'Country Roads' radio host plans lecture at Renew Session of St. Joseph's Church

NEIGHBORS

January 16, 1996|By Vicki Wellford | Vicki Wellford,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE LAST six-week Renew Session of the winter at St. Joseph's Church will begin next month. The church also has booked the Rev. Joe Breighner for lecture at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, in Corrigan Hall. He is the well-known host of "Country Roads" radio show, a weekly columnist in the Catholic Review and author of a new book, "Father Joe: A Year of Wit, Wisdom and Warmth." He will speak on "Renewal of Self and Relationships."

2 Information: (410) 222-6227 or (301) 621-9515.

Teen club anniversary

The Gambrills Teen Club will celebrate its 10th anniversary at a banquet Saturday, Jan. 27. Teen club members will say thank you to all the adults who helped make the Gambrills Teen Club a reality. The governor and key Anne Arundel County officials have been invited.

The $15 ticket pays for the banquet and admission to a dance that evening. Tickets are $7 for children under age 12. The meal is being catered by Ledos' of Adelphi in College Park. The evening's DJ will be the Luney Tunes.

, Information: (410) 923-6997.

Library honors staff

The Anne Arundel County Public Library recently held its eighth-annual staff achievement awards ceremony.

Patricia A. Hopkins, cataloging assistant at library headquarters, received this year's Elmer M. Jackson Jr. Individual Achievement Award.

Mrs. Hopkins has been a member of the headquarters staff for 23 years. She began her career with the library as a clerk-typist and was honored for her initiative.

Ronald S. Kozlowski, library administrator, and Mrs. Elmer M. Jackson Jr., vice president of the library's board of trustees, presented the awards.

The staff of the Maryland City branch received the 1995 Team Achievement Award. Team winners were Judy Bausell of Crofton, Gloria Davis of Odenton, Beth Fowler of Laurel, Kathy Kreuz of Laurel, Joyce McNulty of Laurel, Judy Onorati of Annapolis and Linda Smoot of Severn.

Maryland City has the highest circulation per square foot of any of the 15 branches within the Anne Arundel County library system. The staff also was recognized as having the most improved performance among branch libraries statewide in a 1994 reference survey by the state Department of Education Division of Library Development Services.

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