There's still time to sign up for sports

NEIGHBORS

February 22, 1994|By SUE HALLER

The weekend's warm weather brought people out in their yards and meant a good turnout for the final Crofton Athletic Council spring sports registration session.

However, if the sunny skies encouraged you to head for the great outdoors beyond the neighborhood and you missed the sign-up, don't fret. All you need to do is stop by Crofton Town Hall or head over to the Crofton Library and pick up a registration form.

For more information, call 261-0196.

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Congratulations to Crofton resident Roger L. Neal, who has been selected to lead the 148 volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians of the Arundel Volunteer Fire Department.

Chief Neal has more than 15 years of fire and rescue service, and holds a degree from the University of Maryland College Park and a master's degree from George Washington University in Washington.

He is nationally certified as a fire officer by the National Board of Fire Service Professional Qualifications. He has been certified by the Maryland Fire Service Professional Qualification Board and is registered and certified as an EMT by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services.

The department serves Crofton, Davidsonville and portions of Gambrills. It also provides fire and rescue services to portions of northern Bowie, as part of a mutual aid agreement between Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties.

Chief Neal will be holding transitional meetings with his staff and would like to meet local civic groups and organizations.

He may be reached at 261-0060 or though fire department headquarters at 987-4010, Ext. 207.

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The Crofton Association of Retired Persons has two fun activities in the next two weeks.

The first is the group's meeting at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Bowie Elks Lodge on Route 450.

A short business meeting will be followed by lunch and a performance by harpist Mary Hart.

The second event is a trip on March 4 to Toby's Dinner Theater for a performance of "Red River."

The bus will leave Prince of Peace Church at 10 a.m. and will return at 4 p.m. The cost of the show, buffet lunch and bus ride is $32, payable at tomorrow's meeting.

The association is open to anyone 55 and older and meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

For more information on the group, call Howard Cobb at 721-5324.

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The Greater Crofton Jaycees held its monthly membership meeting last night at Crofton Town hall.

The group is open to local residents between the ages of 21 and 39. The club's goal is to enjoy fellowship with other young adults while improving the community. The group meets on the third Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Crofton Town Hall.

Planned activities include a happy hour on March 3 at Rafters on Route 450, a "Meet Your Legislator" session March 14 in Annapolis, a fund-raising craft show and a trip to see the new Bowie BaySox play baseball at their new stadium.

For more information about the club, contact President Carl Spinks, 721-2852.

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Healing Journey is an ecumenical support group for adults whose spouses have died. Meetings are held each Wednesday evening at 6:45 in the fellowship hall of Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church.

Information: 987-8900.

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Don't forget Crofton birthday dance No. 2 sponsored by the Crofton Civic Association this Saturday at the Arundel Volunteer Fire Department on Route 424. The theme for this dance will be country-western.

You say you don't know how to dance country? Come by at 7 p.m. for a one-hour crash course just before the dance starts.

Tickets are $15 per couple, or $10 for singles. A cash bar and free snacks will be available.

Call Sue Bents, the association recreation assistant, at town hall for tickets or for information about any of the 30th anniversary plans: 721-2301.

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