A healthy heart makes the best Valentine's Day gift NORTH COUNTY--Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey

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February 08, 1993|By PHYLLIS FLOWERS AND PHYLLIS LUCAS

Harbor Hospital Center news: After Valentine's Day this year, give yourself the best Valentine of all -- a healthy heart.

As part of Heart Awareness Month, the center will hold a nutritional program called "Heart Wise," from 10 a.m. to noon, Feb. 17 at Glen Burnie Mall. Nutrition and cardiac-care specialists will provide cholesterol screenings, low-fat and low-cholesterol cooking demonstration and packets of healthy recipes. Screenings will be offered at the reduced price of $2.

For more information or a Heart Awareness packet, call 347-2563.

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Arundel Improvement Association news: The annual Valentine's Day party will run from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the association hall, 705 Cross St., Brooklyn Park. Tickets are $6.50 per person and include food. Prizes will be awarded to the youngest and oldest sweethearts. Music will be provided by D. J. Stanley.

For reservations, call 789-2192.

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The Roland Terrace Democratic Club, 619 Matthews Ave., will sponsor a Valentine's Dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday. Live music will be provided by Pass Time. Tickets are $10 per person and include food, beer and soda.

For more information or for tickets, call 636-1504.

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It's story time at the Brooklyn Park library. Beginning Wednesday and continuing through March 17, children ages 3 to 6 will meet at 9:30 a.m. and 2-year-olds at 10:30 a.m. This six-week program will include stories, music and activities. Each story time lasts about 30 minutes.

Information: 222-6260.

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The Belle Grove Improvement Association will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Belle Grove Elementary School. The guest speaker will be Democratic Rep. Ben Cardin. Attend and discuss community concerns.

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Ready for some home cooking? The Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Men, 110 Townsend Ave., will hold a roast beef dinner from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 20.

Dinner will include roast beef, parsleyed potatoes, green beans, corn, an unlimited salad bar, bread, beverages and desserts. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 6 to 12. Children ages 5 and under will be admitted free. Entertainment will be provided throughout the dinner. For tickets, call 789-3688.

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Yvonne Hicks, of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging, will discuss the Retired Senior Volunteer Program and Telephone Reassurance Program at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The talk will take place at the Brooklyn Park Senior Satellite, at the Brooklyn Park ,, Library, 1 E. 11th Ave.

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Belle Grove Elementary School news: A PTA Executive Board meeting is set for 6 p.m. tomorrow, followed by a general meeting at 7 p.m. Guests include Capt. Dennis Barr from the Police Department's Northern District; Huntley Cross from the Board of Education; and Carolyn Roeding, Anne Arundel County PTA president.

Members will discuss forming a problem-solving committee for the community. All parents and concerned community members are urged to attend.

* Valentine parties will take place at 1 p.m. Friday for all students except morning kindergartners, who will have their celebration at 9:45 a.m.

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Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: Congratulations to the following students who have art work on display at the Area 1 Riva Road Art Show: Kristy Lutz, Courtney Reynolds, Amy Balonis and Stephanie See.

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Park Elementary School news: The February PTO meeting will begin at 6 p.m. tomorrow.

Third-graders will demonstrate square dancing after the meeting.

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Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle Junior High School news: A benefit basketball game between the faculty and All-Stars from WMAR-TV is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday.

Tickets are $2 per person and are available at the door or in advance. Children ages 5 and under will be admitted for free.

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North County High School news: Congratulations to the following students who were inducted into the National Honor Society: Cindy Abarro, Julie Eveson, Tanya Ford, Justin Godfrey, Michael Holy, Matthew Lentz, Tina McIntyre, Laila Moshkelgosha, Timothy Valenta, Kimberly Walter and Selena Wood.

To qualify, a student must maintain at least a 3.5 grade point average, demonstrate leadership and character, and have earned a service badge.

* The cheerleaders will sponsor their annual Valentine Dance at 7 p.m. Saturday.

A new knight and queen of hearts will be crowned.

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