November 12, 1991
CURRENT volunteers' news and needs.Maryland Food Committee is organizing its Bags of Plenty program in which citizens donate food to enhance a Thanksgiving day meal. Any Baltimore City resident can help until Nov. 15 by calling First Call for Help at 685-0525.White Marsh Red Cross Donor Center, 8114 Sandpiper Circle, is expanding its blood collection hours to include Mondays, beginning Nov. 18. Volunteers are needed Mondays and Saturdays. Call 764-4602.BARC, Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc. needs volunteers as wrappers at the Holiday Gift wrap booth open from Dec. 2 through Dec. 24 at Kenilworth in Towson.
August 18, 2005
Where: Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. When: 7:30 p.m. Monday Why: You'd be surprised how much work goes into a song. Watch eight local songwriters play their original material for critique by the rest of the Baltimore Songwriters Association. In turn, the BSA offers lyrical and other advice that helps shape and polish the music. Information: 410-813-4039, www.baltimoresongwriters.org. Admission: Free.
August 22, 1999
How do you get to Rock and Roll Heaven? For some 50 Righteous Brothers fans, heaven was as close as the Tremont Plaza Hotel. The dulcet-toned duo, in town for a concert at Pier 6, met with those fans at a reception for the benefit of the Baltimore Association for retared Citizens. As Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield entered the banquet room, an "Ebb Tide" of memories came flooding back to their followers. "Anyone who grew up in the 60's stood in front of the mirror--at some point--and used a hairbrush as a microphone to sing "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," said guest Debbie Hood.
July 13, 2006
With a purple health care union banner waving beside him outside state office buildings in Baltimore, Thomas E. Perez, a Democratic candidate for Maryland attorney general, accepted the endorsement of labor and other leaders yesterday. "I believe that access to health care is a civil rights issue as well as a health care issue," Perez said during the brief campaign appearance in the midday heat. Among those endorsing Perez were the Service Employees International Union - United Health Care Workers East; Baltimore's Association for Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN)
June 12, 1991
Carroll County Sun bowling columnist Don Vitek has been chosen by the Maryland Bowling Writers Association as Writer of the Year, an award sponsored by the Maryland State Women's Bowling Association.Vitek also won first- and second-place honors in both the senior and column categories. The column award was sponsored by the Frederick Women's 600 Club and the Senior awards category was sponsored by Greater Baltimore Bowling Association.All awards were announced at the Maryland Bowling Writers Association's annual meeting June 9.
December 13, 1991
Rep. Helen Delich Bentley, R-2nd, was named "Port Leader of the Year" by the Baltimore Junior Association of Commerce for her efforts to improve the Port of Baltimore.Bentley received the award in ceremonies in Baltimore yesterday. She previously had won the award in 1974 when she was chairwoman of the Federal Maritime Commission.Noting the progress the port has seen this year, including the addition of several new shipping lines, the congresswoman said she believed 1992 would offer opportunities to strengthen the port's position in the Middle Atlantic and strengthen a sagging economy.
December 20, 1992
Sapna Patel, a student at the American University in Washington, has been awarded a Presidential Scholarship for $24,000. She has also been chosen to participate in the School of Public Affairs' Leadership Program.*The University of Baltimore Alumni Association honored Bailey A. Thomas, McCormick Company president and chief executive officer; Adrian Teel, Maryland Port Administration executive director, and Ali Asghar Alemi, the U.S. EPA and Maryland Overseas Visitors Coordinator, as its Alumni of the Year.
June 1, 1998
The Maryland Association of Private Career Schools has awarded Russell Warehime, a Francis Scott Key High School senior, a $1,000 scholarship from the TESST Technology Institute in Baltimore.The association's Scholarship Program Awards offer scholarships to students wishing to attend a career school.Warehime plans to study design and drafting technology.Recipients are chosen on academic achievement, participation in extracurricular activities, leadership qualities and recommendations from school personnel.
October 5, 2003
The 24th annual Butchers Hill house tour is scheduled next week, with the Southeast Baltimore neighborhood association opening 12 historic homes to the public. The Baltimore neighborhood is north of Fells Point and Canton. The event is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 12. Tickets are $15 the day of the tour and $12 in advance. For more information, log on to www.butchershill.org or call Anne Belcher at 410-675-2795 or Sue Noonan at 410-522-6773.
February 4, 1992
Nurses and student nurses are discovering that the recession and an abundance of nurses have combined to make it difficult to find or change jobs.Two years ago there were plenty of positions, but now "the jobs simply aren't available," says Ida Ross, a St. Joseph Hospital nurse who was among 900 nurses and nursing students who attended the Baltimore Association of Nurse Recruiters' career day at the Baltimore Convention Center.Forty Maryland hospitals sent recruiters to the event on Saturday.