County Council candidates report campaign finances

Baltimore County Digest

August 18, 2006

Campaign finance information that became available this week shows how much Baltimore County Council candidates have available to spend on their campaigns.

In the council's 1st District, incumbent Stephen G. Samuel Moxley, a Catonsville Democrat, reported having $83,600 cash on hand, while Republican challenger George T. Kapusinski has $7,200.

In the 2nd District, Councilman Kevin Kamenetz, a Pikesville-Ruxton Democrat, has more than $360,000. Republican challenger Tim Thompson reported having a negative balance, while campaign finance information for Republican Lisa Marquardt was not available from the state elections board yesterday.

In the 3rd District, incumbent T. Bryan McIntire, a north county Republican, has $287,700 in his account, while Republican challenger Michael J. Wagner has $50.

In the 4th District, incumbent Kenneth N. Oliver, a Randallstown Democrat, has $18,300, while Democratic challenger Penny L. McCrimmon has $1,800.

In the 5th District, incumbent Vincent J. Gardina, a Towson-Perry Hall Democrat, has $68,300. Democratic challenger Kathy Reiner Martin has $2,600, while Republican Wayne M. Skinner has $21,200.

In the 6th District, incumbent Joseph Bartenfelder, a Fullerton Democrat, has $176,100, while Republican Timothy P. Knepp reported having no campaign balance. Information for independent James L. White was unavailable.

In the 7th District, Council Chairman John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk Democrat, has $138,500, while Republican Raymond J. Krul reported having no balance and information for Democrat Bernice Myer was unavailable.

Josh Mitchell

Owings Mills

Gordon Center to open season with Road House Guitar Series

The Gordon Center for Performing Arts will open its 2006 season, launching its Road House Guitar Series with performances by Dave Eske and John Sawbriar at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18.

The second concert in the series features Arty Hill at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17.

The King Lewman band will appear for the third and final Road House concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Kristan King and Lance Lewman are the husband-and-wife singer/songwriters who head up the group.

Tickets for each of the Road House concerts are $10. Patrons who purchase tickets to any two of the concerts in the series will receive complimentary tickets to the third show.

In addition to the Road House Series, the Gordon Center season includes The Brubeck Brothers at 8 p.m. Sept. 30; Janis Ian will appear at 8 p.m. Oct. 28; The Four Bitchin' Babes return to the center at 8 p.m. Nov. 4; Cinderella and the Magic Prince at 3 p.m. Nov. 12; and the Lovell Sisters at 8 p.m. Dec. 9.

The Gordon Center is located at 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills. For tickets or information, call 410-356-SHOW (7469), or go to


Valleys Planning Council plans fundraiser Sept. 17

A benefit for Valleys Planning Council Inc. will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 17 at the North Run Farm, 1701 Greenspring Valley Road, Stevenson.

A live bluegrass band, food, a corn maze and children's activities are scheduled. Proceeds will benefit the Valleys Planning Council Inc., a nonprofit land-use and land planning organization that works to preserve rural character.

Ticket prices: adults, $35; children 6-15, $10; children younger than 6, free. Information: 410-337-6877.


Court-appointed advocates sought to work with foster care children

Volunteers are needed to work with CASA of Baltimore County to train as court-appointed special advocates and mentors for abused and neglected foster care children.

Volunteers must be at least 21 years old, complete 30 hours of training and submit to a background check.

Applications for volunteers are being accepted for a fall training session. Information: www.casaofbaltimore or 410-828-0515.

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