Only 3 days left to sign up for school-partnership volleyball EAST COLUMBIA

NEIGHBORS

September 21, 1993|By NATALIE HARVEY

Volleyball teams have only three days left to register for the School-Partnership Volleyball Tournament, scheduled for Oct. 9 at the Sports Palace, 7125 Columbia Gateway Drive.

Schools and businesses have received registration forms ($35 fee) from tournament coordinator Joe Fabian, of HTS Environmental Group, who invites school faculty, staff and business employees to sign up for the get-acquainted competition.

Check-in is at 8 a.m; games begin at 9 a.m. for the double elimination co-ed teams.

County businesses and schools are beginning their seventh year of educational partnerships. Paula Blake, assistant to Superintendent Michael Hickey, supervises the partnership program, which encourages businesses and community groups to share their resources with students.

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On Sept. 9, Wolf Den Cub Scouts Peter Alpert, Kevin Guilar and Carlo Gentile and Weblo Cub Scout Brandon Moore installed the Lucas Livingston memorial marker at the kindergarten entrance of Stevens Forest Elementary School.

Before his death, Lucas was a member of the 1991-1992 kindergarten class and also a Cub Scout.

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SAT prep classes will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 3 and 10 at Hammond High School, 8800 Guilford Road, Kings Contrivance Village.

Cost is $105. The SAT test will be held Nov. 6.

Information: 313-7115.

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Arthur Kilmurray, former editor of "Iyengar Yoga Institute Review" will hold a three-day intensive workshop Oct. 29 to 31 at Ramchandra Yoga Center, 8950 Route 108, Suite 114.

Registration from many East Coast states is expected.

Call 730-4340 for information and registration form.

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If your home does not have a smoke detector, please write to: Injury Prevention Coordinator, Howard County Health Department, Southeastern Health Center, 9525 Durness Lane, Laurel, Md. 20723.

Your name and address will be given to the Howard County Fire and Rescue Department, which will install a free smoke detector in your residence.

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Calling all grandparents. Children need you to read stories in the "grandparents corner" at Howard County Central Library, 10375

Little Patuxent Parkway.

There's even a workshop, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to noon, for suggestions and guidelines. Grandparents are needed for the library's "Travel On A Flying Carpet" program too.

They may bring games, sing songs or tell tales about places they have lived or visited to share with 3- to 5-year-olds.

Information: 410-313-7800.

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The Oakland Mills Village Center is offering a Leadership Program for middle school students, Tuesdays and Thursdays each week, from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The staff will focus on leadership and self-esteem and promote community service awareness. Transportation is available from Owen Brown, Oakland Mills, Wilde Lake and Harper's Choice middle schools.

The fee for Columbia residents is $32; nonresidents pay $47 per month.

Information: 992-3726.

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"Snow Queen" will be Stevens Forest Elementary School's annualplay this year.

Director Barry Palmer needs volunteers for the Dec. 17 production. The art committee will meet tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the media center.

The first meeting of the costume committee is scheduled for Oct. 6.

In each year's production many volunteers use their skills to help the students.

Information: 313-6900

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