Community Notes


May 19, 2004

Prayer breakfast scheduled May 29 by American Legion

Columbia American Legion Post 300 will hold a prayer breakfast from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. May 29 at the Krispy Kreme doughnut shop, 8630 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia.

The prayer breakfast is part of the nationwide American Legion ceremonies honoring the dedication of the National World War II Memorial in Washington, which is to be held the same day.

Veterans, active duty military personnel and their families are invited to the free breakfast from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Uniforms or civilian clothing may be worn; wearing ribbons or medals is encouraged.

The public is invited to attend the prayer service and ceremony from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. The ceremony pays tribute to veterans of all wars, with thanks to veterans of World War II. Prisoners of war and those missing in action also will be honored. Information: the Rev. Bruce Kipp, 410-796-5936.

Post 300 meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Owen Brown Village Community Center, 6800 Cradlerock Way, Columbia. Membership is $20 a year.

Information: Vice Commander Norman North, 410-997- 8655, or

Soroptimist speaker to talk about World War II

Soroptimist International of Howard County will hold its monthly dinner at 6:15 p.m. tomorrow at Side Streets restaurant in Ellicott City.

Mary Nichols will talk about her experiences in World War II when she was one of many women who replaced men in the work force.

Soroptimist International of Howard County is part of an international organization for women in management and the professions working through service projects to advance the status of women.

information and dinner reservations: Karen Trennepohl, 410-750-9413.

Cancer coalition to hold partnership meeting

The Howard County Cancer Coalition will hold its annual partnership meeting from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Miller branch library, 9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City. A "Meet and Greet" session will start at 1 p.m.

Information: 410-313-2333.

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