Music director sponsors scholarships NORTH COUNTY -- Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey

NEIGHBORS

December 07, 1992|By ROSALIE M. FALTER

Charles Haslup and the Notables have been making sweet music together for some time now.

Members of the Notables, the entertainment unit of Patapsco Valley Chapter 3850 of the American Association of Retired Persons, decided to thank their director and accompanist recently with a gift of money.

Mr. Haslup, a retired music teacher from Towson State University, has turned his present into music scholarships.

Dr. Janice Macauley, chairwoman of the Anne Arundel Community College music department, was enlisted to help set up auditions for students vying for scholarship money.

Four students who are studying music at the college were selected for the Haslup scholarships, each worth $50.

Presentations took place Nov. 24, after a rehearsal of the Notables at St. Christopher Church Hall.

Two of the four scholarships were memorial awards.

The first was in memory of Mary Del Linthicum, a longtime resident of North County and an accomplished violinist. This scholarship was given to Barbara Balkoski of Crofton.

The second award was in memory of former members of the Notables -- Fran Lang, Magdalene Prince, Kathryn Warfield -- and in memory of loved ones of the families of present group members. The scholarship went to Daniel Cope of Arnold.

The third scholarship was given to Mayra Wright of Arnold and the fourth went to Anthony Barrett of Pasadena.

Each student award winner will appear as a guest artist with the Notables at a future performance.

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Thirteen-year-old Sarah Augustowski, an eighth-grader at St. Philip Neri School, just returned from Honolulu where she competed in the first World Championship of Hula. She was the youngest of six women from Maryland chosen to compete. Although Sarah didn't win, she "had a lot of fun."

Sarah has been attending Halau Pulama Mau Ke Aloha Ka Ohana Ilima hula school in Pasadena for the past 3 1/2 years, taking classes in Hawaiian dance, culture, history and language.

Sarah's love for the hula began when she was 6 during her first trip to Hawaii.

She has been dancing professionally since she was 10.

Sarah has been attending classes at the Halau three to four times a week and performs in shows all over Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

She also began Japanese language classes in June. Her goal is to become a Kuma Hula (hula teacher) and dance at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii while studying business management at the University of Hawaii.

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This weekend will be a busy one for Ferndale United Methodist Women.

On Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the group is sponsoring a Soups and Craft Day.

Enjoy fellowship with others over belly-warming chili, chicken noodle, vegetable or bean soups. There also will be pies, cakes, cookies, breads and other treats.

Enjoy baked goods as you select gifts and decorations from the craft table. Soup will be available for carryout.

The new officers of the Ferndale United Methodist Women will be installed during Sunday's worship service: Barbara Owens, president; Ida Lindner, vice president; Vivian Hines, treasurer; and Evelyn Arnold, secretary.

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The Linthicum-Shipley Improvement Association will have its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Linthicum Elementary School.

Beth Robinson, liaison for the southern portion of the Mass Transit Administration light-rail line, will update association members and answer questions.

For information, call Gerald Starr at 859-8026.

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The Linthicum Baptist Sanctuary Choir will present the Christmas Cantata, "Christmas Worship," with three performances this month.

Performance sites and dates are: Marley Station Mall at 2 p.m. and Glen Burnie Mall at 7 p.m. on Friday; Linthicum Baptist Church at 6 p.m. on Dec. 20.

The church is at 611 S. Camp Meade Road. For morinformation, call the church office at 766-0204, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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A subscription to the three remaining concerts sponsored by the Performing Arts Association of Linthicum are still available and would make a nice present for the music lover on your list.

Acclaimed local pianist Doug Keegan will perform Feb. 2 and the Barry Dove Jazz Sextet will play on March 27. Both concerts are at 8 p.m. at the North County High School.

For the final concert, the Edinburgh Quartet will perform the evening of Sunday, May 2, at the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church.

For more information, call 859-8047 or 636-2579.

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Angelisa Proserpi will entertain with a "Christmas Serenade" at the meeting tomorrow of the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights. Her accompanist will be her longtime music and piano teacher, Mary Hammond.

For the afternoon program, Shirley Beck will present "Fancy Tables and Napkins," a demonstration of creative ways to decorate holiday tables and fold napkins.

Luncheon will be prepared by Betty Brown and Fannie Robley. For information, call Connie Perry at 859-0096.

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Boy Scout Troop 447 is trying to locate former Scout leaders, committee members or volunteers for a 20th Anniversary Dinner and Court of Honor.

The reunion will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 19 at St. Philip Neri.

For information, call 636-1726 or 859-3199.

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