Child Abuse Prevention Center opens office at local church


June 06, 1996|By Joni Guhne | Joni Guhne,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE CHILD ABUSE Prevention Center of Maryland has opened an office at St. Martin's-in-the-Field Episcopal Church.

The center offers two child-raising classes: the Lay Therapy Program, which matches a volunteer with a family for up to a year of home visits, and the 12-week Positive Parenting Program.

Abby Miller is coordinator of the Positive Parenting program, and Dennis Starr is supervisor of the Lay Therapy program.

Information: 431-5340.

Top honors for garden club

Chartwell Garden Club won top honors for its yearbook design at the 67th annual convention of the National Council of State Garden Clubs May 22 in Traverse City, Mich.

The cover, featuring an oval title space surrounded by hand-painted flowers, was the creation of Jack and Chris Hoffman.

Frank and Marie Coulter and Elizabeth and Jerry Wyble represented Severna Park at the convention.

Model rockets

Everything will be A-OK at Kinder Park June 22, when local youngsters team with a rocket scientist to launch a model.

Dennis Christopher, an aerospace education specialist from the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, will give tips on building, launching and tracking model rockets.

Blast-off time is 9 a.m.

The event, sponsored by the county Department of Recreation and Parks, requires advance registration. Call the Baltimore and Annapolis Park office at 222-6244.

Call the same number for information on the next Maryland Basic Boating Safety Course. The three-part course will be conducted from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday and June 14 and 17 at the state Department of Natural Resources' Tawes State Office Building in Annapolis.

Advance registration should be made in person at the trail park office on Earleigh Heights Road.

Chamber breakfast

Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce invites its members to enjoy a continental breakfast while meeting the newest members from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. June 20 at its offices at 1 Holly Ave. in Severna Park.

Information: Linda Zahn at 647-3900.

Severn Town Club party

Severn Town Club, which draws its membership from throughout the county, has planned a party for prospective members at 4 p.m. June 23 at the home of Severna Park resident Sue Norris. Call 647-4909.

The club has distributed its annual gifts: $6,500 to Anne Arundel Medical Center's Rebecca Clatanoff Pavilion and $6,000 to Hospice of the Chesapeake.

Pub Date: 6/06/96

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