Wednesday, April 18 – In the News…


ARTS
The Jim and Carol Trawick Foundation’s [WG member] $1 million gift to Strathmore Hall will fund low-priced accessible art educational programs in 2007-2008. (WaPo, 4/18)

ENVIRONMENT
Newton Marasco Foundation [WG member] supports “The Green Earth Book Award” for books that inspire youth to better care for the environment. (Daily Times, 4/18)

VOTING RIGHTS
[D.C.] House vote on D.C. seat expected tomorrow (WaPo, 4/18)

HEALTH
[Md.] Pr. George’s County healthcare system’s board meets tonight at 7 p.m. to decide: Bankruptcy or shutdown? (WaPo, 4/18)

EDUCATION
Montgomery County schools’ budget request trimmed further (WaPo, 4/18)