Kiwanis Club will feature TV newswoman WEST COUNTY -- Crofton * Odenton * Fort Meade * Gambrills


October 20, 1992|By SUE HALLER

Rhonda Pence-Fitch, anchorwoman and reporter on cable television's Channel 8, will be the guest speaker at tomorrow's meeting of the Crofton Kiwanis Club at 8 p.m. in the club's Kiwanis Activities Room.

Pence-Fitch will describe the news-gathering process and how a television newscast is produced.

At its annual installation dinner this month at the BWI Marriott, the Kiwanis honored outgoing President Bill Burlison for his hard work.

James Cratty was installed as the new president; Becky Daniel, first vice president; Patrick Wilson, club treasurer; Reginald Haseltime, foundation treasurer; and Robert Duckworth, secretary. The new board of directors includes the new officers plus Don Everett, John Hollywood, Michael Prosser, Sharon Titcomb and Linda Van Sickel.


The people came out and the weather cooperated Saturday for the annual fall bazaar at the Crofton Convalescent Center. Proceeds from this event benefit center programs, such as happy hours and bowling matches. Center employees appreciate the support.


It's time for the annual children's Halloween Safety Party, sponsored by The Sun, Lauer's Super Thrift, 177 Liquors, the county Office of Community Service, the Glen Burnie Improvement Association, Friendly Restaurants and First National Bank of Maryland.

The party is Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Arundel Center North Plaza.

Admission is free for children ages 12 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

If the weather is nasty, the party will be moved inside to the municipal parking garage at Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard.

The day includes a costume parade, prizes and treats. McGruff the Crime Dog, the D.A.R.E Bear, Sparky the Fire Dog will be there, offering helpful Halloween tips.

Entertainment will include Mr. Spooky the Magician, Apolo's EastCoast Karate, Maryland Gymnastics, and special guest, Ronald McDonald.

Children in costumes are invited to participate in a contest. Registration for the contest begins at 12:30 p.m. The winners will be announced by County Executive Robert R. Neall at 3:45 p.m. Winners must be present at the time of the announcement to win.

Participants will be grouped by age and will be judged for the most original, funniest, most attractive and scariest costumes.


The Maryland Cooperative Extensive Service is offering a free class, "Nutrition and Health For Men," from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Nov. 10, at the Arundel Center North, Room 307, 101 Crain Highway.

Instructors will discuss men's nutritional needs and easy meal preparation. Sample foods will be available.

Pre-registration is required. Information: 222-6758.

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