Raised in a small West Virginia town, Paul Fowler grew up gardening. "I've been gardening for as long as I can remember, probably since I was 8 or 9. So I've been doing it for 35, 40 years." He learned how to garden by approaching it hands-on as well as by talking to other gardeners. And he seeks opportunities to educate himself: Paul and Frank have gone on several trips that include tours of private gardens.
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center of Baltimore (GLCCB) has started a comprehensive strategic planning process. With the help of funding from the Goldseker Foundation's Management Assistance Grants, the GLCCB has contracted with Baltimore-based woman-owned Strategic Management Consulting, LLC to facilitate this planning process.
Join Denise Duarte and Marlene Adrian for a meeting to discuss reactivating the Baltimore Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW). The group is seeking nominations for officers and will be preparing for the election of officers at this meeting.
Come talk with a pro bono attorney and financial experts about your estate plans and financial wellness. Get your will, power of attorney, and advance directive drafted and executed so that you and your family are protected. If you don't have your documents in order, you don't have the power—the State does. Don't let the government have the last word. The Will Power Party is free. Food and prizes will be offered. ■
Correctly answer three questions for a chance to win a copy of the powerful documentary, Mi Familia, which explores the trials of coming out in a Latino family.
In celebration of their mission to the gay and lesbian community, The First and Franklin Street Presbyterian Church is hosting a section of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. The 54-ton, handmade tapestry honoring more than 90,000 individuals lost to AIDS will be exhibited in Reid Memorial Chapel. The Quilt began with a single 3 x 6 foot panel created in San Francisco in 1987. Today, it is composed of more than 47,000 individual 3 x 6 foot panels, each one commemorating the life of someone who has died of AIDS.
The GLCCB is hosting its first annual "Jew-ish/Gay-ish Passover Seder." The traditional Jewish evening of food, song and prayer is already attracting a diverse audience. Seder coordinator Charlie Mumford spoke to one attendant, Alice Chong, about her faith: