Honoring Crider before his move to Timonium


June 16, 1996|By Rosalie Falter | Rosalie Falter,Special to the Sun

DR. FRED CRIDER will preach his last sermon as pastor of Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church Sunday before he moves to Timonium United Methodist Church.

He will be honored at a potluck supper at 6 p.m. Saturday. The meat, dessert and beverages will be provided. Please bring a vegetable or casserole to serve eight people.

Gifts and cards will be presented. Please R.S.V.P. by Tuesday. Call the church office at 859-0990, or Erma Parmentier, 859-0802.

"Ready, Set, READ!

Neighborhood children can explore the world of sports by reading and participating in the Anne Arundel public library system's free Reading Olympics program, which begins tomorrow at the Linthicum Library.

The annual summer program, which runs through Aug. 2, is designed to make reading fun and help children maintain reading skills over the summer. This year's theme is "Ready, Set, READ!

Children entering kindergarten through sixth grade in the fall can register any time during the seven-week program. They will receive a log to record their reading progress and a pass to the Baltimore Zoo.

Although the program is self-paced, children are encouraged to visit the library each week to borrow books. Reading will be rewarded with prizes such as coupons for treats from local businesses, discount coupons for admission to area attractions and Orioles player postcards. Participants also can win prizes through drawings.

Storyteller Jon Spelman will visit the library June 26; Kindermusik of the Chesapeake, July 2; Magpie and the Living Planet, July 18; Mandy the Clown, July 24; and Michael the Magician, July 29.

There also will be activities for preschoolers.

The Linthicum Library is at 400 Shipley Road at Hammonds Ferry Road. It is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

2& Information: 222-6265 or 222-7371.

New officers

The Linthicum-Shipley Improvement Association elected new officers at its Wednesday meeting: Susan March, president; Gerald Starr, vice president; Bill Mueller, treasurer; Nancy Phelps, secretary.

Members of the board of directors are: Harry Brown, Mike Daniels, Paul DiBlasi, Tom Holland, Gerrell Plummer, Will Hubbard, Marge Smith and Theodore Sophocleus.


The District 32 Democratic Club will hold its meeting Thursday at Sulin's Farm, 85 Burns Crossing Road, Severn. A cook-out dinner begins at 6 p.m.

There is no charge. The speaker will be Maryland Secretary of State John Willis.

Guests and those interested in joining the club are invited. The club will not meet in July and August.

Information: Victor Sulin at 551-7349 or Evelyn Kellner at 969-9325.

Mass and graduation

Mass and commencement exercises for graduates of St. Philip Neri School was June 7 at the parish church on Orchard Road.

Monsignor Francis X. Zorbach, pastor, Principal Teresa L. Baker and teacher Audrey Punte presented the awards and scholarships: Christopher Wittman, Mount St. Joseph High School Ryken Scholarship and second place in the Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee.

Angela Bryl, a Seton Keough High School Scholarship.

Archdiocese of Baltimore Math Competition 1996: Matthew Antlitz, Angela Bryl, Daniel Undutch, Judy Leung, David Maher and Christopher Wittman.

Catholic Daughters of America Literary Contest: Judy Leung, first place, essay category; Holly McIntyre, first place, poetry; Lauren Raymond, second place, poetry; Amy Kirby, first place, poster; Eric Wiley, second place, poster; Christopher Wittman, third place, poster.

Academic Team, Cardinal Gibbons: Angela Bryl and Judy Leung.

Archdiocesan Representation Band: Christopher Mote, first chair, bass clarinet.

Art Contest, Knights of Columbus Madonna Council: Jennifer Robertson, first place.

Presidential Fitness Awards: Angela Bryl, Judy Leung, Dominic Ferragamo, David Maher and Cody Skacan.

Presidential Awards: Eric Church, Jamie Clingan, Laura Councill, Terri Petrecca, Amanda Stevens and Daniel Undutch.

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