K-5th grade

Be SMART Safe Gun Storage Post Card

                                                                                                           BE SMART

SECURE all guns in your home and vehicles

MODEL responsible behavior around guns

ASK about the presence of guns in other homes

RECOGNIZE the role of guns in suicide

TELL your peers about Be SMART

For more information on what you can do to keep kids safe, visit BeSMARTforkids.org

A program of Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund. 

Swim Lessons at Atholton Swim Club

Atholton Swim Club is a great choice for beginners and those looking to improve their skills! Our program has been serving the local community for over 50 years and is a great way to ensure that your family has a safe and fun summer.

OUR PROGRAM OFFERS:
• Youth or adult/teen class options • American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Curriculum
• Private or small group lessons • Experienced & dedicated WSI-certified instructors
• 2-week sessions offered from June 20 - August 26 • Discounts for pool members

Peace Camp

The Kittamaqundi Community will be hosting Peace Camp for school-age children this summer, in cooperation with Little Friends for Peace. Little Friends For Peace is a nonpartisan, nonsectarian, multicultural  group that utilizes art, games, and presentations to teach children mindfulness, empathy, anger management, conflict resolution, creation care, and self-empowerment.  http://www.lffp.org/

PEC365 School Supply Drive

PEC365 We Care provides school  supplies for students in need 365 days a year. Please submit a written request on school letter head, signed by school administer to wecare365@posheventscenter.com .

If you would like donate supplies, or refer a family in need, please email wecare365@posheventscenter.com to schedule drop off/ referral information.

We coordinate with families  to come out and pick up what they need for the new school year.

ADHD, ASD, TS & Reading Disabilities Research Studies-Kennedy Krieger Institute

We are recruiting participants between 8 to 17 years old to participate in a research study to learn if there are differences between the brain’s structure and its function in children and adolescents with and without Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Tourette Syndrome (TS) and Reading Disabilities.  

This is a great opportunity for children and adolescents to learn about research and play an active role in scientific exploration!

Girl Scouts

Is your daughter interested in making new friends, learning about the outdoors, and trying new things?  Girl Scouts is just the place for her and your family!  Our West Friendship Elementary School, Girl Scout Cluster offers friendships and fun for all girls K-5th grade.  This Spring, join us for a Father-Daughter Dance, Campout, and Mother's Day Tea Party!

Howard County Food Bank

The Community Action Council of Howard County (CAC) provides access to nutritious food through the operation of its Howard County Food Bank and the support  food pantries throughout Howard County, as well as by assisting clients with their SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) applications. In addition, CAC operates a Community Garden, which provides locally grown, organic produce to clients of the Howard County Food Bank.

 

Housing, Energy and Weatherization Assistance

The Community Action Council of Howard County (CAC) offers financial support to families that are struggling with electric and fuel costs through our energy assistance program. CAC’s weatherization assistance program permanently reduces energy bills by making the home more energy efficient. CAC’s housing assistance program provides one-time financial support to prevent eviction or assist with rent.