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Brothers United offers workshops for youths

November 02, 1997

Local youths looking for tips on studying, avoiding drugs and planning their future can take advantage of several upcoming free workshops sponsored by Brothers United Who Dare To Care Inc.

The workshops will run through February and hopefully become an annual service, said Harry Barnett Jr., president of the community-based group.

All of the workshops will be between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Bethel Gardens Community Center near Jonathan Street, he said. Refreshments will be provided.

The workshops are:

- Effective study and homework techniques on Nov. 8 for grades kindergarten through 12. The presenter will be Pangborn Elementary School Vice Principal Carolyn Moore.

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- Alcohol and drug awareness on Nov. 22 for all ages. The presenter will be Princeton Young, psychology associate II at the Maryland Correctional Institution.

- Teen pregnancy on Jan. 10 for ages 12 to 21. The presenter will be South Hagerstown High School teacher Carolyn Walker.

- Career choices on Jan. 24 for ages 12 to 21. The presenter will be Thomas Parson, Roadway Express supervisor.

- African Americans in U.S. history on Feb. 7 for all ages. The presenter will be North Hagerstown High School teacher Leon Brumback.

For more information call President Harry Barnett Jr. at 301-733-0212 or Vice President Stanley Brown at 301-791-1569.

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