Baltimore County Digest


August 06, 2008

Seniors group head to talk about issues

The president of the Baltimore County Association of Senior Citizens Organizations will visit each of the county's 19 senior centers during the next three months to discuss proposed legislation and other issues that affect older people.

Beth Wiseman will tell seniors how they can have a say in proposed state and federal legislation. The first talks will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Bykota Senior Center in Towson and at 11 a.m. Aug. 14 at Woodlawn Senior Center.

For a complete schedule, contact a senior center or call 410-887-2040.


Cancer foundation appoints director

The Children's Cancer Foundation, a nonprofit charity based in Pikesville, has appointed Diane Perry as its new executive director.

A volunteer for 25 years, she has been a board member for the past three years. Perry has a master's degree in human services administration and more than 30 years' experience in managing nonprofit and government programs.

The Children's Cancer Foundation raises funds for research and treatment of cancers that affect children in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

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