Youth coordinator leaving St. Louis church to enter seminary

NEIGHBORS

April 07, 1994|By SALLY BUCKLER

After three years as coordinator of the youth ministry at St. Louis Catholic Church in Clarksville, Chuck Wible knows what he wants to do.

The poet, musician and teacher will leave St. Louis on June 1 to enter St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore to join the Archdiocese of Baltimore as a priest.

His schedule has him entering the formation program, becoming a deacon in November 1995, with ordination set for the spring of 1996.

At St. Louis he has been dedicated to working with the parish youth.

He serves as a counselor and helps parish young adults plan and carry out such activities as dances, trips, game nights, team sports, Italian dinners and car washes.

People who have worked with Mr. Wible appreciate his sensitivity and his dedication to the young people of St. Louis.

The pastoral staff will miss his gentle manner and caring interaction, said Gloria Sauter, director of religious education.

The St. Louis Catholic Youth Ministry is sponsoring a sock hop with music exclusively from the '50s and '60s.

It begins at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Parish hall. Admission is $3, but only $2 if you wear a '60s costume. Members and friends are invited to join the fun. Call 531-6668 for more information.

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Jazz up your life at the Glenelg High School Jazz Band concert at 8 p.m. April 15.

The band will play a mix of jazz, swing and jazz rock, including classics such as "Night in Tunisia" and "In a Mellow Tone."

You'll hear Glenelg High vocalists Jill Wienknecht and Lakeasha Washington.

Guest soloist trumpeter Tom Williams, who has been part of the trumpet section of the United States Army band for the past six years and is a former member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra, will perform.

Mr. Williams has recorded extensively, including his own CD, "Introducing Tom Williams." Tickets are $5, available from band members and at the door.

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At Chapelgate Christian Academy, the Parent Teacher Fellowship will have a general meeting from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday in the chapel.

If you would like to send your child to Chapelgate, you must submit an application package to the school and schedule admissions testing. Admissions testing for April is Saturday and April 16.

Enrollment for grades six through 12 is still open for next year. Phone 442-5888 to request information.

Seventh-grade students at Chapelgate are anticipating their Black Rock retreat, which will be Monday through Wednesday. Students will visit Black Rock and spend several days enjoying sports, academics and spiritual activities.

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Just in time for pleasant weather, spring fairs pop up. If you like to make crafts or buy them, there will be lots of opportunities for you this spring.

To reserve a space to sell your crafts or collectibles, try these:

St. James United Methodist Church will have a spring craft show, flea market, and plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30. To rent a $10 space, call Bonnie Besseck at 489-5431.

For the Clarksville Elementary Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30, you can rent a space for $10 by calling Sari Garbis at 531-6456.

The Lisbon Elementary School Spring Fling is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 21, and it will have crafts people there for the first time this year. The cost is $10 for a space, and $5 for a table. Call Anne Douglas at 854-5285.

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fifth

District Clarksville Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor a flea market. To rent a $10 space phone 531-3984 or (301) 854-2889. The fire station is at the corner of Routes 108 and 32 in Clarksville.

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Hoofers of all ages are welcome at the Country Line and Couples Dance at Glenelg High School from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. tomorrow.

There will be dancing and lessons all evening.

Organizers planned the dance to raise funds for Michael Doyle, who is awaiting a lung transplant.

Tickets are $5. Call 761-5408 or 531-3956.

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Have you submitted your entry in the Howard County Fair Association logo contest?

When they heard that the prize was $300, several young artists I know started to work on their logo to represent the Howard County Fair and its association.

To enter, draw your idea of an agriculturally oriented logo on an 8 1/2 -inch-by-11-inch sheet of paper.

Mail it with your name and address to Howard County Fair Association Inc., 2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship, 21794.

The contest is open to all Howard County residents.

Entries, which become the property of the Howard County Fair Association and will not be returned, must be received by May 1. Decision of the judges is final.

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They're going high-tech at Lisbon Elementary School. Students and staff are learning how laser discs work.

The school recently obtained a laser disc player to use in teaching and student research. In the grocery store receipt program, the school added two complete computers with CD ROMs to the school inventory.

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