Women's club will meet on Wednesday

February 08, 2002

The Chesapeake Women's Club will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Mountain Road library.

The guest speaker will be Dr. Edward Bartlinski of the Wellness and Chiropractic Clinic in Glen Burnie.

The club, affiliated with the General Federation of Women's Clubs, helps support local educational, community, and civic projects. The club recently entertain patients at the North Arundel Convalescent Center with an afternoon of bingo games, with prizes and refreshments served.

Prospective members are welcome to attend.

Information: 410-360-1624.

Group offers classes on boating safety

The Maryland Natural Resources Police Reserve Officers Association is offering Maryland State Boating Classes at the Eastern District Police Station, 3700 Mountain Road, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. March 12, 14 and 18.

Anyone born after July 1, 1972, must complete a state-approved boating course to operate a registered or documented boat or personal watercraft on Maryland waterways.

Subjects to be covered in the course include boat handling, trailering, safety equipment, rules of the road, weather, navigation and personal watercraft. Students must attend all three classes to complete the course.

Advance registration is required.

Successful completion of this course will allow students to take a one-day classroom and on-the-water personal watercraft class at a later date, free of charge, courtesy of the MNRP Reserve Officers Association.

Information: Walt Bernady, 410-789-3386 or Al White, 410-255- 3184.

Sportfishing group to meet Monday at fire hall

The Pasadena Sportfishing Group will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Earleigh Heights fire hall on Ritchie Highway.

The guest speaker will be John Theunissen, a PSG member who uses items found in a home center or hardware store to create fishing lures. He will explain how to make these lures and will describe his fishing success with the homemade products. One of the more novel items Theunissen uses in some of his lures is aluminum siding.

PSG meetings are open to anglers of all ages. Membership in the group is free.

The doors open at 6 p.m. for dinner and snacks, sold by Earleigh Heights volunteers.

Information: 410-439-3474.

Syrup demonstration canceled at Downs Park

The Downs Park Maple Syrup Demonstration scheduled for tomorrow and Sunday has been canceled because warm weather prevented the sap from running. Park officials are planning to have the demonstrations Feb. 16 and 17.

Information: 410-222-6230.

St. Jane Frances students winners in essay contest

Richard A. Davis, a student at St. Jane Frances School in Pasadena, is the winner of the Youth Essay Contest sponsored by VFW Post 2462, Pasadena. As first-place winner he will receive $100. Second-place winner Alyssa M. Pridgen, who also attends St. Jane Frances School, will receive $75.

Around town

Story time: Gibson Island Country School will hold story time for parents and their children, ages 2 to 5, from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 13, 20, and 27 in the Rogers-Wilbur Library at the school, 5191 Mountain Road. Information: 410- 255-5370.

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