Sykesville retirement center features Md. league's art show

Neighbors

March 11, 1997|By Sherry Graham | Sherry Graham,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THERE'S NO DOUBT that art is meant to be enjoyed at any age. Just ask the people living at the Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville. Fairhaven is the host of the Maryland Art League's Spring Art Show through April 15.

Forty-four paintings, including landscapes, portraits, still lifes and abstracts, are on display in the reception area of the Beasman Center at Fairhaven. Many are for sale.

Another area of the reception center features 25 paintings by Fairhaven resident Daisy Troxell. Troxell has been painting only a relatively short time under the tutelage of Carroll County artist Shirley Lippy.

The Troxell paintings are not for sale, but are being displayed in honor of Troxell's 100th birthday, which will be celebrated with family and friends April 1.

The public is invited to enjoy the art show at Fairhaven from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Information: 795-8800.

Holnikers honored at CCC

The child-care facility at Carroll Community College will receive a new name tonight when the college and the community recognize the Holniker family of Sykesville for their support.

In a dedication ceremony at 7: 30 p.m., the child-care center will be named the "Kenneth and M. Peggy Holniker Early Learning Center" in honor of Westminster attorney Kenneth Holniker and his wife,the late Peggy Holniker.

Peggy Holniker took an active role in community affairs in the South Carroll area, including establishing a children's day camp, bringing a branch library to Eldersburg and helping to found Beth Shalom Congregation.

Ken Holniker established a scholarship fund for students in the Early Childhood Education program at the college.

Holniker, his son, Scott, and daughter-in-law, Lisa, have also contributed generously to the funding for the amphitheater under construction at Carroll Community College.

Scott and Lisa will unveil the dedication plaque for the child-care facility.

Children's fair

Carrolltown Center will be the site of the Carroll County Children's Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The fair will emphasize awareness of activities and services available to children in Carroll County.

Information: Janet Harvey, 781-7070.

Pub Date: 3/11/97

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