West Columbia

November 17, 1992

Garden of Lights raises money for oncology center

The Howard County General Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary is sponsoring its fifth annual Holiday Garden of Lights to raise money for its oncology services department.

Individuals and organizations may help illuminate the garden by purchasing lights to honor or memorialize friends, co-workers and loved ones.

A contribution of $5 will purchase one light; $100 will illuminate one shrub; and $300 will light a tree.

The lighting ceremony will be at 5 p.m., Dec. 6.

A display in the hospital lobby will list the names of contributors and honorees.

Information: 740-7980.

POLICE LOG

* Harpers Choice: 5600 block of Cedar Lane: An unattended purse containing $72 was stolen from an unlocked office at Swansfield Elementary School Friday.

* 5400 block of Harpers Farm Road: A man who entered a High's convenience store about 7:30 a.m. Monday displayed a handgun and demanded money from both registers. He fled after getting an undisclosed amount of money.

* Town Center: 10300 block of Little Patuxent Parkway: Someone stole a wallet containing personal papers and a paycheck from a woman Thursday.

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