Nomination petitions will be available until March 21 for members of the Long Reach community interested in running for office.
Two members of the village board and one Columbia Council representative will be elected to two-year terms April 30.
Owners or tenants of lien-paying properties in Long Reach village are qualified to run. Each candidate must submit a completed petition and candidate's statement by 6 p.m. March 21.
Information packets, which include the petition forms and election rules, are available at Stonehouse in Long Reach Village Center from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Information: 410-730-8113, or William A. Taylor, chairman of the election committee, 301-596-7152.
Oakland Mills seeks those who wish to serve
The Oakland Mills Community Association is seeking residents interesting in serving on its board of directors or as Columbia Council representative.
Five members serve on the board and are elected annually; the village's council representative also serves for one year. The term of office runs from May 1 to April 30, 2006.
Candidate packets are available at The Other Barn in Oakland Mills Village Center.
Information: Sandy Cederbaum, village manager, 410-730-4610.
`Lively Arts for Little Ones' is scheduled for Friday
The Oakland Mills Community Association is presenting "Lively Arts for Little Ones," a series of live performances for children ages 2 to 5 and their chaperones.
Mary Ann Jung and the Pee Wee Pirate Show will perform at 10 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Friday at The Other Barn.
Tickets are $4.50 for ages 2 and older. Group rates are available.
College bound: Hammond High School will hold a College Visions Workshop for high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors and their parents from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the school, 8800 Guilford Road, Columbia. Students and their parents can attend three of the 15 workshops. Topics include college visits and selection, a Black Student Achievement Program guide to college.