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January 28, 2009

Everyone an Artist?

Art on Purpose presents Everyone an Artist?, a series of exhibits beginning this week at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland and other sites. Click on the poster to read more!

January 26, 2009

My VISTA Year at GHCC

by Sharena Hagins, Youth Coordinator VISTA, January 2008-January 2009 I began my AmeriCorps VISTA year as a youth coordinator at the end of January 2008. I remember my first day walking into GHCC being anxious, excited, and nervous all rolled into one. I had no idea what to expect and who I would meet. I was politely greeted by everyone I passed in the halls and immediately began to feel at ease. I was given
Thursday, January 22 6:30-8:30 p.m. Waverly Elementary School Cafeteria (3400 Ellerslie) A public meeting to discuss Waverly’s middle school addition and elementary school renovations The state has approved funding for a middle school wing and elementary school renovations at Waverly Elementary/Middle! Now’s your chance to weigh in on what the new school should look like. Join us to share ideas about the planned addition and renovations with the architects who have been hired to design
Participants in a 2006 block project in Ednor Gardens-Lakeside It’s never too early to think about sprucing up your block for springtime! GHCC is accepting applications now for resident-led block improvement projects. Ten approved projects will receive up to $750 of funding. Click here to read more about the grants and download the application. If you have questions or want to find out more, please contact Audrey Stevens, Community Resource Coordinator VISTA, at 410-261-4927 or
Volunteers at Waverly Elementary/Middle’s MLK Day of Service in 2008 Make it a day on, not a day off! In joint celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and the historic inauguration of our 44th president, Waverly Elementary/Middle School (located at 3400 Ellerslie) will be hosting a day of service and school beautification. Please join us on January 19 from 9 am to 4pm for painting, art, decorating, food and fun. We will paint