Johns Hopkins Gazette | April 19, 2004
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University April 19, 2004 | Vol. 33 No. 31



Give the Gift of Reading

Can you spare just two hours a week? The Greater Homewood Adult Literacy Program is seeking volunteers to tutor adults in reading and writing at a convenient location. Materials and training are provided, and the hours are flexible. For details, call 410-261-3524.


CJ's Cafe Opens

A two-day open house and tasting to celebrate the grand opening of CJ's Cafe at the Montgomery County Campus is scheduled for Wednesday, April 21, and Thursday, April 22. The cafe, which previously operated under the name Campus Cafe, has reopened under new management and now offers a variety of light fare, including gourmet coffee, sandwiches, soups, chili, salads, pizza and desserts.

Samples of gourmet food will be set out for tasting from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., noon to 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. All beverages, including gourmet coffee, will be available for a flat fee of $2.

CJ's Cafe is located on the first floor of the Academic and Research Building, and is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Catering services are available.


FIRSTConsult Testing

The Welch Medical Library is offering beta testing of the wireless version of a point-of-care tool that provides continuously updated, evidence-based guidance on patient evaluation, diagnosis and management. FIRSTConsult can be accessed at

Users will have complimentary access to FIRSTConsult Wireless until April 30. A survey attached to the product will give users the opportunity to comment on its functionality and relevance.

Contact Holly Harden at 410-502-7570, Brian Brown at 410-502-7568 or if you have any questions or would like more details on FIRSTConsult.


Telethon Volunteers Needed

The 21st annual Children's Miracle Network Telethon to benefit the Johns Hopkins Children's Center is scheduled to air on ABC's WMAR-TV from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 6.

Anchors Mary Beth Marsden, Brian Wood and Denise Dory will once again serve as hosts, interviewing patient families, physicians, staff and corporate sponsors. Since its inception in 1984, the telethon has raised more than $32.9 million through corporate sponsors and community support. Volunteers are still needed.

For more information, call Paula Shell, 410-516-4517.


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