Identity theft to be discussed

October 12, 2008

The Town Center Community Association and the Wilde Lake Community Association will sponsor a talk by investigator Lila Boor of the Howard County Office of Consumer Affairs and Pfc. Holly Burnham of the Howard County Police Department on seniors and identity theft.

The presentation, which will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 28 at Slayton House in the Wilde Lake Village Green, is part of the county's "Arm Yourself With Knowledge" program for senior citizens age 50 and older.

Discussion will include practical tips for minimizing the risk of becoming a victim of identity theft. Light refreshments will be served.

Information or to reserve a place: 410-730-3987 or 410-730-4744.

Vendors sought

The Hickory Ridge Community Association is seeking vendors for its Holiday Craft Shop, to be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Hawthorn Center, 6175 Sunny Spring. Items must be handmade. The cost is $20 a table.

Information: 410-730-7327.

around town

Crime and safety : The Harper's Choice Community Association will sponsor a Safety Awareness and Crime Prevention Town Meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Kahler Hall, 5440 Old Tucker Road in Harper's Choice. Village Center. Information: 410-730-0770.

: Legal help : Attorney Valerie Rocco will be at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, for the 60 Plus Wills and Legal Screening Program from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Services will include simple wills, powers of attorney, living wills, small estates and deed changes. The program is open to Howard County residents ages 60 and older. The cost is on a sliding scale. An appointment is required. Information: 410-313-7213.

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