DIGNITARIES AND local residents gathered Tuesday for a grand opening of Howard County General Hospital's Wellness Center at the Inwood Village Center in Glenwood.
The Wellness Center will offer screenings, such as one March 26 for skin cancer. The Wellness Center also offers classes on fitness, childbirth, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first-aid. Lectures also will be given on health-related topics.
On-site primary care physicians and a physician-referral service are part of the mission of the Wellness Center. There also is meeting space for western Howard County community groups.
Call 489-7844 for more information.
Pops concert at Glenelg
Musical events take center stage in western Howard County this month.
At 8 p.m. tomorrow, a pops concert is on the program, compliments of the Glenelg High School Choral Department.
Soloists and small ensembles, including Jamie Hill, Karyn Casper and Luke Reinke, will entertain. Also, performing will be the concert choir, Madrigals and men's and women's barbershop groups.
The Glenelg High School Madrigals will tune up at the Madrigals Festival tomorrow. Call 313-5528 for ticket information.
Maynard at Glenelg
A few tickets remain for the concert by Maynard Ferguson at 8 p.m. March 12 at Glenelg High School. They cost $15 if purchased in odvance.
Tickets at the door, if available, will cost $18.
Call 313-5533 for ticket information and directions to the school.
The Glenelg High School Jazz Ensemble will open the concert. If you like what you hear, purchase tickets to the Jazz Band Concert. The concert at 8 p.m. March 22 will benefit the Jazz Ensemble's summer tour of Europe, including performances at the North Sea Jazz Festival and the Montreaux Jazz Festival.
Trial team triumphs
F. Lee Bailey should take note of the Glenelg High School Trial Team. Faculty sponsor Charlie Ashcraft reports that the student litigators are 3-0 in their trials. They have beaten South Carroll, Annapolis Christian Academy and Archbishop Spaulding high schools.
What's happening in 4-H? Horse shows, rabbit workshops, dog obedience classes, speaking contests, tours, pet shows, cattle leasing programs and modeling workshops.
The three horse clubs -- Spur and Stirrup, Centaurs and Trailblazers -- with the help of parents, club leaders and volunteers will hold six horse shows for members to accumulate points and win year-end awards.
If you would like more information about the clubs and programs 4-H offers in our community, please call 313-2707.
4-H'ers Alison Brown, Jennifer Bly, Heather Rynarzewski and Crissy Schulze were accepted to attend the Maryland Institute of Cooperation Education conference.
Oyster, ham supper
Forget your diet. It's time for the semi-annual oyster and ham supper at Lisbon United Methodist Church. From 1: 30 p.m. until 6: 30 p.m. March 16, visitors can dine on freshly patted oysters, homemade salads, ham, green beans, corn, rolls, relishes, iced tea and coffee. The charge is $9 for adults and $4 for children ages 6 to 12.
The church is on Route 144 between Routes 97 and 94 in Lisbon, next to the Lisbon Elementary School.
L Call 489-7245 for information and directions to the church.
If you are a college student majoring in horticulture, landscape design, botany, forestry, conservation or related subjects, the Cattail River Garden Club wants to hear from you.
Club members award $500 per semester to a Howard County resident who attends an accredited college and needs financial assistance.
To receive an application for the scholarship, which must be submitted by April 1, write to Mrs. J. Barry Oakes, 3890 Jennings Chapel Road, Woodbine, 21797.
Mount View Middle School's Eighth Grade Town Council is presenting a benefit basketball game between the Mount View Skyflyers and the Glenwood Cobras at 7 p.m. tomorrow.
In Mount View's gym, the faculty teams from the two schools will meet, with the Mount View teachers seeking to avenge an overtime defeat against Glenwood's staff this year.
The $1 admission fees will help fund the eighth-grade service learning projects.
Parents of River Hill High students who are new to high school may attend an orientation meeting tonight at the school. Parents and students may discuss ideas with the newly appointed department heads at River Hill.
At this meeting, you may learn more about which classes your children may take next year.
4( Call 313-7120 for more information.
Pancake, sausage supper
The Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Men offers its annual pancake and sausage supper from 5 p.m. until 7: 30 p.m. tomorrow in the church basement.
The home-cooked meal will include pancakes, sausages, chicken gravy and beverages. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 10. Call 531-5653.
Pub Date: 3/07/96