Born in Lexington, Ky., and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., Celia Merlin graduated from Amherst Central High School in 1973, studied French and English Literature at SUNY-Buffalo followed by an MA in TEFL at Tel Aviv University, Israel. She has won numerous honors including top awards in Reuben Rose Memorial International Poetry Competitions, The Miriam Lindberg Competition for Peace, and The 2012 Cyclamens and Swords Poetry Competition. Celia has led workshops and given readings at Tel Aviv University and other venues. Her work has appeared in various anthologies. She has made Israel her home since 1979, writing, teaching and raising a family.
Merlin graciously donated two copies of her new poetry book, Of This Too, to the Amherst Central Alumni Foundation and the Amherst Central High School’s library. Thank you, Celia!
To find out more about the book and to purchase, go to Amazon by clicking here—>
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Join us for a unique wine tasting and food pairing event benefiting the Amherst Central Alumni Foundation, Inc.! Hosted by Winkler & Samuels, a new specialty wine shop located at 500 Seneca and owned by Amherst alumna and sommelier Melissa Winkler.
Tickets include hand-selected wines, gourmet foods, music, and more! Your ticket purchase benefits the Amherst Central Alumni Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization supporting the Amherst Central School District by engaging alumni and the community.
Our donors help bridge the gap between basic funding and what Amherst students need to truly excel.
The event is limited to 100 people, get your tickets now!
Order tickets online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sips-for-stripes-tickets-45261240589
If you would like to pay by check, please make payable and send to:
Amherst Central Alumni Foundation – 4301 Main Street – Amherst, NY 14226
Spring has sprung — finally!
Think golf: Thursday, July 26, 2018!
Register before June 30th to ensure Early Bird pricing and save $15.00.
Once again, the 17th Annual Amherst Golf Classic will be held at Glen Oak Golf Course.
New for 2018, food & beverages are provided by Bacchus Wine Bar & Restaurant and include a steak dinner.
Not a golfer — join us on the patio for refreshments, steak dinner, raffles, silent & live auctions.
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Christina Evans, Amherst Central High School teacher, is looking for Amherst Alumni to come speak to her Career and Financial Management class.
She is looking for Alumni in these fields:
- Emergency medicine
- Substance abuse counselor
- Civil rights lawyer
- Air Force Pilot
- Tradesperson (welder, electrician, etc.)
Christina would like to schedule guests for April and May. Her class times are 8:30-9:15am, 10:00-10:45am, 12:20-1:00pm and 1:50-2:35pm.
If you are interested or would to find out more information, you can contact her at 716-417-6962 or email email@example.com.
The Amherst Central School District is looking for nominations for its 2018 induction class into the Amherst Central High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
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