Program book is a treasure

Neighbors/ Glen Burnie

July 08, 1992|By Bonita Formwalt

When you visit this year's Glen Burnie Carnival, set for July 31 through Aug. 8 behind the Glen Burnie Improvement Association building on Crain Highway, be sure to stop by the information booth and pick up a copy of the 1992 Glen Burnie Carnival Program Book. In the early years, this keepsake gave carnival-goers a nightly schedule of events. Today, this book focuses on the community events, organizations and services supported by the improvement association.

Because "Family Tradition" is the heart and soul of Glen Burnie's carnival, this year's Program Book Committee decided to create a carnival family album. You might see someone you know as you flip through the pages.

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Members of the Glen Burnie Improvement Association are urged to turn out for the regular monthly meeting at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the association hall on Crain Highway. County representatives will present the proposed plans for Thelma Avenue and Old Stage Road. A brief question period will follow. Non-members are welcome to attend, but their participation in discussions may be limited.

Also, a proposal on the light rail extension into Glen Burnie Town Center will be submitted for membership vote. A proposal to donate $500 to a local girl's fast-pitch softball team also will be voted on. For information, call 766-6760.

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On Saturday, the Glen Burnie chapter of Parents Without Partners will hold a dance at the Orchard Beach Volunteer Fire Hall on Solley Road in Pasadena. Dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. to the music of "Saturday." The cost is $12 for non-members, $10 for members.

PWP also invites you for coffee at its orientation meetings, set for 2 p.m. Sunday at the county police station meeting room, 939 Hammonds Lane, and at 7 p.m. July 20 at the Harundale Library. For information about these events, call Tom at 437-4636 or Pat at 761-5945.

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The Glen Burnie Christian Women's Club will be host of a Picnic in the Park luncheon Tuesday at Michael's Eighth Avenue, Eighth Avenue and Gray Burn Drive. Doors open at 11:15 a.m.

Connie Pergerson, of the Anne Arundel County Extension Service, will discuss tips for safe summer food handling. Music will be provided by Rejoice. Guest speaker Nancy Dowdy will describe her world travels. Reservations can be made by calling Neva at 766-3250, Ada at 789-1547 or Louise at 247-0513. A free nursery is provided.

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Don't forget the summer concert series at the Arundel Center North plaza. Bring your lawn chair and let Gene Franklin's Pier Five Jazz Band entertain you and your family from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Call the Urban Renewal Office at 222-6870 for more information. All concerts are free.

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The Old Mill High School North Guidance Department will offer a series of two-day "Study Skills Workshops" for incoming students. Dates are July 15-16, 20-21, 22-23 and Aug. 4-5. Each workshop is limited to 24 participants and is offered from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Parents are welcome to attend. Please call 969-5950 and ask for the guidance department.

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The Glen Burnie Jaycee chapter has announced the incoming officers for 1992-1993. They are: Deb Stevens, president; Terrie Endres, state director; Mark Potter, chairman of the board; Eric Juergensen, community development vice president; Tim Stevens, individual development vice president; Mary Westrick, management vice president; Kate Edwards, membership vice president; Ann Marie Altieri, membership director; Joe Fargnoli, treasurer, and Beth Barcikowski, secretary-public relations director.

Meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Glen Burnie YMCA. on Central Avenue. New members are welcome. For information, call Ms. Barcikowski at 551-9305.

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Arthur Slade Regional Catholic School is sponsoring a craft show on Oct. 17. A 10-by-6-foot space can be reserved for $25. Add $5 if you need a table. Call Sandy Costa at 859-1282.

Kathy DeGrange is filling in for Bonnie Formwalt. If you have information, give her a call at 766-8596.

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