One-stop shopping at North Avenue
Want a free hand massage? Blood pressure screening? Baltimore's vocational students are marking Career and Technology Month by offering up their skills in the North Avenue lobby on several dates in February. Those lucky enough to pass through between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. today were offered cookies baked by culinary students at Carver. Tomorrow, Edmondson-Westside students will do blood-pressure screenings. On Thursday, Carver's cosmetology students are providing hand massages.
A more complete list of events is below.
Wednesday: Students from Edmondson's business, health, media, trade/industry and auto programs will carry out various demonstrations, including the blood-pressure screenings.
Thursday: Carver's cosmetology students provide hand massages.
Feb. 17: Presentations from Mervo's construction and cosmetology programs.
Feb. 19: Heritage business students present a photo display, while entrepreneurs from Frederick Douglass show off their sales skills. "Hold onto your wallet!" a school system letter promoting the events advises.
Feb. 24: More blood pressure screenings by Edmondson students.
Feb. 26: Numerous activities with students from the Institute of Business and Entrepreneurship and Patterson.
All events are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.