Community Notes


March 10, 2004

Women's Hall of Fame ceremony to be held tomorrow night

Howard County Executive James N. Robey and the Howard County Commission for Women will be hosts of the eighth Women's Hall of Fame ceremony at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Banneker Room of the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City.

Selected for this year's Hall of Fame are activist Susan Buswell, former member of the school board and delegate to the Maryland General Assembly; Andrea Ingram, director of Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center; Ellen Kennedy, poet, translator and founder of HoCoPoLitSo; and the late Mary Elizabeth Snodgrass, nurse, mother, business partner to her husband and founder of Honor Our Veterans Project.

Discussion on HIV/AIDS slated Saturday at HCC

The Columbia Alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will hold its second Community Awareness Panel Discussion on HIV/AIDS from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the multipurpose room at Howard Community College.

Signs will direct visitors.

Admission is free. Information: 410-290-8034.

Columbia Council extends scholarship deadline

The Columbia Council has extended the deadline for the Spirit of Columbia Scholarship Award for Columbia high school seniors who have shown extraordinary dedication to community service.

As many as six $2,500 scholarships will be awarded.

Applications, which now must be submitted by March 19, are available at high schools, community centers and Columbia Association headquarters, 10221 Wincopin Circle.

Information: 401-715-3161.

Dinner-dance, auction to benefit SAFE program

The Sexual Trauma Treatment, Advocacy and Recovery (STTAR) Center Inc. will hold "La Fiesta de Estrellas," a dinner-dance and silent auction to raise money for and highlight the Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) program.

The event will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday at Ten Oaks Ballroom in Clarksville. Tickets, available only in advance, are $75; $600 for a table of 10.

Information: 410-290-6432

Stress, depression in teens to be discussed today

HC DrugFree is presenting its free spring speaker series for Howard County parents and students.

"Teen Stress and Depression" is the topic today at Reservoir High School.

Information: 410-799-4879.

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