Award in Bill Pindell's memory offered by Glenwood Lions Club


April 10, 1997|By Sally Buckler | Sally Buckler,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

BILL PINDELL, known fondly as "the mayor of Glenwood," passed away last fall.

A gentleman of distinction, he made many friends in his years of devotion to the community.

Service, through the Glenwood Lions Club, was one of Pindell's passions.

He raised money, organized community events and supported efforts to help those with sight and hearing difficulties.

To honor his memory and his years of service, the Glenwood Lions Club has established the Bill Pindell Community Service Award.

Members of the club invite you to nominate someone who has served Western Howard County to receive this honor. The winner will receive a plaque.

The Lions Club will also donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization of the recipient's choice.

Send a one-page nominating letter to P.O. Box 52, Glenwood 21738 by May 30.

Information: Lions Club Secretary Jack Cremeans, 301-854-5416.


Glenelg Country School's upper school drama department is to present Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma" at 7: 30 p.m. today and at 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday.

Jef Kaufhold is the director, and he is assisted by musical director Rayna Woodford.

Debra DeVoe is the choreographer.

The cast includes John Tucker, Sehla Ashai, C. J. Bowles, Jeff Dean, Kolin Leishman, Karen Barger, Jordana Woodford, Russ Frisby, Melanie Dubin, Justin Bray, Nicholas Woodford, Josh Hyman, Eric Greenberg, Matt Woodford, Adam Hyman and Jeff Krawczak.

Also in the cast are Brian Kim, Dan O'Keefe, Akousa Kankam, Kiron Mallya, Lindsay Lehmann, Lyz Kocourek, Lexie Cesaitis, Alex Miller, Liz Brewer, Kim Greene, Rachel Baron, Marissa Berk-Smith, Laura Kolosvary, Lisa Cowley, Casey Pelasara, Catherine Ramos, Rian Adams, Laura Clark, Donya Meir, Helen Morris, and Ariel Heifetz.

Tickets for performances at Slayton House in Wilde Lake Village Center are $8.

Information: 410-531-5777.

Young artist

Ann Miller, 16, of Clarksville, who attends Baltimore School for the Arts, is one of four students who won last fall's Columbia Orchestra Young Artist Competition.

Ann, a violinist who has been concertmaster of the Junior All State Orchestra, won first place at the Catonsville Community College Young Soloist Competition.

She has participated in three honors recitals at Howard Community College.

She performed the Bach Double Violin Concerto with Daniel Heifitz at the Howard County Executive Gala for the Arts this year.

Last summer, she took part in a six-week program at Musicorda in Massachusetts.

If you'd like to hear Ann play, attend the Columbia Orchestra's Spring Concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at Smith Theatre at Howard Community College.

Ann will perform the first movement of Wieniawski's Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor.

Tickets -- $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors -- are available at the door or by calling 410-313-9735.

A free reception will be held after the concert.

Horse bowl

Howard County's Senior and Intermediate Horse Bowl teams won 4-H championships at the double-elimination State Horse Bowl at the University of Maryland last weekend.

River Hill's Leanne Jacobson was top scorer. She and her teammates had not competed at the senior level before.

Leanne earned the honor of serving as state Horse Bowl Team captain for the national competition next fall.

Maryland's top five senior competitors will participate at the nationals in Kentucky.

Leanne's teammate Charline Touchard placed fourth, while teammate Becky Sparenburg was sixth.

Coach Darryel Ann Buschling has held practices twice a week since January, preparing the senior team for the state meet.

The Howard County Youth Horse Show Series -- sponsored by the Howard County 4-H horse clubs -- Centaurs, Spur and Stirrup, and Trailblazers -- begins at 9 a.m. Sunday at Schooley Mill Park in Highland.

If you are interested in horses and 4-H, call 410-313-2707.

Mulch for sale

Glenelg United Methodist Church is selling mulch Saturday and May 10.

The mulch can be delivered by church members, or it can be picked up at the church, on Burnt Woods Road in Glenelg.

Order in advance from Don Stone at 410-531-2064, RuthAnn Niemi at 410-489-4838, Dot Asendorf at 410-531-2705, or Ed Pugh at 410-442-2189.

Music education salute

Don't miss tonight's Third Annual Salute to Music Education Concert at Oakland Mills High School.

West Friendship Elementary School Chorus members will raise their voices as part of an evening of support for music education.

The Howard County Parents for School Music group will present the finalists -- and the recipient of the annual Howard County Music Educator of the Year award.

The event begins at 7: 30 p.m. Information: 410-997-8433.

Mount View artists

Laura Wolf, Anthony Tringali, Willie Rescott, and Greg Peters of Mount View Middle School are exhibiting art work at the Howard County Arts Center until April 19.

Rebecca Schwartz, also of Mount View Middle School, was one of the five finalists for the Creative Giant Food Store Receipt Contest.

Her papier-mache fish was on display at Chatham Mall.

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