Sickle cell walk-a-thon being planned

Volunteers/Where good neighbors get together

August 13, 1991

CURRENT volunteers' news and needs:

Sickle Cell Association, Maryland Chapter volunteers and staff are holding a walk-a-thon on Sept. 15. Walkers and runners are invited. A mini-walk will also be held. For sponsor sheets and complete details, call 837-3050.

BOur Daily Bread, a soup kitchen at 200 W. Franklin St., is looking for volunteers. The kitchen also is holding a workshop on the homeless at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. For information call, 539-2744.

Parents Anonymous will hold training for facilitators and "stress-line" volunteers from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 4, 5, 11 and 12 at its offices at 1123 Eutaw St., Suite 312. For details and volunteer information, call Mindy Amor at 728-7021.

Maryland Associates for Dyslexic Adults and Youth wants volunteers to teach reading to children and adults with dyslexia and other language-learning disorders. No experience is necessary. Training will begin Sept. 24. For complete details, call Jane Benesch 889-5487.

Howard County Office on Aging needs volunteers to help with frequent blood-pressure screenings. The Runsey Road office needs someone to answer phones and do clerical work during lunch. Other volunteers are needed to assist the homebound, join Pets on Wheels or help with the Eating Together program. Call Arleen Kvech, 313-7213.

WISH, Women In Self Help, a peer counseling service operated by women for women, is looking for volunteers. A training session will be held in late September. Call 433-9402.

Howard County Cable 15 needs volunteer college interns to help with television production, to do research, writing, reporting, studio and remote production. Call Tara Gary at 313-6112.

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