‘Crazy Rich Asians’ to be screened
MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites film fans to watch “Crazy Rich Asians” at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the library’s Community Room on the lower level.
Bring dinner to enjoy this movie in a dinner theater setting with other movie lovers.
When Rachel Chu, an American born Chinese economics professor travels to Singapore for her boyfriend’s best-friend’s wedding, she discovers a secret: Nick is super wealthy and the most eligible bachelor in Asia. Wealth should be a blessing, not a curse; however, Rachel finds that all the single women in his social class want to bring her down to be with him. Featuring a totally Asian and Asian-American cast starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Michelle Yeoh, this 2018 romantic comedy is rated PG-13 and runs 120 minutes.
Nominated for two Golden Globes, “Crazy Rich Asians” won the Special Achievement Award from the African-American Film Critics Association, Breakthrough Ensemble from Hollywood Film Awards and Best Ensemble from the National Board of Review, USA, and the Asian Blockbuster Award from the International Film Festival & Awards, Macao.
There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
Builders exchange scholarships
MARQUETTE — The Marquette Builders Exchange is awarding up to five scholarships of $1,000 each to qualifying senior high school students who are pursuing careers in the construction industry.
Scholarship recipients must be registered and accepted at an approved college, vocational or trade school/program and provide proof of enrollment before award checks will be issued directly to the students on Aug. 1.
To apply, students must fill out the application and return it, along with a letter of reference and a copy of their high school transcript, by April 1 to the Marquette Builders Exchange. Contact Jennifer Lammi, Executive Director, by phone: 906-226-1140 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions.
To download a scholarship application, go to www.mqtbx.org/scholarships, or stop by the Marquette Builders Exchange office for a printed copy, 1229 W. Washington St., Marquette.