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    Baltimore Attorney and Orphans' Court Judge Lewyn Scott Garrett awards kids with Karate Uniforms for Christmas.

    Baltimore Attorney and Baltimore City Orphans' Court Judge Lewyn Scott Garrett awards Karate Uniforms (Gis) to kids at John Eager Howard Recreation Center during their Christmas Celebration on December 19. Garrett who has volunteered as a karate instructor for 17 years at the center, awarded the uniforms to 11 of the students that successfully completed his class this session. Following the presentation of the uniforms, the kids participated in their Christmas Party celebration which included cake and ice cream.

    A 5th degree black belt himself, Lewyn Scott Garrett says the Karate program provides not only a safe haven for kids to go to after school but they are also taught the core principles of martial arts – self defense, competition, physical health and fitness, as well as mental, physical and spiritual development.

    Affectionately know as “Miss Cookie”, Carolyn Newton the Director of John Eager Howard Recreation Center says Garrett teaches up to 45 kids each class on the two days a week he volunteers there. Located in Reservoir Hill, John Eager Howard Recreation Center provides numerous after school and summer programs as well as nutritious meals for kids from low income families and is recognized as one of the top Recreation Centers in Baltimore City.

    Lewyn Scott Garrett is an attorney in Baltimore City with over 35 years experience practicing law and has been a Judge with the Baltimore City Orphans' Court for 17 years. He earned his black belt in Karate while attending college at UMBC. He continues to work out of the Karate Dojo, Tsunami Martial Arts Academy in Windsor Mill, Md under Grand Master Garcia Davis.

    For additional information on John Eager Howard Recreation Center and the programs they provide please contact Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks.

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