4th-grade cooks cited in Paul Newman Recipe Contest CENTRAL COUNTY -- Arnold * Broadneck * Severna Park * Crownsville * Millersville


February 04, 1993|By JONI GUHNE

Devin Barclay and his fourth-grade classmates at Indian Creek Elementary School have already had their 15 minutes of fame.

The young chef and his friends won honorable mention in the annual Paul Newman Recipe Contest with their entry, called Paul's Pizza Pasta.

The award brought with it big bucks, and since a contest requirement is to donate the prize money to charity, the children proudly presented Kim Shults, financial director of the Lighthouse Shelter in Annapolis, with a check for $500.

* On Saturday, Feb. 13, a member of the Severna Park High School Marching Band will gladly play Cupid and deliver a token of love to your Valentine: a single, long-stemmed rose.

Decorated with baby's breath, fern and ribbon, the roses can be ordered by the stem, $2.25, or by the half-dozen, $12.50.

Orders must be placed before Monday, Feb. 8. Call 544-2017.

On the other hand, if the way to your sweetheart's affection is through his or her stomach, have a fresh, cold-cut sub delivered to the door Feb. 13.

Deadline for ordering the $3 subs, which also will benefit the band, is Sunday, Feb. 5. Call 544-4893 or 647-7459.

* Express your love for your sweetheart by chasing him or her around Severna Park.

The Annapolis Striders Valentine's Twosome 5K Relay begins at 10 a.m. Feb. 14 at Severna Park Middle School.

Race day registration, at $6 per couple, begins at 8:30 a.m. Each partner will run a 3.1-mile leg of the course.

nTC At 11 a.m., awards for the fastest male-female couple, the best team name and special age-group categories will be awarded.

Information: 268-1165.

* Maryland's Boating Safety Education Law requires that any person born on or after July 1, 1972 must obtain a Certificate of Boating Safety Education before heading for the river.

Earn that certificate by attending a three-part basic boating course from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 10 and 17 and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 24 at Quiet Waters Park.

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$10 fee are required. Call 222-1777.

* The controversial subject of homosexuals in the military is the topic of a free address set for Tuesday at Anne Arundel Community College.

Former U.S. Naval Academy midshipman Joe Steffan, author of the book "Honor Bound," who says he was forced from the academy after revealing his homosexuality, will discuss what he sees as the military's history of discrimination.

Tickets are available by calling 541-2218.

* African-American products and memorabilia will be showcased AACC's Black History Month event, "Celebrate Black Expo '93," 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow and Feb. 26.

Dozens of Annapolis, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. businesses will be represented at the free event, which is open to the public.

Information: Carl Snowden at 269-1524.

* The coaching staff of the championship Severna Park YMCA Swim Team plans several competitive stroke clinics this spring.

Information: 647-3638.

The young SPY team swimmers continue to treat their guests most ungraciously. In January, they defeated the Mid-Delmarva YMCA from Salisbury, 530 to 114, and the Hartford County YMCA, 541 to 156.

The latter was SPY's 118th consecutive win. In the meet, Top 16 YMCA records were set by 11- to 12-year-olds Laura Bodine, in the 50-meter breaststroke; Katie DiBlasi, 50-meter freestyle, and Sarah Kos, 50-meter butterfly. That qualifies them to enter the national meet in Florida this spring.

* Archbishop Spalding High School is preparing for its premiere benefit event of the year: the Mardi Gras Dinner Dance.

On Feb. 27, from 7:30 p.m. until midnight, the party will feature music by Wise, the dancing of Melvena Reese and an auction that includes tickets to "Annie Get Your Gun," and a bushel of chocolate crabs.

Tickets at $45 per person and $425 per table of 10 will benefit the Spalding scholarship program.

Information: 969-9105.

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