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December 25, 1993
PPE: It may sound like a utility company, but it's shorthand for poverty, population growth and environmental stress -- the formula for a downward spiral toward greater human misery for millions of people around the world. James Grant, director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), cites the "PPE spiral" in the fund's annual "State of the World's Children" report,released this week.In many ways, improving the lives of the world's children is too easy, simply because needs are so great that almost any positive effort can make a measurable difference.
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NEWS
December 8, 2002
MDE sets meeting for sewage sludge facility permit The Maryland Department of the Environment will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday regarding the Carroll County Bureau of Solid Waste Management's application for a sewage sludge utilization permit. The application is for the construction and operation of a sewage sludge composting facility at Northern Municipal Landfill on Route 140 near Westminster. The meeting will be held at the Carroll County Office Building, 225 N. Center St., Room 003, Westminster.
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NEWS
September 28, 1990
This weekend President Bush will join more than 70 world leaders at the United Nations for a summit on children -- in other words, a summit on the future. Nothing is a better indicator of the prospects for generations to come than the welfare of those people whose lives on Earth will extend farthest into that future. But unless the burst of attention to children's issues results in policy changes, the summit will be little better than a photo opportunity for politicians to surround themselves with winsome young faces.
NEWS
By Lisa Breslin and Lisa Breslin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 14, 2002
LAST FALL, Robin Ford Building and Remodeling Inc. created a 3,100- square-foot Georgian-style home for the Southern Living Showcase of Homes. The tour raised more than $15,000 for Carroll County Children's Fund and Carroll Hospice. This fall, Ford - with the help of his children, Alyssa, 10, and Sean, 5, and master craftsman Chris Harris - has created a second masterpiece. It's a 64-square-foot Victorian-style playhouse that features a mansard roof, a locking door and fully operational, double-hung windows.
NEWS
September 22, 1991
Name: Glenna C. LambertHonored by The Carroll County Sun for: Staging annual dance recitals since 1988 for the benefit of the CarrollCounty Children's Fund; the recitals have brought in a total of $5,180; Lambert received an award from the fund at its annual dinner Monday nightAge: 53Residence; hometown: Keysville; TaneytownEducation: Graduate of Elmer Wolf High School; several business courses; associate degree from the Imperial Society of Teachers of...
NEWS
December 22, 1991
The "peace dividend" made possible by the end of the Cold War could assure all the world's children adequate nourishment, basic health care and a primary education by the end of this decade. That is the premise of the optimistic "agenda for a new world order" put forth last week by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in its annual "State of the World's Children" report.One billion people live in near-absolute poverty. "For almost half a century," UNICEF says, "war and ideological division have distracted attention and diverted resources.
NEWS
December 28, 1992
Immunizations represent one of the simplest and mos cost-effective of all public health measures. Especially for children, for whom a measles, rubella or smallpox vaccination can mean the difference between life and death, immunization rates also say a lot about a country's standard of living -- and about the priority that the country places on its most precious natural resource. According to two reports issued earlier this month, the United States has little reason for pride in its recent record of caring for the health of its children.
NEWS
December 3, 1993
Lack of heat is forcing makeshift elementary schools in SARAJEVO and other towns to close after classes Friday. Danielle Maillefer, with the U.N. Children's Fund, said her agency was working with a radio station to broadcast a daily program to help children keep up their lessons until schools can reopen.Serbs twice shelled a U.N. observation post near the Muslim enclave of TUZLA.A 10-truck relief convoy reached the eastern Muslim enclave of GORAZDE after nearly a month of Serb refusal to let it pass.
BUSINESS
By Steve Auerweck | December 21, 1992
Columbia firm helps charity create data baseThe appeals by actress Sally Struthers for the Christian Children's Fund, seeking sponsors for Third World children, inspire old-fashioned feelings of charity in the holiday season. But behind that traditional plea is a futuristic technology project run by a company in Columbia.Sequoia Imaging, a company formed to work with medical records imaging, is helping the fund create a computer data base that holds photos and information about hundreds of thousands of children around the world.
NEWS
By Douglas Birch and Douglas Birch,Staff Writer | December 18, 1992
A Baltimore public health physician who advises the United Nations praised the commitment of military forces to Somalia yesterday, saying the world community should intervene more quickly in the future when civil chaos threatens to trigger widespread disease and starvation."
NEWS
By Lisa Breslin and Lisa Breslin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 17, 2001
MORE THAN 2,000 third-graders will receive a free book this week from Carroll County Children's Fund. Surplus copies of Hugs and Kisses, a popular horse tale by local author Lois Szymanski and illustrator Kathy Mulhern, were printed last year for the organization's fund-raising efforts. "Giving away the books seemed like the best thing to do," said Herb Findeisen, president of the board of directors for Carroll County Children's Fund. "We are getting ready to start a new book for a different age group.
NEWS
October 28, 2001
October is a magic month for learning. Here are some ideas to spark your child's learning skills as the fall season gets under way. Read spooky Halloween stories: Turn out the lights and kindle your child's imagination by reading aloud, holding a large flashlight focused on the page. Get in the mood by wearing a costume. This atmosphere will help create good listeners. * One Halloween Night by Mark Teague * Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet by Diane de Groat * Dorrie and the Haunted House by Patricia Coombs * In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz * Arthur's Halloween by Marc Brown Trick or treat for UNICEF: The United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF)
NEWS
March 15, 1999
The Carroll County Children's Fund has made a $5,000 grant to a Sykesville teen-ager who needs a bone marrow transplant.Gregory Hladky, a 16-year-old junior at South Carroll High School, was diagnosed with acute myelogenic leukemia 16 months ago. His search for a potential donor is quickly reaching a critical stage.Testing to establish a donor's suitability can be costly and involves detailed lab trials to match antigens in the blood.The grant will help pay for testing 100 potential donors through the Johns Hopkins Hemapheresis Center in Baltimore.
NEWS
By Jackie Powder and Jackie Powder,Sun Staff Writer | September 10, 1995
Since 1964, when he became Carroll's first pediatrician, Dr. Karl M. Green has been caring for the county's children.Although he retired from his Westminster medical practice in June, his dedication to local children continues through his work with the Carroll County Children's Fund. Dr. Green started the fund in 1983 to help pay for the medical needs of uninsured and underinsured children.Since its inception, the fund has donated more than $145,000 to 154 county families who needed help to cover their children's medical expenses.
NEWS
November 17, 1994
The Wal-Mart in Westminster recently donated $845.70 to the Carroll County Children's Fund.The fund's president, Robert Schilling, accepted the check from Jena Turfle, cash office manager, and H. K. Chow, co-manager.The money represents proceeds from store vending machine sales of Sam's Choice soda.The Carroll County Children's Fund helps families of hospitalized children meet medical expenses.Farm Credit visits with Japanese groupCentral Maryland Farm Credit, which has offices in the Carroll County Air Business Center, recently sponsored a visit by 17 Japanese management representatives from the Aichi Prefectural Union of Agricultural Cooperatives in Aichi, Japan.
NEWS
December 25, 1993
PPE: It may sound like a utility company, but it's shorthand for poverty, population growth and environmental stress -- the formula for a downward spiral toward greater human misery for millions of people around the world. James Grant, director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), cites the "PPE spiral" in the fund's annual "State of the World's Children" report,released this week.In many ways, improving the lives of the world's children is too easy, simply because needs are so great that almost any positive effort can make a measurable difference.
NEWS
By Lisa Breslin and Lisa Breslin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 14, 2002
LAST FALL, Robin Ford Building and Remodeling Inc. created a 3,100- square-foot Georgian-style home for the Southern Living Showcase of Homes. The tour raised more than $15,000 for Carroll County Children's Fund and Carroll Hospice. This fall, Ford - with the help of his children, Alyssa, 10, and Sean, 5, and master craftsman Chris Harris - has created a second masterpiece. It's a 64-square-foot Victorian-style playhouse that features a mansard roof, a locking door and fully operational, double-hung windows.
NEWS
By Lisa Breslin and Lisa Breslin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 17, 2001
MORE THAN 2,000 third-graders will receive a free book this week from Carroll County Children's Fund. Surplus copies of Hugs and Kisses, a popular horse tale by local author Lois Szymanski and illustrator Kathy Mulhern, were printed last year for the organization's fund-raising efforts. "Giving away the books seemed like the best thing to do," said Herb Findeisen, president of the board of directors for Carroll County Children's Fund. "We are getting ready to start a new book for a different age group.
NEWS
December 3, 1993
Lack of heat is forcing makeshift elementary schools in SARAJEVO and other towns to close after classes Friday. Danielle Maillefer, with the U.N. Children's Fund, said her agency was working with a radio station to broadcast a daily program to help children keep up their lessons until schools can reopen.Serbs twice shelled a U.N. observation post near the Muslim enclave of TUZLA.A 10-truck relief convoy reached the eastern Muslim enclave of GORAZDE after nearly a month of Serb refusal to let it pass.
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,Staff Writer | September 16, 1993
Author Tom Clancy came to Carroll County 35 years ago as a child to visit the Colts football camp. Needy county children brought him back to the county last night for the first time since 1958."
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