic department, vote for the Super 25 People's Championship.

The People's Championship will determine the nation's top boys' and girls' basketball team and the team with the most votes will receive a $1,000 donation to its athletic department and the Super 25 People's Champion trophy presented by HighSchoolSports.net. The deadline for voting is April 30.

Parks & Recreation 

Register for Adult Cake Decorating, Thursday, April 26 from 6:45-8:45 p.m. at the . Bring a cake frosted white. Participants will be notified on shape/size of cake by email. Other supplies are included in the price of the class, $30. You have to be over 18 to participate.

Scholarship

Applications for the Penney Richards Scholarship are due May 1. The memorial fund was established by David and Penny Richards of North Reading, in memory of their daughter, Penney. She was killed in a motorcycle crash on November 19, 2009 at age 25. At the time of her death she was a medical assistant at Massachusetts General Hospital's North Shore Cancer Center in Danvers, and preparing to enter a radiation/oncology program to further her education.

Applications will be reviewed by a committee that includes business and health care industry professionals. The final determination of awards will be the decision of Mr. and Mrs. Richards, in conjunction with input from the application review committee. Applicants will be notified of their award by June 15, 2012. 

Find more information about the scholarship fund and download a PDF of the application and instructions online

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