Water main construction to start this month along Grover Road

May 14, 2002

The county has approved a $600,000 project for the construction of a water main along Grover Road, off New Cut Road in Severn.

Work is expected to begin this month and be finished by August. The construction schedule will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, except at Grover and New Cut roads, where the hours will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Occasional lane closures are likely.

Special Olympics slated at Ridgeway Elementary

The Ridgeway Invitational Navy Run, Jump 'N' Throw Special Olympics will be held at 10:30 a.m. May 23 at Ridgeway Elementary School, 1440 Evergreen Road, in Severn.

Pupils with disabilities will be paired with unhandicapped partners from four elementary schools: Marley in Glen Burnie, Ridgeway in Severn, Jones in Severna Park and West Meade at Fort Meade.

Events will include track and field and a softball throw. The rain date is May 24. Information: 410-222-6524.

Around town

Career fair: The BWI Career Fair 2002 will held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow on the lower level of the international terminal of Baltimore-Washington International Airport, next to the light rail station. The fair, co-sponsored by the airport's Office of Fair Practices and BWI Business Partnership Inc., is to match prospective employees with businesses at the airport and in the surrounding areas. Employees will be sought for positions at airlines and at companies that specialize in food service, security, home health care, hospitality, retail, environmental services, insurance and financial planning, construction and engineering. 410-859-7949.

Charity golf: The Crofton Kiwanis Foundation is seeking donations of cash, door prizes and auction items for its charity golf tournament, co-sponsored by the Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce. The event is scheduled for Monday at Renditions Golf Course in Davidsonville. Proceeds from the tournament will support charitable projects in the community. 410-721-0246 or 410-451-3998.

Flea market: The St. Joseph Catholic Church Youth Ministry will sponsor a flea market from 9 a.m. to noon June 1 at the church, 1238 Odenton Road in Odenton. Spaces are available for vendors. 410-551-9238.

Wildflowers: A guided walk to view wildflowers will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. June 2 at the North Tract of Patuxent Research Refuge, Route 198 between Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 32 in Laurel. Ages 16 and older are encouraged to take a field guide, water and a hat. 301-497-5887.

Nature senses: A guided tour focusing on using one's senses in nature will be offered from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 6 for ages 5 to 7 at the North Tract of Patuxent Research Refuge, Route 198 between Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 32 in Laurel. 301-497-5887.

Stream search: A program on monitoring stream health for ages 13 to 15 will be offered from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 11 at the North Tract of Patuxent Research Refuge, Route 198 between Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 32 in Laurel. 301-497-5887.

Pest plants: A program about invasive plant species for ages 8 to 12 will offered from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 18 at the North Tract of Patuxent Research Refuge, Route 198 between Baltimore-Washington Parkway and Route 32 in Laurel. 301-497-5887.

Basketball camp: A basketball skills day camp is being offered for boys and girls ages 5 to 15 at Meade Middle School. The camp will run during the weeks of June 17 and June 24. A one-day shooting camp (limited to 30 children) will be offered June 14. The cost of the shooting camp is $20. The day camp fee is $65 a week. Early-bird, multiweek and family discounts are available. 410-969-3624 or send e-mail to pbball@hotmail.com.

Reunion: Plans are being made for a reunion of Arundel High School's Class of 1967. Class members are asked to contact Ann Henderson at 410- 729-0995 or by e-mail at hann henderson@aol.com. Representatives from the classes of 1966 and 1968 also are asked to contact Henderson.

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