August 26, 2001
Area schools and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults improve reading skills and to assist with related projects. Among them: Chadwick Elementary School, 1918 Winder Road, Woodlawn, is looking for volunteers to help students read and interpret various problems in math books. Volunteers are needed school days from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning in October. Information: Linda Proudfoot, principal, 410-887-1300. If your school or organization is seeking volunteer reading tutors and would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial at 410- 783-1800 and enter code 6130.
December 28, 2008
Oldies But Goodies Cocker Spaniel Rescue will hold an adoption show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 10 at PetSmart, 9041 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia. All dogs are spayed or neutered and have been vaccinated. For information on the adoption process, to check out the cockers waiting for new homes, or to volunteer to foster, go to cockerspanielrescue.com or call 703-533-2373. To view pictures and biographies of the dogs, go to the Web site and click on "Dogs Available" and then on "Best Friends."
December 21, 2008
The Howard County chapter of African American Culture will offer a countywide celebration of Kwanzaa from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 26. at the East Columbia 50 Plus Center, 6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. The public is invited. To reserve a seat: 410-313-7680. Mentors sought A-OK (Assist Our Kids) Mentoring/Tutoring Program is recruiting volunteers to work with Howard County elementary and middle schools. Volunteers are needed during school hours and after school until 6 p.m. Volunteers should be able to dedicate an hour a week for a school year.
February 21, 1999
Schools, libraries and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children and adults improve reading skills and assist in related projects.Among them are:Medfield Heights Elementary School, 4300 Buchanan Ave., Baltimore, for its after-school "100 Book Challenge" reading program -- with first-graders, but planning to expand to other grades. Contact: Nadine Reaves, 410-396-6460.Uplift Reading Center, 1634 Guilford Ave., Baltimore, to assist pupils ages 12 to 18 in reading and computer skills.
August 13, 1991
CURRENT volunteers' news and needs:Sickle Cell Association, Maryland Chapter volunteers and staff are holding a walk-a-thon on Sept. 15. Walkers and runners are invited. A mini-walk will also be held. For sponsor sheets and complete details, call 837-3050.BOur Daily Bread, a soup kitchen at 200 W. Franklin St., is looking for volunteers. The kitchen also is holding a workshop on the homeless at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. For information call, 539-2744.Parents Anonymous will hold training for facilitators and "stress-line" volunteers from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sept.