GBMC thrift sale starts this weekend

Volunteers /Where good neighbors get together

May 05, 1992|By Ellen Hawks | Ellen Hawks,Staff Writer

Greater Baltimore Medical Center's volunteer auxiliary will hold its semi-annual nearly new thrift shop sale, one of the largest on the East Coast, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (May 9) and will feature clothing for the entire family, household items, furniture, TVs, books, toys, jewelry, china, crystal and antiques. The sale continues 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 11, 12, (closed the 13th) 14 and 15 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 16. Thursday and Friday are half-price days and May 16 is bag day when everything you can get in a brown paper bag is $2. Parking is free. MTA buses No. 55 and No. 11 marked GBMC go directly to the hospital. Proceeds of the sale benefit the hospital. 828-9467.

Cloisters Children's Museum has an on-going need for volunteers as tour guides, community outreach, office assistants, exhibit maintenance help, public relations and development. Weekend high school and college students are welcome. Call Patricia Szymanowski, 823-2551.

South East Senior Housing Initiative wants volunteers as guides for its Idea House in Canton which has been fitted to display LTC many safety and convenience features for the elderly. Call Jo Fisher at 327-6193, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Investing in Our Children, a prenatal outreach program for the Park Heights community, wants volunteers to contact, visit and share health, resource and parenting information to the women in the community. For more information call Linda Turner or Yvette McEachern at (410) 225-5824.

CASA of Baltimore (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) wants volunteers as supporters and advocates for abused, neglected or abandoned children, to help them through the court process. Call Sharon Duncan-Jones, 328-7367.

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