Harbor Hospital plans program on skin cancer

NEIGHBORS

May 23, 1994|By PHYLLIS FLOWERS AND PHYLLIS LUCAS

To promote National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Harbor Hospital Center is having a program, "Answers to the Burning Questions," at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Gruehn Auditorium.

The program will focus attention on skin cancer, the most common type of cancer among U.S. residents. Anyone over the age of 15 can get skin cancer. The one-hour session will be followed with a question-and-answer period.

Several informational brochures about skin cancer will be available.

For more information, call 347-2563.

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Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: Kindergarten orientation begins at 2 p.m. Wednesday for parents of students who will be entering kindergarten in the fall. If you have not registered your child for the 1994-95 school year, now is the time to do so. Parents registering children need to bring the child's birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residence.

For more information, call the school at 222-6590.

* The last Burger King Night of the school year will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Burger King on Nursery Road. The PTA thanks everyone for their past participation and hopes to see them once more on Thursday.

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Belle Grove Elementary School news: Sixth-graders had a talent show to raise money for the Pediatrics Unit at Harbor Hospital Center. A check for $215 was presented to hospital representatives, who thanked the students for their hard work.

* Burger King Night will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight at the Burger King on Nursery Road. All proceeds will benefit the PTA.

* Students will be invited to visit the Book Fair this week to stock up on their summer reading.

* Friday is Dress-Up Day for all students. Everyone is asked to come to school dressed in their Sunday best.

North County High School news: The spring sports banquet will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, at Michael's Eighth Avenue. Tickets are $8 per person and can be purchased during all lunch shifts today, tomorrow and Wednesday.

* The Parents Club officers for the 1994-95 school year are: Cindy Barton, president; Diana Glodek, vice president; Patty Lincoln, secretary; Debbie Whitecotten, treasurer; Diane Collins,

concession; Karen Balonis, fund-raising; and Rosemary Shomler, public relations.

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The United Methodist Women of Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave., will have its annual June fellowship dinner, "Celebrating the Caribbean" at 6:30 p.m. June 2 in Lacher Hall. A free-will offering will be taken to help defray the cost.

Call the church office at 789-3688 before Sunday if you plan to attend.

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St. John Lutheran Day School, 226 Washburn Ave., is offering summer day camp beginning June 13 and continuing through Aug. 26. Camp will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Children can be enrolled full time or part time, by the week, day or half-day as needed. Activities will include arts and crafts, aerobics/gymnastics, language development, music, dancing, computers, water play and field trips.

For more information, call 355-7296.

* Beginning in the 1994-95 school year, St. John Lutheran Day School will offer more diversified pre-school programs.

Parents of 3-year-olds may choose a two-day-a-week program or a five-day program. Parents of 4-year-olds can opt for a three-day-a-week program or a five-day program. All sessions run from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Parents of 5-year-olds can choose between morning kindergarten from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or afternoon kindergarten from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Another option in all age groups is day care, which includes nursery school, pre-kindergarten or kindergarten. Openings also are available in grades one through six.

Call 355-7296 for more information.

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The advisory board of Community Advocates for Senior Opportunities and Services will meet at 10:30 a.m. June 8 at Woods Memorial Church in Severna Park.

Discussion will include final plans for the 25th anniversary. All board members are urged to call the Department of Aging to arrange transportation.

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