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Meeting to address replacement for holiday charity program

St. John Catholic Church in Westminster will host the first meeting on replacing the Human Services Programs of Carroll County Inc.'s Neighbors in Need Holiday Program at 9 a.m. on Thursday. The meeting is free and open to anyone interested in helping to organize an effort to provide families in need with gifts around Christmastime in December 2015, according to Cathy Mitzel, a volunteer with the St. Vincent de Paul Society chapter at St. John Catholic Church. "I have heard that the Salvation Army is coming, several of the churches in Westminster and, of course, people from St. Vincent de Paul will be coming," Mitzel said. "Someone from Head Start said they are coming,...