Students Hop Til They Drop To Raise Money For Mdf

NEIGHBORS/ODENTON

March 11, 1992|By Vicki Wellford

The First Evangelical Lutheran Church's pre-kindergarten classes in Odenton recently raised money for the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation. The students acquired pledges for the number of times they could "hop" in a two-minute period.

The six top money-raisers in the afternoon class were: Joey DeLaFleur ($363.60), Ryan Medeiros ($303.80) and Brian Clark ($248.80). The morning class leaders were: Christine George ($240.48), Albert Bartlinski ($200), and Susan Murphy ($165). The total was $2,947.48.

This was the the second-highest amount raised in the four years the school has participated in the event. Teachers Viia Erwin and Helen Jacobs plan to accompany students to the telethon station next Labor Day weekend to present a check.

The pre-kindergarten classes areaccepting applications for next year. There are two classes: the morning class, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday; and the afternoon session, from noon to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The children must be 4 years old by Dec. 31. For more information, call the church office at 551-9189.

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The Chapelgate Community Association will have a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 11 atthe Odenton Shopping Center. Fifty spaces will be available to rent for $6 or $8 per space. To reserve, call 674-4810 or 551-0252.

Baked goods are needed for the bake sale table. To donate baked goods, call 674-6554.

The Chapelgate Security Patrol is selling Easter candy throughout March. All proceeds benefit a scholarship fund for a graduating senior at Arundel High School. Anyone wishing to purchase orsell candy, call 674-4794.

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The Fort Meade Ladies 9-Hole GolfGroup will sponsor a wel

come coffee for the new season at 9:30 a.m. March 19 at the Fort Meade golf course snack bar.

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The KeyClub at Arundel High School recently conducted elections for the 1992-93 school year. The club officers are President Chris Hoffman, VicePresident Kristi Swartz, Secretary Sandra Whitmire and Treasurers Aaron Krouse and Jason Birch.

Also elected were Senior Board Member Emily Klimkiewicz, Junior Member Lindsay Tozar and Sophomore Member Scott Dennis. The Sergeants at Arms are Justin Leahy and Aric Miller.

At the Divisional Spring Rally in February, Laura Jones was elected lieutenant governor for Division 1-14-22 of the Capital District, the fourth consecutive lieutenant governor elected from the county. This position is responsible for more than 20 Key Clubs.

The Key Club invites parents to its regular meeting on March 19 in the auditorium. The program will include recapping outstanding activities from theyear.

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The MacArthur Math Team participated in the Anne Arundel County Middle/Junior Math Competition at Bates Middle School.

With a perfect score by Jeneen Manlanglt and five of six correct by Kara Motonaga, Heather Teitelbaum and Evan Williamson, the MacArthur team was in first place after the individual round of the competition. With a score of five of six in the team round, MacArthur won the competition.

Special recognition was given to the students who scored 15 or better out of a total of 18 for the three competitions this year.

Evan was tied for third with a score of 15, and alone at the top among all students in the county with the only score of 17 was Jeneen, a seventh-grader.

The team members were: eighth-graders Kara, Heather, Evan, Krystal Evans, T.J. Page and Jessica Sebald; seventh-graders Jeneen, Kathy Kreuter, Rima Patel, Theresa Smedley, Kim Taylor, Sheena Taylor, Cassie Thomas and Chrissy Wagner.

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The next meeting of the Western District Police Community Relations Council will be at 7:30 tonight at the district station, 8273 Telegraph Road.

The guest speaker will be Officer Guy Della of the Community Relations Bureau, Crime Prevention Section. Della will give an overview of crime prevention and community crime watch.

Captain Franklin Milholland will give the district statistics for February and be available to address questions and concerns.

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County Recreation and Parks is sponsoring "I Can't Believe I Walked the Whole Thing" from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, starting March 23 at Arundel High.

This program provides supervised opportunities for yourfamily to get out and walk with the goal of accumulating total mileage equivalent to the length of the county, which is roughly 50 miles.Each registered participant who is a member of a family that accomplished the minimum cumulative mileage goal will receive an "I Can't Believe I Walked The Whole Thing" award. For more information or to sign up, call 222-3535.

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The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce is playing host to a breakfast seminar series titled "How toSay What You Really Want to Say: The Dale Carnegie Approach," from 8:30 to 10 a.m., March 18, at the Fort Meade Officers Club.

This seminar will teach how to begin and maintain dialogue and how to get feedback. Diane Jilek, area manager for R.L. Cook and Associates, will explain the Carnegie approach. The cost is $10 for chamber members, $15 for non-members. Reservations must be made by Friday. Call 672-3422.

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The P.C. Users Computer Group of the O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. today. This month's topic will be "Introduction to Windows 3, Part 1." Seniors 55 and older are welcome. Group leader is Carl Pogar. The workshop is free. Forinformation, call 222-6227 or 621-9515.

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