For high school senior girls wanting to learn more about college sorority life, a meeting to get the scoop is planned for April 7 at 3 p.m. at the Central Library, 101 E. Abram St.The session, hosted by Arlington Alumni Panhellenic Association, is intended for girls and parents who want to learn more about sorority recruitment, (formerly referred to as “rush.” Students in Arlington, Mansfield, Grand Prairie and Kennedale are invited.Speakers will talk about Greek life on campus, and there will be a chance to register with the association and learn how to register with various universities.To inquire, contact association President Barbara Strong at 817-714-5953 or Barbara348200@yahoo.com.For information about sororities in general, visit www.thesororitylife.com or www.npcwomen.orgSend RSVPs for the event to tinyurl.com/amrvgxy.Advocating for people with disabilitiesDo you know someone who is improving the lives of people with disabilities? Perhaps you are thinking of a person who inspires others to a common vision of enriching the lives of people with disabilities or one who has brought about changes to help the disabled.To publicly recognize an individual who fits this description, consider nominating him or her for the Sam Provence Award to be presented at the May 10 Hand in Hand luncheon benefiting local nonprofit organization Helping Restore Ability.HRA President Vicki Niedermayer has announced that nominations are open for the award, which honors an individual who works diligently to advocate, enrich, and/or enable the lives of people with disabilities in a substantial or unique way.The award, established last year, is named in honor of HRA’s founder. Arlington resident and longtime supporter of people with disabilities Lawrence Odom. received the inaugural award.Get information on award criteria and the nomination form at www.HelpingRestoreAbility.org. The deadline for submission is April 19. Send to email@example.com.Contact Niedermayer at 817-469-1977 with questions.
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