Pool openings, camp registration -- signs of summer

NEIGHBORS

May 24, 1994|By SUE HALLER

Local pools will be opening their doors next weekend, the first weekend of the summer. Crofton Country Club will open its pool's doors at 11 a.m. for its members. A lot has been happening at the club pool this winter and the season is sure to be a big hit with everyone.

Let's start hoping for great weather next weekend. And whatever you do, have fun and be safe.

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Spring is a good time to clean out the attic, garage or basement. And once you've finished, you can take all those treasures you no longer want to keep around to the Crofton Goodwill Donation Center in the parking lot of the Crofton Shopping Center on Route 3. The truck is there from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month through December. Goodwill accepts clothing and household goods. The next pickup day is June 11.

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Summer day camp for school age children will be available at Crofton Woods Elementary School from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. starting June 22.

Activities will include cooking, crafts, field trips, soccer and basketball.

For more information, call the Open Door at 825-6300.

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The Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce Education Committee is exploring ways to aid local schools. Anyone who is interested in becoming a business-school liaison should plan on attending the committee's meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Crofton Library.

For more information or to volunteer call Mike Finelly at 721- 2298 or Martha Brown 721-1500.

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Crofton Civic Association Recreation Assistant Sue Bents would like to thank those who helped organize the 3rd annual Armed Forces Day Parade, which helped celebrate Crofton's 30th anniversary.

Thanks to Chief Deb Bogush and Sgt. John Wortman, Julie Humphrey, Steve Bents, Charlie Robinson, Mary Mehlman, Jeannette Bonacoursey, Mike and Monica Murphy, and Denise and Christine Gramlich, Mike Wetklow, Jon and Jake Bents and Bryan Porch. Also thanks to Bill Berkshire and Joe Novotny for accommodating the Crofton baseball folks on the grounds of the Crofton Country Club. A special thanks to Diane Saccaccio for coordinating the Crofton Woods Fun Fair with parade activities and Debbie McDaniel, the CAC parade coordinator.

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Crofton 30th anniversary T-shirts are on sale at Crofton Town Hall for just $10. Proceeds from their sale will go toward the year-end celebration that is being planned.

Kaye Callahan will chair the 30th Anniversary steering committee meeting at 7:30 p.m. today at Town hall. If you would like to become involved in the celebration planning, be at the meeting.

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Crofton library begins its Readerosaurus program from June 20 to Aug. 20. Children entering grades 1-6 in the fall are eligible. The program offers nine weeks of reading activities and prizes. Stop by the library between now and June 20 to pick up your child's summer reading starter kit.

When you register, complete your Dino name plate to hang in the library. At home, keep track of the books your child reads. Children can earn coupons for prizes at local restaurants and tickets to Busch Gardens, the B&O Railroad Museum or Babe Ruth Museum. Everyone who registers receives a pass to the Baltimore Zoo.

Information: 261-3909.

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