Celebrity doodles to be auctioned at fund-raiser

NEIGHBORS

April 26, 1994|By NATALIE HARVEY

Chandler Designs of Columbia, 9017 Mendenhall Court, Oakland Mills Village, is one of the sponsors of tomorrow evening's "Doodles For Dollars" art auction at the Marriott Hotel, Washington.

The event benefits the Big Sisters organization of the Washington/Baltimore Metro Area. "Doodles" have been donated by well-known political and entertainment men and women.

Ms. Chandler's business has designed and donated "Green Framer Decorative Fine Art Accessories" frames for the art works of news anchor Hugh Downs; former President Ronald Reagan; actor John Ritter; Virginia Gov. George Allen; Speaker of the House Thomas S. Foley; talk show host Jay Leno; professional golfer Arnold Palmer; former tennis champion, Chris Evert and many other notables.

Tickets for the 6:30 p.m. affair cost $35, which includes food and entertainment, plus an opportunity to bid on a famous Doodle.

Information: 290-6808 or (202) 244-1012.

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This Friday, Phelps Luck Elementary School is sponsoring "Family Fun Night" at 7 p.m. for families and friends. Bingo will be played throughout the evening, 10 cards for $1, with great prizes for the winners.

During the course of the evening, bidders can check the "silent auction" list to raise bids on items of their choice.

Refreshments will be available at a very nominal price. Donations of prizes and auction items will be accepted all week; call 730-0954.

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Childrens' Time Preschool, MacGill's Common, has scheduled two sessions of morning summer camp for pre-schoolers, June 20 to July 1, and Aug. 1 to Aug. 12.

Tuition and days vary according to the childrens' ages. Information: 796-7066 or 988-8007.

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High school juniors and seniors interested in the medical field may apply for a summer research fellowship in Howard County General Hospital's Department of Medicine.

Each student will work for eight weeks on a research project and receive a $500 stipend. Resumes and transcripts should be mailed by May 15 to Karen Nicholson, Medical Staff Coordinator, Howard County General Hospital, 5755 Cedar Lane, Columbia, 21044.

Information: 740-7544.

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Rabbi Jeff Roth, Elat Chayyim executive director, will speak to the Columbia Jewish Congregation tomorrow evening, 8 p.m., at the Oakland Mills Meeting House, Oakland Mills Village Center.

Information: 730-6044.

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Boys and girls at Jeffers Hill Elementary School haven't allowed spring fever to interfere with their school work.

Readers of the Day for the first two weeks of April were: Jessica Castonguay, Leesac Cho, Sara Bloomer, Bryn Holmes, Margaret Lockhart, Michael Piet, Catrina Kringen, Jeremy Wingo and Ben Westbrook.

Citizens of the Week at JHES for the same weeks were: Faisal Qayumi, Kari Woodley, Marlon Harris, Matthew Misiaszek, Niquita Meyers, Kieran Parker, Ryan Foley, Evan Suggs, John Kinch, Gregory Salvucci, Yuka Kohari and Ashley Ketchum.

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During April assembly, Stevens Forest Elementary School named its class teams' Citizens of the Month:

Sassafras -- Miesha Cooper, Katie Lanier and Alexis Rice; Dogwood -- Pam Ressler, Steve Karradimos, Heather Cleveland and Sarah Rosenberg; Oak -- Kauren Pappas and Adam McGhee; Tulip -- Brett Strand, Gary Hersey and Mandy Wilson; Cherry -- Daniel Berman, Danny Ballard and Emma McDonnell.

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Planning a family picnic or reunion, birthday or anniversary party?

The Elkhorn Pavilion, Lake Elkhorn, Owen Brown Village, is an ideal place to have your get-together.

It can accommodate 150 people, has picnic tables and benches, and utilities.

Cost is $24 an hour weekdays and $28 weekends for residents and businesses on CA assessed properties.

Reservations and information: 715-3161.

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Piccolo's Restaurant, 7090 Deepage Drive (off Snowden River Dr.), Owen Brown Village, is the 8:30 a.m. kickoff point for the bike riders participating in Sunday's 5th Annual Great Columbia Bike Ride.

Entry fee is $12 for adults; children under 18 and seniors, $6. Each rider will receive a gift pack, refreshments and will qualify for a prize.

Registration and information: 995-1894.

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