PRICE HONORED AS DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN
Mayor Al Hopkins honored Leatha Price, retired director of the Annapolis YWCA Displaced Homemaker program, with a Distinguished Citizenship certificate Nov. 5.
The Displaced Homemaker program, which was started by Price in 1979, has served more than 1,700 women. It helps women older than 30, who mostly have been homemakers, to recover independence following loss of income through separation, divorce, death or disability of a spouse.
The program offers job search support, interest testing, workships and tuition workshops.
Price headed the program for eight years.
LUND AWARDED A HEART FELLOWSHIP
North Arundel Heart Center's Debra B. Lund has been granted the status of a Fellow in the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Lund will also be Maryland's Affiliate Representative in the national association.
Lund was honored for her long-time involvement in Maryland's chapter of the organization. She is the director of the North Arundel Hospital Heart Center in Glen Burnie.
The physician obtained her Master of Science Degree in Advanced Anatomy and Physiology in 1979 from Pennsylvania State University. Originally from Chicago, Lund resides in Severna Park with her husband and daughter.
PHILANTHROPIST'S GIFT VIEWED IN ANNAPOLIS
Olga Hirshorn, widow of the late philanthropist and art collector Joseph Hirshorn, this week viewed works from her own collection on display in the Elizabeth Meyers Mitchell Gallery at St. John's College in Annapolis.
Guests at a reception in her honor were entertained with anecdotes and details of the acquisition of many of the artworks, The exhibit, entitled "Art of Our Time," arranged by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, continues through Sunday, Nov. 4.
The gallery is open from noon until 5 p.m. Admission is free.