Foreign Money Wanted
Change for Good, an organization that collects foreign money for use in local community programs, asks Washingtonians to dig out their left-over bits of foreign money and bring them to Adams-Morgan Day or the Takoma Park Folk Festival on Sunday.
Donations can be dropped in clear acrylic globes. At the Adams-Morgan celebration, the globe will be on the main stage, at 18th Street and Columbia Road NW. At Takoma Park, the globe will be at the main entrance of the festival, which is being held at Takoma Park Junior High School, near Piney Branch Road and East-West Highway in Maryland.
For more information, call 328-6922.
The D.C. public school system is accepting applicants for an intensive 45-week culinary arts program, which offers free training in the cooking profession.
The program starts this year on Oct. 5. For additional information, call Betty Sims at 576-7819.
Help for Consumers
The National Law Center of George Washington University operates a free mediation service to resolve consumer complaints.
Problems such as new or used car troubles or mail-order fraud can be relayed to the university's law students at the Consumer Help hot line, 775-8567, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
Consumers also may send complaints to Consumer Help, 720 20th St. NW, Suite SL 101, Washington, D.C. 20052.
Call for Sloganeers
Handicaps Courageous, a self-help group for handicapped persons, needs a slogan for "Coping with Handicap Prejudice Month," which it will sponsor in January. The hope is to teach a simple lesson: Handicapped people have the same needs, drives, feelings, rights and talents as do the nonhandicapped.
Print slogans on white paper and mail to Brenna Dean, Woodburn Center for Community Mental Health, 3340 Woodburn Rd., Annandale, Va., by Dec. 1. Include name, address and telephone number. For further information, call 573-0523, ext. 249.
No Auditions Required
Musicians, take note: 'Tis the time to consider making your voice heard near the White House.
The opportunity is the annual Pageant of Peace, sponsored by the National Park Service and held on the Ellipse. The pageant includes nightly performances of holiday music from 6 to 9 p.m., and lasts from Dec. 11 through Dec. 23.
Choirs and instrumental groups are invited to volunteer. For information, write the National Park Service, 1100 Ohio Dr. SW, Washington, D.C. 20242, or call 485-9660, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays.
Parents, Teachers, Students
The McKinley High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association will hold its first meeting of the 1987-88 school year at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the school, at Second and T streets NE. New members are invited to attend and to join the association. Dues are $2 for adults and $1.50 for students.
Auxiliary Is Recruiting
Women are eligible to join the James Reese Europe Unit No. 5 of the American Legion Auxiliary if a father, husband, son, brother or grandfather, living or dead, served in the military. For information, contact Imagene B. Stewart, 214 P St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. Call 275-3336 or 797-7460.