Final Reminder: Windsor Mill Road Project Community Input Meeting

REMINDER: WINDSOR MILL ROAD PROJECT COMMUNITY INPUT MEETING

TODAY, June 22nd from 6:00PM-8:30PM we will be hosting another community meeting with residents impacted by the Windsor Mill Road project. This is another attempt to engage and inform residents in Windsor Mill about the side walk and other projects that are in the pipeline. You will recall our initial meeting in April of this year.

This meeting will be a hybrid meeting (in-person and virtual) at the Woodlawn Police Precinct (6424 Windsor Mill Road Woodlawn, MD 21207)

Click on the tab “Register Here” to attend the event virtually: 

INDEPENDANCE DAY GRANT PROGRAM: APPLY NOW

Today, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced a one-time grant opportunity to support County-based non-profit organizations hosting Independence Day events throughout Baltimore County.

Link: https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/departments/economicdev/covid19-assistance/independence-day-grant.html?ct=t(Baltimore_County_News_Media_Advisory_2013_29_2016_)

Administered by the Department of Economic and Workforce Development (DEWD), awards of up to $3,000 will be provided to support activities including parades, festivals, and/or fireworks, within Baltimore County. Eligible applicants must have filed a special event permit with Baltimore County.

Funding is limited and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Eligible applicants must be a Baltimore County-based 501(c) not-for-profit organization, including business associations and chambers of commerce, that:

  • Serve communities located in Baltimore County;
  • Are registered and in good standing with the State of Maryland, if required to do so by law;
  • Are not currently in default on any loans, or out of compliance with any grants from Baltimore County, or delinquent on any taxes owed to Baltimore County;
  • Have filed a special events or applicable permit with Permits, Inspections, Applications and/or the Office of the Fire Marshal
  • Submit a complete and acceptable application and proposal by Friday, June 25 to independencedaygrant@baltimorecountymd.go

Applications must include a complete and executed Request for Financial Assistance form as well as a grants agreement, in addition to other required documents.

Eligible organizations will only be able to apply for one grant award totaling $3,000.

REMINDER (LYRIC FOUNDATION): SUMMER COURSES WITH THE LYRIC

This is a reminder about our summer course offerings. As part of its Get Creative program, The Lyric is offering two online summer workshops for students entering grades 6th-9th. All classes are free. Registration is on a first-come-first served basis. Open to students attending Maryland public, private and parochial schools. Parental/guardian permission required. Registration closes on Friday, July 2nd at 5:00 pm.

Registration can be completed by clicking on the link below:

Link: https://form.jotform.com/211395514714151

Below are our summer courses:

WHY SO SERIOUS? CHARACTERS AND CHARACTERIZATIONS

– Lead Instructor, Ebony Evans

For students in entering grades 5th-9th

Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 6th-July 29th 10:00 to 11:00 am.

Students study popular characters from movies, shows, comics and finally create their own. Students learn and understand what elements are needed to create a character, develop a solid back story, and bring their character to life.

TELL IT LIKE IT IS – Lead Instructor, Denise Kumani Gantt

For students entering grades 5th-9th

Mondays and Wednesdays; July 5th-August 4th 10:00 to 11:15 am.

In this bi-weekly virtual summer workshop, students use creative writing and digital arts to share the insights they have gained about themselves and the world since March 2020. For those who love to write and are eager to collaborate.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Denise Kumani Gantt, Director of Education dgantt@mdlyric.org or myself at rwilliams@mdlyric.org.

Free grab-n-go meals will be available to youth this summer!

Visit MDsummerMeals.org to find the meal site closest to you. You can also call 211 or text “FOOD” to 877-877

Brought to you by Maryland State Department of Education and Maryland No Kid Hungry.

REMINDER: EXPLORE THE LEGACY OF BLACK WALL STREET

Kaiser Permanente is in its 4th year of partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum as the museum’s Annual Health and Wellness Partner. This collaboration continues to help both organizations advance the importance of healthy lifestyles and quality healthcare for Marylanders as well as national and international visitors. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the historical events that led to the destruction of the Greenwood community of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Greenwood was home to a thriving commercial and residential district respectfully known as Black Wall Street.

Kaiser Permanente and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum will host a series entitled Black Wall Street and Beyond. The first of the three events will feature Hilary Beard, author of the adaptation The Burning: Black Wall Street and the Tulsa Massacre of 1921. Ms. Beard will serve a keynote presenter and lecturer on her new book adaption for youth. This event will be held TOMORROW, June 22 at 10:00AM. Please see flyer attached for more information. Register  today!

Flyer with registration link attached, please also share with your contacts. For questions or assistance with registration, email Martha Tesfaye at Martha.Tesfaye@kp.org.

SECURITY WOODLAWN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION: THE BUSINESS MARKET

The Business Market is similar to a traditional Farmers’ Market, but with a twist. The Market is open to all forms of businesses. Our community is unique and should be treated as such. Some select vendors will be the only type of it’s kind, however we encourage all who are interested to email us for additional details. The Business Market will be located at the Security Plaza (1724 Woodlawn Drive, Baltimore, MD 21207). This is across from the Woodlawn Library. We will be open Every Thursday 12pm-6pm from June 17th – Sept 16th.

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