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November 24, 1996

Salvation Army seeks volunteers

The Salvation Army of Annapolis needs volunteers to staff kettles, work at the Angel Tree at Annapolis Mall, adopt families for Christmas and fill stockings.

Volunteers are needed to ring bells and collect money at the red Salvation Army kettles at 15 sites in the county from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Dec. 24.

People are needed for the Angel Tree in the mall from Nov. 29 to Dec. 13, except Sundays, during mall hours. Volunteers help donors choose angel tags with information about gift recipients and collect the gifts.

The Salvation Army also hopes to fill 1,000 Christmas stockings this year. Eight hundred stuffed stockings are needed. Each stocking is filled with small gifts for boys and girls up to age 12. Suggested items include crayons, coloring books, mittens, hats, pens, pencils, school supplies and small toys.

The group is looking for volunteers to sort food and pack baskets and sort and wrap toys and clothes.

Information: (410) 263-4091.

Library conducts awards ceremony

The Anne Arundel County Public Library recently held its 10th annual ceremony to present staff achievement awards.

The program recognizes staff members throughout the library system for excellence in their work. The awards were presented by Ronald S. Kozlowski, library administrator, and Mrs. Elmer M. Jackson, Jr., vice president of the library's board of trustees, at the library's all-staff meeting Oct. 4.

The Elmer M. Jackson Jr. Individual Achievement Award went to Cindy Hackett. The maintenance staff of Kenny Herron, Dave Harge and Louie Hugg received the Team Achievement Award.

VFW Post 2462 is seeking Buddy Poppy contestants

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2462 is seeking contestants ages 14 to 18 for the Buddy Poppy Queen Contest on Dec. 8.

The winner will receive $150 and will represent Post 2462 in the district competition.

Information: 255-5434 or 636-7009.

Hospice auxiliary, hospital sponsoring Tree of Lights

Hospice of the Chesapeake Auxiliary and North Arundel Hospital have announced the 1996 Tree of Lights.

Gifts of $10 enable participants to place a light on the Tree of Lights and a dove, hand-lettered with an honoree's name, on the Tree of Lights Memory Wall.

The lighting ceremony will be at 5 p.m. Dec. 1 at North Arundel Hospital West Lobby, 301 Hospital Drive, Glen Burnie.

Refreshments will be served after the ceremony in the third-floor conference center.

Information: 987-2129, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4: 30 p.m.

Pub Date: 11/24/96

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