Cancer Society boutique seeks clothing donations CENTRAL COUNTY--Arnold * Broadneck * Severna Park * Crownsville * Millersville

NEIGHBORS

January 07, 1993|By JONI GUHNE

Does cleaning out your clothes closets top your 1993 resolutions list? Then gather all the excess clothing, shoes and other accessories and deliver them to the Discovery Shop in the Didonato Plaza on Ritchie Highway.

"The resale boutique is currently in desperate need of these items for men, women and children," says manager Pamela Prevar. "We can also use collectibles."

The shop is sponsored by the American Cancer Society and staffed by volunteers. Donations are accepted during shop hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day except Sunday.

A show of in-house fashions is planned from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday. The shop's One Day Bag Sale is set for Jan. 30. A large bag full of items will cost only $5.

Information: 544-0568.

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At the beginning of another project-filled year, the Severna Park Elks will take time to reflect on a busy 1992. Last spring, the Elks lodge was the site of the after-prom breakfast for Severna Park High School seniors.

The 20-year-old organization entertained 200 children at its annual holiday party. Mr. and Mrs. Claus and funny fellows from Clown Alley entertained the youngsters.

The Elks filled more than 50 baskets at Thanksgiving and 60 at Christmas for local families.

The 427-member group continues to support SPAN -- the Severna Park Assistance Network -- and the Giant and Safeway grocery receipt exchange program for students.

Information: 647-2482.

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Freshly prepared pizzas should be ordered by Monday from the Severna Park High School Band Boosters for a Jan. 16 delivery.

Pizzas are $5 each, and the proceeds help support instrument and uniform repair and trips to parades and competitions. To order, call 647-8077 or 544-4893.

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If you play a musical instrument, consider joining one of the Anne Arundel Community College musical groups, such as the orchestra, chorus, and concert and jazz bands.

Each ensemble is a one-credit course and is appropriate for high school students interested in earning college credits. Community residents may take part without course credit by auditioning and paying a $20 fee. Information: 541-2290.

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Archbishop Spalding High School invites prospective students and parents to Information Night at 7 p.m. Monday.

The informal session with Principal Barbara Schwitzer will provide an opportunity to learn about the school's academic, athletic and fine arts programs, extra-curricular activities and unique school environment. Information: 969-9105.

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Anne Arundel Community College is offering a number of free introductions to its medical courses.

* Three orientations will explain the registered nursing program: 10 a.m. Tuesday and Jan. 20; and 6 p.m. Jan. 14.

* Three informational meetings for radiologic technology are planned: 6 p.m. Tuesday and Jan. 21; and 10 a.m. Jan. 15.

Information: 541-2518.

* The Licensed Practical Nurse Upward Mobility program is an accelerated program for experienced, licensed practical nurses interested in becoming registered nurses.

Two seminars will explain the requirements: 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday; and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 20. Information: 541-2217.

* The college's courses for medical assistants prepare students for careers as pharmacy technicians, and lab and medical assistants. Two orientations are planned: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 14. Information: 541-2518.

* Attend one of three medical transcription seminars: 6 p.m. Wednesday and Jan. 19; and 10 a.m. Jan. 14. Information: 541-2518.

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