Crabtowne Big Band to perform today in Linthicum Park


July 28, 1996|By Rosalie Falter | Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

A MUSICAL favorite returns to Linthicum Park at 6 p.m. today. The Crabtowne Big Band will give the fourth performance in the Concerts in the Park series sponsored by the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights.

The program will include music from the Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and Count Basie era as well as by more modern pop artists.

Bill Yakaitis is the musical director of the 18-piece swing band that has been together since 1981. He is an elementary school band director in Anne Arundel County. Doug Hart is the group's business manager.

The Crabtowne Big Band plays at the King of France Tavern in Annapolis every Wednesday.

The Grey, Green & Travers Trio will perform at next week's concert.

The Aug. 11 Naval Academy band concert has been canceled.

Linthicum Park is on Benton Avenue off Camp Meade Road. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets for seating. The concert is canceled in the event of rain.

For information, call Delores Schuman at 789-7546 or Jo Barker at 859-3308.

Scout honors

Every Scout in Boy Scout Troop 550 brought home an award or recognition from a recent weeklong camping trip to the Hart Scout Reservation near Green Lane, Pa. The site is operated by the Philadelphia Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Scouts and the awards they earned are: Jason Baumgardner -- Second-Class and First-Class ranks, sports and swimming merit badges; James Braham -- Scout, Tenderfoot and Second-Class ranks, sports and basketry merit badges; Sam Braham -- Tenderfoot rank, sports, basketry and nature merit badges; Nick Colly -- First-Class rank, basketry, wood carving, swimming, canoeing and first-aid merit badges; Geoffrey Craighead -- Second-Class rank, basketry, swimming and fish and wildlife merit badges; Michael Eduvin -- Second-Class rank, basketry and sports merit badges; John Henkel -- fish and wildlife, basketry, mammals-study and shotgun merit badges; Brandon Imbs -- sports, nature and basketry merit badges; Challi Kim -- basketry, sports, environment, science, first-aid, swimming, camping and wood-carving merit badges, and the bull's eye award; Cory Senter -- Second-Class rank, sports, canoeing, swimming and leather work merit badges; Eli Senter -- forestry, weather, mammal studies, pioneering and fishing merit badges; Dan Severn -- First-Class rank, basketry, wood carving and swimming merit badges; Chad Smith -- First-Class rank and canoeing merit badge; David Starr -- weather, wood-carving, sports, athletics, canoeing, orienteering, wilderness survival and back-packing merit badges; Scott Taylor -- leather work, nature, reptile study, mammal-study, fish and wildlife, weather, pioneering and fishing merit badges and the world conservation award.

Luke Rittenhouse, assistant Scoutmaster, won the adult short rifle competition and was awarded the BSA Scout Life Guard Certification.

Pub Date: 7/28/96

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