Applicants sought for architectural resource panel
The Columbia Association is seeking applicants for at-large position on the Architectural Resource Committee.
The committee develops policies and procedures for reviewing covenant violations and makes recommendations to the association's president regarding legal action to pursue unresolved covenant violations.
Applicants must have a background in covenant enforcement, architecture or other related experience, and their principal residence must be on Columbia Association-assessed property.
The appointment is for one year.
Letters of interest should be sent by March 18 to Architectural Resource Committee, the Columbia Association, 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia 21044, Attention: Michelle Miller.
Class is to be offered on filing for bankruptcy
The Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service will offer a bankruptcy class from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday and April 14, May 12 and June 9 to teach the basics of filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Participants will receive training materials and forms to complete.
An attorney will review completed forms.
The service is free; materials cost $30.
The class is open to people of low or moderate income who have received a high school diploma and are not involved in a foreclosure proceeding.
Information or registration: 410-547-6537, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays.
Theatrical arts center to use grant to buy Carson books
The Maryland Humanities Council has awarded a $1,200 grant to the Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts Inc. to purchase books for the Ben Carson Project in Baltimore.
The grant is one of several that will help the center expand a pilot project for students in the Baltimore public schools. The project includes performances of Ben Carson, M.D., a play about Dr. Benjamin Carson's journey from an impoverished childhood to a position of well-known neurosurgeon. Performances for more than 3,000 Baltimore children are planned for March 14, 15 and 17. Each child will receive a free copy of Carson's autobiography.
CCTA, a nonprofit organization founded in 1969 by Toby Orenstein of Toby's Dinner Theatre, works to educate through the arts.