B'Nai B'Rith will relieve Christians at Christmas

Volunteers/Where good neighbors get together

December 04, 1990

CURRENT volunteers' news and needs.

Maryland State Association of B'Nai B'Rith is coordinating Operation Brotherhood in which Jewish volunteers are helping their Christian neighbors by taking over some of their jobs in order to free them to spend Christmas with their families. Volunteers will take over clerical jobs, help out in police stations and deliver food and gifts to the needy to make Christmas happier for them.

* Members of the David Lester/Maccabiah/Sabra Unit will volunteer at the Garrison Police Station. Call Arnold Zalis, 655-1355.

* The Columbia Lodge will help the Howard County Police Department. Call Steve Levine, 490-1611.

* Menorah Lodge is working with Bea Gaddy to distribute food and gifts, Call Bryan Potts, 323-5444 or 727-8666.

Caring Program of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland volunteers will hold an antique and classic car show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 9 in the Cow Palace at Timonium Fairgrounds. Admission $2, free under aage 6. Call 964-6309 between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 628-6262 between 5 and 9 p.m. To learn more about the program, call 998-KIDS.

First Step Youth Services Center Inc. is collecting food and money for holiday food baskets for needy families in Baltimore County. Call 521-4141 if you can help.

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute wants adult volunteers to assist patients weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Volunteers are given free parking and a meal discount. Call Laura S. Stover, 955-3518 after 3 p.m.

Governor's Office on Volunteerism is planning to update and reprint the ''Volunteer for Maryland'' guide for volunteer opportunities in Maryland. If your organization should be listed in this update, call 1-225-4496.

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