Archbishop Keough Council is honored for excellence

NEIGHBORS

February 01, 1994|By VICKI WELLFORD

Archbishop Keough Council 5263 of the Knights of Columbus has been honored by its parent organization for outstanding community service.

The Odenton chapter has been designated Star Council for the 1992-1993 fraternal year for its overall excellence in sponsoring family, church, community, youth and council programs. The group also was cited for its work in member recruitment and retention, as well as promotion of the fraternal insurance program.

The announcement was made at the national headquarters in New Haven, Conn., and the citation was presented to the membership by Maryland State Deputy Francis M. Feeley at a ceremony last month in the council home on Becknel Avenue.

Grand Knight Jack McLaughlin of the local unit said the Star Council designation is a great honor and council members are proud of their achievement.

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Boy Scout Troop 871 is sponsoring an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at the St. Lawrence Parish Activity Center on Route 175 in Jessup.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $3.50 for children ages 13 and younger. Dinner includes spaghetti with meat sauce, bread, salad and a beverage. Baked goods will be sold.

For tickets or more information, call Scoutmaster Neil Duty at 551-6169.

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Members of the business community will have the opportunity to swap ideas and see the county's newest medical facility during the West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce Business Connection.

The get-together will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the North Arundel Hospital Odenton Medical Center, 1215 Annapolis Road (Route 175) in Odenton.

Participants will meet the medical staff, view displays and take tours.

The medical center is home to physicians representing 15 medical specialties.

Reservations are required. Call the hospital's public relations department at 787-4367.

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The annual Pinewood Derby was the highlight of the January meeting of Cub Scout Pack 663.

When all the racing was done, Cubmaster Linda Fonteneau presented ribbons to the winners in five categories:

* Tiger Cubs: first place, Miles Cosner; second, Kyle Hochreiter; third, Eric Posey; best overall, Cosner; best paint, Posey; and most original, Nathaniel Biddle.

* Wolves: first, Patrick Kane, second, Mark Geineder; third, Andrew Carter; best overall, Carter; best paint, Ian Hines; and most original, Kane.

* Bears: first, Jeffrey Fonteneau; second, Garrett Pardoe; third, George Norris; best overall, Pardoe; best paint, Ricky Cummings; and most original, Fonteneau.

* Webloes I: first, Russell Cosner; second, C. J. French; third, Ben Nardone; best overall, Russell Cosner; best paint, Craig Pangle; and most original, Nardone.

* Webloes II: first, Ian Smith; second, Jason Nizer; third, Wes Bedsworth; best overall, Bedsworth; best paint, Smith; most original, Nizer.

Tiger Cub Miles Cosner was awarded Best Overall for having the fastest derby car.

Advancements and awards were presented after the derby.

Bear Badge and Arrow Points: Kellen Alexander, Brian LaAsmar, Tony McAllister and Bobby Yeager.

Baseball Pin: George Norris and James St. Hilaire.

Fitness Belt Loop and Pin: Ricky Cummings.

Fitness Pin: Russell Cosner, C. J. French, Eric Huff, Andrew Kohlway, Brady Lambert, Ben Nardone and Matthew Rowland.

The pack is sponsored by Howard L. Turner American Legion Post 276. The next Pack Party will be the Blue and Gold Banquet on Feb. 26.

For information, call 315-8113.

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The Nichols-Bethel United Methodist Church on Murray Road in Odenton is accepting registrations for fall preschool classes for 3- and 4-year-olds.

If interested, call Marlene Keck at 672-5084.

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Bring your sweetheart to the Sweetheart's Banquet at 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at Faith's Community Church, 1306 Waugh Chapel Road in Gambrills.

Dinner will be cooked by the church's men, and music will be provided by "In One Accord." Tickets are $15 a couple and $10 a couple for guests.

For more information, call Ben Potze, 987-8439, Glen Myers, 490-4921, Don Fosler, 923-2113, Dennis Grube, 761-6694, Steve Klakering, 267-6243, or Charlie Rutledge, 672-5175.

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Puzzled by health questions? The county library has the answers.

The library is launching a campaign in February to tell the public of the staff's ability to answer health-related questions on topics such as diet and nutrition, pregnancy and childbirth, medications and exercise.

The Odenton branch is at 1270 Odenton Road. For more information, call the Odenton library at 222-6277 or library administrative headquarters at 222-7371.

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Ark and Dove Presbyterian Church in Odenton has selected an architect to design a new church building.

Thomas Clark Architects of Baltimore will help church leaders develop a master plan for the Piney Orchard Parkway site, just south of Odenton Baptist Church. The firm will design the first phase in what is anticipated will be be a three- or four-phase building program.

Clark has received numerous architectural awards and has work on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The firm has extensive experience working with churches.

The 2-year-old congregation worships at Arundel Crossing West, near the intersection of Route 175 and Telegraph Road. The church has more than 150 members and is stretching the capacity of its rented space.

Worship is at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays. Youth Ministry is at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. For more information, call 674-6400 or 551-4406.

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