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News & Highlights
Governor Corbett Appoints New PHC Board Members
Governor Tom Corbett has appointed Harris Ferris (Pittsburgh) and Jane Gleason (Johnstown) to the Pennsylvania Humanities Council Board of Directors. Read the news release.
Photo: (l) Jane Gleason and (r) Harris Ferris
Creative Art Workshop Closes Out Albright Memorial Library TRL
The Albright Memorial Library branch of Teen Reading Lounge celebrated their final session with an art workshop inspired by the book Maximum Ride. Over the course of the program, participants discussed themes in the books such as animal shamanism, belonging, and what it means to be human. Activities included mask-making, scripting and filming a talk show. Learn more about Teen Reading Lounge.
PHC in Action!
PHC to Present $50,000 Grant to the Scranton Neighborhood Pocket Park Collaborative
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