Crofton school is seeking computers WEST COUNTY--Crofton * Odenton * Fort Meade * Gambrills

NEIGHBORS

February 09, 1993|By SUE HALLER

The computers at Crofton Middle School have seen better days.

Dolly Webster is hoping to rally other parents, community groups and businesses to donate 30 modern computers and software to the school's computer lab.

For more information, call Webster at 410-721-7921.

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The Bowie-Crofton Camera Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at All Saints Lutheran Church, on Route 301 South and Mount Oak Road in Bowie.

For more information, call 301-577-0824.

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The Crofton Chamber of Commerce will have a breakfast meeting at 8 a.m. Friday, at the Crofton Country Club. The speakers are Neil D. Pedersen, director of the State Highway Administration's Office of Planning and Preliminary Engineering, and Robert K. Saunders, project manager of the Project Planning Division.

They will discuss the new study for upgrading Route 3 between Routes 50 and 32. Study participants are considering several Route 3 improvements, including building an access-controlled road and relocating the highway west of the current one. The SHA has formed a task force, including the Crofton chamber, to solicit community input. For more information, call Tom Callahan, 301-261-0005. The cost for the continental breakfast is $10 a person. For reservations, call the chamber office, 721-9131.

For membership information, call Executive Director Tony Cannetti, 721-9131.

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The Crofton Kiwanis Club has announced its schedule of events for the remainder of February.

Del. Marsha Perry, a Democrat and Kiwanis member, will discuss Brazil's children at tomorrow's 8 p.m. meeting, in the Crofton Country Club's Kiwanis Activities Room. Perry will share her observations from a January visit to her son, David, who works with orphaned children in Brazil.

At the Feb. 24 meeting, financial planner and former Kiwanis President John Hollywood will discuss the need for planning for retirement. The meeting will be at 8 p.m.

The group has planned two activities for Feb. 17. At 6:30 p.m., Kiwanis members will present the monthly birthday party at the Crofton Convalescent Center. Then, it's off to the Valentine's Sweetheart Dinner. The time and place will be announced at tomorrow's meeting.

The club also is planning two events: the golf tournament, scheduled for May 17, and the fun run on June 12.

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Every spring, the Mid-Arundel Unit of the American Cancer Society sponsors Daffodil Days to raise cash for cancer research, education and patient service programs. Last year, the society raised more than $16,000.

Order 50 daffodils for $22.50, 100 for $42, 200 for $80, 400 for $155, 500 for $190 or 1,000 for $325. Place your orders by March 18.

To order, send a check payable to the American Cancer Society, along with your name, address and telephone number to the American Cancer Society, Mid-Arundel Unit, P.O. Box 3836, Crofton 21114. For more information, call 721-7584.

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The Arundel High School baseball team, coached by Bernie Walters, will hold a one-day baseball camp at 10 a.m., April 3 at the school. The event is sponsored by the Crofton Athletic Council. The cost is $10. The rain date is April 17. For more information, call Ernie Sylvester, 261-3449.

* A parent information night for sophomores and their parents is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday in the high school auditorium. The snow date is Feb. 16.

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