Cub Scouts win badges, new recruits

NEIGHBORS

October 11, 1994|By VICKI WELLFORD

It was a night of awards and welcome recently as Cub Scout Pack 663 had its annual school night at Quarterfield Elementary School.

The pack party Sept. 22 introduced prospective Scouts to Scouting activities and the den leaders. Thirty-five Scouts were welcomed into the pack.

The awards presented were:

* Bobcat Badge to Brandon Cato.

L * Wolf Badge to Jordon Fly, Andrew Dobrzykowski and Brandon.

* Fitness Belt Loop to Andrew Carter, Clarence Allen, Ian Hines and Jordon.

* Whittling Chip to Patrick Mullen.

* Baseball Pin and Loop to Brian LaAsmar.

* Baseball Letter to James St. Hilaire.

* Citizen Badge to Ben Nardone, Russell Cosner and Craig Pangle.

* Handyman Badge to Ben and Craig.

The quality of Scouting and its programs depends on volunteers who act as leaders and committee members and who support activities in our community.

Anyone interested in volunteering may call Cub Master Linda Fonteneau at 315-8113.

Pack 663 is sponsored by Howard L. Turner American Legion Post 276 and meets on the third Monday of the month at the post home on Quarterfield Road.

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The Odenton Elementary School Readiness Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The fair is free and open to all youngsters, infants through school-age children, and their families. Events include displays by the Chesapeake Children's Museum, music, dance, storytelling, McGruff the Crime Dog and Sparky the Fire Dog.

You can talk to the candidates at Vote Kids '94 and visit a real Indian tepee. Pizza is only 25 cents, and there will be giveaways.

The school is at 1290 Odenton Road.

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The Gambrills Odenton Recreation Council will be holding registration for boys' and girls' basketball, clinic basketball and wrestling (50 to 150 pounds) from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Registration will be at Arundel Middle School, 1179 Hammond Lane in Odenton.

Fees are $35 for one child, $10 for a second child and $5 for each additional child.

Information: Charmane Smith, (301) 621-7821.

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Faith Community Church, 1306 Waugh Chapel Road in Gambrills, is having its Family Hayride and Bonfire at Camp Letts in Annapolis Saturday.

The event, with singing, fellowship and fun, will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The church requests that you bring hot dogs, drinks and -- of course -- marshmallows.

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The O'Malley Senior Center will sponsor a free program about allergies and asthma from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Monday.

Dr. Arnold Kirshenbaum, an allergist affiliated with North Arundel Hospital, will discuss allergies and related conditions.

Many times patients are incorrectly diagnosed with sinusitis when they actually are suffering with asthma. Dr. Kirshenbaum will explain the relationship between the two conditions. Treatment also will be discussed.

The center is at 1275 Odenton Road. Information: 222-6227 or 621-9515.

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The West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor an end-of-season golf tournament Monday at the Walden Golf Club.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. The cost, which covers golf, beverages, lunch and giveaways, is $80 per person. The cost to attend the 2 p.m. event is $12. The golf club is at 1500 Reidel Road in Crofton.

Hole and hazard sponsorships are still available. For reservations, call the chamber office at (410) 672-3422.

* The chamber also is sponsoring a congressional and senatorial candidates breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday at Kauffman's Tavern, 329 Gambrills Road in Gambrills.

Candidates in Districts 1, 3 and 5 are being invited to participate, and each will be asked to submit written responses to questions prepared by chamber members. These positions will then be distributed at breakfast.

Topics for discussion include the challenges facing small businesses, the federal crime bill, proposed health care legislation and government regulations.

The breakfast forum is open to the public. The cost for breakfast is $7.50.

?3 Information: Marcia Hall at the chamber office.

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