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By Sloane Brown | March 3, 2002
A jazz trio's rendition of "The Girl From Ipanema" softly played in the background as guests in sophisticated business and cocktail attire swirled through Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn. They tasted carved tenderloin and breast of capon, sipped cocktails and caught up with old friends. Best of all, though, was the elegant adventure of exploring rooms and rooms full of antiques, from more than 50 dealers, and having first dibs on all these goodies at the preview party for the 32nd annual Hunt Valley Antiques Show.
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Letter to The Aegis and The Record | December 19, 2012
Editor: With the recent tragedy in Connecticut, many of us are feeling the impact, as we question the safety of our children and loved ones. When a traumatic event occurs, we tend to become overwhelmed with a variety of emotions, including sadness, grief, helplessness and anxiety. In the aftermath of any trauma, there are certain strategies that can be helpful in moving forward: Provide reassurance of safety to children Limit media exposure of the event for yourself and your child In the weeks following a trauma, such as the shooting, children may have difficulty concentrating and remaining focused on their schoolwork.
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February 9, 1993
Jaycees give $1,500 to Hopkins Children's CenterAt their most recent membership meeting, the Elkridge Area Jaycees presented a check for $1,500 to representatives of the Johns Hopkins Chidren's Center in Baltimore.The money was raised through the organization's annual Santa Visits program. The Jaycees accepted donations for visits by Santa and an elf in December.POLICE* Ellicott City: : 10000 block of Frederick Road: Someone stole four wheels valued at $200 each and four tires valued at $100 each from a 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier between 3 p.m. Friday and 11:45 a.m. Saturday.
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August 9, 2012
Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday prior to date of publication at the latest. To submit volunteer items, mail to Volunteers, Patuxent Publishing Co. Editorial, 501 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21278; email hccalendar@patuxent.com ; or fax 410-332-6336. Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Board - Seeking board members to serve five-year terms, and help review services and need for services relating to alcohol or drug abuse education, treatment and prevention in Howard County.
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July 9, 2006
South Laurel Recreation Council volunteers will present a free children's show in the multipurpose room of Deerfield Run Elementary School and Community Center, 13000 Laurel-Bowie Road, Laurel. DinoRock will present original music and puppets in a show about dinosaurs at 1 p.m. Thursday. The interactive musical show will present seven Mesozoic-era creatures. Admission and parking are free. Information: 301-776-2805. Historical society meeting is Aug. 21 The Savage Historical Society will not meet this month.
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June 1, 2008
Center offers families aid The CARE Center for Child and Adolescent Resources will help families discuss their needs and offer resources and referrals. Information is available on community services, county recreation and sports facilities, financial assistance, support groups, emergency needs, help for drug or alcohol abuse, classes for parents, school readiness and achievement, emotional and mental health, child care resources and other topics. The center is a service of the Howard County Department of Citizen Services' Office of Children's Services.
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August 26, 2007
The Writer's Circle at the Savage branch library, 9525 Durness Lane, will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 to share original writings and offer mutual support and comment. Registration is not required. "Passion, Lies and Pieces," a public reading of works by the circle's writers, will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at the library. Information: 410-880-5980. Around Town More help -- The North Laurel-Savage Multiservice Center, a cooperative center created by local nonprofit organizations to reach residents in the southeast area of the county, has expanded to include counseling, legal assistance, information and referral, immigrant services and assistance with food, energy and housing for those in need.
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May 4, 2008
The Coalition of Geriatric Services (COGS) and the Howard County Office on Aging will present Senior Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 17 at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way in Columbia. Panels will discuss "Essential Legal Documents" from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; "Looking at the Next Stage" from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; "Senior Care Programs at the Office on Aging" from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.; and "Aging: What's Normal, What's Not" from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Providers of senior services will have booths offering free information.
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October 29, 1997
WITH HELP FROM the United Way, Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland helps Baltimore County and the rest of the region cope with some of their most pressing problems, including a burgeoning elderly population and troubled families.Family and Children's Services, a private non-profit group, operates on an $8 million budget; $1.5 million of it comes from the United Way.The organization uses this money in concert with public funds to provide valuable services it otherwise could not afford, such as adult day care and support for in-home eldercare; adoption initiatives for kids with serious health programs, including AIDS, and different kinds of family counseling.
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February 9, 2001
A grant of $70,373 for the First Step program, which will provide a court services coordinator to work with victims of domestic violence for the first time, has been given to Westminster Police Department and Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland. The funds were given by the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention. They will be used to continue the domestic violence prevention program, which intervenes with abusers and victims in an effort to prevent assaults. In addition to the coordinator, the program will also expand this year to include Hampstead, Manchester, Sykesville and Taneytown.
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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts , ed.gunts@baltsun.com | December 3, 2009
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore will break ground today for a $29.5 million expansion of its Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital. A two-story wing and related upgrades were designed to help Sinai improve the range of services it provides for patients from birth to age 18. When complete in March 2012, the facility will feature a larger children's diagnostic center and all-private inpatient rooms with space for parents to sleep overnight....
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By Joe Burris and Joe Burris,joseph.burris@baltsun.com | August 4, 2009
Anthony and Iris Thorpe adopted their first child nearly 16 years ago, a 6-week-old girl whose mother had been given a diagnosis of HIV-positive. With two other children of their own, the couple figured that the infant made their family circle complete. Since then, the circle has ballooned, with 48 foster children, five adoptions and one foster child whose adoption is in the works. The Thorpes, of Port Deposit, have opened their arms to infants and toddlers from Baltimore who make up some of city's most disheartening child statistics: the offspring of drug-afflicted, HIV-infected parents.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,Sun Reporter | June 21, 2008
James C. Holman, an attorney who represented corporate and banking clients and had been board chairman of a children's charity, died of congestive heart failure Monday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 61. Born in Springfield, Mo., he earned a bachelor's degree in history from Drury University, a law degree at Vanderbilt University in 1971 and a master's degree in law from George Washington University. After law school, Mr. Holman served in the Army at Fort Holabird.
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June 15, 2008
Caretakers' workshop set for Tuesday The Howard County Office of Children's Services will sponsor "Think Differently: Appreciating Multiple Intelligences," a workshop for parents, and child care and early childhood professionals, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Office of Children's Offices, 3300 N. Ridge Road, Suite 380, Ellicott City. The workshop on diverse learning styles includes strategies for teaching to children's strengths. The cost is $20. "Helping Children Learn Self-Management," a workshop on helping children gain control of their own behavior, will be offered from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the same location.
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June 15, 2008
Nonprofit returns to Wilde Lake building Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland has returned to its facility in the Village of Wilde Lake after a four-month absence while its building was being renovated. In January, the staff of the nonprofit organization moved to the basement of the Rose Price House, the building next to Oakland Manor in Town Center. Renovations to the Wilde Lake building, which 40 years ago served as Howard County Library's first Columbia branch, included a new sprinkler system, new acoustical ceiling tiles, new carpeting, paint and windows.
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May 4, 2008
The Coalition of Geriatric Services (COGS) and the Howard County Office on Aging will present Senior Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 17 at the Bain Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way in Columbia. Panels will discuss "Essential Legal Documents" from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; "Looking at the Next Stage" from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; "Senior Care Programs at the Office on Aging" from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.; and "Aging: What's Normal, What's Not" from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Providers of senior services will have booths offering free information.
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September 9, 2007
Flotilla 24 of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will present a three-day boating course, leading to the award of a boating safety education certificate. A written examination is required to receive the certificate. The course will be offered from 7 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Sept. 24, 7 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Sept. 27, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 in the multipurpose room at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 13611 Laurel-Bowie Road, Laurel. Tuition is free; there is a fee of $40 for materials which include a textbook, workbook and compact disk.
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