Time has run out for all of you who have put off shopping; it's Christmas Eve.
Now is the time to spend with family and good friends. So, I would like to take this opportunity to wish everybody a happy holiday.
Crofton has many wonderful Christmas Eve services offered at areachurches.
The First Baptist Church of Crofton will conduct its annual Christmas Eve family service tonight at 8. The service willfollow a live Nativity scene that begins at 6 p.m..
The Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church has planned a variety of services forthe Christmas season. Candlelight Christmas Eve services will be at 8 p.m. with lessons and carols with senior choir members. The 11 p.m.service will include lessons, carols and Holy Communion with the Boyles Memorial Bell Ringers playing.
The winner of the Crofton boys indoor soccer team raffle has been announced -- Terry Ray of Crofton. Ray won a Super Nintendo set. She purchased her winning ticket from team member Sean Rosecranz. Thanks to the help of the Crofton K mart and Crofton residents, the team was able to help defray the costof uniforms and soccer registration fees.
The American Cancer Society offers CanSurmount, a visitor program for patients and their families. To obtain a visit from a patient or for more information,call 721-4304.
Healing Journey, a weekly support group for adults whose spouses have died, has meetings each Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. at the Prince of Peace Church, Fellowship Hall at 1657 Crofton Parkway. For more information, call 721-2313.
The Arundel train garden will be running through Jan. 1, from 7 to 9 p.m. during the week and 1 to 3 p.m. weekends. On Dec. 26-31 the train will run on the weekend schedule and may be seen at theArundel Volunteer Firehouse.
At the last meeting of the Crofton Athletic Council, awards were presented to out-going board members:
Ron Watkins, president; Boris Kachura, vice president; Lynn Mally, treasurer; Frank Mezzullo; Earnie Sylvester and Colin Turner.
These names will sound familiarto any one who has children in the CAC programs because not only didthey serve on the board they have been commissioners, coaches, helped with registrations and lined playing fields.
All of the above-mentioned people have always been there for the kids to do whatever is needed and for the Crofton community and CAC. We owe them a very big thank you.
The Crofton Kiwanis are still selling chances for their annual gourmet dinner basket and charity raffle. Until mid-January, club members will be stationed in front of the Giant store in Crofton Station and outside 424 Liquors on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tickets are $1 apiece or six for $5. Tickets are also available at Swallows Office Supply on the Village Green and at MultiSport on Route 3 North.
The money will go toward Kiwanis community projects, including the Anti-Drug Campaign, the Know to say No!program, Red Cross blood drives, the Crofton Convalescent center, local builders and key clubs and the Halloween parade.
For more information, call Bill Branham at 721-0200, Sue Motzer at 721-7357 or JonGrant at 721-9023.