Small business programs topics for Taneytown development panel

April 04, 2002

Taneytown Economic Development Commission will hold its monthly business breakfast at 7:30 a.m. April 12 at Thunderhead Bowling Center, Routes 140 and 832.

Sandra F. Long, deputy secretary at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, will discuss "Small Business Incentives and Programs for Small Business."

The cost for breakfast is $5.50, payable at the meeting. Reservations are required by Wednesday.

Information: 410-751-1100.

Music, stories, antiques on the agenda at library

Taneytown library branch, 10 Grand Drive, will offer:

"Year-round Family Story Time" for all ages (age 3 and younger must be with an adult) at 11 a.m. today on rabbits and at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday on Music, Music, Music.

"Antiques Appraisal Day" from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Adults can take two pieces they want appraised by members of the Antiques Dealers Association of Maryland. The cost is $5 per item.

"Bedtime Stories: Music, Music, Music" for all ages (children age 3 and younger with an adult) at 7 p.m. Tuesday. .

Information: 410-386-4488.

Key High School graduate of 1996 enlists in Army

Jorge L. Collins, a 1996 graduate of Francis Scott Key High School, has enlisted in the Army.

He is taking basic training at Fort Knox, Ky.

Collins is the son of Jorge and Caroline Collins of Jacksonville, Fla. He lives in Everett, Wash.

Church of the Brethren to award scholarship

Union Bridge Church of the Brethren will award its 18th annual Joanne Grossnickle Scholarship in July to students in Frederick and Carroll counties.

Applicants must have attended Francis Scott Key, Linganore or Walkersville high schools, or have some relation to the church, which Joanne Grossnickle attended.

Candidates must have completed one year of training beyond high school before being considered for the scholarship. For requirements and instructions for applying, write to Joanne Nancy Grossnickle Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 518, Union Bridge 21791, or call the church, 410-775-2717.

Deadline for applications is June 15.

Public meeting

Taneytown council: Taneytown City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 17 E. Baltimore St. Information: 410- 751-1100.

Around town

Firehouse bingo: Taneytown Volunteer Fire Company holds bingo at 7 p.m. every Monday in the activities building on the carnival grounds, Memorial Drive. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Information: 410-756-2021 or 410-756-6253.

Play bingo: Pleasant Valley Community Volunteer Fire Department will hold bingo at 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday in the fire hall, 2030 S. Pleasant Valley Road. Information: 410-848-1977.

Play group: Pleasant Valley Play Group will meet from 10 a.m. to noon every Thursday at St. Matthew's United Church of Christ, 1427 Pleasant Valley Road. The group is open to children from infant to preschooler, and their parents or caregivers. No fees or dues are charged to participate or receive a monthly newsletter. Information: 410-848-6384.

Free meal: Caring and Sharing Ministries of Taneytown offers a free meal at 11:30 a.m. every Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church on Frederick Street. Information: 410-756-2500.

Church news

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran: Worship with Holy Communion will be at 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Youth Sunday will be observed at the 10:15 a.m. service. Church school and Bible study are at 9 a.m. Sunday. An informal worship with Holy Communion is held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The church is at 38 W. Baltimore St., Taneytown. Information: 410-751-1203.

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