Baltimore County Digest

April 18, 2008

Meeting about LNG terminal is planned

Richard Muth, director of the county's Office of Homeland Security, is scheduled to speak at a community meeting Tuesday about safety and security issues associated with the proposed liquefied natural gas terminal on Sparrows Point.

Muth will discuss the findings of the U.S. Coast Guard's recent report on the project proposed by AES Corp., which wants to build the LNG terminal at the former Bethlehem Steel shipyard to receive large tankers carrying liquefied natural gas.

The 7 p.m. meeting will be in the auditorium of Dundalk Middle School, 7400 Dunmanway.

Laura Barnhardt

Timonium

Awards breakfast set

Three companies will be honored Wednesday at an awards breakfast by the Baltimore County Minority and Women Business Enterprise Commission and the Baltimore County Commission for Women. The sixth annual MBE/WBE Awards Breakfast will be at 7:30 a.m. at the Crown Plaza Baltimore, 2004 Greenspring Drive, Timonium.

Breakfast reservations are required by Monday at 410-887-5557 or e-mail dhughes@baltimore countymd.gov.

Essex

Seniors driving class

County police will sponsor a "Seniors on the MOVE (Mature Operators Vehicular Education)" class in Essex for drivers ages 60 and older, beginning Tuesday.

The class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays through May 13 at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Ave. The program includes a review of basic driving abilities, vehicle information and medication management for safe driving.

Registration is required as the class is limited to 35 people.

Information: 410-887-0267 or 410-887-7361.

Towson

Fundraising walk

Sparrow House Maternity Home in Bel Air will hold its seventh annual Walk for Life fundraiser at 2 p.m. Sunday at Christ the King Church, 1102 Hart Road, Towson.

Sparrow House is a nonprofit organization that provides temporary care for unmarried pregnant girls and young women in a crisis pregnancy situation.

The Walk for Life is a 2-mile walk/run. Information: 410-399-2440.

Catonsville

Free organ concert

The Free State Theatre Organ Society will present a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Rice Auditorium at Spring Grove Hospital Center on Wade Avenue in Catonsville.

Husband-and-wife team Don Kinnier and Judy Townsend will perform organ music from silent and comedy movies, and a range of songs that include ballads, blues and classics.

Information: 410-592-9322.

Hereford

Teens' spoken word

Teens and young adults are invited to participate in Spoken Word Night at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Hereford library branch, 16940 York Road.

Guest speakers from the English Department at Hereford High School will read their poetry, fiction and monologues.

Information: 410-887-1919.

Events or news items for the Baltimore County Digest may be submitted to baltco.news@balt sun.com. Information should be sent at least 10 days in advance of the event.

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