Gov. Parris N. Glendening has appointed Eastern...


September 16, 1998|By From staff reports

TOWSON — ESSEX -- Gov. Parris N. Glendening has appointed Eastern Technical High School principal Robert J. Kemmery to a four-year term on Maryland's Work Force Investment Board.

The 40-member board serves as the state's human resource investment council under the federal Job Training Partnership Act, and it helps plan, coordinate and monitor programs and services for work force investment.

School board to hold session on capital budget

TOWSON -- The county school board tomorrow is expected to discuss the $74 million capital budget plan proposed by school officials, as well as the results of a survey of the repairs needed at all of the county's elementary schools.

The public work session on the 1999-2000 capital budget will take place at 7 p.m. It will be held at the Educational Support Services Building on Greenwood Campus, 6901 Charles St.

Community college trustees to hold meeting tonight


DUNDALK -- Trustees of the Community Colleges of Baltimore County will meet at 7: 30 tonight in Dundalk Community College's Business and Industry Building.

The board that governs the two-year schools at Essex, Catonsville and Dundalk will update the nationwide search for two vice chancellor positions, expected to be announced by Chairman Francis X. Kelly within several weeks.

Those who wish to address the board are limited to two minutes and can do so by signing a register at 7: 15 p.m.

The Waldorf School of Baltimore is sponsoring the Learning Institute, a continuing education program with day and evening workshops and classes for adults from Oct. 5 to Dec. 12.

Among the course offerings are: "Art as a Spectator Sport"; yoga; French conversation; "Magic for Non-Magicians"; and "Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement." All classes will be in the elementary building at the school, 4801 Tamarind Road in Coldspring Newtown.

Information: Vicky Westover at the school, 410-367-6808.

Field hockey tournament to benefit lupus research

Roland Park Country School is sponsoring the first Sally E. Nyborg Field Hockey Tournament in memory of the Roland Park student and athlete who died last spring of lupus.

Varsity and junior varsity teams from Roland Park and three other area schools will play a series of games at 10 a.m. Saturday at the school, 5204 Roland Ave. The last game will begin at 3: 45 p.m. Admission and half of the proceeds from the concession stand will be donated to lupus research and awareness efforts.

On Oct. 23, Roland Park students, teachers, staff and parents will participate in a one-hour walk to raise funds for the Hopkins Lupus Research Team. Sally Nyborg was a member of the Class of 1999. Information: 410-323-5500.

Jernigan honored for work on newspapers, the blind

Dr. Kenneth Jernigan, founder of the International Braille and Technology Center for the Blind in Baltimore, has received a major award and $15,000 for developing a program allowing the blind to hear daily newspapers.

In a ceremony Monday at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, the Canadian National Institute for the Blind presented Jernigan the annual Winston Gordon Award for Technological Advancement in the Field of Blindness and Visual Impairment.

The National Newsline Network, based at 1800 Johnson St., provides newspapers and periodicals in synthetic voice to blind persons using touch-tone telephones.

Pub Date: 9/16/98

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