Advertisement
HomeCollectionsRaise Money
IN THE NEWS

Raise Money

NEWS
September 21, 1995
A plan to raise money for the arts in Anne Arundel County by selling bricks to resurface a fishing pier is on hold.Diane R. Evans, the Anne Arundel County Council chairwoman, said her proposal to spruce up the pier will have to wait until state officials finish work on the pier and decide what agency will own and manage the site.The State Highway Administration owns the pier, but the Department of Natural Resources typically runs fishing piers.A panel of representatives from both agencies has been working on a management agreement.
Advertisement
NEWS
January 23, 2005
Several Carroll schools have announced projects to raise money and collect necessities for tsunami relief. Projects include: Eldersburg Elementary School pupils are holding a drive, "America Sends Love," to raise money that will be turned over to the Church of the Brethren for tsunami victims. Pupils have been encouraged to think of others, sacrifice a personal luxury such as a toy or an ice cream, and donate their change. Containers have been set up in each suite for donations, and fifth-graders are collecting and counting the money on a daily basis.
NEWS
March 5, 1993
Prom dress sale to raise money for the homelessProject Promise is seeking student and adult volunteers to help with a consignment prom dress sale, sponsored by county high school students.This "second chance at the dance" for nearly new prom dresses will be used to raise money to help clothe the homeless through Grassroots and the Domestic Violence Center.The sale will be held Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 20 through April 4 at the Hickory Ridge Village Center.Donated and consigned dresses will be accepted from noon to 3 p.m. March 13 and 14, or by appointment.
NEWS
March 13, 1996
The Lineboro Volunteer Fire Company is asking the community to help it raise money by tossing empty aluminum cans into the recycling bin behind the firehouse, on Main Street.Fire Chief John Krebs said anybody can drop cans into the wire bin. The fire company sells the cans to raise money to buy and maintain equipment and for training programs.Information: 374-2197.FireHampstead: Hampstead, Manchester, Westminster and Glyndon of Baltimore County responded at 3: 49 a.m. Tuesday to a house fire in the 2300 block of Hampstead-Mexico Road.
NEWS
By Donna E. Boller and Donna E. Boller,Staff writer | October 10, 1990
A committee that has spent a year studying fund raising by PTAs, student organizations and booster clubs in county public schools is close to recommending rules that would limit, but not eliminate, the activities.The study was prompted by two concerns that came to public attention in 1989.School officials worried that fund raising was taking up too much class time, and PTA council officers were concerned that individual school PTAs were being asked to raise money for items that the school system should have supplied, such as paper, books and art supplies.
NEWS
By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,Sun Staff Writer | September 16, 1995
Former Washington College President S. Douglass Cater died at the bucolic Chestertown campus yesterday, one day before the inauguration of the college's new leader. Mr. Cater, who also was an author and former government official, was 72.Mr. Cater, who headed the college from 1982 to 1990, had suffered from pulmonary fibrosis for several years. He died at approximately 10:30 a.m. yesterday while surrounded by his family.Retired to his hometown of Montgomery, Ala., since 1991, Mr. Cater had stopped in Chestertown in August while traveling with his wife to Vermont when he fell seriously ill. He had stayed at the campus guest cottage since then.
NEWS
March 14, 2004
Chamber to hold monthly networking breakfast March 30 The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly networking breakfast at 8 a.m. March 30 at the New Windsor Conference Center. Mike Manion, adjunct faculty member and project developer at Carroll Community College, will discuss "Absolutely, Positively Make More Sales" and the four key skills for success. The cost for the meal is $12. Reservations are required by March 23. Information: 410-848-9050. Restaurant raising money for diabetes group Five Baugher's Restaurant employees are competing against each other this month to raise money for the American Diabetes Association.
NEWS
By Liz Boch and Liz Boch,SUN STAFF | February 15, 2004
From the heat of August to the chill of February, Larry Foster walks along the intersection of Ritchie Highway and Marley Glen carrying bins of Tootsie Rolls. He knocks on car doors and, as the drivers roll down their windows, he hands out candy and they hand him change. Foster and other members of the Glen Burnie council of the Knights of Columbus donate the money to special education schools and nearby churches. Last year, they donated $13,000 to the Ruth Parker Eason School in Millersville.
NEWS
By Rosalie Falter and Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 29, 2001
WITH A little imagination, and a lot of generosity, three people in the community recently found ways to raise money for such worthy local organizations as Hospice of the Chesapeake, Habitat for Humanity and Chesapeake Center for the Creative Arts. Marlene Stivers thought she could raise $10,000 for Hospice of the Chesapeake by raffling a handmade quilt. She started stitching the specially designed quilt in April and, with the help of volunteers from hospice, sold raffle tickets throughout the county.
NEWS
July 19, 1999
CONGRESSIONAL Republicans are about to begin another rampage against public broadcasting.Because some public television stations -- WETA in Washington, D.C., and WGBH in Boston -- exchanged donor lists with the Democratic National Committee, Republicans are threatening to cut this year's funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.Their outrage is a bit strange, since Republicans' practice of slashing federal grants is one of the reasons stations must exchange lists to raise money.
Baltimore Sun Articles
|
|
|
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.