Harford Christian School to hold Sept. 11 commemoration...

September 10, 2006

Harford Christian School to hold Sept. 11 commemoration

Harford Christian School will hold a commemoration service, "A Time to Remember," at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow on the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Church historian Edward Panosian will speak on "Islam and the Bible."

Panosian is chairman emeritus of the division of social science at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C. He created a monologue series, "Church History in the First Person," that has been recognized for its presentation of historical characters.

History and social studies classes also will review the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

Harford Christian School is a ministry of the Evangelical Methodist Church, where Panosian will speak at worship services today.

The commemoration service is open to the public in the school's Ziegler Auditorium. The school is on Whiteford Road near Dublin.

Information: 410-457-4103.

HCC's board of trustees to hold open meeting Tuesday

The board of trustees of Harford Community College will meet in open session at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Chesapeake Center Board Room.

Anyone wishing to speak must complete a request form and return it to marketing and public relations before the meeting.

To request disability-related assistance, call 410-836-4402 or 410-836-4199 (TTY), or e-mail trustees@harford.edu.

Information: 410-836-4408.

Cecil Community College to offer session on health-care careers

Cecil Community College will offer a free information session about training options for careers in the allied health field from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Community Cultural Center on the North East campus.

The college offers full-time and part-time training programs for medical assistants, medical coders/billers, health unit coordinators, certified nursing assistants and phlebotomists.

Information: 410-287-6060, Ext. 641 or Ext. 760.

Child care provider conference planned at community college

"The World of Little Ones," Harford Community College's fall dinner conference for child care providers, will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Chesapeake Center.

Keynote speaker Bob Commodari was one of seven children growing up in a Baltimore two-bedroom house with one bath. Now a successful business owner, he will share his childhood struggles, and early positive experiences that are motivators for success in life.

Other speakers will hold workshops on topics such as using music with children, the benefits of infant massage, anxiety issues facing young children and cues to toddler behavior.

The event is approved for three hours of continuing-education credit. The $25 fee includes dinner, workshops and materials (Maryland Child Care Directors Association members pay $23). Out-of-county and out-of-state residents will pay a $5 or $10 surcharge, respectively.

Information: 410-836-4376.

HCC to offer fall course on archaeology in Maryland

Harford Community College is offering a new course this fall on the "Archaeology of Maryland" from 7 p.m. to 9:50 p.m. Thursdays in Fallston Hall.

The course features a combination of classroom instruction, independent research and participation in an archaeological study of the Hays-Heighe House on the HCC campus.

Guest archaeologists also will present their research in the state.

Students will develop analytical skills, knowledge of Maryland life from early prehistory through the 19th century, and an appreciation of historical and archaeological research.

Information: sstowers@harford.edu; registration, www.harford.edu.

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