Odenton couple renews vows after 50 years of marriage


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

FRIENDS AND RELATIVES gathered Saturday at the home of George and Trella Weible to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of the Odenton couple who were married April 6, 1946, in Grantsville. The Weibles have lived in Odenton for 34 years.

The couple renewed their wedding vows on the lawn of their home, with the Rev. Forrest Gordon, Mr. Weible's brother-in-law, officiating.

Among those sharing this day were their granddaughter Dana Marie Royea and great-grandson Christopher Michael Royea.

The Weibles' daughter, Connie Myers of Baltimore, was hostess for the celebration.

Mr. Weible retired in 1988 from Carefree Industries and enjoys woodworking and find-a-word books. Mrs. Weible, who retired the same year from the American Retailers Association, enjoys making crafts.

Sleepover with 'Chelsea'

Several talented young people from this area will perform in "Chelsea," an original musical to be staged at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis.

Christopher Cox of Gambrills will be Abe Lincoln, and Cami Nolet of Crofton will play Justine, a friend of Chelsea Clinton who is invited to a sleepover at the White House. Bianca Burgess of Odenton, Jenifer Brainsky of Crofton and Melissa Hough of Severn all have featured dance roles in the show.

Performances are at 7: 30 p.m. April 26, 9: 30 a.m. and noon May 2, 7: 30 p.m. May 3 and 1 p.m. May 4. Tickets for the family show are available for $5 by calling (410) 554-4688. Proceeds will help pay for Maryland Hall programs.

Horse club competition

Riders of all levels will be able to compete for fun April 20 and Sept. 28 at the Chesapeake Plantation Walking Horse Club all breed Open Versatility Horse Shows and Flea Markets at the Anne Arundel County Fair Grounds in Crownsville.

Proper show attire is preferred, but not required. The entry fee is $5 per class or $30 for as many classes as a rider wants to enter.

Spectators are welcome. There is no admission fee.

Registration will open at 8 a.m., with the show beginning promptly at 9 a.m.

English, Western Driving, Trail and Jumping classes are among those available. There will be a Stick Horse class for young nonriders, a Jack Benny class for riders 50 and older and a Fossils class for horses 16 and older.

In addition to division championships, versatility awards will be given to both junior and senior riders and horse teams that accumulate the highest points in different categories.

The club's first two Open Versatility horse shows last year attracted horses from around the state. This year's shows are expected to attract some of Maryland's finest horses.

Flea market table space is available at $10 a space for amateurs, $25 for commercial vendors. Arrangements can be made at the show booth on April 20 or by calling (410) 349-1350.

The Chesapeake Plantation Walking Horse Club membership includes riders and nonriders from Maryland and neighboring states.

The club offers monthly trail rides, monthly meetings with guest speakers, parades and demonstrations. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month in the Odenton Elementary School. Guests are welcome.

Information: (410) 923-6157 or (410) 349-1350.

Bull & Oyster Roast

Tickets are available for the West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce's seventh annual $10,000 Raffle and Bull & Oyster Roast from 7 p.m. to midnight April 26 at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie.

Music will be provided by Central Ave. The drawing for the $10,000 raffle will be held during the evening.

Tickets for the roast are $25 per person and raffle tickets are $100.

Information: (410) 672-3422.

Flea market and bake sale

The O'Malley Senior Center will sponsor a flea market and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20 at the center, 1275 Odenton Road. A space may be reserved for $10 and a space, table and two chairs may be reserved for $15. Refreshments will be available. The rain date is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21.

Information: (410) 674-8501.

Pub Date: 4/16/96

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