Volunteers Offer To Tutor Macarthur Middle Students

NEIGHBORS/ODENTON

January 22, 1992|By Vicki Wellford

The MacArthur Middle School After-school Tutoring and Homework Assistance Program has begun meeting from 2:55 to 3:50 p.m. every Wednesday and Thursday. Activity buses are available.

Going into its fifthyear, the volunteer tutoring program consists of staff members and community organizations using their skills, expertise and talents to help students.

This year, the school would like to thank the National Security Agency, the Fort Meade Readiness Group, Fort Meade Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and the Sylvan Learning Center of Columbia for theirassistance.

The school is looking for a tutor for Spanish and French. If you can help, please contact program developer Carol Borum at672-3636.

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The Fort Meade Retired Officers' Wives' Club's monthly luncheon is set for 11 a.m. Feb. 4 at the Fort Meade Officers' Club. Channel 13 weatherman Bob Turk will be the speaker.

Reservations are required.

The cost is $7. To make reservations, contact your area representative or Chairwoman Mae Hudson at 720-1085 by 4 p.m.Jan. 30.

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Learning how to relate to others in a healthy and productive way is an ongoing process. If you are going through a personal crisis, a program has been designed to help you get MOHR out of life.

"Moving On to Healthy Relating," sponsored by the Presbyterian Church in Odenton, will take participants through a series of self-discovery and learning experiences.

The director and originator ofthis program, Brad Mauzy, a certified professional counselor, hopes that he can plant some seeds to help people accomplish their goals for personal growth.

A moderate fee schedule, to accommodate all incomes, is applied to participants.

MOHR is open to individuals in all stages of life. It features an initial orientation, an intake and assessment session with the director and weekly group meetings, whichinclude a half-hour topic presentation, followed by small group discussions and then large group sharing. Each small group will include afacilitator to moderate the session.

Workshops and individual counseling are part of the program. If you are interested in receiving more information, call Brad Mauzy at 987-8900.

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The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will conduct the $500 drawing of its 1992 Old Farmer's Almanac Raffle Calendar at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at Rick's Cafe in Odenton. The owner of the winning calendar number willreceive $500.

All numbers are eligible to win each week through 1992. Calendars are still available for $25 each by contacting the chamber office at 672-3422.

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Would you like to reduce your stresslevel and become physically fit at the same time? Beginning tomorrow, the O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, will offer a yoga class under the direction of certified instructor Paul Howard.

The class will be conducted from 3 to 4 p.m. every Thursday. Registration is required. For more information, call 222-6227 or 621-9515.

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The county Department of Recreation and Parks is sponsoring a "Fun and Games Drop In." These recreation activities for elementary-aged children offer group games, outdoor playground games, table games and crafts. Each session lasts eight weeks and is free.

Locations for the program are: Odenton Elementary, from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Wednesdaysstarting Feb. 3; Pershing Hill Elementary, from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. Tuesdays starting Feb. 4; Ridgeway Elementary, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays starting Jan. 27 and Quarterfield Elementary, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays starting Jan. 29.

For information, call 222-3600.

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