In Baltimore City
Medical program gets $97,000 grant to assist city's poor
The St. Clare Medical Outreach Project has received a three-year $97,000 grant to help its "doctors' office on wheels" better serve the medical needs of Baltimore's uninsured and poor.
The project and its mobile coach are operated by St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. The vehicle provides free medical care Tuesdays and Fridays at the Hispanic Apostolate, 430 S. Broadway, and Thursdays at the Franciscan Center, 101 W. 23rd St.
The grant was awarded by the Mission and Ministry Fund of Catholic Health Initiatives, a national holding company of Roman Catholic hospitals, including St. Joseph, and long-term care facilities.
Ceramics museum seeks part-time arts teacher
The National Museum of Ceramic Art and Glass is seeking a former teacher or other individual interested in art to work about 15 hours a week in a program that teaches ceramic arts to more than 6,000 children in 32 schools in Baltimore and Baltimore County.
Those applying should have their own transportation, some training in art - preferably ceramic art - and teaching and computer experience. Duties include visiting schools, working with art teachers, seeking public places for exhibiting student art, helping to coordinate events and developing ideas for student work as well as administrative responsibilities.
Bay program for youths is accepting applications
Young people from the Baltimore area will learn how to protect the Chesapeake Bay as part of an environmental leadership and action program developed by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Students will begin the program with environmental training at the foundation's education center at Port Isobel in Tangier, Va. The program will run Aug. 18-20, and students ages 13 to 17 are invited to apply. Applications are due Aug. 11, and are available online at www. cbf.org or by calling 410-268- 8816.
The program was developed with support from the Chesapeake Bay Trust, Comcast and the Baltimore Community Foundation.
MVA has begun issuing tamper-resistant licenses
Maryland's Motor Vehicle Administration began issuing new tamper-resistant licenses last week to protect residents from identity theft.
The new cards will require a computerized application, which is more secure than the older paper applications. Holograms and other safety features have been added to prevent duplication and fraud.
The new licenses are available at the Essex full service office and the Towson express office of the MVA.
Basic boating course offers certification
"Maryland Basic Boating Course," a three-part seminar presented by Community College of Baltimore County, will be offered from 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Aug. 6.
Attendance at all three sessions is required for an individual to receive boating certification.
The sessions will be offered at the Essex library branch, 1110 Eastern Blvd. Registration: 410- 869-0296.
`Little Shop of Horrors' on stage at Charlestown
CATONSVILLE - Students from 11 Baltimore County private and public schools and residents of Charlestown Retirement Community will perform the musical Little Shop of Horrors this week.
Performances will be at Caulfield Auditorium on the Charlestown campus, 715 Maiden Choice Lane in Catonsville, at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday.
Tickets are $5 in advance, $6 at the door. Information or tickets: 410-206-9924.