Bay Bridge Walk, ocean race restart slated for April 28

March 04, 2002

The annual Bay Bridge Walk will take place April 28, coinciding with an event in the Volvo Round-the-World Ocean Race.

The 4.3-mile walk allows people to experience the bridge from a different vantage point. Normally held the first Sunday in May, the event attracts about 50,000 people.

Buses will begin boarding participants at 8:30 a.m. at three locations: Naval-Marine Corps Stadium, Anne Arundel Community College and Chesapeake Bay Business Park.

Cost for transportation is $1 for anyone 6 and older. At the end of the walk, a shuttle will be available to take people to Sandy Point State Park for the Volvo Ocean Race Restart Festival.

YMCA plans weekend about women's health

YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater is holding a Women's Wellness Weekend on April 19-21.

The weekend will include trail riding, rope courses, massages and hay rides. Several speakers, including Dr. Ann M. Taubenheim of the National Institutes of Health and Mike Hughes of the Navy Performance Enhancement Program, will speak about living healthfully.

Registration fee is $150 by April 1, $185 after that.

Information: 410-919-1418.


Board member: Craig A. Snedeker, vice president and general manager of Comcast Chesapeake Bay Group, was recently appointed to the Historic Annapolis Foundation's board of trustees. Snedeker received his bachelor's degree in public administration from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Basic training: Marine Corps Pvt. David A. Landymore, son of Althea and Michael Landymore of Edgewater, and Justin B. Moore, son of Herman Moore of Riva, recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, S.C. They are 2001 graduates of South River High School in Edgewater.

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