A convention for museums

Volunteers/Where good neighbors get together

March 10, 1992|By Ellen Hawks | Ellen Hawks,Staff Writer

Current volunteers' news and needs:

Maryland Historical Society will serve as host for the convention of the American Association of Museums being held at the Baltimore Convention Center from April 25-29. About 400 volunteers are needed as soon as possible, to assist with a variety of tasks such as preparing delegate packets, hospitality, registration, and more. For more information call Lee Schwark, 685-3750, Ext. 322.

Church Home and Hospital volunteer auxiliary is holding a bag sale from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 16, 18 and 20 in the hospital's Thrift Corner. For details call Lucy B. McBee, 522-8395.

Multiple Sclerosis Society would like to have volunteers for the Super Cities Walk on April 5. A volunteer training meeting will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. March 28 at the Conference Center Building at Sheppard Pratt Hospital, 6501 N. Charles St. For details call Dee Myers, (410) 821-8626.

Pikesville Senior Center wants volunteers for the Home Team program, which helps homebound older people to remain independent. Call (410) 887-1245.

South East Senior Housing Initiative wants volunteers as guides for its Idea House in Canton, which has been fitted with a variety of safety and convenience features for the elderly. Call Jo Fisher at 327-6193.

Joseph Richey Hospice, a non-profit 12-bed inpatient hospice, wants volunteers for help in caring for terminally ill patients. A 22-hour training program is required. Call Cynthia Howard, 523-2150.

Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter wants volunteers to help lead its six-week self-help course on how to manage and cope with arthritis. A two and a half day training workshop will be held April 2, 3 and 4. Call Lauren Grap at (410) 561-8090 for details.

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