Multiple Sclerosis Society wants help for its Super Cities Walk

Volunteers/Where good neighbors get together

March 19, 1991|By Ellen Hawks | Ellen Hawks,Evening Sun Staff

Current volunteers' news and needs:

Multiple Sclerosis Society wants volunteers for its Super Cities Walk in Towson. Volunteers should meet from 2 to 4 p.m. March 23 in the conference center at Sheppard Pratt for orientation and training. Contact the society at 821-8626.

United Way of Central Maryland's 1990 campaign took in a record $31,950,170, a 3.4 percent increase over 1989. The UN referred 2,500 volunteers to non-profit organizations as well as forming a Corporate Volunteer Council, a coalition of businesses which share employee volunteers for community service projects. For volunteer opportunities, call 659-0050.

Hospice Services of Howard County is holding a seven-week support group for widowed people beginning at 7 p.m. April 16 at HSHC, 2875 Bethany Lane, Ellicott City. For details, call Robin Wachur, 461-5530.

Save-A-Heart Foundation. Don't forget the Stockade Membership Roundup from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 28 at the Pikesville Hilton Inn. For details: 653-3131.

''Parks Day.'' On April 6, volunteers will clean park areas in the city. Also, individuals can take pictures of the area before and after, write a brief essay and enter it in a contest. It is sponsored by the Parks Sausage Co. with Baltimore Department of Recreation and Park and the Mayor's Campaign for a Cleaner Baltimore. For complete details, call Steve McCullen, 396-7957.

Augsburg Lutheran Home wants volunteers to make regular visits with residents encouraging them and joining them in planned activities. Call 486-4573.

Parents Anonymous of Maryland wants volunteers for several programs including those who will mentor a parenting team for a weekly commitment. Call 728-7021. Training begins in April.

Children's Hospital has several immediate needs for volunteers to assist and transport patients to and from therapy, as host and hostess in hospitality room and in gift shop. Call Donna Wilson, 462-6800.

Child Study Association of Maryland wants volunteers to help at its Fifth Anniversary Family Fair and Craft Show on June 2 at Oregon Ridge Park. Call Andrea Burgoyne, 667-9633.

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