Arundel Improvement Association re-elects president for 15th year

Neighbors

January 22, 1996|By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas | Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE ARUNDEL Improvement Association has re-elected Frances Jones as president for the 15th year. Other officers elected are: Doug Cash, vice president; Marlene Heinbuch, treasurer, and Helen Cashen, secretary. Ralph Secoura, Elmer Jones, Vernon Heinbuch, Carol Ege, Henry Radtka, Mary Secoura and Roxie Ege will make up the board of directors.

The association would like to thank the many community volunteers who weathered ice and snow to make the 1995 Santa Claus program a huge success. More than 1,500 homes in the community were visited in three nights. The association also would like to thank all the volunteers who did a wonderful job playing Santa Claus.

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Brooklyn Park Elementary School news: Fifth-grade students will celebrate their Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) graduation at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Students have been meeting with Officer Sylvia Perry of the county police department once a week since October and learning how to say no to drugs and to resist peer pressure. All students will receive certificates of participation. Parents are invited.

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North County High School news: First-semester exams are scheduled today through Wednesday. Students will be dismissed at 11:55 a.m., and there will be no lunch. Snacks will be allowed during the second scheduled exam. Attendance at school is essential during exam days.

Band parents will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the band room. All interested parents are invited to attend. Discussions will include spring fund-raising projects, all spring dates and planning for the spring trip to Orlando, Fla.

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Free arts and crafts instruction is being offered for elementary schoolchildren by Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks. Classes will take place at Brooklyn Park Elementary School, 200 14th Ave. Students in kindergarten through grade three will meet from 3:20 p.m. until 5 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Feb. 1. Students in grades four through six will meet from 3:20 p.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 30. Classes continue for 10 weeks.

All supplies and materials are provided. To register or for more information, call 222-7313.

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The county recreation and parks department also is offering a before- and after-school child care program at Belle Grove Elementary School, 4502 Belle Grove Road. Students will participate in indoor and outdoor games, arts and crafts, study time, individual and group activities and special events. Call 222-7313 for more information.

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Do you like to shop? The North County High School Band Boosters is sponsoring a shopping trip to the outlet mall at Potomac Mills, Va., Feb. 17.

The bus will depart from Hubers Bus Yard in Ferndale at 7:30 a.m. and return at 7:30 p.m.

The cost is $22. Reservations, with a nonrefundable $11 deposit, are required by Jan. 27. Proceeds will benefit the band. For reservations, call Sue Sturms at 636-5125.

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Harbor Hospital Center News: If you resolved to stop smoking in the new year, the hospital's new "Fresh Start" program can help you reach your goal through behavior modification.

Advance registration is required for the class, which will meet from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., starting tomorrow, through Feb. 27. The hospital will refund the $15 fee to those who complete the program.

Information: 347-2563.

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