Six teachers honored for awards
The county Board of Education recently recognized six teachers for winning national awards.
*From the International Technology Education Association, Ruth Akers received the Teacher Excellence Award, and Angela MacCubbin earned the Donald Maley Spirit of Excellence Outstanding Graduate Student Citation Award.
*From the National Art Education Association, Linda Popp was named 2008 Eastern Region Art Educator of the Year; Cecilia Terlizzi received the National Junior Art Honor Society Sponsor of the Year Award; and Robert Miller received the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design/National Art Education Association Creative Educator Scholarship Award.
*From the Organization of American Historians, Bruce Lesh received the Tachau Teacher of the Year Award.
Chamber to hold Bloomin' 5-K run
The Reisterstown-Owings Mills-Glyndon Chamber of Commerce will hold the Bloomin' 5-K Run at 8 a.m. Saturday, beginning at Franklin Middle School in Reisterstown.
The 3.1-mile course is along Cockeys Mill Road. There also is a 1-mile recreational walk. The Reisterstown Library on Cockeys Mill Road will delay its opening until 11:15 a.m. because of road closures for the run, library officials said.
Proceeds will benefit the cardiac rehabilitation center at Northwest Hospital Center. Registration is $30. Information: 410-356-2888.
Sessions scheduled in two locations
The county Office of Fair Practices and Community Affairs is offering two free workshops to the public.
*Board Development and Governance will provide information to nonprofits on how to organize their board from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Towson Library, 320 York Road.
*"Do I Need a Permit for That?" will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Liberty Family Resource Center, 3525 Resource Drive, Randallstown. Homeowners can learn about the permit process for projects and see hands-on demonstrations for do-it-yourself projects.
Registration is required at least two days before each workshop.
Meeting scheduled on school budget
The county's Southeast Area Educational Advisory Council will meet at 7 p.m. today at Norwood Elementary School, 1700 Delvale Ave., Dundalk. Residents will be able to voice concerns on building-related items in the school system's capital budget.