City/county Digest


April 12, 2004

In Baltimore County

Dedication planned for war memorial in Villa Nova Park

VILLA NOVA - A war memorial will be dedicated at 11 a.m. Saturday in Villa Nova Park at Buckingham and Prince George roads.

The 4-foot granite memorial replaces a marker that was erected in 1990 but had deteriorated. It honors soldiers killed in hostilities since World War II.

The memorial site and the adjacent flagpole have been a center of community activities over the years.

Wheelchair softball clinic for adults set for May 2

ROCKDALE - The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks will hold a free wheelchair softball clinic for men and women from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 2 at Rockdale Park, 3326 N. Rolling Road.

Participants, who must be at least 16 years old and have physical disabilities, will learn about game rules, strategy, and practice hitting and fielding skills. Registration is required.

Information: 410-887-5370.

Humane Society soliciting volunteers to aid animals

REISTERSTOWN - The Humane Society of Baltimore County seeks volunteers to assist with walking dogs, grooming cats, feeding animals, promoting adoptions and performing office duties.

Volunteers must be at least age 18 and must attend a two-hour orientation session April 24. The orientation involves walking around outdoors.

Information: 410-833-2387.

In Baltimore City

City College Class of '38 sets reunion for May 18

Their numbers greatly diminished over time, members of the City College Class of 1938 will have their 66-year reunion from noon to 3 p.m. May 18 at the Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys.

Checking his school yearbook last week, 83-year-old Marvin Solomon, an organizer of the event, said his class had 574 members - of whom 45 turned up for the last reunion two years ago. So far, he said, 35 have indicated they will attend this one. "We are looking for as many classmates as possible."

Information: Marvin Solomon, 410-484-0427; or David Feldmann, 410-486-1208.

Walk of Love benefit scheduled for April 25

The annual Walk of Love to benefit Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital will be held April 25.

The walk will begin at 9 a.m. at Pikesville High School, on Labyrinth Road in Baltimore County, and end at the hospital, 1708 W. Rogers Ave. in Baltimore.

The 3 1/2 -mile walk is sponsored by Covenant Guild Inc. Walkers earn money for the hospital through sponsorship of their participation. Information: 410-602-2395.

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