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Dundalk Antiques Appraisal Day set for Aug. 2
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:31
    The 4th annual Dundalk Antiques Appraisal Day is planned for Saturday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Helena Community Building, 6509 Colgate Ave. A panel of five accredited appraisers and national experts in the areas of American furniture, folk and primitive art, glassware and porcelain, pewter, jewelry, coins and clocks will examine local items and provide a verbal approximation of value.
    Participants will be charged $20 for the first object and $10 for the second; the third object is free. Only three items per person allowed. No appointments necessary or accepted; walk-ins only. No buying or selling of objects is permitted at the event. Appraisal Day staff cannot assist in transporting objects from vehicles to the site. Hot dogs, snacks and beverages will be available.  
    For more information, call 410-633-6077 or e-mail antiqueday@yahoo.com. Proceeds benefit the St. Helena Community Association.
 
Turner Station celebration set
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:30
    The 17th annual Turner Station Heritage and Praise Day Celebration honoring Henrietta Lacks will be held on Saturday, Aug. 2,  at Union Baptist Church, 105 Main Street.
    Festivities will begin at noon with a program at the church. The event will include a keynote address by Lacks’ grandson David Lacks.
    Following the program, a community gathering will be held from 1: 30 to 5 p.m. at the Community Post,  411-A New Pittsburg Ave.
    The gathering will include blood pressure screenings by Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center as well as vendors, a flea market and other entertainment.
    For more information, contact Courtney Speed at 410-340-4888.
 
9-11 Museum trip planned
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:25
    North Point-Edgemere Volunter Fire Department will sponsor a trip to the National September 11 Museum and Memorial in New York City on Friday, Aug. 8. The bus leaves the NP-E VFD station, 7500 North Point Road, at 7:30 a.m. and returns 8:30 p.m.
    Tickest are $60 for adults and $54 for youths ages 7 to 17 and seniors age 65 and older. The cost covers bus fare, admission to the museum and visits to several New York fire stations. Tickets must be purchased by Friday, Aug. 1. To reserve a seat or for more information, call Stacey McElwee at 410-370-8134.
 
Supplies and reading drive for U.S. troops now underway
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:19
    Angels Supporting Your Troops, Inc. is now collecting the following supplies for “care packages” for U.S. personnel serving overseas: new or used shower shoes or flip-flops, squeeze pop packs (for frozen push-up pops), individually wrapped tooth brushes, toothpaste, hand wipes, hand sanitizer, packets of facial tissue, foot powder, deodorant and disposable razors. Reading material, including  nonfiction books, comic books and other magazines that are no more than three months old, is also being collected.  
    Donated supplies can be dropped off at 7914 Diehlwood Road, on the picnic table under the side porch. Or, to arrange for a pick-up, contributors can call Irene Spatafore at 410-284-5275.
 
CCBC Dundalk new student orientation set for Aug. 22
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:17
    Community College of Baltimore County Dundalk will host a new student orientation session for students enrolled for the fall semester Friday, Aug. 22, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in the second floor lounge of the College Community Center.
    The orientation is designed to reduce stress and enhance academic performance for new college students. The session includes an introduction to faculty, staff and school resources, as well as a campus tour.  
    Registrattion is available at www.ccbcmd.edu/orientation/index.html. For more information, call 443-840-3847 or e-mail questions to FYE@ccbcmd.edu.
 
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