Karate teacher earns honors in tourney


October 16, 2001|By Debra Taylor Young | Debra Taylor Young,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

PETER HILTZ, headmaster of Ake No Myojo Budo Inc., Morning Star Martial Arts in Eldersburg, has won two awards in a major karate competition.

He won third place in forms competition and fourth place in the Senior Blackbelt weapons division at the 15th annual International Shorinjiryu Shinzen karate tournament in New York City this month.

Hiltz is a fourth-degree black belt and chief instructor at Morning Star and conducts classes for Sykesville Parks and Recreation.

The Shorinjiryu Shinzen tournament included more than 200 practitioners from the United States, Canada, India and other Shorinjiryu schools.

Hiltz also judged several events at the tournament, including the black belt free-fighting competition.

Spaghetti supper

Oakland United Methodist Church will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti supper from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

A bake table will be set up. Carryout is available.

The cost is $5; $2.50 for children ages 4 to 12; and free for children younger than age 4. Proceeds from the supper will benefit the trustees' improvement fund.

The church is at 5971 Mineral Hill Road, Eldersburg.

Information: 410-795-3115, 410-795-2127 or 410-795-3508.

Yard sale benefit

Continuum Care at Sykesville will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the center, 7309 Second Ave. The sale, which will benefit the Resident Activity Fund, will be held rain or shine.

"Many of the residents don't have family or friends to help support them," said Kimberly Papi, director of marketing and admissions for the center. "The fund enables these residents, with little or no money, to participate in our outings and special events."

Information: 410-795-1100.

Debra Taylor Young's Southeast neighborhood column appears each Tuesday in the Carroll County edition of The Sun.

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