Building and Strengthening Neighborhoods and People

What’s new at Strong City and Beyond

GHCC’s Adult Literacy and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program is accepting students now! Registration is open for the winter session of adult basic education and English language classes. ESOL registration will be held on January 12-13 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. both days at 3501 N. Charles Street. You can register for adult basic education classes by calling the program at 410-261-3524. That’s also the number to call for more
Brad Schlegel in his Smart Car at the Waverly Village National Night Out Kick-Off Parade in August 2008 Ednor Gardens resident Brad Schlegel, who was GHCC’s 2007 Volunteer of the Year, recently received a Local Hero Award from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation! The awards recognize residents’ work in and for their communities. The Local Hero Award honors Schlegel for his work in two Greater Homewood neighborhoods. In Ednor Gardens-Lakeside, Schlegel is a block
Congratulations to Western High School, which was one of two high schools in the state named a Maryland Blue Ribbon School! The news was announced on December 18. Six schools received the designation, and Western was the only Baltimore City school on the list. The honor is given to schools with demonstrated academic excellence and/or a record of progress. The six Blue Ribbon schools will participate on Maryland’s behalf in the national Blue Ribbon competition

December 24, 2008

See You in 2009!

Greater Homewood Community Corporation will close on December 24 and re-open on January 5, which means Greater Homewood Voices will be taking a winter break, too. See you back here on January 5 for more news, photos, and stories from Greater Homewood!
2008-2009 COACH volunteers (l to r) Tasmim Anwar, Catherine Coleman, Paul Hsiao, and Faraz KhalikLong before you attend your first class, just getting into college these days is hard work: selecting where to apply, taking the SAT, writing essays, searching for financial aid, and finally deciding on the school that’s right for you. This fall, GHCC is giving twelfth-graders at three north central Baltimore public high schools some extra help along the way. The College