Bargains in the offing this weekend

NEIGHBORS

May 31, 1994|By PHYLLIS FLOWERS AND PHYLLIS LUCAS

Another weekend for exciting bargain shopping. The Friendly Visitors from St. John Lutheran Church, Third Street and Washburn Avenue, will sponsor an outdoor flea market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Baked goods, sodas and hot dogs will be sold.

Also on Saturday, the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will sponsor their annual Strawberry Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Social Hall. Strawberries, cake and ice cream will be sold. Come browse through the bargains, then have lunch and dessert.

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The North County High School Cheerleaders will hold a cheerleading clinic from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 28, 29 and 30 at North County High School, 10 E. First Ave., in the gymnasium. The registration fee is $30. The first 20 people to register will receive a free T-shirt, and all who register will receive a key ring. Proceeds will benefit the cheerleaders' camp expenses. For information, call the school at 222-6970.

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Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: Third-graders will see "Thumbelina" at a local movie theater Thursday.

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North County High School news: The graduating class of 1994 will begin commencement exercises at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the University of Maryland Baltimore County field house. Congratulations to all these fine young men and women.

* The PTSA officers for the 1994-95 school year are: Kevin Sheckels, president; Nancy Bilheimer and Gail Ebersole, vice presidents; Pat Combs, treasurer; Phyllis Lucas, secretary; Rosemary Shomler, public relations; and Bob Nichols, teacher representative.

The following students were elected to serve as class officers for the 1994-95 school year. Jennifer Bilheimer, senior class president; Barbara Charney, vice president; Dave Hill, secretary; and Sara Helms, treasurer.

Lanaria Jones, junior class president; Julie Macey, vice president; Becky Cook, secretary; and Jaime Rollete, treasurer.

Starr Lucas, sophomore class president; Kathy Wratchford, vice president; Amy Brzuchalski, secretary; and Sabrina Bjork, treasurer.

Twanekia Spencer, Student Government Association president; Aaron Walenga, vice president; Eddie Engles, secretary; and Lawrence Jennings, treasurer. Congratulations to all these students.

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Cub Scout Pack 182 held their "graduation" May 26. Three scouts received the Tiger Badge: Alex Brown, Anthony Kristings and Shane Swiggett. Four scouts received the Bear Badge: Mark Balonis, Carroll Dixon, David Frome, Justin Scally and Ryan Teal. Graduation pins were given to parents of the graduating cubs.

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If you haven't signed up for the North County High School Golf Classic, you still have until June 17. This event, sponsored by the North County High School athletic community, will begin at 8 a.m. June 25 at Bear Creek Golf Club, 2158 Littlestown Pike, Westminster. The registration fee is $55 per golfer and includes greens fees, a cart, a continental breakfast, snacks on the course and a buffet after the tournament. Hole-in-one prizes will be awarded. For information or to register, call Nelson Martin at 222-6970.

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The Northern District Police Community Relations Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Northern District Police Station on Hammonds Lane. The meeting will feature a demonstration by the K-9 Corps.

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Harbor Hospital Center news: The hospital is offering several educational brochures during National Arthritis Month. "Basic Facts: Answers to Your Questions" provides an overview of the disease including treatment, medications and types of arthritis. "Taking Charge: Learning to Live with Arthritis" gives information about coping with the pain associated with arthritis. "Diet Guidelines for Arthritis" explains the importance of dietary habits, and how nutrition is connected to arthritis. To receive any of these educational materials, call 347-2563.

If you or your loved ones are considering your choices about life-sustaining treatments such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the hospital has designed several brochures that can help. The pamphlet on CPR provides answers to most frequently asked questions about this life-saving measure. The brochure on Advance Directives includes Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney forms, as well as detailed information about the differences between the two documents. For copies, call 347-2563.

The Physical Therapy Department has created fact sheets for people who want information on arthritis, stroke, low back pain, burns and wounds, cancer, shoulder injury, obstructive airway disease and chronic headache syndromes. The contents includes facts about the condition, the consequences in terms of reduced mobility, and benefits of physical therapy. To order a free packet, call 347-25634.

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