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Hanover PRE/Professional Referral Ex change: 8 a.m. at Hanover Honda, 1226 Carlisle St., Hanover. Information: 818-8930.

Professional Referral Exchange Inc.: York chapter meeting, 11:30 a.m. at Roosevelt Tavern, 50 N. Penn St. Information: Mark Lane, 324-7412; email, or


Red Lion/Dallastown Welcome Wagon: Meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Red Lion Senior Center, Gotham Place, Red Lion. Information: 246-2401 or 244-6152.


Welcome Wagon of Greater York/Alumnae: Luncheon/meeting, 11:30 a.m. Jan. 9 at Normandie Ridge, 1700 Normandie Drive. Cost: $17. Deadline: Monday. Reservations: 848-6541.

Summer Internship Program: Accepting applications from undergraduate college students who reside in the 4th Congressional District of Pennsylvania and will have completed at least their freshman year of studies by the beginning of the internship. The students selected will spend the majority of their summer working as interns for Congressman Scott Perry (PA-4). These students will spend five weeks of their internship serving in Washington, D.C., where they will assist with legislative projects, and another five weeks working in one of the Congressman's district offices (located in Wormleysburg, Gettysburg, and York), where they will assist with constituent casework. Deadline: Jan. 15. Information: Completed forms can be emailed to or mailed to Stephanie Green, 620 Harding Street, New Cumberland, Pa. 17070.


Central Penn Business Journal: Looking for females in senior management positions to be nominated for a 2013 Women of Influence award. Ideal candidates lead with integrity and have a proven track record of accomplishments in business and community service. An individual can be nominated by a colleague or herself. Deadline: Jan. 18. Information: 236-4300.

Stambaugh Ness and Central Penn Business Journal: Looking for individuals to be nominated for a 2013 CFO of the Year award. Candidates must be the chief financial officer or other top executive responsible for a company's finances; be in his/her position for at least two years; and cannot be a member of a judge's immediate family or a government employee. Deadline: Jan. 23. Information: 236-4300, .

The Department of En vironmental Protection: Seeking environmental stewards to apply for the 2013 Governor's Environmental Excellence Award. Eligible projects include wastewater recycling technology innovation, resource development, renewable and alternative energy innovation, economic opportunity development, watershed restoration strategies and environmental education outreach, among others. The project must have been completed between Aug. 1, 2011, and July 31, 2012. Projects should be emailed to by 5 p.m. Jan. 31. Information: 783-8727 or visit, keyword: Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.