Ham, oyster supper planned tomorrow

March 14, 2003

Lisbon United Methodist Church will hold a ham and oyster supper from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow in the church social hall.

The menu will include fried oysters, ham, green beans, corn, homemade coleslaw, potato salad and gelatin salads, rolls, relishes and beverages.

Tickets are $10 and $5 for children ages 6 to 12.

The church is at 15875 Frederick Road near Woodbine.

Information: 410-489-7245.

Fire company to serve country breakfast Sunday

Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company will hold a country breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at the Firemen's Activities Building.

The menu will include pancakes, eggs, sausage, gravy, bacon, fried potatoes, biscuits, mixed fruit, hot apples and beverages.

The cost is $6; $3 for children ages 6 to 10; and free for children ages 5 and younger.

The activities building is at Twin Arch Road and Route 27. Information: 301-829-0100.

Winfield Elementary seeks donors for a blood drive

Winfield Elementary School wants to hold a blood drive at the end of this month or early next month.

The school needs the names of at least 65 donors before the Red Cross will give the school a date for a collection day.

Anyone interested in donating blood at the school is asked to e-mail Jennifer Berkau at jaberka @k12.carr.org or call 410-857- 0325 by Monday.

Lions Club to offer Longaberger basket bingo

Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club will hold Longaberger basket bingo March 21 at the Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department social hall.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and games will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 or $12 at the door. Baskets will be filled. Refreshments will be sold.

Proceeds benefit the club's scholarship fund for South Carroll High School students.

Information: 410-795-5115.

American Legion Post 191 to hold blood drive

American Legion Post 191 of Mount Airy will sponsor a community blood drive from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 31 at the Firemen's Activities Building, Twin Arch Road and Route 27.

Appointments are recommended to reduce waiting times, but walk-ins will be welcome.

Appointments: 301-829-3083.

Story time, cruise seminar set for Mount Airy library

The Mount Airy library branch, 705 Ridge Ave., will offer:

"Year-round Story Time" for all ages (age 3 and younger must be with an adult) at 11 a.m. tomorrow on "Not So Scary Monsters" and at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday on "Alphabet Soup."

"Come Sail Away - Everything You Want to Know About Cruise Vacations" for adults at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow. NCP Travel Cruise specialist Terry Rimel will discuss destinations, ships, itineraries and prices for cruises. Door prizes will be given away.

Mount Airy Book Club for adults at 7 p.m. Tuesday to discuss Running With Scissors by Augusten Burroughs and 1 p.m. Wednesday to discuss Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand.

"Scrapbooking Workshop - Millennium Teens" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Creative Memories will help teen-agers create a scrapbook. Skills include trimming photos, layout and journal writing. Registration is required.

"Basic Computers for Beginners" for teen-agers and adults at 10 a.m. Thursday.

"If This Place Could Talk - Researching the History of An Old House" at 1 p.m. March 22 for teen-agers and adults. Sponsored by the Maryland Humanities Council, the program will feature Michael Dixon discussing how to discover when a house was built, who lived in it, residents' stories and how the house has changed. The research process will be outlined, with suggestions for creating a history of the house.

Information: 410-386-4488.

Two county residents earn honors at Syracuse

Two southwest-area Carroll residents have been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Syracuse University in New York.

Michael Gibson of Woodbine is a junior in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science, majoring in mechanical engineering.

Kade Sheridan of Mount Airy is a senior in the college of visual and performing arts, majoring in environmental design.

A grade point average of 3.4 or higher is required to make the dean's list.

Woodbine woman named to dean's list at McDaniel

Katie R. Henley of Woodbine was named to the dean's list at McDaniel College for the fall semester.

She maintained a grade point average between 3.6 and 3.79 to earn the honor.

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