Firefighters plan auction and dance

NEIGHBORS

October 11, 1994|By SUE HALLER

It was a great weekend to be a Crofton resident.

The weather could not have been nicer for the Arundel Volunteer Fire Department open house, and the turnout was good.

* The volunteer firefighters aren't taking any time off between events.

Their Fireman's Auction and Dance will be held from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday at the fire hall on Route 424.

The auction will be held for two hours starting at 8 p.m.

The dance begins right after the auction.

Tickets for the entire night are $10. Tickets for the dance are $5 per person. Beer, wine, set-ups and snacks will be provided.

For more information, call 721-1967.

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The State Highway Administration will hold a public hearing on truck traffic on Route 424 at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Crofton Middle School.

SHA is considering a ban on heavy trucks along a portion of Route 424 near Crofton.

Citizens Against Truck Traffic on Route 424 has lobbied for a ban, citing safety concerns, noise and air pollution. Truck companies have said the ban would hurt business.

This is expected to be SHA's final public hearing before a decision is announced.

If this subject concerns you, please plan on attending.

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Time is running out for you to get your child registered for the Crofton Athletic Council winter sports programs.

The fees are $30 each for basketball, basketball cheerleading and wrestling. The price will go up $10 after Oct. 30.

Your child will not be allowed to try out for county basketball if not registered. Tryouts will begin Saturday.

If you need more information on tryout times, call CAC basketball commissioners Rich Hearing 261-6292 (girls) or Bill Banchero 721-0869 (boys). For registration information, call Deb Klein at 451-2211.

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The Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce is promoting the hiring of teens for weekend work during the holiday season.

Members who can offer jobs are asked to mail or fax to the chamber offices specific information about the job, minimum age requirements, a brief job description, hourly wage and other pertinent details.

The information will be given to Arundel High School for its job bulletin board and guidance department, and to the Crofton Town Hall Teen Job Bank.

For more information, call the Crofton Chamber of Commerce at 721-9131.

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The Crofton Civic Association, in conjunction with the Crofton Country Club and the Anne Arundel Medical Center, is sponsoring two free health symposiums this month.

On Oct. 22, the topic will be "Women's Health Issues -- Myths and Realities."

The seminar will be at 8:30 a.m. at the Crofton Country Club.

On Oct. 26, "Critical Issues in a Man's Life," will be discussed from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the country club.

For more information, call event organizer Sheila Schneider at 721-6310.

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The Chesapeake Treasures of the Smocking Arts Guild of vTC America meets Thursday at 7 p.m. at Crofton Middle School. Newcomers are welcome.

4( For more information, call 268-3602.

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