Help The Special Olympics

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April 14, 1991

The Annapolis Jaycees, in cooperation with the U.S. Naval Academy, are the sponsors of the Anne Arundel Special Olympics April 20 and 21.

There will be swimming and track and field competitions.

Volunteers are needed to help out on Sunday.

If you would liketo make a donation, write to the Annapolis Jaycee Foundation, P.O. Box 248, Annapolis 21404.

Information: 757-7650.

SHERLOCK APPOINTED

Annapolis Fire Chief Edward P. Sherlock, Jr. was recently appointed chairman of the Fire Chiefs' Council For Areawide Comprehensive Fire Protection Planning, Baltimore Regional Planning Council of Governments.

The purpose of the councils is to promote cooperation amongmembers, to exchange ideas and insure coordination.

Members are the cities of Annapolis and Baltimore and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties.

YMCA ELECTS OFFICERS

At the recent 124th Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Dinner of the YMCAof Anne Arundel County, the 1991 Nominating Committee elected officers for the upcoming year.

Elected were Kenneth A. Pippin, president; Dr. V. Lynn Morgan-Philbin, vice president (programs); Bruce Emge,vice president (business and finance); Danny G. Boyd, vice president(planning and development); Michael A. Blum, vice president (memberships); Dallas Evans, secretary; William J. Mahoney, treasurer; and Hammond S. Carr, immediate past president.

SMITH IS HONORED

The lateRev. J. Winfree Smith, for nearly 50 years a tutor at St. John's College, was honored at a recent luncheon as winner of a 1990-1991 Sears-Roebuck Foundation Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award.

Smith, who died Jan. 14, is one of 700 faculty members recognizednationally by the foundation for excellence in leadership and resourcefulness.

A faculty member at St. John's since 1941, Smith authored several books and essays.

He was acknowledged as the most versatile of the Annapolis tutors, teaching topics ranging from language to mathematics and laboratory.

In other St. John's college news, senior Aaron D. Rosenbaum, of Chevy Chase, has won the Thomas J. WatsonFellowship for 1991-1992.

Rosenbaum is one of 75 students from 49colleges to receive grants for independent foreign study and travel.He will spend next year in Warsaw, Poland, assisting in the modernization of editorial, design and production systems for Gazeta Wyborcza, formerly the underground newspaper for the Solidarity movement.

JUDGES CHOSE WINNER

Richard Larrimore of Edgewater, Jane Schwarz of Arnold, Mark Hoffman of Annapolis and carver Edward Itter of Pasadena were judges at the 1991-1992 Maryland Migratory Waterfowl Stamp Design Contest.

The judges chose Towson resident David Turnbaugh's oil rendition of a pair of shoveler ducks from the 94 entries at the winning design. The design will appear as a 1991-1992 stamp for the hunting license for migratory waterfowl hunters.

WOMEN ELECT SLATE

Delegate Elizabeth S. Smith, R-Anne Arundel County, has been elected treasurer of Women Legislators of the Maryland General Assembly for 1991-1992.

Sen. Barbara Hoffman, D-Baltimore City, has been elected president.

Serving with Hoffman and Smith on the executive board are:Delegate Sheila Hixson, D-Montgomery County, president-elect; Delegate Betty Workman, D-Allegany and Garrett counties, first vice president; Delegate Ruth Kirk, D-Baltimore City, second vice president; Delegate Christine Jones, D-Prince George's County, secretary; Sen. Mary Boergers, D-Montgomery County, immediate past president; Delegate Marsha Perry, D-Anne Arundel County, executive board member; and Delegate Anne Marie Doory, D-Baltimore City, executive board member.

The caucus' purpose is to use its elected power to research and develop legislation assisting women, to communicate and cooperate with other women's groups, and to encourage the participation of women in the Maryland government.

DIETITIAN GIANFORTE LAUDED

North Arundel Hospital Professional Center's Mary M. Gianforte has been named as recognized Young Dietitian of 1991 by the Maryland Dietetic Association.

Gianforte was selected out of nearly 1,000 dietitians statewide for thehonor. The criteria for this award are based upon outstanding performance, unusual accomplishments, concern for optimal nutrition and active involvement in the profession.

Responsible for individual nutritional counseling for weight loss, diabetes and hypercholesteplemia and group presentations on the same, Gianforte has appeared on numerous local television and radio stations as a guest speaker regarding nutrition and health.

She lives in Severn with her husband and is expecting her first child in May.

CRAFTS AT SCHOOL

St. Phillip NeriSchool will have its spring craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 13 at the school, 6401 Orchard Road, Linthicum.

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