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March 8, 2014

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Allied Artists seeking works for exhibition

Allied Artists of Johnstown is accepting art for its 2014 Juried Spring Exhibition, which will be on display April 7 through May 3 at AmeriServ Financial Bank, 216 Franklin St. in downtown Johnstown.

Both Allied Artists members and nonmembers may submit entries from 10 a.m. to noon April 5 at the downtown AmeriServ branch.

Anyone planning to enter works must be 18 years of age or older.

An entry fee is required for submission of up to three works per artist.

An additional membership fee to Allied Artists will be charged to nonmembers, but nonmembers whose works are accepted by the juror for exhibition will become members of Allied Artists of Johnstown.

Submitted works will be juried by Charles “Bud” Gibbons, professor of fine arts at Penn State’s New Kensington campus.

To receive a prospectus and entry form, call 421-1525 or email

Cancer society seeking drivers

The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteer drivers for the Road to Recovery transportation program in Cambria County. The program provides free transportation to cancer-related medical appointments.

Drivers are required to have a car, safe driving skills and be available as little as one morning or afternoon a month.

For more information, call 695-9232 or 800-227-2345 to volunteer or schedule rides.

Penn Highlands holding open houses

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College has scheduled a series of spring open houses for prospective students.

They include:

• 4 to 7 p.m. March 13 at the Huntingdon Center, 6311 Margy Drive; 643-6200.

• 4 to 7 p.m. April 17 at the Blair Center, lower level next to Macy’s in the Logan Valley Mall, Altoona; 201-2700.

• 5 to 7 p.m. May 12 at the Somerset Center, 315 Georgian Place; 443-2500.

Information will be provided about the educational possibilities offered, including degree programs, transfer options and opportunities for continuing education. Information on student life, including clubs and activities, also will be presented.

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