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By Kevin Harrison | July 2, 1995
The Volunteer: Sarah Ann Parsons, a real estate agent with Prudential Preferred Properties in Severna Park, has been extremely active in the county's YWCA since joining in 1981. She has served on the board of directors for two consecutive three-year terms and was board president from 1984 until 1986. She is now vice president of public relations.A resident of Pasadena and member of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, Mrs. Parsons also is active in the North Shore Community Association, is vice president of community affairs for the Greater Pasadena Council and is past president of the Junior League of Annapolis.
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FEATURES
By Wayne Hardin and Wayne Hardin,Staff Writer | February 26, 1993
Kellye Cones spreads the old photographs across the brown table in the conference room at the downtown Young Women's Christian Association. A thick scrapbook sits at one end of the table, five others on a shelf behind her.At the other end of the table, individual circular pictures of seven black women fill a wide horizontal wooden frame.The materials represent a parallel world, one created because of racial segregation, one in which common goals on the needs of women became secondary to skin color.
NEWS
March 6, 1994
Businesswomen offer academic scholarshipsMarch 18 is the deadline to apply for a scholarship from the Maryland Capital Chapter of the American Business Women's Association for the 1994-1995 academic year.Students attending an accredited college or university who have completed 60 credit hours are eligible to apply.Information: 266-6145, after 5 p.m.YWCA sponsors essay, art contestThe YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County is sponsoring an essay and art contest for grades two through high school seniors.
NEWS
November 1, 2004
Fund-raiser to benefit county YWCA programs The YWCA's Men Against Domestic Violence Committee will sponsor "Island Magic" from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday at the Chesapeake Bay Club in Stevensville. The annual fund-raiser for the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County includes a traditional Caribbean feast and a performance by the band Mama Jama. The highlight of the evening will be a silent and live auction featuring jewelry, vacations and dozens of unique items. Tickets for a 50-50 raffle, with a split purse of $20,000, are available for $100.
NEWS
By Christina Bittner and Christina Bittner,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 26, 1999
A GRANDPARENT who saw a need for a program to support grandparents and other caregivers of children other than their own is celebrating a landmark.The YWCA-sponsored summer Kindership Care program at Park Elementary School has developed into a full-scale, year-round program. The YWCA started the program a year ago in Annapolis and West County. A branch opened last April at the Harundale Presbyterian Church, and a new one is starting in Freetown.Frances Hullett, a former addiction counselor at North County Hospital, leads the program at Park.
NEWS
By JoAnna Daemmrich and JoAnna Daemmrich,Staff writer | March 25, 1992
Annapolis' historic City Hall could be sold to the YWCA under a novel plan to keep the non-profit agency downtown while consolidating thecity's offices.Worried by the space crunch in the Colonial-era landmark, city leaders have proposed centralizing administrative offices in a five-story building owned by Annapolis Federal Savings Bank on Main Street. The bank would then take over City Hall and sell it tothe YWCA, which is also looking for a larger home.In unveiling the potential three-way deal Monday night, Mayor Alfred A. Hopkins emphasized that it would bring scattered government offices under one roof.
NEWS
October 5, 1998
YWCA offers program on home-based businessThe YWCA of Anne Arundel County is sponsoring a program on home-based businesses for the 21st century from 6: 30 p.m. to 8: 30 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday at the YWCA, Career Services, 1517 Ritchie Highway, Arnold.The event is designed to help people discover if they have an entrepreneurial personality. Business owners will discuss time management and business plans and how to start a home-based business.The program is free to current YWCA Career Service clients or $40 for nonmembers.
NEWS
By Joni Guhne and Joni Guhne,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 11, 1996
THE RAVENS may be preparing to play football in Baltimore, but in Central County, these feathered heavyweights have been hustling their opponents for weeks.I thought their cousins, the crows, were nuisance enough with their ear-splitting cry, but the ravens, larger and pushier, send everyone else to the showers while they strut and preen among the spring blossoms like a running back in the end zone after a touchdown.Will workshopA free workshop to help you prepare a living will begins at 1 p.m., Monday at the Severna Park branch library.
NEWS
October 1, 1990
WOMANSHIP TO AID YMCA FUND DRIVESuzanne Pogell, president of Womanship, the international sailing school for women, recently announced plans to support the YWCA's Capital Campaign.She was joined by Dolores Bail, executive director of the YWCA, Mick Blackistone, executive director of the Maryland Marine Trades Association, Bob Jett, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce's Sail Annapolis Committee, and Jay Templeton, chairman of the city of Annapolis Marine Advisory Committee.Womanship invites marine businesses to enroll in Womanship courses between now and the Annapolis Boat Show in October.
NEWS
January 17, 2003
4 face drug charges after police search Marley apartment Four people are facing drug charges after Anne Arundel County police detectives, responding to a complaint about drug activity, found nearly $10,500 worth of suspected drugs in an apartment on Winborne Drive in Marley on Wednesday. The detectives reported smelling marijuana after someone opened the door of the apartment. They also reported seeing a small amount of suspected marijuana. After obtaining a search warrant, the detectives reported finding scales, drug paraphernalia, packaging material, a bulletproof vest, a loaded handgun and more than a pound and a half of suspected marijuana.
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