New Windsor firemen's carnival to feature parade, rides, concerts

May 31, 2001

New Windsor Fire & Hose Company No. 1 will hold its annual firemen's carnival June 4-9 at the carnival grounds on Atlee Avenue.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Platters will be served in the evenings.

A "gigantic firemen's parade" will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Discounted ride nights will be held Tuesday and Thursday.

Nightly concerts will include: Wildfire with Jennifer Rose on Monday, Dixie Rebels on Tuesday, Country Edition on June 7, Roll the Dice on June 8 and No Alibi on June 9.

Drawings for the cash raffle will be held June 9.

Information: 410-635-6373.

Business and education to be topic at breakfast

Taneytown Economic Development Commission will hold its monthly business breakfast at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow at Thunderhead Bowling Center at Routes 140 and 832.

Charles I. Ecker, interim superintendent of Carroll public schools, will discuss the relationship between the business and educational community and the need to work together.

The cost for a full breakfast is $6.25, or $1.25 for a continental breakfast, payable at the meeting.

Information and reservations: City Hall, 410-751-1100.

Trinity Evangelical to hold annual strawberry festival

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran church will hold its annual strawberry festival at 5 p.m. Saturday on the parking lot of the Taneytown church.

Food, strawberries and ice cream will be featured. The Little Diffendal Band will entertain.

The event usually lasts until about 8 p.m. or when all food has been sold.

The church is at 38 W. Baltimore St. Information: 410-751- 1203.

Valley Lions Club to hold golf tournament benefit

The Valley Lions Club of Pleasant Valley will hold its annual "Tee Off for Sight" golf tournament June 15 at Bear Creek Golf Club in Westminster.

Registration and breakfast begin at 7 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. A buffet lunch with pit beef will be held afterward at the Pleasant Valley fire hall.

Entry fee is $65 and includes greens fees, cart, breakfast, refreshments on the course, a goody bag, lunch and prizes.

The format is four-man captain's choice. The field is limited to the first 36 foursomes. Individual golfers will be matched.

Proceeds will go to the Lions' sight conservation projects.

Information: 410-848-3957.

Small Business Expo scheduled for June 16

The Taneytown Economic Development Commission will sponsor its second annual Small Business Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 16 at Northwest Middle School.

The expo is a chance for local businesses to showcase their products and services.

Vendor space is available for $30 on a first-come, first-served basis.

The school is on Kings Drive.

Information and vendor application: 410-751-1100 or 410-756- 4450.

Public meeting

New Windsor council: New Windsor Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Town Office, 211 High St. Information: 410-635-6575.

Around town

International Day: Elmer A. Wolfe Elementary School will hold an International Day from 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday. County residents will speak about their visits to other countries. Pupils will add steppingstones to the Children's Garden. Information: 410-751- 3307.

Library program: Taneytown branch library, 10 Grand Drive, will offer "All Aboard the Alphabet Train: Terrific T" for all ages (children 3 and younger with an adult) at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Information: 410-386-4488.

Church news

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran: Sunday worship with holy communion will be at 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. with Pastor Janyce Jorgenson preaching. Church school and Bible study are at 9 a.m. Sunday. An informal worship with holy communion is offered at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is at 38 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown. Information: 410-751-1203.

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