Odenton looking for a clean sweep WEST COUNTY -- Crofton * Odenton * Fort Meade * Gambrills


April 27, 1993|By VICKI WELLFORD

Civic groups and merchants are hoping for a clean sweep May 15 in Odenton.

That's the day volunteers will swarm over the area to clean up winter debris and plant flowers.

Volunteers will plant barrels of flowers and place them in front of North Odenton businesses as part of a beautification project sponsored by the West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce.

Business owners have purchased the barrels and will maintain them. A variety of flowers will line the route. Flowers also will be planted at the intersection of Piney Orchard Parkway and Route 175. The event is set for 9 a.m. to noon, May 15.

The second event, sponsored by the West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Odenton Improvement Association,is the annual cleanup of Route 175.

Volunteers should meet at 9 a.m. in the Odenton Shopping Center parking lot. Trash bags will be provided. Those who want to plant flowers should meet at 9 a.m. in the NCO parking lot off Llewellyn Avenue at Fort Meade. Volunteers should bring gloves for both the cleanup and the flower planting.

To volunteer, call Marcia Hall, 672-3422, by May 13.


A college information seminar for Arundel High School juniors and their parents is planned for 7 p.m. tomorrow in the school auditorium.

Members of the Arundel High School Guidance Department will offer advice on preparing for college, and finding scholarships and financial assistance. The parents of sophomores and freshman also are welcome to attend.

For information, call the school, 674-6500.

The Meade High School Drama Department will present the musical "Grease." Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday in the school auditorium. Directed by Barbara Zucco with technical and set adviser George Pelham, this play uses music and dance to wind the clocks back to the '50s.

Musical direction is provided by Joyce Nellenback. The choreographer is Bobbi Smith. The cast includes Bryan Boynton as Danny, Amanda Cregan as Sandy, Day Dove as Kenickie, Susan Sommers as Frenchie and Selena Hines as Rizzo.

Other cast members are Dory Bradford, Tom Bresnahan, Jennifer Cook, Dan Dorman, Ben Fowler, Angela Harper, Richard Hegmann, Danielle Lenhard, Sharon Kling, Karyn Lonaberger, Erin Michaels, Jason Moberly, Kara Motonaga, Sean Nickoll, Katrina Schmidt, Jason Schniederman, Sammy Smith and Donald Werre.

Tickets will be on sale at the door for $5. For information, call the school at 674-7710.


The Odenton Heritage Society has scheduled its monthly meeting for 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Odenton Library. Jim Abell, president of the Huntington Heritage Society of Old Bowie, will be the guest speaker. Abell will discuss the renovation of Pennsylvania railroad buildings into a museum.


Paintings and drawings by Waugh Chapel Elementary School students are on exhibit through May 20 at the Board of Education Building on Riva Road in Annapolis.

The students are Megan Centineo, Garth Collins, Sarah Gearhart, Elizabeth Hughs and Jason Scott.

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