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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President: Adam Feuerstein
Vice President: Elizabeth Carney
Secretary: Genny Dill
Treasurer: Barbara Harrington
Start a Conversation About Parking in Hampden
By Elizabeth Carney / Photo by Whitney Cecil
Elizabeth Carney has contributed this month’s
President’s Letter while Adam Feuerstein enjoys
his vacation overseas.
ACCE Forms Teams to Turn Its Campus Greener
By Corey Basmajian, Resident Principal / Photos by Victoria Mathew
George L Peters Jr
HCC CONTACT INFO
Adam Feuerstein, President
HCC, PO Box 19957
Hampden, Maryland 21211
The next HCC meeting is on
Monday, April 1st, 2013.
Plan to join us at 7 pm at the Roosevelt Park
Recreation Center on West 36th Street. The
agenda will include committee updates and
discussions of the most important issues of
the day for business owners and residents
7:00-7:05 pm: Welcome
7:05-7:30 pm: Committee updates
7:30-7:45 pm: New business
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Cover photo by Victoria Mathew: ACCE students
made wreaths as one of their after-school Green
Parking. For better or worse it is a defining
characteristic of city living.
As Hampden gains in both local and national
attention, people are increasingly drawn to
our neighborhood to live, build businesses,
raise families, shop in our stores, eat in
our restaurants and socialize. The influx
of people creates increased strain on a
parking system that is already stressed. For
months now, I’ve listened to a subtle theme
of parking difficulties grow steadily louder.
Rotunda neighbors, Elm Street residents,
Roland Avenue, Berry Street, Keswick
Avenue… and the list goes on.
It’s time to take a comprehensive look at
Hampden’s parking issues.
We can’t solve Hampden’s parking issues
overnight. The problems are complex and
concern many different groups, sometimes
with competing interests. What we can do
is start a conversation, make sure everyone
is heard, enumerate all issues, and work
deliberately to solve them.
To that end, the Hampden Community
Council cordially invites YOU to attend our
March general meeting on Monday, April
1st at 7 pm at the Roosevelt Recreation
Center where we will take the first step by
getting YOUR input on Hampden’s parking
problems. In a structured discussion, we
will break down all the parking issues you
face. In the coming months, we’ll take that
list and identify priorities and solutions.
We’ll update you on our progress and give
you continued opportunities to comment.
I’d be remiss at this point if I didn’t
emphasize the importance of becoming a
member. Only a strong, active membership
can respond effectively to complex
community issues like parking.
And since December, we’ve made it a whole
lot easier to join. First, if you are a Student
or a Senior, it is now only $5 per year to
join. You can’t go to a movie for five dollars
any more, people. Secondly, you can now
pay your dues anytime online, even at 2 am
in your pajamas (we’re not judging). Just
go to www.hampdenhappenings.org and
click on the “Become an HCC Member Now”
button on the right side of the page. Thirdly,
you can now pay your dues at meetings using
cash, check or credit card. With a credit card
payment, you’ll instantly receive an emailed
receipt. Technology is great, isn’t it?
Stand with us. Help us make Hampden a
better place to park, a better place to live.
This year the Academy for College and
Career Exploration (ACCE) organized two
active after-school Green Teams. These
teams work in the various gardens that have
been created all around the school when
the weather is good. We only use organic
methods in the garden when feeding the
plants and preventing insects from eating
the crops. Our teams harvested vegetables
all last fall, then removed the dead stalks
and planted a winter cover crop of clover
and annual rye. Such cover crops keep the
soil from washing and blowing away in the
winter, while adding nutrients to the soil
that will help next year’s vegetables thrive.
The stalks in the native plant gardens were
left there for the winter so the various birds
which have discovered the gardens could
feed on the seeds. Some leaf litter is also
left in the gardens for the winter, so that the
butterflies and moths which overwinter in
leaf litter will not be disturbed.
We also planted 36 fruit trees as the
beginning of an ACCE orchard, with help
from Agritopia of Baltimore (https://sites.
and the Baltimore Orchard Project (www.
baltimoreorchard.org) ACCE’s orchard
restoration provides an opportunity to get a
small-scale sense of the much larger orchards
that doubtless flourished on the hillsides of
Hampden and Woodberry a century or more
ago. (Faint signs of these old orchards are still
visible in Druid Hill Park.)
Right now the two teams are working
mostly inside, choosing what we want
to plant this spring. The Middle School
group favors adding more plants to attract
Monarch butterflies. We already know that
Monarchs have visited the gardens last year
while flowers were blooming, so we plan to
grow lots of flowering plants attract even
more next summer. Our goal is for ACCE
to become a Monarch Waystation. (www.
butterflies migrate to overwinter in Mexico,
and waystations with plenty of flowers
(zinnias, asters, etc.) provide them with
food for the long journey. By the way, do you
know what kind of plant supports Monarch
butterfly larvae as they develop from eggs to
become adults? (The answer appears at the
end of this article.) The Middle School club
has already started growing seedlings of the
annual plants which attract the Monarchs
in indoor flats. As the springtime weather
warms, these will be transplanted first to
window boxes and then in the gardens.
To commemorate Earth Day, we are
planning a week of activities from April
22nd-26th. Everyone in the neighborhood
is invited to take part in these events. We
will have another plant sale that offers
vegetable, herb, and flowering plants
for home gardens. Our neighbors will be
welcome to join in setting out plants in the
school gardens and to tour our campus and
visit all of the “Green” improvements that
ACCE is making.
ACCE’s Green Team leaders made a
presentation at the Hampden Community
Association meeting on January 28th
and also attended the Hampden Village
Merchants Meeting on February 12th.
The focus of these presentations was to
bring the Hampden community up-todate
about what ACCE has been doing to
help the environment and the engage the
surrounding community in our effort.
ACCE plans to partner with the HCC
Clean and Green Committee to organize
community cleanups in addition to
participating with the regular monthly “Get
Trashed” mini-clean-up events that will
start again in April.
Currently we are designing a program for
distributing the abundance of produce to
Hampden families. Please visit or call the
school to learn how you can join in our
efforts to make Hampden a cleaner and
greener place. ACCE’s “Green Movement”
asks for your support!
To learn more about what we’re planning
and how you can become part of this
school-community collaboration, please
call ACCE at (410) 396-7607 or visit the
school at 1300 W. 36 th Street. You can also
follow the action on Facebook at “A.C.C.E.
GreenTeam.” (Answer to question:
Monarch butterfly larvae like to eat
milkweed so the adults lay their eggs on
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Independence School Students Study DNA in Mobile Lab
By Kelly Caswell, School Director
News From the Hampden Library
By Devon Ellis
Independence School science students are
fortunate that their science teacher, Jocelyn
Virtudes, arranged with the Tech Council of
Maryland to set up the MdBIOLab mobile
laboratory trailer in the Independence
School parking lot from Tuesday,
January 15 to Friday, January 18 (www.
This made it possible for our students
to participate in laboratory activities to
practice using modern techniques of
For nearly a week, students from 9th
through 12th grades used equipment
such as micropipettes, centrifuges, and
electrophoresis to produce DNA profiles
on a slab of gel, which is pretty much like
rolled-out Jello-o. The “The Case of the
Broken Beaker” on the MdBIOLab list of
activities (see link above) describes how
this is done. Students applied an electrical
current to cause DNA fragments created
with the help of restriction enzymes to
move down a slice of the gel. Restriction
enzymes are bacterial extracts that break
up DNA molecules from cells into pieces.
The breaks occur in different places for
different people, creating a unique mix
of these pieces of differing lengths. The
current sorts out the different lengths of
DNA by moving them different distances
along the gel, and the resulting striped
pattern is a DNA profile. This is the actual
procedure that’s used to identify persons
based on DNA by technicians like those
on the CSI TV shows! If you’d like to step
through an electronic version of creating a
DNA profile, there’s an online animation
of gel electrophoresis at http://learn.
a well-done simulation, but the real thing
that our students got to perform is so much
The students also used other enzymes to
break down complex sugars into simple
sugars, and they tested the effect of
solutions with different pH values (that is,
solutions that were more or less acidic) on
the activity of these enzymes.
Thanks to the great instruction and
student supervision by Mr. Tim Carter
and Ms. Reimi Hicks, MDBIOLAB mobile
lab instructors, the experiments were a
success! Ronnae Cooper, a student at ISL,
said, “It was awesome! I learned a lot and
the experiments made the explanations
of science more clear.” Santia Dennis,
another Independence School student, said
“It was a great and excellent experience.
The staff made sure that students
understood the science.” Independence
School teacher Dr. Andrew Young agreed
that “the staff on the MDBioBus is a lot of
fun. They taught students rigorously and
with humor. I really appreciate their effort
in instructing students.” A special thanks
to Angel Mangus, MdBIO Foundation
Project Coordinator, who was with us the
Kids and Teens: Wipe your slate clean! From
January 2 to December 31, 2013, children and
teens can read down their fines at the Enoch
Pratt Free Library. How it works:
• Visit your local branch and check in with
• Read a book, magazine, newspaper,
textbook, or e-reader at the library and earn
• Children 12 and under earn one Pratt Buck
for every 15 minutes of supervised reading
time, and teens ages 13 to 17 earn one Pratt
Buck for every 30 minutes.
• One Pratt Buck is equivalent to one dollar,
and can be turned in at the Circulation Desk
to pay down late fines and other library fees.
Children and teens can earn unlimited Pratt
Bucks during Read Down Fines events at every
location. Check with your local Pratt Library
branch for details on how to participate.
Get Cracking with Chef Egg: Learn to
cook from a real chef with formal culinary
training, real-world experience, and
Chef Egg is a professionally trained chef,
culinary instructor, and host of Cooking with
Egg TV. His mission is to free everyone from
eating boxed, frozen, and fast food meals by
teaching us how to really get cooking!
Date: Friday, March 8th
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Suggested audience: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Hampden Library Book Discussion
Group: The Hampden Library has started
an adult book reading group and all are
welcome to attend. We will read and discuss
one book every other month. The upcoming
book selection is entitled The Free World by
David Bezmozgis, c2011, (356 pages), and
our conversation about it will be held on
Thursday, March 21st from 6:30-7:30 pm.
The plot synopsis is as follows: The year is
1978, the time is summer, and the location
is Rome. “Among the thousands of Soviet
Jews who have landed in Italy to secure visas
for new lives in the West are the members of
the Krasnansky family–three generations
of Russian Jews. Together they will spend
six months in Rome, their waystation and
purgatory.” All are welcome to join in the
conversation, even if you haven’t read
Suggested audience: Teens, Adults, Seniors
The Library’s hours:
Sun & Mon: closed
Tues: 12 – 8
Wed: 10 – 5:30
Thurs: 12 – 8
Fri: 12 – 5
Sat: 10 – 5
3641 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21211
Baltimore Free Farm
has plots available in the Ash
Street Community Garden.
Suggested donation is $30 per season (3 months)
or $10 per month. Spring season starts soon!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Hampden Family Center: Upcoming Programs and Events
By Lisa Ghinger, Executive Director
Save the Date: Hampden Family Center
cordially invites you to Hats Off to Hampden
Family Center: Saturday, April 13th at
Gutierrez Studios, 2010 Clipper Mill Road.
It’s all about hats! They’re optional – but why
not wear one of your own? Enjoy delectable
delights from The Food Market, imbibe
libations from The Wine Source and enjoy
live music! Proceeds will benefit the ongoing
programs and services of the Family Center.
For more information call 410-467-8710,
visit our website hampdenfamilycenter.org
or check us out on Facebook!
Winter Program Offerings
Adult Basic Education Class: Registration
will be held in April for Spring Class.
Counseling Sessions: Offered by the
University of Maryland School of Social
Work Interns. They will provide 30 minute,
one-on-one counseling sessions through
the spring. Call 410-467-8710 to schedule
Girls’ Group: Meets Fridays at 4:00 pm. The
group is for young ladies in middle and
high school. Stop by and check out what’s
going on. Call Erin or Alysse for more
information at 410-467-8710.
Senior Lunch: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a
little early. Attend our FREE luncheon on
March 15th from 11–1 at the Center. Enjoy a
delicious lunch. Call the center at 410-467-
8710 to reserve your space (limited).
Blood Pressure Screening: Held Friday, March
1st and 15th from 11-12.
Benefit Assistance: If you need help with your
gas or electric bill, call or stop by the Family
Center to make an appointment to speak
with Walter Jackson who can help you apply
for energy assistance. Josephine is on site
Seedco Earn Benefits: Need assistance in
attaining such benefits as food stamps,
healthcare, utilities support and tax credits?
Call or stop by and speak with Rebecca.
After School Enrichment Program: Children
work with a volunteer from a local college
or university on their reading, writing and
math skills. In addition, your child can
enjoy arts and crafts, music, dance and
drama. Monday through Friday, 2:30 to
5:30 p.m. Ages 1st through 6th grade.
Wyman Park Tutorial Project: Remedial
reading, math and writing support for
students in 1st through 12th grades. Monday
through Friday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm.
Hampden Family Center
1104 West 36th Street
Baltimore, MD 21211
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Become a Hero: Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed
By Liz Galea
Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Foster Care Program and Family Center
By Nikole Satelmajer
Unleash the superstar in you and become a
hero to a senior neighbor in your community!
Everyday heroes are just like you and me.
Some are retirees, students, parents,
business people and other professionals that
are concerned about their elderly neighbors.
“So what makes them a hero to Meals on
Wheels of Central Maryland, Inc.?” They
choose to volunteer for our organization a
few hours a month to make sure their senior
neighbors receive our nutritious, properly
prepared meals, a smile and a quick visit that
helps them thrive and remain connected to
It’s important for all of us to remember
the seniors we serve today helped shape
our communities yesterday. They are the
golden nuggets in every community and
are to be respected and aided by society.
Unfortunately, today hunger and even
loneliness still rank among the most serious
conditions seniors can face. Currently many
individuals and groups from local churches,
schools, businesses, other organizations
and civic groups are making time to help
in our daily meal deliveries. It’s fun, easy
and you get to meet a lot of nice people.
It’s often said “There is no better feeling
than knowing you had a helping hand in
improving someone’s life.” It’s true! So get
in touch with that superstar in you and take
part in one of our volunteer opportunities.
Visit us at www.mealsonwheelsmd.org or
contact Volunteer Services at 443-573-0940
or email email@example.com.
Not sure about volunteering? Then take part
in our ride along opportunity. Before you
commit, experience a live meal delivery by
riding along with a seasoned volunteer who
regularly delivers in your community. If you
find it to be fun and rewarding then become
Want a representative of Meals on Wheels
of Central Maryland, Inc. to be part of your
next community meeting or event? Add me
to your agenda.
Learn more about the services and
opportunities at Meals on Wheels and why
we are more than a meal!
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, Inc.
enables people to live longer independently
in their own home by providing them
with nutritious, properly prepared meals,
personal contact and other related services
when needed. Get acquainted with all of
our services for homebound seniors and
people with disabilities. Learn about our
meal deliveries in your own community
and discover how easy it is to help a senior
neighbor stay connected to their community.
We are definitely more than a meal.
Volunteer Recruitment Specialist
Thousands of children in our community
are struggling with emotional issues – do
you know one of them?
The Family Center at Kennedy Krieger
Institute provides trauma-based mental
health and support services to children,
adolescents, and families. Prevention,
early intervention, assessment, and
treatment are part of the continuum of
services offered at the Family Center
because sometimes bad things happen
to good kids. Two of these programs are
The Outpatient Mental Health Clinic
serves children from birth to age 18 who
are experiencing emotional or behavioral
challenges. We provide family, individual,
and group therapy; psychiatric services;
psychological evaluations; and caregiver
support groups. Therapists specialize in
the treatment of childhood trauma, but
also address school concerns, tantrums,
ADHD, anxiety, adjustment issues, peer
relationship difficulties, and other stressors
that impact children and their families. We
offer 18 different types of therapies and
tailor services to best address a child’s needs
in a warm and nurturing environment.
The Family Center’s Outpatient Mental
Health Clinic is located in northern Fells
Point. We accept Medical Assistance and
many forms of private insurance. If you are
interested in learning more about how we
may be able to help your child, please call
our intake line at 443-923-5980.
The Therapeutic Foster Care Program
serves children birth to 21 with special
needs who require out of home placement.
The children we serve have a history of, or
are at risk for, institutional and hospital
placement. Based on our belief that every
child deserves a stable and loving home, the
children we serve are placed with specially
trained foster parents who provide a home
for a child or young adult with special
needs until he or she can be returned to
family, placed with a relative, adopted, or
transitioned to independent living.
The Family Center’s Therapeutic Foster
Care Program, located on Biddle Street in
South East Baltimore, is seeking individuals
and families interested in becoming foster
care and/or respite providers for children
with special needs. We provide a variety of
supports and benefits to our therapeutic
foster parents. These include 24-hour
support, specialized training, and a tax free
stipend. If you are interested in finding out
more about our Therapeutic Foster Care
program or about becoming a therapeutic
foster parent, please call Nikole Satelmajer
at 443-923-3821 today.
If you know someone who may need our
services, let them know that we’re here—
and that we can help.
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Baltimore, Maryland 21211
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Are Big Trucks Illegally
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Report your street name and the time and date
you observed the truck to Valorie Lacour at
Additionally, if you observe the driver name
and/or phone number on the truck cab door
or the name and logo on the trailer, note that,
too. Or snap a picture.
Lastly, use your head: don’t block traffic,
obstruct a truck or put yourself in harm’s way
to collect this information.
Call 410-889-6536 (Fax 410-889-4564)
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Seawall Expects Latest Remington Redevelopment To Begin
By Adam Bednar with North Baltimore Patch / Photo by Kit Logan
(continued from previous page)
Seawall Development Corporation is
set to begin in March the $3.5 million
transformation of a former Remington tire
shop into a mixed use building housing a
theater, restaurant and nonprofit offices.
Evan Morville, a principal with Seawall, said
the construction on the building—formerly
home to James and Lynn’s Tire Service—will
be complete enough in November for the
nonprofit Young Audiences of Maryland to
move in to their new offices.
“The thing I think we’ve really focused on is
development for need—not just to develop to
develop,” Morville said.
The company has already redeveloped
the former H.F. Miller Tin Box and Can
Manufacturing building into the mixeduse
Miller’s Court that is located across the
street from their newest project. Seawall has
also started the process of rehabbing homes
in Remington in hopes of selling them to
city schoolteachers when there are ready to
move out of the Miller’s Court apartments.
Proof of the impact of that investment came
when Zillow listed Remington as one of the
10 hottest neighborhoods in the city because
housing values are predicted to appreciate
by 3.3 percent during the next year.
The planned redevelopment involves
dividing the 15,000 square foot building
into three parts. The theater will take up
about 6,000 square feet, the restaurant
will take up about 5,500 feet and nonprofit
office space will take 3,500 feet.
Single Carrot Theatre, which is currently
housed in the building formerly used by
Everyman Theatre in Station North, hopes
to be open in Remington by January 2014.
Elliott Rauh, managing director at
Single Carrot Theatre, said the troop was
outgrowing its previous space at Load
of Fun on North Avenue and needed to
increase revenue with a larger audience
capacity because they didn’t want to raise
“We did not feel comfortable saying ‘hey,
lets double the price of tickets,’” Rauh said.
When Seawall approached Single Carrot
about the space, Rauh said it was exactly
what they were looking for because it had
high ceilings and no pillars to obstruct
views. The space will also allow them to
configure the theater to best fit a production
whether it’s through standard seating or
“It’s more about practical space,” Rauh said.
(continued on next page)
Young Audiences of Maryland have been a
tenant at Miller’s Court for more than four
years, and has started to outgrow its current
space so they will move across the street to
the new offices.
Executive Director Stacie Sanders Evans
said the nonprofit, which connects children
with the arts through performances at
schools, has had a great experience at
its current office space, and has enjoyed
working around like minded groups—a
benefit they didn’t have in their previous
offices in Mount Vernon.
“Before [moving to Miller’s Court], we were
kind of isolated in a little row home and
didn’t have the chance to make informal
connections at the elevator, you know, or at
the vending machine,” Sanders said.
But the group, which was founded in
Baltimore in 1950 and is part of the largest
arts and education network in the nation,
has continued to grow and is excited about
having extra space next to Single Carrot,
which already works with the Young
Audiences of Maryland.
“It was really wonderful to be able to be in
the same place as someone we were working
with,” Evans said.
Morville said the Seawall is close to
finalizing an agreement with a restaurant
to open in the new development, and
that the company expects to make that
announcement in the next few weeks.
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District 40’s “Night in Annapolis”
By Christopher Binnie
clean & green news
HCC Clean & Green Update
By Reagan Hooton, Jennie Beckman and Jed Jenny
On Monday, February 4th, the legislative
team from District 40 held its 7th annual
“Night in Annapolis.” Frank Conaway Jr.
hosted their constituents from all over
District 40 at the President’s Conference.
Some accommodations were provided.
Transportation was arranged to and from
Annapolis with buses leaving from both
Mondawmin Mall and Stieff Silver Building.
The event was catered, and guests were
entertained by a jazz duo throughout the night.
Senator Pugh and the three Delegates took
turns offering insight into the work being
done during this year’s General Assembly.
They are supporting various bills that
will directly help District 40. Lieutenant
Governor Anthony Brown and Senate
President Mike Miller made appearances
praising the effect our legislative team has
on the work in Annapolis.
Many community leaders and representatives
were in attendance offering an opportunity
to realize that communities across the
city, as different as they are, have similar
problems and goals. For the first time, local
organizations, like the Baltimore Museum
of Art and the Boy Scouts of America, were
invited to attend, setting up booths with
pamplets and educational literature. Senator
Pugh stressed that community involvement
is essential to the work that they do in
Annapolis. Contact your representative with
any questions and be sure to register to vote.
To learn more about the legislative process:
To contact Senator Pugh:
To contact Delegate Robinson:
To contact Delegate Tarrant:
To contact Delegate Conaway:
HCC Clean & Green folks joined other
community volunteers at the Baltimore
Free Farm’s Ash Street garden to install
terracing on a crisp but sunny morning
Saturday, Feb. 9th.
Baltimore Free Farm has plots available
in the Ash Street Community Garden.
Suggested donation is $30 per season (3
months) or $10 per month.
Spring season starts soon! Email reagan@
baltimorefreefarm.org for more info.
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street tree for hampden
The HCC Clean and Green Team wants to help you get a tree in
front of your home! We are working with organizations that provide
technical assistance and funding for community greening projects.
We have planted many street trees in Hampden since 2005 and
want to plant more!
We still need to hear from as many residents as possible who
would like to have a tree so that we can organize future plantings.
Fill out the form below if you would like to be on the list for a tree,
and ask your neighbors to sign up, too! Trees
are not guaranteed to everyone who applies...
your site must first be inspected by Miss Utility
to ensure you have a safe and proper space
for a tree.
street tree request form
I, the undersigned, agree to help create a tree pit (if needed), plant,
water, mulch, and maintain my neighborhood Street Tree. I understand
that some locations may not be suitable for Street Trees due to utilities,
signs, handicap ramps, or width of sidewalk. The Forestry Division of the
Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks shall make final
determinations of suitable Street Tree locations and species. The Street
Trees, once planted, will be the property of the City of Baltimore in
accordance with City Code 1879, Article 47.
Do you have an existing Tree Pit? Yes No
Street Address _________________________________________
821 W. 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211
Phone: 410-366-3100 Fax: 410-366-3377
Note: If you are a renter, your landlord
must sign the tree request form.
Phone ____________________ Email ______________________
Signature _________________________ Date ____ / ____ / ____
Mail to: Street Trees for Hampden, PO Box 19957, Baltimore, MD 21211
or email to SustainableHampden@gmail.com
IF YOU’RE INTERESTED IN THE FUTURE OF HAMPDEN, please consider joining the
Hampden Community Council. The HCC is a voice for everyone in
Hampden–homeowners, businesses, teenagers, seniors, new-comers
and old-timers. The more members we have the farther your voice can
reach. Your membership fee supports our newsletter and improves our
community through education, clean & green and zoning committees,
to name a few. Help Hampden continue to thrive. BE HEARD, JOIN NOW!
Hampden Community Council SERVING THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1976 Baltimore, Maryland
HCC MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION
Phone Fax Email
Business Name (if registering for a business membership)
In addition to my HCC membership, I would like to serve on/learn about the following committee(s): (OPTIONAL)
Clean & Green
Hampden Home Office
Please fill out this application and mail it, along with your check to:
Hampden Community Council
PO Box 19957
Baltimore, MD 21211
$ Additional Donation
Family ($15) Business ($25)
Add a one year mailed subscription to my membership for an additional $25!
Newsletter will be mailed to the address listed above, unless otherwise noted.
Please make checks payable to Hampden Community Council.
The HCC is a non-profit 501(c)3 Organization. All dues and additional donations are 100% tax deductible.