Briefs
Meals on Wheels needs volunteers
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 10:49

Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland has an urgent need for volunteers to deliver meals to homebound individuals who reside in the Dundalk area.

Volunteers pick up pre-packaged meals from Dundalk Church of the Brethren, on 2660 Yorkway, and then return the empty cooler and hotbox containers to the church after delivery. On average, delivery routes take 60 to 90 minutes.

Individual volunteers or businesses can adopt a standard weekly route.

Call Emily Trotter at 443-573-0925 to volunteer or for more information.

 
Nominees sought for Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 10:49

The Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations of Maryland residents, age 65 or older, who as active volunteers have made outstanding contributions to improve the lives of others in their communities.

Nominations will be reviewed and up to 50 qualified nominees will be selected for induction in the 2015 Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.

Several Dundalk-area residents have been inducted into the hall, including two each in 2013 and 2014.

Nomination forms and specific details for eligibility are available at www.mschf.org or by written request to: MSCHF, 800 Southerly Road, P.O. Box 1, Towson, MD 21286-8403. Forms must be postmarked by Thursday, April 30.

 
Historical Society trip to National Cathedral set for May 5
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 10:49

The Dundalk-Patapsco Neck Historical Society is sponsoring a bus trip to the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, May 5.

The trip includes a tour of the cathedral and a tea in the Pilgrim Observation Gallery.

A bus will leave at 11 a.m. from the Dundalk American Legion Post 38, 3300 Dundalk Ave., and return at 5 p.m. The cost is $55, with a $20 deposit due at the time of reservation. Seats are limited. For tickets, call the Historical Society at 410-284-2331.

 
County seeks senior volunteers for Hunger Corps
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 10:47

The Baltimore County Department of Aging is seeking volunteers for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Hunger Corps.

The RSVP Hunger Corps gives senior volunteers age 55 and older an opportunity to fight hunger by providing nutrition education for at-risk communities, serving meals to children in afterschool and summer programs, stocking and sorting food at local food pantries, sustaining and supporting community gardens, providing outreach and enrollment assistance for SNAP and serving in local soup kitchens and emergency shelters.

Hunger Corps volunteers make their own schedule and decide how long and where to volunteer. Volunteer sites are available throughout the county.

Prospective volunteers are asked to contact RSVP at 410-887-3101 or volunteers@baltimorecountymd.gov.

 
Dundalk Citizen of the Year Banquet set for May 19
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 10:46

The Optimist Club of Dundalk will honor the 2015 Dundalk Citizen of the Year Award winner Thomas Ernst and Humanitarian Award winner Virginia Gallik at the 42nd annual Dundalk Citizen of the Year Banquet on Tuesday, May 19, at the UAW Hall, 1010 S. Oldham St. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served at 6:30 pm. and the dinner begins at 7:30 p.m. The awards ceremony follows at 8:45 p.m.

The dinner includes Caesar salad, boneless baked pork tenderloin in gravy, creamy whipped garlic potatoes, vegetable medley, strawberry shortcake, coffee, soda, tea and iced tea. Open bar will be available throughout the evening.

Tickets costs $35. Tables of 8 available. All seats must be reserved. For tickets and additional information, call Robert Crandell at 410-288-6795.

 
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