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SPRINGFIELD — The Hampden County Bar Assoc. will hold its seventh annual 5K/10K Run/Walk Race Judicata, “A Run for the Bar,” on Saturday, Sept. 26. For the safety of the participants, spectators, and volunteers, and to adhere to the current safety guidelines, the event will be held virtually.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the William J. Boyle Scholarship, the Colonel Archer B. Battista Veterans Scholarship, and the Children’s Law Project. The cost for the 5K is $30, and the 5K is $40. All registrants will receive a shirt and water bottle. Registration is now available at bit.ly/3gTjult. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

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SPRINGFIELD — The Hampden County Bar Assoc. is now accepting applications for the John F. Moriarty Scholarship and the Colonel Archer B. Battista Veterans Scholarship.

The John F. Moriarty Scholarship is available to any Hampden County resident who has been admitted to or is attending a certified law school for the 2020-21 academic year. Applicants must have been residents of Hampden County for at least five years.

The Colonel Archer B. Battista Veterans Scholarship is available to any veteran with an honorable discharge or a current member of the U.S. military who has been admitted to or is attending a certified law school in New England for the 2020-21 year.

The deadline to apply for both scholarships — which are based on merit and financial need — is July 15. Applications and additional information are available by contacting Caitlin Glenn at the Hampden County Bar Assoc. at (413) 732-4660 or [email protected], or by visiting www.hcbar.org/about-us/scholarships/.

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SPRINGFIELD — The Hampden County Bar Assoc. is apologizing to those who attempted to call the Legal Help Hotline that was scheduled for Feb. 27. Due to technical difficulties, the phones were not working properly and did not ring. The Hampden County Bar Assoc. and Western New England University School of Law have rescheduled the Legal Help Hotline to Thursday, March 12 from 4 to 7 p.m.

The volunteers will provide legal advice on a variety of topics, including divorce and family law, bankruptcy, business, landlord/tenant, and real estate. Individuals needing advice should call (413) 796-2057 to speak to a volunteer.