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November 10, 2012
The GFWC Woman's Club of Westminster Inc., has begun sales of its 2012 ornament - this year depicting Baker Memorial Chapel at McDaniel College in Westminster. The ornament depicting Baker Memorial Chapel is the ninth in a series presenting historic buildings in the community of Westminster. Baker Memorial Chapel was dedicated April 20, 1958. The ornaments are $21 each. The ornament sale is a major fund raiser for the Woman's Club of Westminster, which for the last 101 years has provided volunteer service and support to our community.
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December 2, 2001
Western Maryland College will greet the holidays with seven concerts featuring a variety of music. One of the highlights this season is "Sing Me to Heaven," the college choir's musical tribute to Julie Badiee, a longtime choir member and WMC professor who died this year. All performances are free. Today: College choir, 7 p.m., Big Baker Memorial Chapel. The 65-member choir, under the direction of music professor Margaret Boudreaux, is dedicating its performance to Badiee, a professor of art and art history who sang with the group for more than 20 years.
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October 12, 1995
Renovated WMC hall to be dedicated tomorrowThe formal dedication of Western Maryland College's renovated Memorial Hall, which includes an address by Gov. Parris N. Glendening, will be at 4 p.m. tomorrow in Baker Memorial Chapel.Formerly called Science Hall, the building was designed by Baltimore architect Charles Anderson and first occupied in 1929. It was renamed Memorial Hall in 1958.The remodeling is being financed by private donations, loans from the federal government and part of a $1.9 million grant from the state.
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December 4, 1992
The Western Maryland College Choir will present a "Concert for the Season of Joy" Sunday at 7 p.m. in Baker Memorial Chapel.The performance is free and open to the public.Several classic selections of the holiday season will be offered at the concert, including Handel's "Joy to the World," J.S. Bach's "How Brightly Shines the Morning Star," the traditional "First Noel," and Haydn's "Dona nobis pacem" from the "Nelson Mass."For the Walford Davies arrangement of "The Holly and the Ivy," seven members of the choir will perform solos.
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January 26, 2006
On January 24, 2006, KATHERINE L. (nee Lawton); beloved wife of John L. Cousins; beloved daughter of Nancy Lee Redmer Clingan and the late William Clifton Lawton; beloved mother of Christopher Andrew Cousins (Gail) and Robin Michelle Hoke (Adam); sister of Linda L. Evans (Jeff); stepdaughter of David Newton Clingan; grandmother of Austin and Kendall Cousins and Sarah Hoke. A Funeral service will be held Saturday, 11 A.M. in Baker Memorial Chapel at Mc Daniel College in Westminster, MD. Interment in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Westminster.
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January 20, 1991
Perspectives on the history of the U.S. civil rights movement will be the topic of a lecture by Julian Bond, former Georgia state senator, 1968 Democratic vice presidential nominee, and a nationally recognized leader of the drive for equality for more than 20 years.The event, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, is part of Western Maryland College's Black History Celebration 1991. It is free and open to the public.Seating is limited in McDaniel Lounge, so attendees are advised to come early. Joslyn Martin, WMC Class of 1991 and president of the Black Student Union, will introduce Bond.
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January 22, 1995
Judy Richardson, a civil rights activist, will speak at Western Maryland College on Feb. 1 as part of the college's celebration of African-American History Month.The lecture, titled "Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement," will take place at 7 p.m. in McDaniel Lounge.Ms. Richardson lectures across the country about the civil rights movement, its lessons and their relevance, and about the making of "Eyes On The Prize," a series of films on the history of the American civil rights years.
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February 4, 2001
Western Maryland College will hold activities, including a soul food dinner and a step show, in February and early March in recognition of Black History Month. The events are open to the public, and are sponsored by the Black Student Union and the Office of Multicultural Student Services. They are free unless indicated. Feb. 11: Soul food dinner/Dramafest, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in The Forum, Decker Center. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students with ID. Tickets should be purchased in advance by calling 410-857-2791.
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January 22, 1993
Benjamin Karim, a longtime associate of Malcolm X during the years of his greatest popularity and the author of a new biography and memoir of the outspoken Nation of Islam leader, will speak at Western Maryland College on Feb. 16 as part of the college's observance of African-American History Month.Mr. Karim, who spent eight years working with Malcolm X in the Black Muslim movement, will discuss his experiences in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. in McDaniel Lounge. The event, like all others scheduled for the monthlong celebration, is free and open to the public.
NEWS
December 1, 1999
December means music at Western Maryland College, and this year a new concert opens the packed holiday schedule.The WMC Show Choir, a student-run group of five men and five women, starts the season at 7: 30 p.m. Friday in Baker Memorial Chapel. Led by senior Heather Miller of Hagerstown, the choir's "Forever Christmas" will include choreographed dance routines to standards as well as new holiday pieces.Other holiday concerts at WMC include:Saturday: Gospel Choir, 7: 30 p.m., Baker Memorial Chapel.
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