Warrington man to lead
Korean American lawyers
Kyong Ha Growney, a lawyer at Curtin & Heffner L.L.P. in Morrisville, has been appointed president of the Korean American Lawyers Association of the Delaware Valley.
Growney, of Warrington, will serve a two-year term with the association, which provides support and assistance to the Korean community.
Growney specializes in labor, employment and municipal issues, and has volunteered with the lawyers association for several years.
Meeting to discuss building
Jewish community campus
A meeting to discuss the construction of a new Jewish community campus in West Windsor, N.J., will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Lower Makefield Township Building.
The meeting will be hosted by the Jewish Community Development Council, which plans a new center to serve residents who used the Jewish Community Center in Ewing, N.J.
That facility, which closed last year, served people in New Jersey and Bucks County.
The proposed campus includes plans for the community center, a day camp, recreation fields, a social service agency, and a senior-citizen residence.
The township building is at 1100 Edgewood Rd. For more information about the meeting, call 609-219-0555.
Pearl Buck group honors
S. Korean humanitarian
Molly Holt of South Korea has been honored by Pearl S. Buck International for more than 50 years of service as a community health nurse, humanitarian and children's advocate.
Holt received the Hilltown organization's 2007 Pearl S. Buck Woman of the Year Award for Lifetime Achievement at a ceremony April 23.
Holt's parents were pioneers in international adoption in South Korea, and Holt followed in their footsteps as a nurse and internationally known advocate for disabled children and adoptees.
Holt chairs the board of directors of Holt International Children's Services in South Korea and oversees the Ilsan Center, a facility that serves disabled residents.
Spring Fling fair to be held
next Sunday in L. Makefield
The Spring Fling, an outdoor fair in Lower Makefield, will be held next Sunday, rain or shine.
The event will feature carnival games, demonstrations, face painting, a "Lower Makefield Township Idol" competition, field events, theatrical performances, and a tour of the historic Elm Lowne manor.
The free event will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Elm Lowne Estate, 1324 Dolington Rd. For more information, call 215-493-8644.
Bucks poetry workshop
to feature former laureate
A "Passion for Poetry" workshop featuring Patricia Goodrich, a former poet laureate of Bucks County, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. next Sunday.
Goodrich will discuss writing poetry, submitting work for publication, and joining writers' groups. The event is sponsored by the Arts and Cultural Council of Bucks County, and is part of the weeklong "Arts at Bucks: A Celebration of Creativity" at Bucks County Community College in Newtown.
The workshop is free, but registration is required. To register or for more information, call 215-968-8229 or visit www.bucks.edu/artsaatbucks.
The worshop will be in Room 104 of Hicks Art Center, at the college, 275 Swamp Rd.
- Kristin E. Holmes