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Habitat for Humanity to hold meeting

January 22, 1999

Habitat for Humanity of Washington County will hold its monthly general meeting on Monday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian church at 20 S. Prospect St.

The meeting is a public meeting and all who are interested in Habitat's activities or are in need of decent, affordable housing are invited to attend.

Updates on current building projects and an overview of plans for 1999 will be presented and building tips will be offered.

School Nurse Day set for Jan. 27

The Washington County Health Department School Health Program will participate in School Nurse Day on Wednesday, Jan. 27.

The local School Health program, which is funded primarily through a special allocation from the Washington County Commissioners, provides services to 44 schools and employs a staff of 75 registered nurses and health assistants.

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The Health Department encourages parents, students, faculty and community resource agencies to contact their school health staffs.

Boonsboro high to hold Career Fair

Boonsboro High School will hold its first Career Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 9:15 to 11:30 a.m.

The goal of the fair is to provide information and opportunities about career choices that will enable students to make informed transitions from school to work.

More than 50 speakers from various fields in the community have been invited to make presentations at the Career Fair.

Department of environment seeks input

The Maryland Department of the Environment is soliciting comments on its plan to assure and assess the safety of public drinking water sources in Maryland.

A draft of the program document has been prepared for submission to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and is available for public comment. The 1996 amendments to the federal Safe Drinking Water Act require each state to develop a plan with public input.

For more information or to obtain a copy of the plan, contact Maryland Department of the Environment's Water Supply Program at 410-631-3714 or visit the agency's Web site at www.mde.state.md.us.

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