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State Recognizes School Breakfast Programs PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Nina Smith, Governor's Office   
Friday, 10 October 2014 08:24

BALTIMORE, MD (October 9, 2014) -- Governor Martin O’Malley today visited Franklin Square Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore to share breakfast with students and emphasize gains Maryland schools have made in providing school breakfast to students.  The visit is the latest event in the ‘Governing For Results’ series, a statewide initiative to promote the O’Malley-Brown Administration’s 16 strategic goals, with today’s event highlighting progress towards ending childhood hunger in Maryland

Since the 2008 launch of the Partnership to End Childhood Hunger in Maryland, the O’Malley-Brown Administration has worked with non-profits, advocates, business leaders, and others to connect more children to federal nutrition programs, including ...

Peace March Leading to Frostburg Sustaining Campus and Community Dialogue Session to Begin at FSU PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Elesha L. Ruminski   
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 19:10

The Frostburg Sustaining Campus and Community Dialogue Series, along with students in the class CMST 350/Intercultural Communication at Frostburg State University, will hold a peace march Tuesday, Oct. 15 beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Upper Quad area behind Old Main and leading to the dialogue session to be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Lyric Theater at 20 E. Main St. The march will promote the education and use of alternative dispute resolution to celebrate the American Bar Association’s Mediation Week and the Association for Conflict Resolution’s International Conflict Resolution Day. The march is co-sponsored by FSU’s Philosophy Department and the Peace Studies Club of Allegany College of Maryland.

Those who want to participate in the peace march are invited to bring ...

Art Peace II--Allegany Arts Council PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kurt Hoffman   
Sunday, 18 August 2013 13:39

artpeaceiiThe Second Annual Art Peace, held by Allegany College of Maryland’s “Peace Studies Club”, is coming to Allegany Arts Council this week—August 19th to the 25th.

Art Peace II asks local artists to submit their 2d and 3d (4d?) work that represents “what does peace mean to you?” A modest entry fee of $5 is required.   A special section has been designated for children in elementary and middle school with no entry fee being charged.

The money from the entry fees will be divided between artist prizes and two charities that the Peace Studies Club worked with last year: Room to Read and 10x10. These two charities focus their work on teaching young girls in developing nations how to read. Their motto: teach a girl to read, change the world! The Peace ...

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Giving Blood PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Heather Christner   
Monday, 22 April 2013 21:02

There are so many things that we have the amazing capability of accomplishing if only we gave a few minutes of time.   Each person is unique to incorporating some type of selfless act if only realizing the possibilities. Sometimes the absolute worst life situation will make you realize that it is also you that possess these acts of generosity to help someone. These acts are so numerous from donation of food, clothing or even blood. I was so guilty of this until a devastating event in my life made me realize all of the importance of giving.

The sun was just atop the horizon on a beautiful summer evening when my 12 year old son asked to ride his bicycle to the local community playground to join his friends. He eagerly took his bicycle and pedaled off ...

FSU Presents a Screening and Discussion of “The Invisible War” PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Courtesy, Frostburg State University News & Media Services   
Friday, 29 March 2013 06:14



Frostburg State University’s Women Studies Program presents “’The Invisible War’: A Film Screening and Discussion” on Thursday, April 11, at 7:00 p.m. in the Lane University Center Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Filmmaker Kirby Dick created “The Invisible War,” a groundbreaking investigation about one of America’s most shameful secrets: the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. The film paints a startling picture of the extent of the problem today; a female soldier in combat zones is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. The Department of Defense estimates there were a staggering 19,300 service members sexually assaulted in 2010 alone.

The film ...


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