Bridal fashion show offers something old and new NORTH COUNTY -- Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey


March 29, 1993|By ROSALIE M. FALTER

The Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights of the General Federation of Women's Clubs will present a show, "Bridal Fashions of the Past" at 7 p.m. Friday in the St. John's Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.

The 33 gowns being modeled have been supplied by local women and date from 1904 to 1992. The oldest will be modeled by Sharon Ford, associate pastor at the Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church.

Sharon's great-grandmother, Lily Barr, was married in the gown in 1904 and Sharon wore the gown at her own wedding in 1987.

Debbie Shiflett will be wearing the wedding gown of Dr. John bTC Gigliotti's mother, Frances. The gown, from 1937, is unusual because of the cathedral train, designed with satin and lace panels.

Traci Auszin will wear her own unusual blush wedding gown from 1991.

Angelisa Proserpi, Miss Maryland Teen USA, will sing at the event.

Door prizes and refreshments are included in the admission price of $8. The chairwoman is Carol Glendening.

Tickets may be purchased at Pumphrey's Variety Store in the Linthicum Shopping Center or at Flowers Extraordinaire by Stephen at Burwood Plaza. Tickets are limited.

For information or tickets, call Barbara Walter at 859-0151.


Linthicum Chapter 2244 of the American Association of Retired Persons will meet Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church.

Doors open at 11 a.m. for socializing and the board meeting. Members and their guests are to bring a brown bag lunch and the chapter will furnish cake, coffee and tea.

The meeting starts at 1 p.m. Ralph Fowler, son of club members Albert and Helen Fowler, and John Keyes of Ellicott City will entertain members with a display of mind reading and predictions.

For information, call Helen Del Brocco at 789-1588.


Enjoy the annual Spring Craft Fair at St. Philip Neri Catholic School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The event, sponsored by the Home and School Association, will feature 95 craftsmen and women.

Country designs, wood crafts, dried floral crafts, quilting, stained glass and handmade egg art will be available. A bake table will be included with the profits going directly to the purchase of computer equipment for students.

In addition, seventh-graders will offer face painting for a nominal fee. Help them raise money to pay for the lunch they give to the graduating class the last week of school.

Hot dogs, drinks and tuna on pita bread will be sold.

The public is invited to the fair, which will take place rain or shine. The school is at 6401 Orchard Road.


The North County High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association is sponsoring its annual Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, in the school cafeteria. Doughnuts, coffee, hot dogs and baked goods will be available.

PTSA funds go toward scholarships and other projects for the students.

Table rentals are $15. Call 761-3935 for more information or to make reservations.


The public is invited to attend a fund-raiser sponsored by the Anne Arundel Alarmers Association. The annual bull and oyster roast will take place from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Earleigh Heights Fire Hall.

The menu will be prepared by Atlantic Caterers and includes oysters -- prepared several ways -- beef, ham, sauerbraten, shrimp Creole, spaghetti, vegetables and hot dogs. Beer is included, but BYOB. Dessert will be fresh fruit and cake.

Tickets can be purchased at the Kroeger Electric Co. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by calling Ruth Altavater at 761-4679, evenings.

The fire hall is at Ritchie Highway and Earleigh Heights Road.


Members of the Friendly Thyme Herb Club will gather for a short business meeting at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ferndale-Linthicum Senior Center and then disperse to do some spring cleanup in several public herb gardens.

For information on the club, call Mary Goode at 437-4120 or June Burton at 766-8113.


Anyone who likes a great day of golf should plan to attend the North County High School Golf Classic on Friday, June 25, at the Bear Creek Golf Course in Westminster.

The day begins with a continental breakfast at 7 a.m. followed by a shot-gun start, best-ball format at 8 a.m.

Bear Creek is a very demanding course. A hole-in-one cash prize of $20,000 will be offered. Awards will be given to the longest drive, closest-to-the-pin on hole 8, and the straightest drive.

A fee of $55 per person includes greens fees, cart, breakfast, snacks and a fried chicken deli-tray buffet at the end of the tournament. The fee is due by June 16.

The Golf Classic is sponsored by the school's athletic community. For the past two years, the proceeds helped to provide scholarships. This year, the money raised will benefit the school's athletic programs.

For more information, call the school at 859-5400 and leave a message for Nelson Martin, or send your check to North County High School, 415 Andover Road, Linthicum 21090.

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