Anglers to discuss lures and techniques for rockfish

NEIGHBORS

August 07, 1998|By Peg Adamarczyk | Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE PASADENA Sportfishing Group will hold its monthly meeting at 7: 30 p.m. Monday at the Orchard Beach fire hall on Solley Road.

Member Tom Hughes will discuss light spinning and bait-casting equipment for striped bass.

"Tom fishes for striped bass in the Patapsco, Severn, South, Chester and Susquehanna rivers as well as the Chesapeake Bay," said Dave Nolan, group spokesman. "He will be showing us types of lures and fishing techniques to use in just about any weather or water conditions. The tips are just in time for the opening of the fall rockfish season."

Membership in the PSG is free and open to anglers of all ages.

Food and refreshments, sold by Orchard Beach Fire Company volunteers, will be available from 6 p.m.

Information: 410-HEY-FISH (410-439-3474.).

Apple fest

The Women of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 7859 Tick Neck Road, have scheduled the annual apple fest and craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 17.

Indoor and outdoor spaces are available for local artisans to sell their creations. Food and other activities are planned.

Information: Mary Huey, 410-766-8128.

BWI visit

The Pasadena Business Association has scheduled two events this month.

Members can visit behind the scenes at Baltimore-Washington International Airport at 5: 30 p.m. Wednesday and make connections with fellow business owners at a business exchange breakfast at 7: 45 a.m. Aug. 19 at Laurel Park Race Course.

The BWI tour, which will take about 2 1/2 hours, includes a look at the Federal Aviation Administration tower.

The tour costs $10 with a reservation or $15 without one. Reservations are due today.

Laurel Park is at Racetrack Road and Route 198 in Laurel.

The morning begins with registration and breakfast, to be

followed by two table rotations. A third rotation will be available.

The cost is $12 in advance, $17 at the door. Reservations must be made by Aug. 16.

Information: 410-987-4887.

Blood drive

The health and welfare ministry at Pasadena United Methodist Church, 61 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, is sponsoring a Red Cross blood drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30 at the church.

Healthy people age 17 and older and weighing at least 110 pounds are eligible to give blood.

L Approximately 80 donors have signed up, but more are needed.

Information: 420-647-3090.

Anniversary party

Congratulations to Evelyn and Gilbert Blunt of Riviera Beach, who celebrated 50 years of marriage at a party Saturday with more than 100 relatives and friends.

Guests included Evelyn Blunt's mother, 91-year-old Daisie Day; her aunt, 90-year-old Ethel Day, and three members of the bridal party; George Blunt, Marie Day Friedman and Ruth Walz.

The couple met 52 years ago while working at the Baltimore Transit Co.'s Druid Hill office.

Pub Date: 8/07/98

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