Historical Electronics Museum honors volunteers

NEIGHBORS

December 13, 1998|By Rosalie Falter | Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

THE HISTORICAL Electronics Museum at West Nursery and Elkridge Landing Roads has named Noel Peterson and Gary Ryan its Volunteers of the Year.

Peterson and Ryan were among 30 volunteers honored for putting in a total of 6,118 hours of work at the museum this year .

John McCarty received the award for the most time volunteered this year, 1,528 hours. It is the equivalent of 38 weeks of full time work for free.

The names of Peterson and Tom Ballard will be added to the plaque bearing names of volunteers who have given more than 1,000 hours to the museum.

The 1998 Outstanding Museum Intern Award was presented to Pam Waters.

All volunteers received a museum calendar designed by volunteers Connie Lanford, Manny Baker, Ballard and Assistant Director Katie Marks.

The calendar features photos and drawings of major historical events pertaining to electronics.

Jeffrey Buchheit, museum director, presided over the ceremonies.

The Historical Electronics Museum is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the preservation and display of electronic technology with emphasis on radar, encoding equipment and communications.

The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

Tours can be arranged by calling Buchheit at 410-765-3803.

Simplify your shopping

Not many days left until Christmas, and the stores are packed. Save yourself time and frustration by ordering a gift that can be enjoyed all year.

Churches, clubs and other nonprofit organizations in the community are selling Entertainment Ultimate '99 books. This book contains hundreds of coupons for discounts at restaurants, sports activities and events, concerts, movies and museums in the area.

The 1999 edition combines former Baltimore North and South editions and is $35.

To order a book, contact St. Philip Neri Youth office at 410-859-3488; Anne Skillman of the Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights, 410-859-1082; John Watkins of the Linthicum Lion's Club, 410-859-5634, and the Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 410-789-3688.

Historic church has service

The Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church has scheduled

an informal service of prayer, devotions and the singing of Christmas carols at 7: 30 p.m. Wednesday in the historic Holly Run Chapel, on Church Circle, off School Lane.

The Holly Run Chapel was built in 1828. It is open only for weddings and other special occasions.

Information: 410-859-0990.

Charities for Advent

The members of St. Philip Neri Roman Catholic Church are being asked to make donations each weekend during Advent. Today, the church is collecting infant clothing and bedding for the Right to Life Committee.

Next weekend the church will collect toiletries to be donated to My Sister's Place, Christopher Place and the Franciscan Center charities.

Pub Date: 12/13/98

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