Food Drive By Church Is Success

Neighbors/BROOKLYN PARK

Seventh Day Adventist Collects 2,600items

November 04, 1991|By Phillis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas

The Seventh Day Adventist Church of Brooklyn thanks everyone who participated in its annual food drive. A total of 2,600 items were collected, plus $80 cash.

The money will be used to buy staples such asmilk, bread and eggs. Forty-five people volunteered their services to help collect the goods.

The church would also like to thank the following grocery stores for their donation of bags that were used for the food: Basics in Burwood, Box & Save in Brooklyn and Glen Burnie, Safeway in Pasadena andMars in Glen Burnie.

Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle Junior High School news: Congratulations to the following students, who were selected to play in the 1991-1992 All County Middle/ Junior Band: Wendy Bolly, Karen Bolen, Shawna Hemphill, Melanie Jackson, Calvin Johnston, Todd Kelch, Scott Kelch, Amber Kuhl, Tanya Labosky, Christopher Lacher,Kathryn McCordic, Greg Nesselroad, Matthew Perry, Erica Schueler andMichael Wooden.

The alternates are Jeremy Bossom and Sean Nichols. The All County Middle/Junior Band's Concert is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24 at South River Senior High School.

A special thank you is extended to those parents who helped with the fund-raiser.

First-graders from Belle Grove and Brooklyn Park Elementary Schools will begin their pillowcase reading program this week. Thisprogram involves each student reading to a volunteer and then drawing a picture of the story on their pillowcase.

At the end of the year, they will have a pillowcase full of the stories they read throughout the year.

If you shop at Giant and don't have anywhere to sendyour receipts, pick a school. All of the schools in our area are collecting the receipts that can be redeemed for computers supplied by the Lanham-based company. Be generous with your receipts and spread them around.

The Boy Scouts are making their rounds selling popcorn products, while the Girl Scouts are hustling to sell their famous cookies.

This year, the girls have added a new variety: Golden Nut Clusters. The cookies and popcorn sales are an important part of the Scouts program. It provides valuable marketing and business skills as well as some important people skills.

All proceeds from sales will help sponsor troop programs, council facilities, training and councilsponsored programs.

Due to an editing error, the date listed for the free flu shots being given by the Brooklyn Park Health Center waswrong. The shots will be given from 1 to 3 p.m. tomorrow.

All seniors interested in receiving this shot should arrive at the health center early to avoid the rush. The shots are free, but due to the recent budget cuts, seniors who feel that their budget can afford a $5 donation are asked to give.

For more information, call 222-7526.

The North County Writers Group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at the North County Library across from Harundale Mall, Glen Burnie.

The meeting will include an informal workshop, critiques, give information and more. Everyone is encouraged to write something to read to the group.

For more information, call Dennis Barnes, 636-2575.

The Arundel Improvement Association's Senior Group will sponsor a mini bus trip to the

Cranberry Mall from 9 to 3 p.m., Friday, Nov.15.

Everyone is encouraged to make their Christmas list and come and enjoy the day. Buses will leave from the AIA's parking lot.

The holidays are rapidly approaching and many people are out of work. The Arundel Improvement Association has already begun its food drive.

If you would like to contribute canned goods to the holiday food drive, please bring them to the AIA Hall or call 789-2192.

St. Roseof Lima Catholic School, 410 Jeffrey St., will sponsor Friday night bingo in the school hall beginning at 7:45.

Bring a friend and enjoy the evening.

Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave., would like to thank all the people who participated in theCROP Walk. The church raised $1,800 to help feed the hungry.

Congratulations to all.

The Northern District Police Community Relations Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at the police station on Hammonds Lane.

The guest speaker will be Officer Milligan of the Northern District. He will show the procedures during a drunken driving arrest. An election of officers will also be held.

Make plans to attend and bring a friend.

Don't forget to attend the Ninth Annual Beary Christmas Bazaar at North County High School, 415 Andover Road, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Over 50 of thebest crafters will be displaying their goods. Soda and food will be available for sale. Proceeds will benefit the students of North County High School in the form of scholarships and an enriched school environment.

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