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Pulse calendar

August 31, 2010

Pulse seeks additional staff

Pulse is on the hunt for some new correspondents.

Pulse is seeking high school-aged teens to join our team of teen journalists.

Students in public or private schools and those who are home schooled are all encouraged to apply.

Pulse meets weekly on Thursdays for one hour during which students will learn the basics of journalism and new media.

Students will have the opportunity to write stories and take photos for publication as well as shoot and edit video for online and TV.

Interested parties should e-mail Lifestyle Editor Crystal Schelle for an application at crystal.schelle@herald-mail.com .

GAL PALS hosts open house

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick Police Department, Police Activities League will host an open house for the GAL PALS program from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1, at the Hillcrest Community Center, 1150 Orchard Terrace, Frederick. Parents and youth girls who may be interested in this program are encouraged to attend.

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The GAL PALS program is designed to nurture and to help young girls of all backgrounds develop courage, confidence and character. The vision is to help participants grow into well-adjusted, functional young women and future leaders in our community.

The GAL PALS program is for girls ages 9 to 12 and meets two times each month, September to May, at the Hillcrest Community Center. These meetings are conducted on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. The first meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 22.

For more information please contact Michele Bowman, community outreach specialist, at 301-600-2091 or visit http://www.frederickpal.org .

Leadership Track for youths slated

BALTIMORE - The first Youth Leadership Track will be Wednesday, Sept. 15, and Thursday, Sept. 16, at the Sheraton Inn Harbor Hotel, 300 S. Charles St., Baltimore.

The program is open to youths between ages 15 and 26 who has personal experience in the mental health, juvenile justice or the child welfare system, or students who work and mentor other young people.

The leadership track has workshops for youth on leadership skills and how to start a young group, engaging youth and understanding trauma. There will be giveaways and prizes.

Scholarships are available.

Registration is due by Tuesday, Sept. 7. Spaces are limited.

Call Tricia Gurley at 914-309-5707 or Macenzie Oppenheim at 410-706-0961.

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