Village board seeks teen adviser Bednarzik wins scholarship EAST COLUMBIA

NEIGHBORS

June 15, 1993|By NATALIE HARVEY

The Owen Brown Village Board is accepting applications for the board's teen adviser position.

An Owen Brown teen-ager will serve during the 1993-94 school year, acting as a liaison on teen activities, concerns and providing perspective on board issues. Interested? Please call Village Manager Ruth Bohse, 381-0202.

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Congratulations to Amity Bednarzik, who received the $500 Owen Brown Community Service Scholarship for her participation in the Appalachian Service Project sponsored by St. John's Presbyterian/Methodist and St. John's Catholic churches. She also was active in Habitat of Baltimore, community walk-a-thons, Peer Leadership Program, the St. John's nursery and the Steer Clear drug program.

Kristine Bartyczak, Michael Stewart and Brigitte Yuille were finalists for the scholarship.

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The Columbia Cooperative Ministry, congregations that hold services in the Meeting House in Oakland Mills and the Interfaith Center in Wilde Lake, need volunteers to staff the group's booth at the Columbia City Fair Friday through Sunday.

One- or two-hour shifts will be accepted; hours will be 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday; noon to 10 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 9 p.m. on Sunday.

Information: 730-1970.

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Pre-teens and teens can learn the art of preserving memorabilia from proms, sports events, theater and birthdays at a "Scrapbook Memories" workshop at Owen Brown Community Center on June 22 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Registration is $12 and a free gift will be given to anyone who brings a friend. Information: 381-0202.

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Students entering seventh and ninth grades this fall have the opportunity to register for Leadership Camp at the Columbia Teen Center in Oakland Mills Village Center.

The campers learn to set goals, take charge and lead. Projects include helping in a soup kitchen, testing for stream pollutants, planning and implementing fund-raisers or working with the elderly, needy or disabled. The first session begins June 28, followed by two camps in July and one in August. Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration and information: 715-3165.

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Owen Brown villagers (present or former) are invited to an Almost 20th reunion/potluck dinner, 6 p.m., Aug. 14 at the Owen Brown Community Center.

"Early Days" pictures would add to the occasion and "remember whens" could be exchanged among friends and neighbors. Mark your calendars and RSVP to Sola Jones, 381-1340, Linda MacIver, 381-1380, Ann McGonigal, 381-0087 or Ruth Bohse, 596-0815.

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The Lutheran Church of the Living Word Quilt Project is creating quilts for Lutheran World Relief, which are distributed to refugee camps, hospitals and clinics.

RF Children and adults are invited to help tie threads and pin fabric

at 7 p.m., July 8, 15, 22 and 29 with Hope and David Vasholz. Some supplies are needed too: fabric remnants, thread, pins, scissors, yardsticks and sheets and a portable sewing machine.

Information: 730-1970.

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Howard High's lacrosse coach, Dan Ross, will direct the one-week lacrosse camp this month, June 21-25, with game rules and regulations for beginners and technique and skill development for intermediate players.

Boys and girls high school lacrosse instructors will work with each age group. Each player, girls and boys entering 2nd through 9th grades this fall, receives a new stick, ball and water bottle on the first camp day. Brochures, registration and information: 715-3165.

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East Columbia high school students who have been selected by Del. Virginia Thomas' Scholarship Committee to receive Maryland State Legislative Scholarships are: Bonnie Brown, Karen Coperich, Lina Mixon, Andra Romich, Kristin Terrio, Detra Williams, Alison Saltz, Amity Bednarzik, Bradford Subat, Matthew Noon, Audra Paul, Catherine Pech, Gary Nathan, Kathleen Harding, Jay Goldman, Tana Paddock, Kevin Wilson, Claire Ferguson, Jessie Saltz, Jeffrey Rhoades and Christopher Bittner. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of applicants' scholastic achievement and must be used for tuition at Maryland colleges and universities.

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Owen Brown Village Community Center needs teachers for classes held at the center. One is a part-time morning position working with pre-schoolers. A degree in early childhood education is preferred but not mandatory.

The creative movement ballet class for children 3 1/2 to 5 years old needs a teacher with experience. Information: 381-0202.

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