Last Chance Saloon to serve Thanksgiving meal to the needy EAST COLUMBIA


November 17, 1992|By NATALIE HARVEY

Thanksgiving dinner will be served to families and people in need at the Last Chance Saloon Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

John Heyn said the restaurant, which is working with a number of county churches and organizations, hopes to serve about 250 people.

Guests will be served a complete Thanksgiving menu with all the trimmings. Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-accepted basis and can be made by contacting Grassroots, 531-6677, St. John's at Columbia's Interfaith Center, 964-1425, local church offices or state Del. Virginia M. Thomas, (410) 730-0485.

When leaving a message for reservations, please spell your name, give the number of people in the family or group and a telephone number for reservation confirmation. Last Chance is located in the Oakland Mills Village Shopping Center, 5888 Robert Oliver Place.

On Dec. 12, the Columbia-Howard County Association of Life Underwriters is sponsoring its eighth "Holiday Sharing" Christmas dinner at 1 p.m. at the Florence Bain Center in Harper's Choice Village, 5470 Beaverkill Road, for families and people in need.

Santa, Glenelg students and Clarksville Lions Club members will also be there to give jackets, coats and gifts to guests. The Lions have asked the Hopkins United Youth Choir and Mount Zion Methodist Choir to add their wonderful music and voices to the celebration.

For reservations, please call Delegate Thomas, 410-730-0485; St. John's, 964-1425; or Grassroots, 531-6677. If leaving a message, please spell your name, give the number of people in the family or group and a telephone number for reservation confirmation.

The Lions Club collected coats and jackets last weekend at the Clarksville Fire Station, Routes 108 and 32, for distribution at the dinner. Diane Full, coat collection chairwoman, thanks everyone who donated the clothing and the professional cleaners who helped last year, Bergmanns of Laurel and Regency of Ellicott City. Zelbo's of Ellicott City have added their services this year.


Jeffers Hill Elementary School PTA President Jackie Palmer has announced her full slate of PTA officers and committee chairs and members.

The Executive Board members are: Betty Shephard, vice president; Dori Wilbur, secretary; and Rick Maltz, treasurer.

Committees are: advisory board, Mary Vandigrift and John Buck; budget, Kelly Maltz, Betty Shepherd and Jane Green; cultural arts, Donna Sunderdick, Mary Ellen Rogers and Sara Brenner; hospitality, Patti Lutz, Rose Clark, Kirby Qualls, Sara Brenner and Micki Misiaszek; jaguar mascot, Micki Misiaszek, membership, Bersey Cooley, Pamela Ligon, Mary Concannon and Valerie Harvey; morning connection, Janet Dunn, Sharon Trudel and Julia Kringen; PTA council, Dori Wilbur, Charles Palmer and Chris Gallanr; PTA directory, Mary Vandigrift, Rose Clark and Liz Wilson; PTA newsletter; safety, Kathy Mooy, Sheri Moors and Gail Pendergrast; school spirit: Eileen Logan, Marsha Dylaney, Janet Dunn, Shari Grue, Kathy Piet, Linda and Jim Ketchum, Theodora Logan, Harolyn Andrews, Nalini Anjanappa, Virginia Franklin, Jane Green, Julie Kringen and Karen Nelson; teacher liaison, Leah Amato.

Team representative coordinators: kindergarten, Yvonne Barner; first, Kris Domingue; second, Georgine Gezik and Pamela Ligon; third, Janet Dunn; fourth, Ginny Lockhart and Linda Ketchum; fifth, Donna Morrow and Donna Sunderdick; volunteers: Eileen Logan, Mary Concannon, Jan Menner, Georgine Gezik, Pamela Ligon and Jane Freeman; ways and means: Betty Shepherd, Donna Morrow, Mary Vandigrift, Betsy Cooley, Pamela Edmonson, Karen Nelson, Kris Domingue and Debbi Lange (holiday mart), Marsha Dulaney and Eileen Logan (gift wrap) and Loris Smith (Giant receipts).

Joanne Fields, teen adviser with the Kings Contrivance Village Board, is interested in hearing from community teen-agers with opinions and ideas concerning the village, schools, and events. Drop a note in care of Amherst House or call her, (410) 740-7131.

Jeffers Hills Elementary School's PTA is sponsoring a Holiday Gift Mart Friday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the JHES art room. Parents and students are invited to browse and shop. The Long Reach Village school's event features special holiday crafts and gifts available for all shoppers at affordable prices, from 25 cents to $5. Information: 596-2508 or 381-7244.

Kings Contrivance residents' police crime prevention officer, Tara Ball, is the village's police liaison. Inquiries about Howard County laws, reports of vandalism or illegal soliciting are just a few of the things residents can discuss to help prevent serious neighborhood problems. Information: 313-2230.

Santa is coming to Oakland Mills Village Dec. 12, and he's inviting girls and boys to have breakfast with him. He'd also like it if each child brought a new unwrapped toy to him.

His helpers are working very hard, but they need a little help from the children this year. Cost for the breakfast at the Other Barn is $3.50, plus the toy. There will be two seatings, 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Prepaid reservations are required: 730-4610.

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