Harford Digest

August 29, 2004

GOP central committee seeks to fill vacancy

The Republican Central Committee of Harford County is seeking a replacement to fill vacancy left by Lee Merrell, who recently was named to the Harford County Board of Education and whose term on the central committee was to expire in 2006.

Anyone interested in serving on the central committee must be a Harford County resident and a registered Republican. Candidates should send a letter of interest or resume to the Republican Central Committee of Harford County, P.O. Box 289, Bel Air, MD 21014-0289. Applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Churchville airfield gets state grant for expansion

Harford County Airport has received a $71,658 grant from the Maryland Aviation Administration to develop a plan for the Churchville airfield's improvement and expansion.

The study also will identify future projects that could enhance the facility. Harford County Airport is between Aberdeen and Bel Air, six miles from Interstate 95.

Bel Air, Fallston residents to play in golf tournament

David Gaedke of Bel Air and Chris Hanson of Fallston will represent Harford County and Maryland in the Special Olympics Golf National Invitational Tournament from Sept. 18 to 21 at the Southern California Golf Club, Oak Valley, in Beaumont, Calif.

The tournament will be presented by the Professional Golfers Association of America and the U.S. Golf Association. Head coach Bill James will accompany the athletes. The 2004 National Tournament will involve a total of 200 competitors in five levels of play.

Mike Watkins, Harford County area director for Special Olympics, said the event allows players to experience the benefits and enjoyment that other tournament players do.

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