Odenton Historic Homes Featured At Society Slide Show

Neighbors/ Odenton, Ft. Meade, Gambrills

March 25, 1992|By Vicki Wellford

The next monthly meeting of the Odenton Heritage Society is set for 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Odenton Library. The guest speaker will be County Historian Donna Ware, who will present a slide show featuring theolder homes of Odenton. All members and interested residents are welcome to attend.

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Extra cheese, mushrooms, sausage or pepperoni?

That's what theprekindergarten class at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church was asking Monday and Tuesday on a field trip to Pizza Express in Odenton.

The children were given dough and made their own pizzas, with allthe trimmings. Owner and manager Bob Sheir had "tremendous patience"with 20 4-year-olds in his pizzeria, teacher Viia Erwin said. "They all had a great time."

After the pizzas were made, the children were given a complete tour. They took their pizzas and soda back to theschool for a delicious and unusual snack.

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A lot of talking has been going on concerning the Centennial celebration planned by thestudents, parents and faculty of Odenton Elementary School.

The event is scheduled to take place April 25. The plans are coming together, but help is needed from community merchants.

Odenton parents will be visiting for donations of food, paper goods, gift certificatesand any items that would help make this day a memorable one for the community.

To make donations of either money or goods, contact Sandy Walker at 672-3230 or Linda George at 760-4347.

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The Retired Officers' Wives' Club will set off on a big shopping spree April 2 at the Franklin Mills Outlet Mall in Philadelphia. This mall is one of the largest in the area.

The bus will leave the Officers' Club at 8:30 a.m. The cost of the trip is $18.

Chairwoman Betty Juba, at721-2494, can provide further details.

* The club's monthly luncheon is set for 11 a.m. April 7, at the Fort Meade Officers' Club.

The program will be a fashion show to be presented by Units of MarleyStation. These interchangeable Units can be used as a wardrobe enhancer and are great for leisure wear and travel.

The luncheon cost is $7. Reservations are required for all luncheons and can be made by calling chairwoman Mae Hudson at 720-1085 by noon April 2.

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The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a previewof "Stress Management Through Self-Management," a day-long workshop at the Days Inn BWI in Hanover. Participants may attend the preview free of charge at any of four times: 10 a.m., noon, 2 or 4 p.m. April 9.

Psychologist Matthew Flickstein of Self Management Inc. will offer this overview of the day-long workshop to be held April 29. The 45-minute preview will include practical tips about stress management.

Chamber members, their employees, and non-members are welcome to attend. Call 672-3422 to make reservations.

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The O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, will offer the 55-Alive Mature Driving Course from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 9 and 10.

This two-day course was designed by the American Association of Retired Persons to help older drivers improve their driving and accident-prevention skills. Anadditional benefit may be a reduction in insurance rates.

A registration fee of $8 will cover the text and materials. Payment by checkor money order made out to AARP must be submitted before the first session.

For information or to register, call 222-6227 or 621-9515.

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