Odenton fire company honors its many faithful WEST COUNTY -- Crofton * Odenton * Fort Meade * Gambrills


April 06, 1993|By VICKI WELLFORD

The Odenton Volunteer Fire Co., celebrating its 62nd anniversary and the 57th anniversary of the Ladies Auxiliary, recently held its dinner dance and awards ceremony.

After the invocation by the Rev. Phebe Coe, the 1993 administrative and line officers were introduced: Charles F. Olson, president; Wylie L. Donaldson Jr., vice president; Jeffrey S. Wade Sr., recording secretary; Craig B. Harman, corresponding secretary; Robert J. Ross Jr., membership secretary; Harry C. Wagner Jr., financial secretary; Louis A. D'Camera, treasurer; and John E. Rose Jr. and Michael J. Willie, directors.

The line officers: Chief Charles D. Rogers, Assistant Chiefs Louis A. D'Camera and Michael A. Lovelace, Capts. Harry C. Wagner Jr. and Michael A. Wade, Lts. Michael J. Willie, Robert J. Schappert, Robert J. Ross Jr. and Henry J. Vickers, and EMS Coordinator Donald R. Evick.

The Ladies Auxiliary officers for 1993 are: Margaret Tallman, president; Cheryl Wade, vice president; Jenifer Wagner, secretary; Cathy Pound, treasurer; Rita Dooley, chaplain; Doris Cowen, vice chaplain; and Dawn Hodgson and Molly Rose, color bearers.

A number of volunteers received recognition for number of fire responses: Michael Dooley, 643; David Kitzinger, 550; Louis D'Camera, 518; Matthew Thorn, 393; Stephen Hannigan, 365; Brian Rose, 358; Michael Jerns, 337; David Vickers, 319; Charles Rogers, 286; and Lester Shultzaberger, 280.

EMS Response Awards went to: Matthew Thorn, 428; Jon Newman, 417; David Kitzinger, 337; Michael Dooley, 210; John Vickers, 181; Stacey Kelley, 123; Donald Evick, 121; Lester Shultzaberger, 90; Shawn Stephens, 76; and Clair McClure, 61.

Total Response Awards were given to: David Kitzinger, 887; Michael Dooley, 853; Matthew Thorn, 821; Jon Newman, 618; Louis D'Camera, 526; John Vickers, 408; Lester Shultzaberger, 370; Stephen Hannigan, 365; Brian Rose, 359; and Michael Jerns, 337.

Receiving training awards were: Tod Baldwin, Louis D'Camera, Michael Dooley, Ramon Hodgson, Beau Jarvis, Stacey Kelley, David Kitzinger, Clair McClure, Jon Newman, Charles Rogers, John Rose, Robert Shappert, John Vickers, Mark Wade, Michael Willie and David Zoblisien.

Company 28 responded to 1,292 fire calls and 1,660 requests for emergency medical help for a company total of 2,952 responses.


Kimberly Lewis, a 1992 graduate of Arundel Senior High, is a member of the cheerleading squad at Penn State University, which is quite an accomplishment for a freshman.

The daughter of Bill and Jackie Lewis of Gambrills also is a whiz in the classroom and beyond. She carries a 3.52 GPA and is a member of the honor society (Phi Eta Sigma).

As a member of Kappa Delta Sorority, she holds a number of committee assignments. She is president of her dorm, member of the gymnastic club and a member of the morale committee for dance marathon, and she participated in a Kappa Delta fund-raiser for abused children.

At Arundel Senior, Kimberly held a 3.76 GPA and went to London two years in a row with the Universal Cheerleading Association. Kimberley got her start in cheerleading as a mascot for the Greater Odenton Recreation Council at the age of 4.


Odenton Elementary School is holding kindergarten registration from 9:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m. all week at the school. Children must be 5 by Dec. 31 to register. Birth certificates must be submitted on the day of registration. Do not take children to the doctor until they are registered. The school provides forms the doctor is required to fill out.

To meet with the kindergarten teachers and view the classrooms or school, call the school at 222-6514 between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to set up an appointment.


The Ark and Dove Presbyterian Church will hold services Holy Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and on Good Friday at 7:30 p.m. at 1350 Blair Drive, Arundel Crossing West in Odenton.

An Easter sunrise service will be held at 6:30 a.m. at the property on Piney Orchard Parkway, with a traditional service at 10:30 at Arundel Crossing West.

For more information, call the church office at 674-6400.


The Odenton Heritage Society will hold a flea market and auction April 24 at the Odenton Fire Hall on Route 175. The flea market will be held from 9 a.m to 2 p.m., the auction sale from 9 a.m to 3 p.m.

Items in good condition -- including books -- will be accepted, but no clothing. Items will be accepted at storage space A28 at the Vault, Route 175, right before McDonald's in Odenton.

Drop-off times are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday until April 17. To have heavy items picked up, call 672-0179. Tax receipts are available on request.

Items worth more than $20 will be accepted on consignment for the auction. The Heritage Society will receive a 20 percent commission unless the item has been donated.

For more information, call 672-0179 or 674-8611.

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