Friday, December 14, 2012
Residents will be able to exchange firearms for $100 gift certificates.
The location of Saturday’s "Goods for Guns" program has been changed. Residents will now be able to exchange unwanted firearms for $100 Klein's ShopRite gift certificates; no questions asked, at St. Paul Baptist Church, 3101 The Alameda. Initially the exchange was supposed to take place at the Coldstream Homestead Montebello Association’s offices on City College campus. City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the program at City Hall on Wednesday.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Residents may turn in guns for a $100 certificate no questions asked.
A new Baltimore City program is offering $100 gift certificate to Klein’s ShopRite in exchange for guns, no questions asked. City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the new program on Wednesday morning. Residents will be able to exchange the firearms in exchange for certificates between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Saturday at the Coldstream Homestead Montebello Community Corporation’s headquarters on the campus of City College High School, according to a news release. "We have made tremendous strides in reducing gun-related crimes in Baltimore, but we still have a long way to go," Young said in the release. "This new partnership between my office and Klein’s ShopRite is a great example of a public-private partnership helping to …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Mix 106.5 radio personality Jon Boesche calls the 19th annual food drive recession-proof.
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Saturday, November 17, 2012
ShopRite shoppers and other Baltimore locals filled an MTA bus full of food and other non-perishable items faster than any year before, according to Mix 106.5 DJ Jon Boesche. Boesche and fellow radio personality Maria Dennis were on hand at ShopRite Saturday evening thanking generous shoppers for donating to the 19th annual Stuff A Bus food drive for the Maryland Food Bank. “I haven’t seen anything that denotes a recession or hard times. This bus has filled up quicker than any years past,” Boesche said, participating in his sixth Stuff A Bus event. He was cut off by a woman wanting to say hello after contributing an entire grocery cart full of just-bought food items. The woman handed six yellow bags to two Calvert Hall student-volunteers …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Klein's ShopRite has set up an online donation initiative for disaster relief.
Klein's ShopRite is making giving easier this Thanksgiving season. Customers can donate to the Superstorm Sandy relief initiative through the ShopRite website. Donations may be entered at $5, $10 or $20 here. Patch recently partnered with other AOL employees to send two 18-wheelers full of goods to New Jersey. TELL US: Are you aware of any disaster relief initiatives in Parkville-Overlea or Baltimore County? Leave a comment or email email@example.com and we'll share your story.