top of page

BRA Activities

Social & Community Activities

HOSPITALITY

ORGANIZER: Bobbie Cook

WHERE: Community Center

WHEN: As scheduled

DETAILS: Each cluster elects a Hospitality Chair.  The chairs are responsible for welcoming new residents, and they help to assimilate new residents into the Broadmead community. The Cluster Hospitality Rep contacts prospective residents as they move, and is available to them afterwards. The chairs gather occasionally in the Community Center to share ideas.  They sponsor a BRA Christmas Party and Social Welcoming New Residents receptions each year.

 

MEN’S SATURDAY SOCIAL

ORGANIZERS: Bruce Russell
WHERE: Auditorium
WHEN: Various
DETAILS: The main purpose of this gathering is to build camaraderie among the men residing here. The coordinating committee organizes the meetings by reserving space, arranging refreshments, advertising, and recruiting speakers.

STUDENT SUPPORT VOLUNTEER PROJECT (SSVP)

ORGANIZER: Sandra Angell, Marion Baker, Cynthia Sugatt

WHERE: Cockeysville Middle School and Padonia International Elementary School and associated events at Broadmead; the Student Support Network Distribution Center (The HUB) in Timonium

WHEN: Year-round at Padonia; September through June at Cockeysville; ad hoc at the HUB

DETAILS: The Student Support Volunteer Project provides an opportunity for Broadmead residents to volunteer in local public schools where over 40% of students’ families fall below federal poverty guidelines. Activities include; collecting for and distributing food and toiletry items at the schools’ food pantries; assisting students and teachers with classroom learning activities; knitting hats and scarves for students and their families; assisting schools with health fairs and other special projects; reorganizing the Community Closet at Padonia for distribution of clothing, food, and school supplies; and preparing weekend and holiday food bags at the HUB.

 

bottom of page