Peggy Colt of Edgewater and Doris Dunker of Severna...

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT

May 01, 1994|By Kevin Harrison

Peggy Colt of Edgewater and Doris Dunker of Severna Park.

Volunteer Work: Mrs. Colt and Mrs. Dunker, members of thSevern Town Club, are co-chairwomen for the club's annual "Red Stocking Follies" benefit show at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis. The proceeds will help pay for Maryland Hall remodeling and renovations.

Peggy Colt: "The directors -- Doug and Sheery Kay Yetter -- are very talented. Some of us are not professionals, but by the time they get it together, we look pretty good. It's been a lot of work, but it's been a lot of fun. Both Doris and I love to perform."

Doris Dunker: "The cast includes many professionals who have donated their time. The show has music from the '40s, a piano medley, tap dancing, a whole section of Gershwin, a politically correct minstrel show and patriotic music in the end."

About the volunteers: Mrs. Colt, a county resident for more than 35 years, joined the Severn Town Club eight years ago after performing in the follies.

A secretary for the Anne Arundel County Medical Society for 18 years, she used to perform at the old Rose and Crown Dinner Theater in Annapolis and still sings and dances at area nursing homes and senior centers, as does Mrs. Dunker.

Mrs. Dunker is also a 20-year volunteer at Meals On Wheels, a member of the Hospice of the Chesapeake Auxiliary and a costume-maker for the Annapolis Opera Club.

L She has been a Severna Park resident for more than 30 years.

"Peg and I are best buddies. I don't know how much closer you can get," Mrs. Dunker said.

About the organization: The Severn Town Club, a nonprofit women's club, supports a wide array of community groups and programs such as Meals on Wheels, Christmas in April, roadside beautification projects, Hospice of the Chesapeake and provides scholarships.

About the program: Open to the public, the Follies is being held at 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Constitution Avenue and Greenfield Street in Annapolis.

The $12 tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 798-1445 or 647-0590.

"Volunteer Spotlight" is compiled by Kevin Harrison. To recommend someone, call the Anne Arundel Bureau, 315-8911, any time or fax information to 315-8916 or mail them to: The Sun for Anne Arundel, 8131 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, 21122.

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