Last Updated on February 19, 2024
The announcements in this section are focused on events and activities that might be of interest to and/or are open (free) to the entire Charlestown Community. Make sure to also visit Department and Club/Events (Resident Activities) webpages and NEWS for additional announcements.
We Need You! Consider Running for the Residents’ Council
The Council Nominating Committee cordially invites you to consider becoming a member of the Residents’ Council. Work with other residents and the administration to solve problems and address issues of interest to residents.
Council members serve for three-year terms on a rolling basis.
Please be open to a call and consider serving this very worthwhile task that lets residents have a voice in making Charlestown the best possible place to live at this stage of our lives.
Voter Registration Tables February 21 and March 13
Wednesday, February 21 and March 13, 2024
11 AM – 2 PM
Shortline Café | Fireside Restaurant | Terrace Café
3 – 6 PM
Cross Creek Lobby | Fireside Restaurant | Atrium Restaurant
~Sponsored by the League of Women Voters Baltimore County at Charlestown~
Thank You from Benevolent Care for a Record Breaking Treasure Sale!
Our February Treasure Sale brought in a total of
($6,736.44 more than our all time highest 2023 sale in October of $45,149.42)
Special thanks to the volunteers who work so hard on clean-outs and pickups, sorting, pricing, box moving, etc. as well as our partners in General Services.
Treasure Sale pickups resume on Monday, February 12
Treasure Chest and Ladies Boutique reopen Tuesday, February 13
Treasures Unlimited Furniture reopens Tuesday, February 20
Baltimore County EMTs Present on February 22
Baltimore County 911: Our Baltimore County EMTs
Thursday, February 22, 2024
1 – 2:30 PM
Open to All
~Sponsors: Charlestown Security and Safety-Security Committee~
Program on Preserving Independence February 28
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
10 – 11:30 AM
Light refreshments will be served.
This program will focus on the need for and things to consider when purchasing an assistive device.
Resident Spring Arts and Crafts Sale March 6
Spring Arts and Crafts Sale
Wednesday, March 6, 2024
2 – 5 PM
Erickson Conference Center
Come and shop from our resident artists and crafters!
Document Your Groups’ History
Janel Douglas Digital Archives will store your records and document your history!
Regularly email your resident groups’ minutes, documents and photos.
Send your records to: email@example.com
The Archives are located in Fountain Hill, across from The Abbey.
Open for visits and/or research:
Mon. and Wed.: 9:30 AM – Noon
Tues. and Thur.: 11 AM – 2 PM
Please call to confirm at 410-737-8838, x8356 or 601-8356.
Photographers needed to document campus events to be preserved in the Archives.
You Can Help Remedy Shopping Cart Shortages!
Please remember to return all
shopping carts and wheelchairs
to your nearest front desk
Other residents will thank you!
Wi-Fi Guides for Connecting to Charlestown Networks Available on MyErickson
Wi-Fi Guides for connecting Android, Apple and Windows 10 devices to the Charlestown Resident A network consists of two or more computers that are linked in order to share resources (such as printers and CDs), exchange files, or allow electronic communications. The computers on a network may be linked through cables, telephone lines, radio waves, satellites, or infrared light beams. See also... READ MORE and headless devices to the Portal is a term, generally synonymous with "gateway," for a World Wide Web site that is or proposes to be a major starting site for users when they get connected to the Web or that users tend to visit as an anchor site. At Charlestown, a separate network (CCI-Portal) is used for "headless" devices ... READ MORE Network are now available on MyErickson.
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Security Reminds You to Contact Them Prior to Unregistered Visitor Arrivals
Please call Security Dispatch at x601-8806 in advance of your unregistered visitor’s arrival. Those friends and family who are registered with a window cling do not need to give advanced notice.
You will be asked to provide the following information:
• Name of the visitor
• Approximate date/time of arrival
• Location where to direct your visitor
AARP Fraud Alert Keeps Us Informed About Current Scams
AARP periodically issues fraud and scam alerts on its website. These scams come mostly through email, phone and web and can sound very convincing. Range of schemes are wide, including such things as Medicare, Social Security, credit card, cruises, IRS, tax preparation, and debt collection. The current focus is on coronavirus-related fraud.
Bookmark the fraud and scam alerts so that you can easily check the website when you get a suspicious email or phone call or you can sign up to have the alerts send directly to you through your email account. There is also a helpline phone number to call: 877-908-3360.