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Letter to The Aegis | May 31, 2012
Editor: The Al Cesky Scholarship Fund, Inc. celebrated the 27th anniversary of the Al Cesky Scholarship Awards Banquet on May 16, at the Richlin Ballroom. At the banquet, the Fund awarded $54,000 in scholarships to 24 outstanding Harford County student-athletes. Those scholarship winners embody the purpose of the Al Cesky Scholarship Fund, Inc., namely, to preserve and keep visible the values reflected in the life and work of Al Cesky, with special reference to his contributions to the spiritual, emotional and intellectual development of youth and his role in fostering community life.
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July 25, 2013
The Towson Times has reported on the Edenwald Residents Association and its service to the Baltimore/Towson area, and particularly its scholarship program, which was founded and endorsed by then-president Sal J. Molite Jr. in 1999 for the benefit of his young part-time employees who were enrolled in institutions of higher learning. I enrolled in Edenwald in 1994 and being a retired educator, Mr. Molite gave me permission to organize the Edenwald Scholarship Program in 1999.The initial award for the first year was $500 per eligible employee.
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By Karen Nitkin and Karen Nitkin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | October 23, 2000
TERSIGUEL'S French Country Restaurant in historic Ellicott City will hold a buffet dinner next week to raise money for the Jamie A. Roussey Scholarship Fund. Roussey, as many will recall, was the young Baltimore police officer killed in a car collision in March. The 22-year-old Catonsville resident had graduated from the Baltimore Police Academy four months earlier. The fund will help students at the academy. Roussey was on his way to help an officer on foot pursue a suspect when his car was broadsided.
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Letter to The Aegis | May 30, 2013
Editor: The Al Cesky Scholarship Fund, Inc. celebrated the 28th Anniversary of the Al Cesky Scholarship Awards Banquet on May 15, at the Richlin Ballroom. At the banquet, the fund awarded $54,000 in scholarships to 24 outstanding Harford County student-athletes. Those scholarship winners embody the purpose of the Al Cesky Scholarship Fund, Inc., namely, to preserve and keep visible the values reflected in the life and work of Al Cesky, with special reference to his contributions to the spiritual, emotional and intellectual development of youth and his role in fostering community life.
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By GREGORY KANE | September 23, 1998
THE CROWD OF nearly 300 cheered and clapped raucously as two men hoisted the giant check into the air. They presented it to Dr. Joyce Payne. The Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund was some $5,000 richer.The crowd had good reason to cheer. They had raised the money, saving it from their jobs that pay them only 90 cents to $1.30 an hour. These fund-raisers, you see, were all inmates at Patuxent Institution in Jessup.Payne started the scholarship fund 11 years ago. Recipients get four-year merit scholarships to one of about 40 historically black colleges or universities.
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February 14, 1997
The Heisman Fine Arts Gallery will present a show of local art and an auction at 8 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Jessup Community Hall, Route 175 and Wigley Avenue.The auction, which will include works by Delacroix, Llewelyn, Wyeth, Borelli and Neiman, will benefit the Julia S. Stafford Memorial Scholarship Fund to provide assistance to a 1997 graduate of Meade Senior High School.Most bids will begin at $50.Admission, $8 for individuals and $15 for couples, includes wine, soda, hors d'oeuvres and door prizes.
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By Marina Sarris and Marina Sarris,Staff Writer | February 24, 1993
Some of the legislators reacted as if they had been slapped -- hard.They argued with, and in one case harangued, citizens and fellow lawmakers who urged them to give up control of a $7 million college scholarship fund that they dole out to constituents.The atmosphere in the House Ways and Means Committee yesterday grew noticeably tense as half a dozen witnesses urged the delegates to turn over the scholarship money to a nonpolitical state board that would distribute it more fairly.They said the current program is a political perk for incumbents, one that helps them win favor with grateful families.
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By Angela Winter Ney and Angela Winter Ney,Staff Writer | February 19, 1993
The music started as something they did for themselves. Now four county women use their collaborations to help others.Last month, their performance raised money to buy choir robes for the children at Cape St. Claire United Methodist Church.This month, they're putting on a benefit concert for a professor at Anne Arundel Community College who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.The women -- two vocalists, an organist and a flutist -- call themselves the Kindred Spirits, because, as organist Kathryn Miguez explains, "That's kind of how we feel about music.
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By Mark Bomster and Mark Bomster,Staff Writer | May 8, 1993
Peter G. Angelos, a prominent Baltimore lawyer, has pledged $1 million to the University of Baltimore Educational Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship fund for Maryland residents studying at its law school.When completely financed in four to five years, the endowment will generate about $50,000 in annual scholarship money, said Sheldon Caplis, vice president for development at the university.Mr. Angelos made an initial $250,000 contribution Thursday and will finance $12,000 to $15,000 in scholarships in the 1994-1995 school year, Mr. Caplis said.
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By Jeff Barker and Jeff Barker,SUN STAFF | September 12, 2003
BETHESDA - In the two years since her mother was killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Alison Heidenberger coped with shock followed by seemingly interminable sadness. She also finished college - thanks to a scholarship fund established by a group of Maryland parents who believe the best way to honor the state's 9/11 victims is to make sure their children are well cared for. In designing the fund, the creators tried to anticipate situations like that faced by Heidenberger, of Chevy Chase.
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Letter to The Aegis | May 21, 2013
On Monday, May 6, the Harford Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) held its fourth annual Food Fight, bringing together four chefs from around the region to compete in a cooking competition - one wherein each chef prepared, in one hour's time, an appetizer and entree from a basket of secret ingredients. For the first time, the event took place at the Vandiver Inn in Havre de Grace, where Susan, the inn's chef, offered her own version of the secret ingredients for viewers to purchase and enjoy.
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May 15, 2013
Twenty-four graduating high school student-athletes, representing Harford County's 12 senior classes, will be honored at the 28th Annual Al Cesky Scholarship Fund's (ACSF) awards banquet Wednesday at the Richlin Ballroom, beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $40 each, with a student price of $35. Call 410-838-6787 or visit http://www.alceskyscholarhsip.org for more information. Two of the scholarship winners, one male and one female, will receive scholarship awards amounting to $5,000 each from the ACSF to help defray the cost of their post-secondary education.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | March 27, 2013
For the 11th year in a row, some promising high school football players from Harford County have been honored with scholarships courtesy of the Ravens Nest No. 1, Birds of Prey. The Birds of Prey Ravens fan club established a scholarship fund in honor of the late Bud Bitzer, a charter member of the Ravens Nest No. 1. In addition to being a founding member of the Birds of Prey, Mr. Bitzer "was also the chairperson of the Ravens Nest No. 1's road cleanup committee. He initiated the program and ensured that the selected road was continuously maintained.
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March 22, 2013
Summer classes Registration for summer noncredit classes at Anne Arundel Community College is under way. Information: aacc.edu/noncredit. Tuition aid at AACC Financial aid is available at Anne Arundel Community College. In addition, the college has a no-fee, interest-free payment plan that allows the cost of tuition to be spread throughout a term. Payment plans are available. For information about financial aid, call 410-777-2203 or go to aacc.edu/finaid . Students can also meet with a financial aid representative on a walk-in basis at the Arnold campus, Glen Burnie Town Center, AACC at Arundel Mills or the Fort Meade Army Education Center.
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March 21, 2013
A good crowd filled the gym at Bel Air High School Wednesday evening for a basketball game between faculty and students that raised well beyond the $1,000 goal for the Matt Rutherford Foundation that awards scholarships to BAHS seniors. All proceeds from ticket sales, raffles and other donations at Wednesday's game benefited the scholarship program established in memory of Matt "Hank" Rutherford, a Bel Air High senior who died in a car accident in December 2007. Raffles, the half-time show, the entrance fee to the game and to play netted $1,227, according to information provided Chris McDonough, a teacher at Bel Air High School. Concession money goes right to Bel Air High Boosters, which then makes a donation to scholarship fund at the end of the school year.
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February 26, 2013
The Perry Hall High School music department will host a memorial scholarship concert on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m., in honor of school alumnus John DiLutis Jr., a trombonist and Perry Hall graduate who died in 1993 at age 26, shortly after his music career began. The concert will feature the music of composers Roland Barrett, Guy Forbes, Robert Shelton and Sean O'Loughlin, as well as classic composers, including Paul Whear, W.A. Mozart, Henri Rabaud, and Franz von Suppe.
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By Sandra Crockett and Sandra Crockett,SUN STAFF | October 14, 1999
Rosa Pryor wanted to make a difference.A decade ago, after having several heart attacks and leaving the work she loved, "I felt that there was something missing," says Pryor, whom many know as "Rambling Rose," the byline for her weekly entertainment column in the Baltimore Afro-American.The thing is, the former singer, promoter and manager wasn't a rich woman. After a divorce, she'd worked hard to raise four kids. All she had was a passion for music and a desire to help her community.In her small, West Baltimore apartment, where the walls are filled with certificates of appreciation, Pryor, now 54, recalls that a friend suggested she start a scholarship fund.
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By Mark Ribbing and Mark Ribbing,SUN STAFF | May 25, 2000
The University of Maryland, Baltimore announced yesterday it was offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer of a dental student last weekend, as city police released details of its investigation. David J. Ramsay, president of the university's Baltimore campus, made the announcement, saying that the school's dental students also have been contributing money to a scholarship fund established in Christian W. Ludwig's name. Ludwig, 26, was stabbed to death about 3 a.m. Saturday when he tried retrieve a purse stolen from a female friend in the Ridgelys Delight neighborhood near the campus.
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