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RED CROSS SPONSORS BABY-SITTING CLASS

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A Red Cross baby-sitting class will be held 9:30 a.m.-noon June 11-15 at the Red Cross office, 1100 N. Church St. Participants must attend each session to receive a Red Cross certificate and pin.

Topics to be covered include telephone protocol, contact ethics, child care procedures, entertainment, basic first aid, baby-sitter responsibilities, safety measures and accident prevention.The cost of the class is $12, and class size is limited. Registration is required and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call Lucy Pharr at 273-4481.

Moon receives award

Shirley Moon of Greensboro was awarded the Training Awards Program Award by Soroptimist International of Greensboro at its monthly meeting May 8.

The program promotes upward mobility in mature women by assisting them in their efforts toward training and entry, or re-entry, into the labor market.

Moon received an associate degree with honors from Grossmont College in California in 1974. She works full-time as a secretary at Guilford Technical Community College and is completing her junior year at Guilford College in accounting and business management.

Crime Commission Gov. Jim Martin has named two Greensboro residents to the Governor's Crime Commission. They will serve until March 1, 1993.

The governor reappointed Sherry F. Alloway of Greensboro to the commission. She is a district court judge in Guilford County.

Sylvester Daughtry Jr. of Greensboro was appointed to the commission to replace Floyd W. Lucas Jr. Daughtry is police chief in Greensboro.

The Governor's Crime Commission, the chief advisory board to Gov. Martin and the Secretary of Crime Control and Public Safety, recommends plans to reduce crime and improve individual rights, justice and public safety.

Officers elected Officers of the Greensboro Legal Secretaries Association were installed at the April 26 business meeting by Elizabeth S. Callahan, national director for the N.C. Association of Legal Associates.

Dolores W. Blake of Osteen & Adams was installed as president. Other officers are Marjorie B. King of Smith Helms Mulliss & Moore, vice president; Martha A. Chasten of Booth, Harrington, Johns & Campbell, secretary; and Marlene F. Holt of Booth, Harrington, Johns & Campbell, treasurer.

Allen at Space Camp Jeremy Allen of 6 Kempton Drive trained for a space adventure and explored the future of scientific exploration at U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala.

Space Academy trainees sample astronaut training by using Space Academy's simulators and use the nation's only full-scale Space Shuttle exhibit to get a better understanding of how the shuttle works.

Church group visit Coble A group from Summerfield visited U.S. Rep. Howard Coble during a recent trip to Washington.

Coble met with the Fellowship Club from First Baptist Church of Summerfield April 26. Coble gave the group a tour of the House chamber in the Capitol Building and arranged for the group to visit the White House.

Moddasser named Kim Moddasser has been named the community outreach coordinator at the Center for Creative Arts. The position is sponsored jointly by a grant from the N.C. Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington.

Moddasser worked previously as a program assistant for Teaching Strategies Inc. in Washington. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

At the center, Moddasser will coordinate the various community programs, which include the Senior Citizens Fine Art Competition and the Black Arts Festival.

The most extensive program is the Very Special Arts Festival, which celebrates the creativity of children with physical or mental handicaps. Each of the outreach programs serve special populations of the community.

Seminars scheduled The North Carolina Technological Development Authority is sponsoring its Summer 1990 Innovation Seminars through June 13.

Entrepreneurs, small businesses and business advisors or consultants can attend the TDA's Innovation Seminar 1-3 p.m. Wednesday at Guilford Technical Community College, Room 100, J.C. Price facility, off Eugene Street.

For entrepreneurs and small companies developing new or improved products, the authority has information on two potential sources of seed capital from $50,000 to $500,000.

The authority is an independent state agency created by the General Assembly in 1983 to support the development and commercialization of technological innovations by the state's entrepreneurial companies.

For registration or more information, contact Gary Dent at 334-5211 or the authority offices at (919) 733-7022.

Blandwood lunch Blandwood Guild, Greensboro Preservation Society will sponsor ``Lunch on the Governor's Lawn' Thursday, June 7 at Blandwood, the 19th-century home of N.C. Gov. John Motley Morehead. The rain date will be Friday, June 8.

There will be two seatings, at 11:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Food will be provided by Chef Robert Pearse of Robert's and music will be performed by Greensboro Music Center. An informal fashion show will feature men's and women's clothing from J.S. Meier.

Individual and group tickets are $10. Tickets are available at Blandwood Mansion, Summit Lawn and Garden, The Extra Ingredient, J.S. Meier, Smith Furniture and Gift Shops and First Union Bank main branch, Westridge Square branch and Irving Park branch. For reservation information, call 272-5003.

Plant clinic Karen Neill, Urban Horticulture agent with the Guilford County Agricultural Extension Service, will present a plant clinic at the Greensboro YWCA, 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, June 13.

The clinic will focus on how to stop insects, diseases and rodents from attacking and destroying fruits, vegetables and shrubbery. Participants may bring plants from home for diagnosis and suggestions.

An agent for three years, Neill received a bachelor's degree in horticulture with honors from Clemson University. She previously was employed by Dow Chemical in the Agricultural Chemical Division and with Ciba Geigy Corporation in the tobacco program.

The fee is $5 for members and $6 for nonmembers. Registration deadline is June 12. For registration information, call 273-3461.

Museum trip The Greensboro Historical Museum is sponsoring a day trip to historic sites in Surry County Saturday, June 16. The group will tour the newest addition to North Carolina's historical site system, Horne Creek Farm, which is now in the early stages of development. Also on the itinerary are visits to the 1907 Gilmer-Smith House, 18th-century Edwards-Franklin House and the massive Mt. Airy Granite Quarry, the largest open-faced quarry in the world.

Cost for this excursion is $25 for members and $40 for nonmembers, which includes motorcoach transportation, box lunch, gratuities, escorts and a $5 donation to the museum. To register for the trip, mail a check to the Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro 27401. Participants will receive a detailed itinerary in early June. For more information, call 373-2043.

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