Crofton Woods 3rd-grader wins 4 ice-skating medals

NEIGHBORS

July 12, 1994|By SUE HALLER

Courtney Renner, a third-grader at Crofton Woods Elementary School, won two gold and two silver medals Saturday at the fourth annual open ice-skating competition at Northwest Ice Rink in Baltimore.

The 7-year-old from Shaftsbury Avenue won gold medals in free style and interpretive skating and silver medals in figures and in dance.

Courtney has been skating for only two years under the direction of coach Patty DeLisi at the Piney Orchard Ice Rink and already she has gotten into that Olympic routine. Most mornings she is up at 5:30 a.m. to be at the rink by 6:30 a.m. Her mother, Paula, and her older brother, Mike, generally are there to cheer her on. By that time, her father, Jim, is off to work.

Congratulations, Courtney, and keep up the great skating.

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The Crofton Athletic Council congratulates Crofton Civic Association President Ed Dosek, the 1994 Cardinal of the year. Ed has gone above and beyond his duties as the CCA president by pursuing additional recreational space for the council.

Ed, a former football coach for the council, says it is important to provide youngsters a safe place to play. He will be presented the award later this year at one of Crofton's 30th birthday celebrations.

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Crofton's annual baseball tournament has started at Crofton Park. Most games start at 6 p.m. on weeknights and involve some of the best select baseball teams in the area. So head out to the park, eat a hot dog and see some future big league stars.

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School may be out, but the Crofton Teen Club continues to meet from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at the Crofton Town Hall. For more information on the club, call Amber French at 721- 9265.

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The Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce is holding a networking breakfast July 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at the Crofton Convalescent Center. Cost is $7 for members and $12 for nonmembers.

For information, or to make a reservation, call Sheila Schneider, 721-9131.

The chamber's education committee is to meet at 4 p.m. July 28 at the Signet Bank in Crofton.

New members are always welcome.

Call Mike Finell at 721-2298 for details.

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