At Fort Meade, A Carnival For Children


April 24, 1991|By Vicki Wellford

The Child Development Center will have its annual Children's Spring Carnival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Child Development Center II, on Ernie Pyle Road in Fort Meade.

Featured will be a wide variety of games with prizes, plus clowns, face painting, crafts, pony ride, moon walk and more. A drawing for a $1,000 savings bond and many other prizes is slated for 3 p.m.

Proceeds from the carnival will help buy new equipment and supplies, pay for tuition-assistance programs and sponsor special activities for the children throughout the year. The rain date for this event is May 12.


The "Lookin' Good" Quilt, on loan from the county's Beautification Office, will be displayed May 1-28 at the Odenton Branch Library. This unique piece of art was drawn by children at Fun Fest '89 and the Robinwood Community Center.

Anne Staley, an Anne Arundel County employee in Information Services, assembled and stitched the quilt, donating more than 100 hours of her time.


The Fort Meade Retired Officers' Wives' Club monthly luncheon will be at 11a.m. Tuesday, May 7, at the Fort Meade Officers' Club.

The program will include a fashion show by Casual Corner of Marley Station, with club members as models. Cost for this luncheon is $6.50, and the deadline for reservations is April 25. To make reservations, contact your area committee member or Chairman Mae Hudson at 964-8976.


On March 7, 8 and 9, Distributive Education Clubs of America members from all over Maryland attended their annual Career Development Conference and Competitions. The state-level competitions are used to select finalists who will represent Maryland at the national competitionsin Denver in late April.

Students winning first- and second-placeawards in Maryland become the representatives for national competition. From Arundel Senior High, Tracy Thompson received a second-place award in the General Marketing Supervisory category, as well as two achievement certificates in that event and a honorable mention in Parliamentary Procedures; Jennifer Richcreek won first place in the Entrepreneurship Participating event and honorable mentions in Public Speaking, Parliamentary Procedures and Civic Consciousness Project. She also became a member of the DECA Speakers Bureau for giving a specified number of public presentations this school year.

Congratulationsto these outstanding marketing students.


The Greater Women'sInformation Network is sponsoring a presentation titled "Sexual Assault . . . It Can Happen To You (By Someone You Know)" at 7:30 p.m. April 30 at Arundel Senior High School, Route 175 in Gambrills.

Karen Goldman Lyon, executive director of the Sexual Assault Crisis Center of Anne Arundel County, will present information on women's safety.This informative presentation is free and open to the public.

Formore information, call 721-3637.


The public is invited to aninformational meeting of the Habitat for Humanity organization from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. April 27 at the education building of BaldwinMemorial United Methodist Church. The meeting will be presented by volunteers providing service for the Anne Arundel County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, a group that builds homes for the poor throughoutthe United States.

For more information, call Gary Hosey at 721-3482.


The Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 33 of Odentonrecently installed officers.

The new officers are: Commander Frank H. Thomas, Vice Commander Albert I. Velasquez Jr., Vice Commander Dmytro Dub, Treasurer Joseph J. Skarwecki, Judge Advocate Neil Thompson, Sgt. at Arms Hugh M. Ferguson Jr., Officer of the Day Carlo DePorto, Chaplain Seth R. Campbell and Service Officer Vincente Ortiz.

The Disabled American Veterans meet at 8 p.m. on the second Tuesday ofevery month at the Kiwanis Community Hall, Becknell Avenue in Odenton.


The Faith Community Church in Gambrills will have its annual Mother/Daughter Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the church.

All ladies and girls are invited to this special evening of goodfood, good fun and good fellowship. The only requirement is that youbring a covered dish to share.

RSVP to Sandy Regensburg at 672-1842 or Jo Knipe at 766- 3370.


The Anne Arundel Taxpayers Association, District 4, will have its next meeting at 7:30 p.m. April 30 at the Kiwanis Building, Becknell Avenue in Odenton. The public is invited.

Information: 923-3118 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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