Christmas tree collections are to begin today at...


January 12, 1998|By From staff reports

TOWSON -- Christmas tree collections are to begin today at county curbsides and at three collection points, recycling officials said. Collections will end Jan. 31.

Officials said the trees will be chopped into mulch, which will be ++ available free to county residents at all three recycling facilities Mondays through Saturdays.

The three centers are Western Acceptance Facility at the end of Transway Road, off the 4500 block of Hollins Ferry Road, Halethorpe; Eastern Sanitary Landfill, 6259 Days Cove Road, off the 11500 block of Pulaski Highway in White Marsh; and at the county Resource Recovery Facility, Recycle Way, off the 10300 block of York Road in Cockeysville.

'Call to Community' theme of women's group meeting


TOWSON -- The Towson branch of the American Association of University Women is holding a meeting at 7: 30 p.m. tomorrow at the Woman's Club of Towson, 301 Allegheny Ave., to discuss "Call to Community: An Honest Conversation about Race, Reconciliation and Responsibility in Metropolitan Baltimore."

Celeste Morgan, director of the Baltimore County Human Relations office and a board member of Interfaith Action for Racial Justice, will present an overview of Call to Community, an interracial study circle. Guests are invited. Information: Ann Peterson, 410-821-8824.

High school is honored for automotive program


DUNDALK -- Sollers Point/Southeastern Technical High School has been honored by the American Vocational Association for having the best secondary automotive-technicians training program in Maryland.

H. Edward Parker, principal of the school, received the award at the association's recent Trade and Industrial Division awards session in Las Vegas.

Low-income taxpayers can get free income tax preparation from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 7, 14 and 21 at Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, 520 W. Fayette St.

Refund checks may be issued faster this year because the service will file returns electronically for the first time with the Internal Revenue Service.

Winifred C. Borden, executive director of the pro bono lawyers group, said more than 40 attorneys and accountants are volunteering. Call 410-547-6537 to schedule appointments.

Workshop offers certification for prospective tutors

A three-day workshop for prospective tutors seeking certification by Literacy Volunteers of America will be offered for $20 on Feb. 7, 14 and 21 at The Learning Bank, 1200 W. Baltimore St.

The Learning Bank, which is looking for certified tutors, is a center in Southwest Baltimore for adults wishing to improve their reading, writing, math, child-rearing and life skills. It offers the workshop every six months. Information: 410-659-5452.

Moveable Feast seeks volunteers Wednesdays

Moveable Feast, which delivers meals to people who have the human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome, needs volunteers to serve as drivers, food preparers and deliverers and to bake desserts from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. `D Wednesdays at 3401 Old York Road, its kitchen facility. Information: 410-243-4604.

Pub Date: 1/12/98

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