JHMI Office of Communications and Public Affairs

February 17, 2001
MEDIA CONTACT: Terry Todesco
PHONE: (410) 614-4976
E-MAIL: ttodesco@jhmi.edu

Hopkins Trauma Surgeon Edward Cornwell to Deliver Black History Month Keynote Address at Boys and Girls Club

Johns Hopkins Medicine is co-sponsoring a Black History Month celebration with the Boys and Girls Club of Pleasantview Gardens on Saturday, February 17 at 12:30 p.m.

Members of Boys and Girls Club centers located in Central Maryland are invited to participate in the day titled "Remembering The Past to Improve Your Future," which will be full of activities that are both educational and fun. The children will be encouraged to compete in a "Black History Brain Challenge" including a Black History Bowl, a spelling bee and other educational games.

Edward Cornwell, M.D., director of Adult Trauma Service at The Johns Hopkins Hospital is the scheduled keynote speaker with a motivational address entitled "There Will Come A Time." Other entertainment will include an African dance performance by the Namyanka Dance Ministry and drummers from The Menís Center located in East Baltimore. All entertainment is free to the public.

Saturday, February 17, 2001

Day begins at Noon Ė Keynote address at 1 p.m.

Boys and Girls Club at Pleasantview Gardens

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