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April 11, 2010
A fashion show fundraiser will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. April 24 at Vantage House, 5400 Vantage Point Road. The event will raise money for scholarships given by the Howard County American Association of University Women to two community college students who are going on to a four-year college or university. Tickets are $15. Tickets and information: 410-381-7076.
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NEWS
October 15, 2006
On Tuesday October 10, 2006, ANNE MARY DAURIA, Ed.D., passed away at the University of Maryland Medical Center Shock Trauma Unit. Anne earned her doctorate in 1979 at the University of Virginia, following the awarding of a Master of Science Degree from the University of Colorado in 1963, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio) in 1959. She served on the nursing faculties of the State University of New York at Buffalo, the University of Chandigar, Punjab, India, under the auspices of the World Health Organization, Towson University and as Dean of the School of Nursing at Southwestern Louisiana State University, Lafayette, Louisiana.
NEWS
December 4, 2005
Vivian Noh Elkins, whose charm and graciousness served her well as the first lady of the University of Maryland in the 1970s, died Thursday at her Hyattsville home of complications from a stroke. She was 87. Vivian Noh was born in Clarkson, Neb., the youngest of six children. She graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1938 and the next year married Thomas G. Andrews. The couple moved to Maryland, where she raised their two sons and Dr. Andrews worked as a professor and chairman of the psychology department at the University of Maryland, College Park until his death in 1967.
NEWS
April 7, 2004
MARIAN WESTER SHAFER, age 83, died on April 1, 2004, in Lakeway, TX. Some people described Marian as a pricklypear - tough as nails on the outside, but all soft and sweet on the inside. Born in Seymour, Missouri, and reared in nearby Fordland, MO, she was blessed with keen intelligence, a love of reading and persistent intellectual curiosity. While in high school, she kept house on her parents' Grade A Dairy Farm just outside town along with reading and participating on the debate team.
NEWS
By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | December 9, 2001
With the women of Afghanistan, Cambodia, Vietnam and other poor nations in mind, an international group of leaders in education and development has begun raising money to establish a private university for women in Asia that would be accessible to the poor. The proposed university, initially with the size and curriculum of a small liberal arts college, would include students from all Asian cultures, many on scholarships, said Lone Dybkjaer, a member of the European Parliament and a former Danish environment minister, who is a co-chairwoman of a group that announced plans last week for the institution.
NEWS
By Sally Voris and Sally Voris,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 19, 1999
IN THE MIDST of our frenetic culture, women are stitching together ways to support each other.More than 75 women attended an open house Tuesday for a new chapter of the MOMS Club -- one based in Ellicott City. Most of the women brought young children to the meeting at First Evangelical Lutheran Church.The children's squeals and chatter reverberated off the tile floor as Linda Lagala-Spano of the MOMS Columbia chapter explained that MOMS stands for Mothers Offering Mothers Support.She noted that the club recognizes the sacrifices that mothers and families are making -- financially, socially and professionally -- to have women stay at home with their children.
NEWS
By Lisa Breslin and Lisa Breslin,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 14, 1998
WHEN I FIRST heard about Raising Hopes Infant Center on Distillery Drive in Westminster, I thought, "The name says it all -- Raising Hopes."Since 1995, Raising Hopes has been helping teen parents stay in school by providing child care, transportation and support groups for them to share the joys and hassles of being a parent.Raising Hopes is helping eight young mothers finish school, including Colyn Brumfield, who is attending the Carroll County Career and Technology Center so she can become a nurse.
NEWS
September 4, 1997
Lucy Somerville Howorth,102, a lawyer and longtime fighter for women's rights, died Aug. 23 in Cleveland, Miss. Mrs. Howorth was a pioneer in the women's movement, breaking ground in her Mississippi and becoming a major political player in Washington.In 1961, she was named adviser to the President's Commission on the Status of Women. She joined the forerunner of the American Association of University Women in 1918. She was among the first female appointees by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the Board of Veterans Appeals.
SPORTS
By RICK BELZ | May 25, 1994
Soccer enthusiasts have a big weekend on tap.The 19th annual Columbia Invitational Soccer Tournament will be played Saturday through Monday.Presented by the Soccer Association of Columbia, the event has attracted 248 teams from the United States and Canada."
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