Quintet's concert to benefit Habitat for Humanity project

NEIGHBORS

February 05, 1996|By Rosalie Falter | Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE Classic Brass Quintet will give a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church to raise money to help pay for a Habitat for Humanity house church members are planning to build.

Admission is free, but an offering will be taken.

Craig Duerling, a member of the quintet, said he asked the others if they would like to help, and they agreed.

"We are not professionals, but we like music and enjoy playing together," he said.

The group has been together since 1979 and plays primarily for church services, weddings and some funerals. The members come from various communities and walks of life.

Mr. Duerling, who plays trombone, lives in Herald Harbor and is a software manager at Westinghouse. Gary Alker, a trumpet player, lives in Catonsville and is a consulting manager with Hewlett Packard. Sykesville resident Mirrel Wothers, also a trumpet player, is a full-time mother. French hornist Leslie Norris is the band director at Pine Grove Middle School in Baltimore and lives in Towson. Donald Brink, the tuba player, lives in Reisterstown and is the band director and special area manager at Franklin Middle School.

For Sunday's concert they will play traditional pieces, blues and swing.

The church is at 200 School Lane. For additional information, call the church office at 859-0990.

Recorder to be presented

Representatives from Giant Food will present students from Linthicum Elementary School with a combination television-videocassette recorder, which they earned by collecting Giant Food receipts. The presentation has been scheduled for lunch periods Thursday.

All students will receive an ice-cream treat at that time.

Linthicum Elementary is the first school in the county to request the TV-VCR in the Apples for Students campaign.

The school has set up a box at Bonnie Max's Variety store in Shipley-Linthicum Shopping Center to collect Giant Food and Metro receipts.

PTA offers spaghetti dinner

Linthicum Elementary School PTAwill have a spaghetti dinner and karaoke night from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the school. The menu will include spaghetti with meatballs, salad, Italian bread and beverages. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 2 to 12. Children under 2 will be admitted free.

Tickets will be sold at the door, and karaoke will be provided for entertainment.

The sixth-grade class will hold a bake sale at the dinner to raise funds for its graduation ceremonies.

Youth Sunday at church

Bring a friend to the 11 a.m. service for Youth Sunday at Friendship Church of the Brethren, 217 Mansion Road. The theme will be "Searching for Hope, for Belonging, for God."

The worship service presented by the Youth Group will feature the Children's Choir.

Coffee hour will follow the service. For information, call the church office at 789-2422.

Roadrunners plan Ky. trip

The Ferndale Roadrunners senior group has a limited number of seats available for a bus trip to Kentucky June 17-21. The group will visit Lexington, Louisville, Bardstown and Renfro Valley.

The trip costs $400 and includes transportation, lodgingbreakfast and dinner for four nights, admission to three shows, tax and tips. For information and reservations, call 761-0484.

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