Community news 10/21

October 21, 1998

The Frederick County Domestic Violence Task Force is sponsoring "An Evening of Honor: Paying Tribute to Our Future" tonight as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The public is invited to attend the event from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the center court of Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, Md. It will feature a local art contest, an art exhibit featuring the artwork of area children ages 6 to 13, and a tribute to the artists, their families and the community.

There will be an awards ceremony for the 12 contest winners, whose drawings will be featured in a 1999 calendar. Guests will include Lt. Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and Del. Sue Hecht, D-Frederick/Washington.

Habitat for Humanity of Franklin County will dedicate its seventh home for the family of Gordon Culum at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at 815 Pine Grove Road, Waynesboro, Pa.


The house was sponsored by St. John's United Church of Christ of Chambersburg, Pa., as part of its 150th anniversary celebration.

Refreshments will be served after the dedication. The house will be open for touring.

Ground will be broken on the Conococheague Institute's Learning Center, 12995 Bain Road in Mercersburg, at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

The center will be used to foster an awareness and understanding of the cultural and natural history of the West Conococheague and Welsh Run areas.

Refreshments will be served.

For information, call the Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce at 1-717-597-4610 or Gay Buchanan at 1-717-597-8807.

The Maryland State Bar Association is sponsoring seminars from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, and from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at Frederick Community College in Frederick, Md.

The seminars, titled "How Lawyers Can (and Should) Use the Internet," are designed to teach new and experienced lawyers and staff how to use the Internet and how to create a Web site.

For information, call Patricia A. Yevics at 1-410-685-7878 or 1-800-492-1964, Ext. 243, or e-mail More information is available on the Maryland State Bar Association's home page,

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