Academy woodwinds to perform NORTH COUNTY -- Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey


August 02, 1993|By ROSALIE M. FALTER

Music, ranging from classical to marches to show tunes, will be in the air in Linthicum Park on Sunday.

The Naval Academy Band Wind Ensemble is returning for the 11th summer since the concert series began 13 years ago. The performance gets under way at 6 p.m.

The free Concerts in the Park series is sponsored by the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights.

"The Naval Academy Band is one of the audience's real favorites. We are pleased to have them here in North County," said Jo Barker, the music committee co-chairwoman along with Dolores Schuman.

The two women set the concert schedule, select the groups and provide refreshments for the musicians.

Concert-goers may bring picnic suppers and chairs and blankets for seating.

In the event of rain, the concert will be canceled.

Linthicum Park is on Benton Avenue, off Route 170 (at the blinking light). For more information, call 859-3308 or 789-7546.


Plan to attend a congregational breakfast at 9 a.m. on Sunday at Ferndale United Methodist Church.

The breakfast, served by the United Methodist Men, is a kick-off for the week of vacation Bible school. Everyone is invited. An offering will be taken to help defray the cost.


Boy Scout Troop 550 recently participated in several programs during a weeklong stay at Camp Hart, the Philadelphia Area Council Boy Scout Reservation.

Terry Gilleland, John Henkel, Matt Howard, Joe Jennings, Sean Jennings, Jason Pardoe, Philip Pitts, Luke Rittenhouse, John Rouse, Jason Sanford, Raju Shah and David Starr earned numerous badges, awards and patches.

Terry earned the Archery, Forestry, Pioneering, American Business, and Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badges.

John Henkel earned the Canoeing and Swimming Merit Badges and advanced to Second Class Rank.

Joe earned the Forestry and Indian Lore Merit Badges, the Eagle Second Palm and the Polar Bear Badge. He also captured first place in rifle shooting.

Jason earned the Art, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental

Science, Life Saving and Weather Merit Badges and advanced to Life Scout Rank.

Philip earned the Archery and First Aid Merit Badges and advanced to Star Scout Rank. He also was named the top archer at camp.

Luke earned the Camping, Environmental Sciences and Life Savings Merit Badges, the Polar Bear Badge and the Mile Swim Patch. He advanced to Star rank.

John Rouse earned the Camping, Environmental Science and Leather Work Merit Badges, the Polar Bear Badge and the Mile Swim Patch. He advanced to Life Scout Rank.

Raju earned the Home Repair, Reptile Study and American Business Merit Badges. He also received the Polar Bear Badge.

Sean, who was the Senior Patrol Leader for the week, earned the Art, Basketry, Soil and Water Conservation and Orienteering Merit Badges and the Polar Bear Patch.

David earned the Indian Lore, Nature and Soil and Water Conservation Merit Badges.

Accompanying the Scouts were Acting Scoutmaster Bill Macleod, Committeemen Dale Townsend, Joseph Laspina, Bruce Henkel, Joe Hyla and Council Representative Jerry Starr. Assistant Scoutmasters John McCarty and Vince Mise and Committeeman Manu Shah were able to attend part of the week.

Six Scouts from the troop recently took part in a Pottery Merit Badge program at the same camp. The Scouts are Joe Jennings, who acted as the patrol leader, Terry Gilleland, Sean Jennings, Luke Rittenhouse, Raju Shah and David Starr.


Sally Gallo, author of "Herb Topiaries," will be the guest speaker Friday at the herbal luncheon of the Friendly Thyme Herb Club.

The meeting will be at the Ferndale-Linthicum Senior Center, 7205 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.

A short business meeting will begin at 10 a.m., with the speaker and luncheon following. Members are encouraged to bring their own topiaries to be critiqued by the guest speaker.

For information, call Mary Goode at 437-4120, or Adele Walter at 255-1494.

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