County Digest


November 16, 2008

Military families get break on shopping

Sam's Club in Annapolis will launch its Military Family Salute tomorrow, offering military families three days of shopping for meals and gifts without the 10 percent service fee normally charged to nonmembers.

Military Family Salute days will be tomorrow and Dec. 1 and 15. A free holiday photo session will also be offered tomorrow with a professional photographer.

The Annapolis Sam's Club is at 2100 Generals Highway. Information: 410-573-1112.

County Council to meet

The Anne Arundel County Council will hold a dinner meeting starting at 5 p.m. tomorrow at Harry Brown's. The council will meet with MACO officials.

Information: 410-222-7000.

Car rally to benefit shelter

Bay Side Mustangs will hold a car rally and day of sightseeing to benefit the Lighthouse homeless shelter Nov. 23 at the Giant Food, 3130 Solomon's Island Road and Southdown Shores Drive, Edgewater.

Registration is 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and costs $10 and three cans of food, or $15 cash only.

Drivers will ride around Anne Arundel, Calvert and Prince George's counties looking for clues at given checkpoints. The team with the most accurate time and miles traveled will be the winner.

To register, e-mail Information: 410-507-7899.

Crops dinner to be held

Maryland Cooperative Extension will hold a Southern Maryland Crops Dinner from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at the Izaak Walton League on Gardiner Road in Waldorf.

Farmers can meet and talk with others involved in agriculture and specialists in production and management. Vendors and exhibitors will also be available. The program also fulfills requirements for private pesticide applicator recertification and nutrient management voucher training.

Registration is $10 and includes dinner. Registration deadline is Nov. 26.

Information: 301-753-8195.

Church ornament for sale

The Laurel Museum and Laurel Historical Society are selling the 2008 holiday ornament featuring St. Philip's Episcopal Church at Sixth and Main streets in Laurel.

St. Philip's has been a part of the town and the four counties area since it was built in 1848.

Ornaments cost $16, available from the museum at 817 Main St. Or call 301-725-7975.

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