In Baltimore County Ruppersberger to speak Nov. 26 on...

CITY/COUNTY DIGEST

November 19, 2001|By From staff reports

In Baltimore County

Ruppersberger to speak Nov. 26 on state of the county

TOWSON - Baltimore County Executive C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger will present the annual State of the County address at a luncheon Nov. 26 at Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel, 903 Dulaney Valley Road.

The luncheon, which will begin at 11:30 a.m., is co-sponsored by Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce and Eastern Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce.

Tickets are $45 for chamber members, $55 for nonmembers. Information: 410-825-6200 or 410-282- 9100.

Teacher at Ridge Ruxton is honored by county panel

TOWSON - Karen Ferguson, a special education teacher at Ridge Ruxton School, has been named the 2001 Teacher of the Year by the Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities.

Ferguson, who was honored at a ceremony last week, was praised for her positive attitude and acceptance of people with disabilities.

The commission also honored Sara Egorin-Hooper of the county schools' special education office, and Teresa LeMaster, chairwoman of the Citizens' Advisory Committee for Special Education, as Education Advocates of the Year.

Homebuying workshops set this month, next in Eastpoint

EASTPOINT - Eastern Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce will hold workshops for those planning to purchase a home.

Attendance at one of the sessions is required for participation in the Baltimore County Expense Loan Program, the Incentive Purchase Program and the low-interest mortgage program offered by the state through the Community Development Administration.

Workshops are scheduled for today, Nov. 26, Dec. 3 and Dec. 13. Sessions will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the chamber's conference room in Suite 302 of the Atrium Offices at Eastpoint Mall, 7835 Eastern Ave. Reservations are required. Information: 410-282-9100.

In Baltimore City

Salvation Army chapter opens fund-raiser today

The Salvation Army of Greater Baltimore has scheduled the start of its annual Red Kettle fund-raising campaign for 10:30 a.m. today at the Inner Harbor amphitheater, where members of the group's brass band will perform holiday music.

State Comptroller William Donald Schaefer will become the first recipient of the organization's award honoring outstanding civic and charitable contributions. Schaefer, former governor and Baltimore mayor, is expected to receive the award in absentia. He was hospitalized Saturday at University of Maryland Medical Center after complaining of chest and arm pains. He was in good condition last night.

The Greater Baltimore chapter covers Baltimore City, Baltimore, Howard and Carroll counties, and a portion of Anne Arundel County.

Training offered for those who visit sick, needy

Jewish Family Services has announced a three-session training program for people who volunteer time to visit the sick and needy. The sessions are scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. consecutive Mondays beginning next week at Jewish Family Services, 5750 Park Heights Ave.

The training, presented within a Jewish framework, is open to those who work with the sick and needy professionally as well as those exploring volunteer opportunities.

Registration is required for the free program. Information: 410- 466-9200, Ext. 326.

Baltimore Sun Articles
|
|
|
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.