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Parents Invited to Attend Parenting Matters Conference

Release Date: 10/15/2009 11:40:01 AM

Carroll County parents are invited to attend the Second Annual Central and Northern Maryland Parenting Matters Conference on Saturday, November 7, 2009, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The conference will be held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Campus, located at 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore.
The conference, entitled Parenting Matters: Connecting Crayons, Computers, College and Careers, is designed for parents, family members, students, educators, child care providers, and caregivers. Participants will receive information, resources and materials on health, education, MSAs and HSAs, financing college and college readiness, technology, social services, safety, and educational, art, and cultural activities for youth. Other features include free continental breakfast and lunch, door prizes, interpreters for Spanish speakers, and networking opportunities and fun.
The workshops are being offered free of charge. Child care for children ages 2-5 and Youth Track activities for ages 6-14 also will be provided at no charge. To register, please contact Megan at the Maryland Parental Information and Resource Center at or 301-657-7742, ext. 111, or visit

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