Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published October 11, 2013

Media Advisory: Comptroller to Visit Forest Park Senior Center and Honor 99-Year-Old Charles Pollard

Comptroller to Visit Forest Park Senior Center and


Honor 99-Year-Old Charles Pollard



- WWII Veteran Honored for his Long-time Volunteer Service -



WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

Charles Pollard

Staff at the Waxter and Forest Park Senior Centers

District 41 Delegates: Lisa A. Gladden,  Jill P. Carter, Nathaniel T. Oaks and                    

                        Samuel  I . Rosenberg


WHAT:          Comptroller Franchot will visit the Forest Park Senior Center to present 99-year-old Charles Pollard with a proclamation recognizing his many years of volunteer service. Mr. Pollard, who is a World War II veteran, has been volunteering at the Waxter Center since 1972. He has held positions ranging from overseeing the senior day care and serving as an aide to the handicapped, to maintaining the cleanliness of the dining room and setting up for events. He also assists with the Eating Together Program and is active in developing the Welcome Volunteer Committee. The recognition is part of the Baltimore City Health Department’s Adult & Geriatric Health Services, Retired & Senior Volunteer Programs (RSVP) 38th Annual Volunteer Recognition Celebration. The RSVP program places individuals 55 and older in volunteer positions with private and public agencies throughout Baltimore City. Mr. Pollard is the only honoree this year.



WHEN           Today, October 11, 2013



WHERE:       11 a.m.                                                                          

Forest Park Senior Center      

4801 Liberty Heights Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21207                                    



CONTACT:  Christine Feldmann, (410) 260-6346 (office), (443) 336-0215 (cell)