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July 07, 2002

Scholarships offered to Md. residents studying health care

BD Diagnostic Systems and the Maryland Hospital Association have teamed up to form the BD-MHA Hospital Scholars Program. The program will offer scholarships to Maryland residents who are preparing for careers in health care.

The program will provide 10 $2,500 scholarships each year to Maryland residents who are studying in Maryland schools and are within two years of receiving a degree or certificate in a health care-related field.

Financial need, success in school and involvement with a member hospital, either as an employee or a volunteer, must be demonstrated. The deadline for application is July 30. Decisions will be announced at the start of the 2002-2003 academic year. Information: www.mary

Chefs to teach 6 courses at community college

Chefs James McKnight, Michael Wagner and Lesley Younes will share secrets of creative cooking with six noncredit courses this summer at Anne Arundel Community College's Arnold Campus. Each class costs $38; participants can combine any three classes for $99.

In "Summer Party Planning," McKnight covers party preparation, from grocery shopping to setting the table. Class meets from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Younes shows how to create "Cuisines from China" from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Seafood preparation will be taught by McKnight in "One Fish, Two Fish" from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 17.

"Deboning and Filleting" will be offered from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 24. McKnight will teach how to create boneless morsels of chicken and fish with a few flicks of the knife.

Experience the spices of Seoul in "Inside a Korean Kitchen" and learn healthful recipes. Classes meet from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 26.

Create zesty Italian snacks in "We Are Pro Antipasto" with Wagner from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 7. Information: 410-777-2325.

AACC training office adopting a new name

The Business and Industry Training Office at Anne Arundel Community College has changed its name to the Office of Training and Performance Improvement. "The name change reflects a transformation now taking place in the training and development field, said Director Joel S. Rodkin. The office is creating a credit-card size interactive CD-ROM that will be used in launching the office's marketing campaign.

State and county residents can hear former Maryland Del. Frank B. Pesci Sr. discuss details of Maryland's 2002 elections in a noncredit class at Anne Arundel Community College.

"The 2002 Elections in Maryland" will focus on the election process. Pesci will examine political candidates, key state and local issues and the influence of lobbyists and opinion pollsters. The 10-session class will meet from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 16 and 30; Aug. 6 and 20; Sept 10; Oct. 1 and 15; Nov. 5, 12 and 19. The cost is $75. Information: 410-777-2325.

Host families sought for exchange students

World Heritage is seeking families, couples or single parents, with or without children at home, to play host to an international exchange student.

Students are screened and selected on their academic performance, English proficiency, teacher recommendations and personal interviews. 410-923- 3046.

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