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Council President and residents to
  convene and draft action plan for Southwest communities




Join City Council President
  Bernard C. "Jack" Young, residents, business and community leaders
  of Southwest Baltimore on Saturday, July 25 to help prepare a plan of action
  to address concerns around safety, sanitation, transportation, economic
  development, and community health.

The Council President is eager to
  join you and help develop a working plan to address neighborhood concerns.
  Please R.S.V.P. to beechfieldassociation@gmail.com.

Meeting Location: Beechfield United Methodist Church - 541 S. Beechfield

Date & Time: Saturday, July 25, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.






On Tuesday afternoon, Council
    President Young attended the Calloway Kick-Off Celebration as nine new
    homes begin construction in Reservoir Hill.




On Tuesday morning, Council
    President Young addressed students participating in Network for Teaching
    Entrepreneurship's BizCamp at the University of Baltimore.




On Monday, Council President
    Young joined Mayor Rawlings-Blake, other elected officials and community
    and business leaders for the grand opening of the city's Employment
    Connection Center. Photo courtesy of Mark L. Dennis.




On Saturday, Council President
    Young joined community members at the annual block party celebration at
    Tuerk House.



How Can You Help BARCS?

  Ways to be a part of saving lives


There are many ways to help
  Baltimore City's Animal Shelter. Monetary donations can be made by cash or
  check, payable to BARCS. Monthly donations can be set up through your bank to
  be automatically mailed to BARCS and you can designate funds to BARCS when
  donating through United Way. It's easy to donate through the website at www.baltimoreanimalshelter.org. Supply donations are also greatly appreciated. Bath
  towels, leashes, toys, paper towels, rubber gloves, box tops, and more can
  help us help animals in Baltimore City. Consider BARCS your go to place when
  looking to adopt a companion. You can also foster pets through BARCS so that
  we save room in our shelter and animals have a better chance of finding a
  forever home. If you're looking to volunteer we have a number of positions
  including dog walking, adoption counseling, surgery, animal care, events and
  fund-raising, cat socializing, grant writing, and office work. BARCS saved
  8,663 lives in 2013 and we hope to keep this number growing. BARCS is open to
  the public Monday through Friday 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday
  11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. All donations can be mailed to Baltimore Animal Rescue
  and Care Shelter, Inc. 301 Stockholm Street Baltimore, Maryland 21230. For
  more information please visit our website or call 410-396-4695. You can also
  find us on Facebook.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the
  Greater Chesapeake

  Volunteers Needed!


Becoming a mentor is easy.
  Mentoring is about real relationships that help young people overcome
  obstacles and thrive. From education to extracurricular activities to
  community engagement, young people benefit from mentoring. Big Brothers Big
  Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake Community One-to-One Mentoring Program
  connects young people with caring adult mentors. Matches are provided with
  professional supports, inclusive of a case manager, and monthly low to no
  cost activities. We ask that volunteers commit to mentoring a child for a
  minimum of one year and to plan two to three match activities per month. To
  apply contact Danielle McDonald at 410-243-4000 or visit https://aim.bbbs.org/einquiry/einquiryzip.aspx?t=2 to complete an online application . Visit Big Brothers
  Big Sisters on Facebook: BBBSGreaterChesapeake, Twitter: @bbbsgc and
  instagram: bbbsgc.

Online Homebuyer Education Course

  24 hours a day/7days a week


Looking to buy a home? Don't just
  take your best shot, make it a slam dunk! eHome America can help make your
  homebuying experience a winning experience! Learn what you need to know about
  the homebuying process, on your own schedule, from any computer. The cost is
  low, but the information is invaluable. Visit us at www.ehomeamerica.org/ for more information, or to register online. Information
  courtesy of Steven C. Kinney of the GO Northwest Housing Resource Center on
  2300 Garrison Blvd., Suite 140. For more information e-mail skinney@go-northwesthrc.org or call 410-947-0084.

Lonnetrix Wire Art

  Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Lonnetrix Wire Art is offering
  wire working classes at our studio in Baltimore, MD. The instructor/artist,
  Mr. Lonnie Ingram developed his own technique at the age of 6 and has been
  perfecting it for just over 25 years. You’ll learn his one-of-a-kind
  technique and create a piece of your choice. For examples of what you could
  create, please visit www.Lonnetrix.com. Classes offered M-F 9 am – 5 p.m. $10/hour. Other class
  times available upon request. Space is limited. Call us at 410-433-3145 or
  e-mail us at Lonnetrix@yahoo.com for more info.

GO Northwest HRC Mortgage
  Delinquency Counseling "The Road to Recovery"

  Every Wednesday from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

  2300 Garrison Boulevard

This workshop is for individuals who are behind on their mortgage and/or
  facing foreclosure. Free workshop and free parking! No pre-registration
  required. Call 410-947-0084 x105 for more information.

12 African American Women Who
  Changed The World

  Once a month through 2015

  Waxter Center, 1000 Cathedral Street

The Waxter Senior Center is hosting a Waxter Wisdom 2015 program to
  include 12 African American woman who changed the world. This year-long
  workshop series will portray 12 African American women who have influenced
  and shaped the world as we know it today. The workshops will take place each
  month at 10:00 a.m. at the Waxter Center on 1000 Cathedral Street. Caregiver
  assistance information will also be available at all sessions as part of the
  center's Project: Taking Care of Mom and Dad. Lunch will be included for seniors
  at the presentations but must be registered for at 410-396-1324. Any
  non-seniors wishing to enjoy lunch can purchase at the event for $5.00. The
  workshop dates are:July 8th; Shirley Chisholm - August 12th; Ella Fitzgerald
  - September 9th; Phillis Wheatley - October 21st; Wilma Rudolph - November
  18th; Mahalia Jackson - December 9th.

Students 4 Students presents:
  Carnival Games

  Friday, July 24 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

417 E. Fayette Street, Conference Room 346-348

  $10 meal ticket to include hot dog or hamburger, chips or popcorn, fruit or
  cookie, and soda or water. Additional items for purchase. 2 games with ticket
  purchase. Orioles Jacket raffle, tickets just $2 each or $8 arms length.
  Proceeds to support the Rising Star Scholarship. For more information visit

BARCS Beach Basket Bingo

  Friday, July 24 at 6:00 PM

2832 Nine Mile Circle, Catonsville, MD 21228

  BARCS is hosting its first bingo fundraiser this summer at the FOP Lodge #69.
  Purchase tickets online at http://baltimoreanimalshelter.org/events/2015/07/24/barcs-beach-basket-bingo

1st Annual Children's Summer Event

  Saturday, June 25 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

5100 block of Park Heights @ the corner of Spaulding Avenue

  Pimlico Merchants Association presents the 1st Annual Children's Event for
  free! Contact Neighborhoods United for more information at 443-416-1443 or
  the Pimlico Merchants Association at 410-542-6925. Rain location is 5011 Park
  Heights Avenue.

Community Conversations: Safe
  Neighborhoods, Safe Schools

  Monday, July 27 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Southeast Anchor Public Library, 3601 Eastern Avenue

  In conjunction with the Education Subcommittee of the Baltimore City
  Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly, City Schools invites you to a
  community conversation to discuss how school police can work with schools,
  students, and the community to keep students safe and in school during the
  day. Other meetings scheduled in July at various locations for your

Community Conversations: Safe
  Neighborhoods, Safe Schools: Hispanic Families

  Wednesday, July 29 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Avenue

  In conjunction with the Education Subcommittee of the Baltimore City
  Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly, City Schools invites you to a
  community conversation to discuss how school police can work with schools,
  students, and the community to keep students safe and in school during the
  day. Other meetings scheduled in July at various locations for your

Community Conversations: Safe
  Neighborhoods, Safe Schools

  Thursday, July 30 form 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Hamilton Public Library, 5910 Harford Road

  In conjunction with the Education Subcommittee of the Baltimore City
  Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly, City Schools invites you to a
  community conversation to discuss how school police can work with schools,
  students, and the community to keep students safe and in school during the
  day. This is the final meeting.

50 Medicare Medicaid Anniversary
  Celebration with Senator Benjamin Cardin

  Friday, July 31 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

4501 Reisterstown Road

  Join us as The Baltimore City Health Department Division of Aging and CARE
  Services celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid with Senator
  Benjamin L. Cardin. For more information contact 410-396-2273.

4th Annual Community BBQ

  Saturday, August 1 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Druid Hill Park, Chinese Pavilion, Swann Drive

  Young Men with Power and Women with Class present the 4th Annual Community
  BBQ. This is a free event but donations are welcome. For more information
  call Keenen at 410-227-4848 or call Katia at 443-204-3123. Please visit www.youngmenwithpower.org.

The Y.E.S. Program

  Monday, August 3 to Saturday, August 8

University of Baltimore

  The Our D.R.E.A.M. Foundation presents The Y.E.S. Program, a free youth
  entrepreneurship camp for Baltimore High School Students. Apply now at www.theyesprogram.org.

Fun Family & Friends Fitness

  Saturday, August 8 from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Lake Montebello

  The Dunbar Alumni Class of 1972 is hosting a "Fun Family & Friends
  Fitness Day" at Lake Montebello on August 8th from 7:00 am until 12:00
  noon. It's about starting the morning with a healthy walk or run around Lake
  Montebello with the opportunity for fellowship with one another. We are
  soliciting community organizations to come out and provide health screenings
  and health-related literature i.e breast cancer, diabetes, organ donations,
  blood pressure and more. We are also seeking groups to come out to perform
  Zumba, Aerobics, Yoga and other exercises. It's a chance to come out and
  bring your hula hoops and jumping ropes. Water, fruits and healthy food will
  be provided. For more information contact Bernard Wilson at 678-521-5046.

Back 2 School Rally 2015

  Saturday, August 8 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

War Memorial Plaza

  Come celebrate the start of a new school year with free backpacks and school
  supplies, free childhood immunizations, giveaways, summertime fresh harvest
  produce, live music, kids arts and crafts, motivational speakers and family
  resources. No registration required. For more information contact
  443-984-1650, or email back2schoolrally@baltimorecity.gov or visit mayor.baltimorecity.gov/back2school.

Divergent Day Camp Girl Scouts of
  Central Maryland

  Monday, August 10 to Friday, August 14 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

GSCM Urban Program & STEM Center, 4806 Seton Drive

  For all girls entering grades 6 to 8 in fall 2015. Spend each day at campt
  learning about the different factions from Veronica Roth's Divergent series.
  Then, at the end of the week, decide which faction is right for you. Build
  your skills in finance, science, and career exploration as you explore the
  factions of Erudite and Candor. Learn to take care of yourself and others as
  the Abnegation and Amity do through health eating and fun exercise. No cost,
  free bus transportation. E-mail Gail Cuffie at gailcuffie@yahoo.com
  for more information.

SafeCenter Youth Center Grand

  Saturday, August 15 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

1501 W. Lexington Street

  Sponsor and volunteer opportunities available! Back to school giveaways,
  games, prizes and more. To donate or for more information visit safealternative.org or e-mail
or call

Bea Gaddy Family Centers 5th
  Annual Pizza Party for Children

  Saturday, August 22 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

The Downtown Cultural Arts Center, 401 N. Howard Street

  The Bea Gaddy Family Centers will use this event to register and re-register
  up to 500 children ages newborn to 10 for their annual Christmas Party for
  Children. There will be entertainment and pizza for all children. Parents can
  reserve their space by calling 410-563-2749. No one admitted without a
  reservation. Reservations accepted from June 1 to July 31 only. For more
  information call or e-mail beagaddy@bea-gaddy.org.

Roberta's House Family Fundraiser
  for Healing Hearts

  Friday, September 11 at 6:00 PM

The Ivy Center, 3515 Dolfield Avenue

  Mystery Bag and Basket Bingo with a wide variety of prizes including vacation
  packages, designer bags, shopping sprees, etc. 16 Bingo games and 4 specials!
  Large raffles, bingo raffles, 50/50 raffle, and door prizes. Food and snacks
  for sale. Tickets $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For additional
  information call 410-235-6633 and email info@robertashouse.org.

2015 International Offshore Wind
  Partnering Forum

  Sunday, September 27 to Monday September 28

Pier 5 Hotel, Baltimore

  The 2015 International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum injects U.S. innovation
  into the offshore wind dialogue, while highlighting European expertise. Our
  event sparks ideas, offers a different approach and presents unique
  perspectives on planning, constructing, and maintaining an offshore wind
  project. It delivers multiple opportunities for personal networking - helping
  you find the right business partners to implement these new ideas. Together,
  with innovation and high performance partnerships, we can build a stronger
  global offshore wind industry. For more information visit www.bizmdosw.org.

  of the City Council President

  100 N. Holliday St., Suite 400

  Baltimore, MD 21202

  410-396-4804 (p) 410-539-0647 (f)



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