Harford Digest


December 11, 2005

Arc holding raffle to support clients

The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region is conducting a raffle of a new Pontiac Solstice with proceeds to support people with developmental disabilities who receive services from The Arc.

The tickets are $25 each or five tickets for $100. The winning ticket will be drawn March 4 at the Arc's "After dArc" event, which will be held at the Maryland Golf and Country Clubs in Bel Air. The event will feature American and international cuisine served by celebrity chefs, music and dancing, a martini bar, wine tasting and live and silent auctions. Ticketholders do not need to be present to win.

Tickets can be purchased at Boyle Buick Pontiac in Bel Air until the event. Tickets are also available online.

Information: arcncr.org.

Ornament portrays Bel Air Academy

The Bel Air Academy and Graded School on East Gordon Street is portrayed on the 2005 official holiday ornament commissioned by the Bel Air Historic Preservation Commission.

The commission offers an annual ornament to advance preservation awareness about the county seat's history. Ornaments depicting the Graham-Crocker House (2002), the Bel Air Colored High School (2003) and the Hays House (2004) are also available.

Ornaments can be purchased at Bel Air Town Hall, 39 Hickory Ave.; Bel Air Planning Department, 705 E. Churchville Road; Tea By Two, 814 S. Main St.; the Bel Air branch of the Harford County public library, 100 Pennsylvania Ave.; and the Historical Society of Harford County, Inc., 143 N. Main St.

Information: 410-879-9500 or 410-638-4540.

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