Cub Pack 182 will 'Scout for Food' NORTH COUNTY--Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey

NEIGHBORS

March 01, 1993|By PHYLLIS FLOWERS AND PHYLLIS LUCAS

Cub Scout Pack 182, sponsored by Brooklyn Park Elementary School, Sunnyfield Estates and the Lynnbrook community, will participate in the "Scouting for Food" campaign.

The community service project collects nonperishable food donations for the Maryland Food Bank and other organizations.

Residents are being asked to fill bags distributed in the community recently with nonperishable food and leave the donations on front porches for collection on Saturday.

Drivers are asked to be on the alert for the Scouts as they work along neighborhood streets.

For more information, call 789-1339.

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Belle Grove Elementary School news: All Easter candy orders and money must be returned to the school by Wednesday.

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Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: Parents and chaperons of fifth-grade students who will be going on the overnight trip to Colonial Williamsburg are requested to attend a meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the fifth-grade pod. The students will depart for Williamsburg at 6:30 a.m. Thursday and return about 8:30 p.m. Friday.

* Students will be receiving order forms for T-shirts and sweats with the Brooklyn Park Patriot logo.

All orders must be prepaid and returned to school on March 10.

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Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle Junior High School news: The PTSA executive board is looking for parents who would like to serve as delegates to the School Board Nominating Convention scheduled for May 5. If you are interested, contact Gail Ebersole at 636-0135 or Dominick Morea at 636-6678.

* Congratulations to the following students who were selected as members of the 1992-93 All County Middle/Junior Band: Brian Bolly, Danielle DuPuis, Melissa Holy, Tanya Labosky, Erica Lee Schueler and Jeffrey Zimmerman.

* It's time again to treat your family to dinner out. The PTA will sponsor Burger King Night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Burger King on Nursery Road. Try out the new table service and platters that Burger King offers.

Proceeds from the night will benefit PTA programs.

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North County High School news: Congratulations to the Pom Squad for winning third place at the Parkdale Valentine Classic held on Feb. 13 at Parkdale High School in Prince George's County.

The squad competed against 16 teams from Anne Arundel, Prince George's and Montgomery counties.

Congratulations also go to Karin Waltman, a junior and captain of the squad, who received second place in the captain competition.

* The band is selling cold cut subs for $3.50 each for delivery on Saturday. Contact any band member or call the school at 859-5400 to place an order. Proceeds will help pay for the band's trip to Toronto.

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The monthly Alzheimer's Association Support Group will meet at 3 p.m. on Thursday at the Meridian Nursing Center on Hammonds Lane.

This group offers support in understanding, coping with and managing problems that care givers face in dealing with dementia patients. You do not have to be affiliated with the nursing home to attend this group.

For more information, call Pat Hainey at 636-3400.

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The Northern District Police Community Relations Committee will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the police station on Hammonds Lane.

Sgt. Hylton Hodges of the Northern District will discuss law enforcement activities in the area. Everyone is invited to attend. Annual $2 dues are being collected.

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Don't forget the Wine Tasting Seminar being sponsored by Goldberg's Liquors at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Castello's Restaurant, 3720 Potee St.

This seminar will help you better understand the styles of Italian wines and learn how to properly taste and serve wine. A donation of $10 is being asked and should be given to Goldberg's Liquors, 5106 Ritchie Highway.

All proceeds will benefit the Old Brooklyn Park Improvement Association.

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Are you a senior citizen? Do you have questions about your 1992 tax form?

Free tax help is available through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at the Brooklyn Park Satellite in the Brooklyn Park Library, 1 E. 11th Ave.

See Jo Morris at the satellite center on Thursdays between 9 a.m. and 2 a.m. to make an appointment, or call 222-1922.

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Harbor Hospital Center news: The staff at the hospital is inviting kids and their parents to the free Children's Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 27.

Children and parents will have many opportunities to engage in hands-on activities, such as finger casting.

The children will be entertained and taught by McGruff, the crime-fighting dog and the Safety Belt Crash Dummies. Also on the schedule are a magic show, a karate demonstration and a balloon animal maker.

Children are encouraged to bring a stuffed animal or doll to participate in the Teddy Bear Clinic, where they can learn about medical equipment and procedures.

Booths staffed by Harbor Hospital Center representatives will provide information for parents, ranging from lead poisoning to healthy snack foods. Other health-related exhibits will help children become familiar with hospital personnel and procedures to help reduce their fears. Free vision, dental and blood pressure screenings are planned as well.

For more information about the fair, call the hospital at 354-9660.

* The Coronary Club will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., March 9 in Room 508 of the Gruehn Building.

This month's topic is "Eating Well On a Low-Fat Diet and Enjoying It."

The club is open to all heart patients, family members and friends. Free blood pressure readings and refreshments are provided after the meetings. For more information, call 347-3517.

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Don't forget to visit the Brooklyn Park Library tonight at 7 to hear the Naval Academy Brass Quintet. Admission is free.

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