Community briefs

January 12, 1998

Community briefs

AAPC meeting set for Tuesday

The monthly meeting of the Washington County, Frederick and Cumberland Chapter of the American Academy of Procedural Coders will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Community Room at Robinwood Medical Center.

Dottie Appel from Signa will be present to answer questions and give an overview of Signa for 1998. Professionals who are responsible for ICD9-CM and CPT coding are encouraged to join the AAPC, as membership is required to attend meetings.

RSVP is required and more information can be obtained by calling 301-714-1414.

Music supporters to meet Tuesday

A group of local teachers and parents who want instrumental music returned to elementary school classrooms will hold an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at E. Russell Hicks Middle School Auditorium.


The public is invited to the meeting of the Washington County Alliance for Elementary Instrumental Music.

Instrumental music is no longer part of the elementary program in Washington County after principals argued successfully two years ago that it interfered with regular classes.

Commissioners reschedule session

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick County Board of County Commissioners work session originally scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled. The next work session will be Thursday.

The deeds of easement for East Frederick Elementary School, which was scheduled to be discussed during Tuesday's work session, has been moved to Thursday.

For more information, call 1-301-694-1100 or 1-301-694-1672 (TDD).

Additional items scheduled for Thursday in an agenda briefing for the Jan. 20 public meeting include a capital outlay request (cinder spreader); Environmental Protection Agency Pay As You Throw Program grant application; funding study of collapse sink holes in Frederick County; and residential recycling bid.

Neurologic disease topic of discussion

Potomac Neurology, in cooperation with Washington County Hospital, will offer a free community education program titled "Managing the Stress of Neurologic Disease" at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19 at the Robinwood Medical Center.

The program is appropriate for individuals or the families of those with neurologic diseases or concerns such as epilepsy, headaches, Parkinson's, stroke, multiple sclerosis, memory disorders or Alzheimer's.

Presented by Terry Marshall, RN, the program will also offer participants an opportunity to have questions answered by neurologists, Dr. Joel Rosenthal and Dr. Nechama Bernhardt.

No registration is required. Ample handicapped parking is available. Use of the blue entrance provides the closest access to the meeting room. For more information, call 301-714-1414.

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