Community Briefs


December 27, 2009

Agency moving

During the county furlough week, Monday through Thursday, the Community Action Council of Howard County will move its operations to Dasher Green Head Start Center, 6680 Cradlerock Way in Columbia, and the North Laurel-Savage Multiservice Center, 9105 All Saints Road in Laurel.

Call 410-313-6440 for more information.

Umpires needed

The Tri-County Umpires Association will hold classes beginning in February for anyone interested in umpiring baseball in Howard, Baltimore, Carroll and surrounding counties. For more information, call Mike at 410-916-5655.

Holocaust survivors

The Jewish Federation of Howard County has received a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

County residents who are Holocaust survivors and have a limited income might qualify for a grant to obtain medical care, shelter, food and clothing.

Call 410-730-4976, ext. 120, for more information.

Recycling cans

Habitat for Humanity has placed a collection bin for aluminum cans on the west side of Columbia at the entrance to the parking lot of Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church, 6410 Amherst Ave. in Allview Estates.

This is a joint project with Boy Scouts of America.

Call 410-461-4150 or 410-960-2700.

Teachers needed

The Howard County Arts Council is looking for teachers to fill positions in its visual and performing arts summer camps next year. Among the subjects offered in the camps are painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, dance, musical theater, poetry and creative writing. Camps are open to students in grades K-7.

Interested teachers should contact Wendy Meetze at 410-313-2787.

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