Because of incorrect information supplied to The Washington Post, the Rainbow Center's volunteer training session was listed for the wrong day. It will be held March 12 from 10 a.m. to noon. (Published 3/3/88)
Youth Suicide Prevention Coalition to Meet
The Prince William Youth Suicide Prevention Coalition, a community organization devoted to developing programs to help troubled youngsters, will hold a general meeting at 10 a.m. today at the Dumfries Holiday Inn.
Marsha Krull, director of special projects for the Virginia Health Council, will speak about statewide efforts to help prevent youth suicides through educating professionals and the public about the causes and effects of suicide.
Formed in 1986, the organization is involved in projects such as developing teen and parent resource directories, education workshops and special training for youth leaders. For more information, call 361-9246.
Volunteers Sought to Lead Horses for Disabled Rainbow Center, a nonprofit, private horse riding facility for the handicapped, is looking for volunteers to lead horses.
Anyone over the age of 14 is invited to attend a volunteer training session from 10 a.m. to noon March 4. No experience is necessary.
The center, on Minnieville Road between Dale Boulevard and Davis Ford Road, provides a therapeutic horseback-riding program to young people with disabilities. For more information, call 680-3200.
Chamber Executive Linda St. John to Leave Post Linda S. St. John, executive vice president of the Prince William County Chamber of Commerce, will leave her post as the chief administrator of the chamber this week to pursue other career opportunities.
St. John, 39, joined the organization as an administrative assistant nine years ago. In 1981, she was appointed executive director, and in 1987 she was promoted to executive vice president.
St. John said she will take a month off before pursuing employment in an administrative field in the county. "I've been here nine years, and it was time for a change," she said.
Consumer Affairs Office Publishes Newsletter The Prince William County Office of Consumer Affairs has begun publishing a bimonthly consumer newsletter titled The Consumer Marketplace, which will deal with issues of concern to the public.
The first issue provides tips on how to buy a new car and discusses shopping services offered through cable television. Also, it reviews consumer books on the market and reports on the activities of the consumer affairs office.
Free subscriptions can be obtained by calling 335-7370. Copies are available at the Consumer Affairs Office on 15960 Cardinal Dr., at the McCoard Administration Building on Davis Ford Road, and at the senior citizens centers in Manassas and Woodbridge as well as at all branches of the Prince William public library.