On Good Friday, April 17, the churches of Severna Park will sponsor an Ecumenical/Community Service from noon to 3 p.m. at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church on Benfield Road.
The service, based on the words of Christ from the cross, will include prayers, Scripture readings, hymns and sermons by pastors from many of our churches.
The public is invited to attend the entire service or any portion. Child care will be provided.
For more information, call 647-1658.
The Discovery Shop in DiDonato Plaza on Ritchie Highway is a resale shop selling new and gently-used men's, women's and children's clothing, accessories and collectibles.
Owned and operated by the American Cancer Society, the shop is staffed by volunteers. All proceeds go to fund cancer research, education and patient services.
Right now, the shop needs help with the installation of a washer anddryer. If this is in your area of expertise, call Judy Dooley at 544-0568.
We need warm weather, and we need it fast: The annual spring yard sale of the Alumni and Friends Association at Anne Arundel Community College is set for 9 a.m. to noon April 25.
The sale, always a big success, is set in parking lot D, adjacent to Siegert Field.
Table spaces rent for $10. Any remaining spaces on sale day will be available without tables for $8 each.
For further information, call 541-2515.
Math teams representing Severna Park High School have traditionally been powerhouses in the annual county mathematics competition at Anne Arundel Community College.
In the recent third round, although Broadneck managed to tie Severna Park for first place with a 9.33 score out of a possible 12, Severna Park retainsa commanding lead with a cumulative score of 41.33 for the year.
Northeast is next with 30.67, while Meade is third with 29.67, Broadneck fourth with 29.33 and Old Mill fifth with 26.67.
Fifteen high schools, totaling 101 teams, competed in this latest round. Five students turned in perfect scores, including Adam Meyerson of Severna Park.
Other competing schools are Annapolis, Arundel, South River, North County, Severn, Key, Glen Burnie, Southern, St. Mary's and Chesapeake.
We'll report on the fourth and final round later this month.
For further information, contact Jack Wisthoff, professor of mathematics and competition director, at 541-2569.
Congratulations to the Old Mill High School Patriot varsity teams
for finishing the winter season in grand style.
Winning Class 4A state championships were the boys indoor track, girls basketball and wrestling teams.
All five regional championships were swept by Old Mill: boys andgirls indoor track, boys and girls basketball and wrestling.
Boysindoor track state champions were Rufus Beard, Mike Chicorelli, Duane Davis, Rocky McMillan and Mike Parsons. Finishing fourth at nationals were Beard, Corey Dorsey, Derric Johnson and McMillan.
Girls indoor track regional champs were Raina Downeys, Melissa Gowing, CarrieKlimes and Titisha Washington.
In girls basketball, Stacey Himes and Cindy Davenport were named Female Athletes of the Week by The Sun; Himes made the All-Metro list; Davenport and Amy D'Annuzio were listed on the All-Star Team.
In boys basketball, Ravon Austin and Erik Shepperd were Athletes of the Week; and Austin, Shepperd and AustinJohnson made the All-Star Team.
The Sun's All-Metro Wrestling Team included Marc Procaccini, Brian Laymen and Don Marco on the second team; and John Bliss and Ernie Longazel, honorable mention.
On TheWashington Post's All Metro list were Procaccini and Laymen on the first team; and Bliss, Longazel and Marco, honorable mention.
Procaccini was a state champion. Laymen was named by the Anne Arundel County Sun as Fall Guy of the Year.
Coaches were also honored. Girls indoor track coach Ron Evans was named the Anne Arundel County Sun's Coach of the Year, as was girls basketball coach Pat Chance.
Mike Hampe conclusively won the title of Wrestling Coach of the Year when he was named by both The Sun and The Washington Post.
"Choosing a Personal Computer" will meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. April 23 at AnneArundel Community College.
The free seminar in the Careers Centerwill show participants what to look for in selecting a computer for home or work.
Reservations are required, so call Gail Reese at 541-2758.
* If you are among the last to buy yourself a computer, it's time to byte the bullet.
To speed you on your way, a free seminar is scheduled from 7:30 to 9 p.m. April 23 at Anne Arundel CommunityCollege in the Careers Center.
Reservations are a must, so call Gail Reese at 541-2758.
Invitations are in the mail to Severn School's major fund-raiser of the year, "Great Expectations VII, SailInto Summer."
Live and silent auctions, delicious food catered byNorthwoods and music for dancing by the Central Avenue Band will be part of the evening from 6:30 p.m. to midnight, May 2, in the school gymnasium.