Severna Park High Marching Band concert tonight

NEIGHBORS

May 19, 1994|By JONI GUHNE

We're off!

Central County is about to enter the last month of organized frenzy before the summer lull, or as we in the business like to call it, the Final Four.

A free spring concert will be presented at 7:30 tonight by the Severna Park High School Marching Band.

Although the performance is in the auditorium, it will include all the highlights of a field show: state champion Drum Major Corey Poorman, the state champion Band Front/Flag Line and the band's popular version of "Phantom of the Opera," all directed by R. Thomas Powell.

The Belvedere Elementary School Band, under the direction of Bill Sharkey, and the Belvedere Flag Team will make a guest appearance.

Information: 544-0900.

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And speaking of award winners, a toot of the horn to the 71-member Archbishop Spalding High School Band.

The group recently took first place in a 22-band competition, "Music in the Parks," at Hershey Park, Pa.

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It isn't easy dealing with emotions and pressure when a loved one is sick. It's even more difficult when you're a child or teen-ager.

Youths ages 6 to 18 who are facing those feelings are invited to a retreat Saturday at the Annapolis Swim Center, 2690 Riva Road.

The retreat, sponsored by the Bereavement Center of Hospice of the Chesapeake, will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Reservations are required.

Call 987-2129.

* The center is also sponsoring a suicide support group. It meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. during May, June, July and August. Contact Betty Asplund at 987-2129.

* The AIDS survivor support group, which has been meeting on the third Monday at Hospice of the Chesapeake, will resume in September.

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The Chesapeake Youth Symphony appears in concert at 7 p.m. Sunday in St. John's College Key Auditorium.

Tickets are $8 for adults or $5 for students and seniors. You can buy tickets at the door or reserve them by calling 647-8474.

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Busch's Chesapeake Inn is the site of the Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce May general membership luncheon on Wednesday.

Representatives from the business community, North Arundel Hospital and Anne Arundel Medical Center will discuss "The Maryland Health Care Reform Act and Its Effect On You."

Social hour and registration begin at 11 a.m.; lunch is at noon. The cost for members is $15; for others it is $17.

Information: 987-6625.

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Volunteers are needed to help run two local thrift shops: the American Cancer Society's Discovery Shop in the Didonato Plaza and CaRES Next to New shop in Patriots Plaza, both on Ritchie Highway.

Call the Discovery Shop at 544-0568, and the CaRES Next to New shop at 760-2929.

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Residents along Ritchie Highway, from Glen Burnie to Arnold, will now be served by a new unit of the American Cancer Society: the Three Rivers Unit.

For information, contact the Mid-Maryland Area office at 721-4304 or Three Rivers Unit Board President Pat Troy at 544-1538.

* Remember to "B Positive" by making a donation at the Red Cross Blood Drive from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 26 at Severna Park United Methodist Church. Information: 987-3175.

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The Anne Arundel Community College summer program Kids in College offers something for everyone ages 3 to 14. Sessions run July 11-21 and Aug. 8-18.

Call 541-2325.

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