State seeks volunteers to monitor migratory fish passages in streams

March 20, 2002

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteers to monitor fish passages at various sites in Maryland, including Sawmill Creek in Glen Burnie.

Volunteers will ensure that passages for migratory fish swimming upstream are clear of debris. They also will monitor water temperature and track fish species and volume.

A workshop for volunteers will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation headquarters in Annapolis. Information: 443-482-2155.

Bank of Glen Burnie achieves 5-star rating

The Bank of Glen Burnie recently received a five-star rating from Bauerfinancial Inc., an independent bank research firm. The rating, the highest possible, is based on the bank's capitalization, liquidity, loan delinquency rate and historical performance.

People

Toastmaster: John Paul Howell of Glen Burnie won a speech contest at the Kritikos Toastmasters Club meeting at Perry's Restaurant in Odenton. His winning speech, "The Impact of Ordinary People," gave an account of the Battle of the Alamo.

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