Lions Club in search of new members

September 21, 2001

Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club welcomed new member Marge Dimond into the club at its August meeting.

She was installed by past District Gov. Robert Miller, a member of Freedom Lions Club.

Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club will hold a meeting for prospective members Monday at the Winfield fire hall on West Old Liberty Road.

Anyone interested in helping his community through the Lions Club is asked to call Membership Chairwoman Cindy Arndt, 410- 795-9463, or Lion Kent Eitemiller, 410-795-5115.

Entertainment planned for New Market Days

New Market will hold its 42nd annual New Market Days on Sept. 29 and 30 along Main Street of the Frederick County town.

Juried craft vendors, carriage rides, a Civil War encampment, Victorian tea, strolling entertainers, family entertainment, a petting zoo and food will be featured from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. The town's 30-plus antique stores will be open for shopping. Dinners will be held at New Market Fire Department.

New Market is on Route 144 west of Mount Airy.

Library plans to hold story time, discussions

The Mount Airy library branch, 705 Ridge Ave., will offer:

Year-round Story Time for all ages (age 3 and younger must be with an adult) at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. every Tuesday (Sept. 25, Jump!) and at 11 a.m. every Friday (today, Doggie Days; Sept. 28, Jump!).

"All Aboard the Alphabet Train: Terrific T" for all ages (age 3 and younger with an adult) at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

"Teen Book Buddies" for all ages at 7 p.m. Sept 27. Local teen volunteers will read stories in an informal setting.

"Family Life Stories" for adults age 55 and older at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 28 and Oct. 12. Mary Speak Prentice will discuss the value of recording memorable events in a family's life, and how to record stories and histories. The cost is $10.

"Harry Potter for Adults" at 7 p.m. Oct. 9. Adults can discuss this youthful craze and the book Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Information: 410-386-4488.

Lions Club collects money for disaster relief

Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club has collected more than $6,000 for the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to aid the victims of the terrorist attacks Sept. 11 in New York and Washington.

Club members collected donations at the Little George's convenience store and Green's Ace Hardware, both in Winfield. Collection containers will remain at both stores through tomorrow.

The club also handed out more than 650 American flags to contributors. Information: 410-795-5115.

Glenelg graduate passes Marine course

Marine Corps Pfc. Rick J. Marion recently graduated from the Basic Hygiene Equipment Operator Course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, S.C.

During the course, he received instruction in basic plumbing, maintenance management, military water supply, water purification and hygiene equipment, and field sanitation.

He is the son of Lynn Marion of Woodbine and Rick Marion.

The 1998 graduate of Glenelg High School joined the Marine Corps in December.

Public meeting

Mount Airy planning: Mount Airy Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Town Hall, 110 S. Main St. Information: 410-795-6012.

Around town

Winfield recreation: Winfield Recreation Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at South Carroll High School's media center, 1300 W. Old Liberty Road. Information: 410-875-0431 or 410-386-2103.

Church news

St. James' Episcopal: Holy Eucharist services are at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. every Sunday. Christian education for all ages is at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday. The Rev. Florence Ledyard is interim pastor. The church is at 202 N. Main St., Mount Airy. Information: 301- 829-0325.

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