New lecture program for adults at Case-Barlow Farm

Hudson Community Education and Recreation in partnership with Case-Barlow Farm is hosting a new lecture program for adults. Joseph Kennedy, Sr.: The Patriarch of Patriarchs will be presented by noted lecturer Susan Cannavino on Feb. 9 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Case-Barlow Farm.

The lecture and program will include a fascinating look at Joe and Rose Kennedy and how their personal values affected their children. Participants will discover the triumphs and tragedies of the often overlooked Kennedy daughters and sons.

A discussion and refreshments will follow the program.

Case-Barlow Farm is located at 1931 Barlow Road in Hudson. It is a regional model of historic preservation and adaptive reuse. HCER and Case-Barlow Farm have partnered for this lecture series to engage the community in an authentic interactive experience, offering a perspective of events, issues, and people of the Western Reserve from the past to the present. Currently featured in the Barlow home are the fashion illustrations of Hudson resident Corrine George. Many of the pieces on display are from her 18 years as head fashion artist at the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Registration for the Joseph Kennedy lecture is limited. Visit for pricing and to register. Proceeds from event will be used for restoration and future programs.

For more information about these or any HCER programs, call 330-653-1210 or visit the HCER website at Follow HCER on Twitter @HCER2440.

Hudson Garden Club scholarship available

The Hudson Garden Club awards the Genevieve Jyurovat Scholarship to encourage and assist Hudson students who plan to major in a field connected to the environmental sciences. These fields go beyond horticulture to include such areas of study as the use of natural resources, pollution control, waste disposal problems and others.

The award is for study at a recognized center, school or college. Those pursuing a two-year course leading to an associate's degree in an appropriate field may also apply.

Applications must be postmarked no later than March 10.

Eligible Hudson residents include seniors graduating from Hudson High School, Western Reserve Academy or other accredited secondary school as well as college students who have declared appropriate major.

A minimum of 2.5 is required to qualify.

To apply, download either the high school or college application form from Mail the completed form to Hudson Garden Club, 7343 Valerie Lane, Hudson, OH 44236. Print "Scholarship application" on the envelope. Questions? Call Daniela Baloi at 330-656-0962.

Hudson League For Service offers scholarship

The Hudson League For Service is accepting applications for a college scholarship to a Hudson resident as well as grants to be given to Hudson organizations.

Each year, the League sponsors activities including the Ice Cream Social held during Hudson Days in June and the book fair in November.

Funds raised are used to finance League service projects including the Red Cross Blood Mobile, Pre-School Vision Screening, Random Acts of Kindness Week and a college scholarship to a Hudson resident. The remaining funds are given to the Hudson City Schools Media Centers and other organizations that support the Hudson Community.

The applications are available at

The deadline for applications in March 1 and must be mailed to Hudson League for Service, P.O. Box 203, Hudson, Ohio 44236.

For more information, email

Woman's Club of Hudson accepting applications for scholarships

The Woman's Club of Hudson is accepting applications for its annual Scholarship Awards. Hudson High School seniors may apply through the Akron Community Foundation at deadline for completed applications is March 15.

The Woman's Club of Hudson's mission is to provide financial assistance to qualifying graduates of the Hudson Public School System in continuing academic study or vocational training. The organization has been awarding scholarships to HHS graduates since 1948. If you would like to add your name to the list of contributors, please mail your check to The Woman's Club of Hudson, P.O. Box 861, Hudson, Ohio, 44236, or visit the Akron Community Foundation website at