Savage Historical Society meeting set for Sept. 17

North Laurel/Savage

September 02, 2007

The Savage Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Faith & Ministry Center, 9032 Baltimore St., Savage. Those who attend should use the side entrance off Foundry Street.

The topic will be "Remembering a Fallen Hero: Charles White." White died in World War II. His sisters, Sarah "Sally" Mullikin, Mary DuMond and Nancy Tripp, will share a videotaped interview they did with a student from the University of Maryland and will speak with visitors. They will also share memorabilia from World War II.

The White children grew up on Howard Street in Savage, said the society's secretary, Helen Rushing.

The society's calendars, postcards, nickname booklets and other materials will be available from 6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Information: Helen Rushing, 301-725-1241.

Around Town

More help -- The North Laurel-Savage Multiservice Center, a cooperative center created by local nonprofit organizations to reach residents in the southeastern area of the county, has expanded to include counseling, legal assistance, information and referral, immigrant services and assistance with food, energy and housing for those in need. The center has expanded its hours and is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Seven organizations offer services at the center: the Community Action Council, Family and Children's Services, FIRN, the Howard County Department of Social Services, Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center, the Domestic Violence Center and the Legal Aid Bureau. Funding is provided by the Howard County Department of Citizen Services, Horizon Foundation and Columbia Foundation. The facility is in the Whiskey Bottom Shopping Center, 9105 All Saints Road, North Laurel. 301-498-7509.

For children -- Children's programs at the Savage library branch, 9525 Durness Lane, include "Play Partners" for infants and toddlers; "3, 2, Fun!" for ages 2 and 3 with an adult; "Picture Book Parade" for ages 2 to 5; and "Just for Me" for children ages 3 to 5. For a schedule: 410-880-5978.

Also at the library -- The Savage branch library's Teen 'Zine, a new online newsletter written by teens for teens, will hold a meeting for ages 13 to 17 interested in participating from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Registration is not required. The library will offer "Welcome Back to Savage," a program for teens, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Participants will have a chance to visit with friends after the summer hiatus, have a snack and talk about what's happening at the library. Registration is not required. 410-880-5980.

Writers meet -- The Writer's Circle at the Savage branch library, 9525 Durness Lane, will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 to share original writings and offer mutual support and comment. Registration is not required. "Passion, Lies and Pieces," a public reading of works by the circle's writers, will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at the library. Light refreshments will be provided. 410-880- 5980.

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