Chaplegate Association To Set Democracy In Motion

Neighbors/Odenton

January 02, 1992|By Vicki Wellford

The Chapelgate Community Association will meet and have its first election of officers and board of directors at 7 p.m. Monday at Waugh Chapel Elementary School.

The following positions will be voted on:president, vice president, recording secretary, corresponding secretary, treasurer and five directors. Nominations from the floor will betaken prior to the elections. Nominees must be present in order to accept or decline.

Only members of the association may run for office and vote. All members will be asked to show their membership card and sign in when they enter the school. A membership committee representative will be on hand to sign up new members.

It is important for residents to come out and choose their representatives for the next year.

Following the elections, the Fund Raising Committee will give a report on the Christmas Charity Raffle, which raised enough money to give $2,700worth of toys to children in 19 area shelters.

In addition, Louise Warrington will be available to register voters for the state's presidential primary election in March. If you cannot make the meeting, you can arrange a time to register by calling her at 551-0252.

Remember, the presidential primary election is March 3, and voter registration closes Feb. 3.

A 50/50 raffle also will be conducted at theelections.

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You won't be winning the Olympic gold in figure skating, but you can do a lot to improve your own figure by enrolling in Piney Orchard Ice Arena's community group ice-skating lessons Saturday mornings.

Beginning Jan. 11, each lesson series will run for five weeks for ages 6 to adult. Admission to six public sessions, five 30-minute lessons, weekly testing and badges are all included in the fee of $35. Class enrollment is limited and filled on a first-come,first-served basis.

Pre-registration is necessary, with no sign-ups on lesson dates. The ice arena is at 8781 Piney Orchard Parkway, Odenton.

For more information, call 672-7013.

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The Fort Meade Army Flying Activity Club will have a board meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Tipton Airfield. A general membership meeting on safety will beconducted at 7 p.m. Jan. 9 at Fort Smallwood Hall on the base. The guest speaker will be John Abate, who will discuss winter flying.

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The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will have its annual meeting at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 22 at the Fort Meade Officers' Club, 6600 Mapes Road.

County Executive Robert R. Neall will be the guest speaker and will address issues affecting business in 1992.

The Annual Report and Program of Action 1992 will be presented to members.

The cost is $12.95 per person; a choice of entrees is available.

Prospective members are welcome.

Reservations are required by Jan. 17 and can be made by calling 672-3422.

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Free year-round activities for youths and adults are offered from 2:30 to 9 p.m. at the Meade Village Recreation Center.

The center, with its gym and kitchen, offers a wide variety of programs that cater to the leisure interests of its users: arts and crafts, weightlifting, dance, games and sports. The center also sponsors community dinners, holiday affairs and field trips.

For information, call Emma Thomas, center supervisor, at 222-6659.

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All West County senior citizens are invited to the O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, for a special sewing workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 7 and 14. The sessions will cover how to make a handbag.

Registration is required. Participantsmust pay $5 to cover the cost of supplies.

The P.C. USERS computer group will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday. This month's topic willbe "Introduction to Harvard Graphics."

Also this month, the care-givers support group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Karen Maccabee, Alzheimer's disease coordinator at Meridian Heritage, will share ideasfor daily activities and offer suggestions on redirecting inappropriate behavior of those suffering Alzheimer's.

Pre-registration is required for all activities.

To register, call 222-6227 or 621-9515.

rd/Phone 672-3479

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