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Working parents recognized

Working parents recognized

May 12, 2004

The 2004 Maryland Week of the Working Parent celebration runs from May 16 to 22. On Saturday, May 22, at 6 p.m. A.P.P.L.E.S. for Children, the Child Care Resource Center for Western Maryland's Allegany, Garrett and Washington counties, will host the second annual Partnership Dinner at Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort in Allegany County for 125 community representatives, parents, early childhood professionals and elected officials.

Entertainment will be provided by the Humor Project on the theme of Partnerships for Growth, with additional time for children's musi and a silent auction. Some working parents will be recognized by their employers for extraordinary success in the difficult but rewarding job of balancing work and family responsibilities. Entertainment will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25. All Allegany, Garrett and Washington county residents and advocates are welcome.

For information, call Fanny Crawford at 301-733-0000, ext. 103.




Donors to free clinic may receive tax credits



CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic has launched an annual campaign to raise funds to cover the operating expenses of the clinic. The Neighborhood Investment Program Grant received from West Virginia will benefit donors of $500 and more with a 50 percent tax credit voucher. The clinic has $8,000 in tax credits to give away by Tuesday, June 15. The tax credit may be used for several types of West Virginia taxes and can be used over a five-year period.

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For information, call 1-304-724-6091.

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