In Baltimore County Towson University will hold job...

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January 11, 2000|By From staff reports

In Baltimore County

Towson University will hold job fair on campus Jan. 20

TOWSON -- About 140 employers, including Coca-Cola Co., Northrop Grumman Corp., MCI World Com Inc. and United Parcel Service, will interview applicants at a job fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 20 at Towson Center at Towson University.

The event -- sponsored by Towson University, placement offices in colleges and universities in central Maryland, and participating businesses -- is free.

Information: Towson Career Center, 410-830-4837.

Community college seeks tutors for adult classes

CATONSVILLE -- Tutors are needed for Community College of Baltimore County's free adult programs in reading, mathematics and English as a second language.

Training sessions for prospective tutors beginning this month will be conducted in Catonsville, Parkville, Rosedale and Hunt Valley.

Information: 410-574-9198 or 410-918-4295.

Overlea High to present 2 nights of cabaret theater

OVERLEA -- The creative arts department of Overlea High School will present a cabaret theater at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 and 22.

Performances will begin with an hors d'oeuvre hour. Variety show acts will start about 8 p.m. Performers will be students from the school's choir, band and drama classes.

Tickets are $7 and reservations must be made before Monday. The school is at 5401 Kenwood Ave. Information: 410-887-5292.

In Baltimore City

Man sentenced to 20 years in elderly woman's beating

A man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in Circuit Court yesterday to beating an elderly woman with a lead pipe and trying to suffocate her with a pillow.

Jovan Watkins, who also pleaded guilty to robbery with a deadly and dangerous weapon, was sentenced to 30 years in prison with 10 years suspended, said city State's Attorney Patricia C. Jessamy.

Police said that Watkins, then 37, attacked a neighbor, Vodell Foster Dorsey, then 76, in her Northwest Baltimore apartment July 12 and stole her television and videocassette recorder. The victim called 911 before she passed out. Watkins was a maintenance man and resident of the house, which had been converted into apartments.

Women's group to sponsor discussion about spirituality

The Women's Round Table will sponsor a discussion about "Prayer, Spirituality and Health" from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 23 in Doyle Hall at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, 4701 N. Charles St. The keynote speaker will be Sister Maria Rieckelman, M.M.

Information: 410-435-0100.

Hospital schedules lecture on winter depression

Harbor Hospital Center, 3001 S. Hanover St., is offering a free lecture for senior citizens on ways to beat winter depression associated with cold weather and lack of sunshine.

Titled "Winter Blues and Blahs," the lecture is scheduled at 10 a.m. Jan. 20 in the hospital's Life Resource Center. A mental health care provider will discuss maladies and their treatments.

Registration: 410-354-9655.

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