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HAVERHILL — The Haverhill Firefighting Museum will present a fire safety program on Saturday, August 20, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

In partnership with the Haverhill Fire Department, children and adults will learn how to survive a smoke filled fire. The program includes a smoke tunnel that children can crawl through and will demonstrate the danger of smoke. The museum and its hero headquarters, interactive children’s center, as well as a “Moments in Bravery” photography exhibit by Mike Jarvis, will be open until 4 p.m. Admission is $5 per person and $15 per family.

The Haverhill Firefighting Museum at 75 Kenoza Ave. is open from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday through the end of October.

Visit online at www.haverhillfirefightingmuseum.org.

Veterans Northeast will host its first annual golf tournament

METHUEN – The Haverhill Veterans Northeast Outreach Center will hold its first ever golf tournament on August 22 at Merrimack Valley Golf Club, 210 Howe St. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m., followed by tee time at 8:00 a.m. h. Registration fees start at $175. For more information and to register, email [email protected]

Salem Teens Receive National Planet Fitness Scholarships

SALEM, NH – Planet Fitness recently awarded two Salem teenagers – Anna Carbone and William Karantonis – scholarships of $5,000 each for their efforts in promoting a kinder world for today’s youth.

Each received one of 50 national scholarships that Planet Fitness has given to teens from Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Both members of the Greater Salem Club were recognized for their efforts that exemplify the company’s philanthropic initiative to promote inclusion in communities.

Carbone led Mental Health Awareness Month for his group Keystone Club at the Greater Salem Club. She has given presentations to middle school students to help educate them about mental health issues.

Karantonis organized Mental Health Awareness Month for club members and raised money for their trip to the Keystone National Conference. He also shared his experience at the Boys & Girls Club, shaped his empathy for others, and helped him express himself and use his voice for the LGBTQ community.

Essex Agricultural Awards Scholarship

HAVERHILL – Sandra Dennis of Haverhill recently received a $2,000 scholarship from the Essex Agricultural Society. She recently attended the annual Topsfield Fair Volunteer Picnic, where she was recognized for her academic achievements and received a book titled ‘200 Years of Topsfield Fair’ in addition to her scholarship before starting the college classes this fall. The Essex Agricultural Society, the organization that runs the Topsfield Fair, distributed $47,000 in scholarships to 32 high school graduates. Dennis is a graduate of Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical High School.

Scholarships awarded to Lawrence

LAWRENCE — The Lawrence Vietnam Memorial Committee recently awarded $6,400 in scholarships and awards to the following students:

Thomas Cuddy and Ryan Hebert of Central Catholic High School; Sally Calcano, Joseph Carroll and Casey Neilon of Greater Lawrence Technical School; Franklin Candelario, Brandon Lavasta, Jeamely Rojas and Elysabeth Romero of Lawrence High School; Dariel Garcia, Elijah Hashem and Colby Keaney of Methuen High School; Maeve Gaffny and William Long from North Andover High School, and Daniel Fleming from Tewksbury Memorial High School.

The money was raised at the 29th Annual Lawrence Vietnam Memorial Scholarship Cabaret and the 24th Annual Road Race. The Committee will continue to honor Lawrence’s 18 young heroes who gave their lives in Vietnam.

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