Church opening Indian Cultural Center

Neighbors/ Odenton

September 09, 1992|By Vicki Wellford

The Greater Odenton Improvement Association will hold a general membership meeting at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, at the Odenton Fire Hall, Route 175.

The program will consist of a presentation by a representative of the Odenton Fire Company on the services it provides to the community.

Also on the agenda, representatives from the State Highway Administration will give an update on the Route 32 reopening, and the status of the Millersville Landfill will be discussed.

Membership is not required to attend this meeting.


Epiphany Episcopal Church is establishing an Indian Cultural Center and an accompanying program for children of the greater Odenton community.

The program will begin at 10 a.m. this Sunday at the church, 1419 Odenton Road, and will be offered every Sunday for the next nine months.

The program is to increase awareness and appreciation for American Indian people and their culture. Indian and church traditions and stories will be explored and shared.

The program, which is open to all regardless of church affiliation, is for children ages 3 to 15.

A free-will offering is requested to help cover the cost of art supplies.

The church is planning other special activities in conjunction with the new center, such as a trip to the Washington Cathedral in October for the national "Celebration of Survival." The event will explore crafts, music, storytelling and ceremonial experiences.

By establishing the Indian Cultural Center, the church hopes to welcome more than 200 children into a weekly program providing a wide range of educational experiences.

For more information, call 674-8819.


The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce is holding a congressional candidates' breakfast from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Sept. 29, at Kaufmann's Tavern, 329 Gambrills Road in Gambrills.

Participating candidates are Democrat Tom McMillen and Republican Wayne T. Gilchrest from the 1st District; Republican William Bricker from the 3rd District; and Democratic incumbent Steny H. Hoyer and Republican challenger Larry Hogan from the 5th District.

Each candidate will be given three minutes for an opening statement, which should address business issues and explain how they have supported the business community.

The statements will be followed by questions and answers.

The cost is $6 per person and reservations are requested by Sept. 25.

For more information, call 672-3422.

* The Odenton Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold a sports card show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 3, at the fire hall, Route 175.

4 Sixty tables are available for rent at $20 each.

Admission for this event is $1 and free to children under 10.

For more information, call Sharon Talbert at 672-3126.

* The Faith Community Church invites you to celebrate its 14th anniversary at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Recording artist Bill Itzel will perform. Itzel has traveled extensively with the Speer Family and was a Grammy award nominee.

Faith Community Church is at Waugh Chapel Road and Route 3 North, next to the Gambrills fire station.

For more information, call Pastor Ed Regensburg at 672-3698.


St. Joseph's Catholic Church will hold its annual "All-U-Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner" from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the church hall, 1283 Odenton Road.

The menu will include spaghetti with chunky meat sauce, garden salad, Italian bread and coffee and tea.

The cost is $5 for adults, $2.50 children ages 6 to 10 and under 6 free.


Piney Orchard lce Arena is seeking volunteers to coach the new Initiation Hockey Program beginning this fall. No experience is necessary and training will be available.

A commitment of one to two nights a week is necessary to participate in the program.

The Initiation Hockey Program introduces beginners to the game's basic skills.

If you are interested in coaching, please call Terry Brand at 672-7061.

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