Group seeks second middle school WEST COUNTY/Crofton Odenton Fort Meade Gambrills

NEIGHBORS

June 01, 1993|By SUE HALLER

Well, the long weekend has come and gone.

That's the bad news. The good news is that summer is here.

I hope everyone had a good weekend and is recharged and

ready to go!

A group formed to find relief for crowded schools will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Crofton Middle School Media Center.

The committee, consisting of members of the Crofton Middle School PTSA, last week rejected a plan to redraw the middle school boundaries in the Arundel High School feeder system.

Instead, the group voted to lobby the school board to build a second Crofton middle school and a high school.

Congratulations to Lindsey Norbeck, a sixth-grader at Crofton Middle School.

Lindsey was one of four scholarship winners in the county poster contest, "The Importance of Wetlands."

Her scholarship will allow her to go to the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Summer Science Camp in Lothian in July.

Don't forget that the Crofton Civic Association is accepting nominations for its annual Citizen of the Year award.

To be eligible, the nominee must have lived in the special tax district for at least one year and must have made significant contributions to the community.

Association board members are not eligible for nomination.

For more information,call town hall at 721-2301.

The Community United Methodist Church on Riedel Road will be presenting a concert by the McFarlin UMC Youth Choir and Bell Ringers from Oklahoma at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

& The public is invited.

Single Again, a weekly support group for separated or divorced people, meets every Thursday at Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church, 1657 Crofton Parkway.

E9 For more information and meeting time, call 721-2313.

Overeaters Anonymous welcomes everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively.

The group meets at 8:30 a.m. on Saturdays and at 7:30 p.m. Sundays at the Community United Methodist Church on Riedel Road.

The Crofton Athletic Council is still selling flying disks, pennants and bumper stickers to help celebrate its 25th anniversary.

You may pick up a commemorative item at the O'Conor, Piper & Flynn real estate office, next to the Friendly Restaurant on Route 3 North, or at the NAPA auto parts store in the Priest Bridge Shopping Center.

Proceeds will go toward sports programs.

C7 For more information,call Jerry Emmart at 261-0624.

An organizational meeting for the county's 1993-1994 Special Olympics will be held at 7 o'clock tonight at Marley Glen School in Glen Burnie.

Volunteers are needed to work with teams in soccer, from September through November; aquatics, March through June; volleyball, March through June; track and field, April through June; and basketball, January through March.

People also are needed to help with public relations and clerical work.

D8 For more information,call Jane Harkaway at 222-5461.

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