Crofton prepares annual armed forces parade WEST COUNTY -- Crofton * Odenton * Fort Meade * Gambrills

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April 27, 1993|By SUE HALLER

It's time for Crofton's second annual Armed Forces Day Parade. The parade will take place, weather permitting, May 15. It will begin at 10 a.m. at Crofton Woods Elementary School. The route will take marchers along the inner loop of Crofton Parkway past the Crofton Country Club and end in front of Crofton Elementary School on Duke of Kent. Arundel High School's marching band along with six out-of-state high school bands will participate. The visiting bands also will participate in the Annapolis Music Festival. Other parade participants include the Crofton Athletic Council cheerleaders, Multisport acrobatic team, Key Club members, Bel Air's twirling club, Spring Hill Nursery, Nationwide Insurance agent Guy Lupero, Equilibrium Horse Team, Crofton Chamber of Commerce, Crofton Kiwanis members, Crofton Democratic Del. Marsha Perry, Captain Seaweed and the Fort Meade Color Guard. So come early to hear some great music.

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The board of directors of the Crofton Chamber of Commerce is looking for people to join several activities committees, including groups for the Crofton Armed Forces Parade, Fourth of July celebration, Christmas decorating contest, the adopt-a-needy-family program for Thanksgiving, work on a comprehensive Crofton business guide and selection of a Crofton business person of the year. If interested, call the chamber office, 721-9131.

* The chamber also will hold a general membership luncheon on May 18. Rep. Steny Hoyer, a Prince George's County Democrat, is the guest speaker.

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St. Stephen's Church, 1110 St. Stephen's Church Road in Crownsville, will hold its annual spring dinner Saturday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu includes baked ham, turkey salad, potatoes, pickled beets, string beans, corn pudding, cranberry mold, hot rolls and bread pudding with rum sauce. Tickets are $9 for adults, $4 for children ages 5 to 11. Carryout orders are available. Home baked goods and garden plants also will be sold. For more information, call 721-2881.

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The Bowie/Crofton Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will meet from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., May 6 at Church of the Redeemer, 7300 Race Track Road in Bowie. Kim Woodard, a physical therapist at Anne Arundel Medical Center, is the guest speaker. The group meets on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call Donna at 793-3896 or 721-1537.

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The American Cancer Society is seeking licensed beauticians to participate in the Look Good . . . Feel Better program. The volunteer program, developed by the American Cancer Society and the National Cosmetology Association, teaches women recovering from cancer how to look their best and feel better about themselves. A training session is planned from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m., May 10 at the American Cancer Society office in Crofton. Applicants must have a current Maryland cosmetology license, and aesthetics or makeup demonstration experience. For information or to register, call 721-4304 or 261-6000.

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The Tim Wittman-Mark Mettrick Professional Soccer Camp is planned from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., July 19 to 23 at Crofton Park. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 6 to 15. The cost is $80 and includes a T-shirt and soccer ball. The cost is $75 for each additional child and for teams of 10 or more members. Registration forms are available at the Crofton library or by calling Dave at 261-0196 or 721-4734. Information: 410-665-4155.

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