Regional briefs

September 22, 2009

Exhibit opens Wednesday at Penn State Mont Alto

MONT ALTO, Pa. -- Penn State Mont Alto will host a reception at its Museum of Temporary Art at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, to celebrate an exhibit of a faculty member. The exhibit features several collections of photography by Michael Labalokie, an accounting instructor.

Labalokie's collections vary from shots of the campus to a collection of images of professional baseball parks.

The reception and exhibit are open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

The Museum of Temporary Art is in the Academic Support Center (ASC) on the first floor of the General Studies Building. It is open from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays. Labalokie's exhibit runs until Dec. 11.

Bus trip to solar decathlon

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Mountain View Solar and Wind (MVSW) of Berkeley Springs announce openings for a bus trip to the 2009 Solar Decathlon event in Washington, D.C.


The motor coach will depart from Berkeley Springs at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, and return at approximately 8 p.m. The cost is $35 per person. For information or to make reservations, call 304-258-4733.

Mini-grant program announced

FREDERICK, Md. -- The Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area, a state heritage area, announces the FY10 mini-grant program.

A FY10 mini-grant workshop will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St. RSVP to Attendance is not required for FY10 mini-grant applicants.

The mini-grant deadline is Dec. 1. Mini-grant guidelines and applications are available online at Prospective mini-grant applicants may contact the heritage area director, Elizabeth Scott Shatto, at, or 301-600-4042, to discuss potential grant projects, or to request copies of the application and guidelines.

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