Boy Scout Troop 320 links golf tournament and camp

NEIGHBORS

March 21, 2001|By Pat Brodowski | Pat Brodowski,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

BOY SCOUT TROOP 320 of Manchester will sponsor its second annual golf tournament, a fund-raiser for camping expeditions, May 10 at Oakmont Green Golf Club in Hampstead.

Last year's tournament was a success, and the Scouts are seeking support from community businesses to provide perks and prizes for the event.

Businesses and organizations that donate merchandise will be recognized in a publication and will be acknowledged during the tournament.

Proceeds from last year's golf tournament helped send about 12 Scouts to a high-adventure camp in Florida.

Scouts must qualify to attend the adventure camp, and local Scouts could qualify for camp in 2002.

Businesses wishing to contribute should call David Weihs, 410-239-2425.

Horse country bike ride

Families who ride bicycles together are welcome to join Hanover Cyclers tour of Hanover-area horse farms May 20.

This annual ride on well-marked country roads winds through acres of fenced meadows where horses roam.

The tour includes a stop and walking visit at Hanover Farms, renowned for its standard-bred trotting racehorses.

The ride includes rolling hills and light motor traffic.

The event includes healthful snacks and beverages after the ride.

Commemorative T-shirts cost $12.

Registration before April 1 is $10 per rider older than age 16. Children ride free.

Information: Keith Krout, 717-225-41994.

Clothing bag sale

The Clothing Store of North East Social Action Program Inc. will hold an end-of-season bag sale. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

After the bag sale, a seasonal restocking of clothing items, accessories, and other items will take place.

The Clothing Store reopens from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 31 featuring spring merchandise.

The new location of the store is at 1046 S. Carroll St. at the site of former Bauerlein's Market. The larger store accepts donations of clothing and nonperishable foods.

Information: 410-239-6216.

Vacation workbooks

Spring Garden Elementary School is selling vacation workbooks that have been well-received by children and parents.

The Summer Skills Math Sharpener is written to national standards for grade levels kindergarten through high school, with problems intended for a 15- to 30-minute review, three times a week for 10 weeks.

Spanish versions of the math skills books are available. In addition, review for first- and second-year Spanish, language arts for grades one through four, and computer keyboarding are available.

Each book is $15. Orders may be made before April 20.

Sample books are in the school office, and Erica Steele, fourth-grade teacher, is available to answer questions. Information: 410-751-3433.

Pat Brodowski's North neighborhood column appears each Wednesday in the Carroll County edition of The Sun.

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