April 17, 2012
Editor: Thank you, Harford County, for joining Oak Grove Baptist Church in our second annual Women's Conference held March 31. With over 200 in attendance, we enjoyed the Bible lessons and accounts shared by our speakers, Laurie DeYoung, WPOC morning DJ, and Erika Clark, veteran and advocate for women and children. We especially want to thank the following businesses in Bel Air that provided gift donations for door prizes: Angles Hair Team, Bertucci's Italian Restaurant, Cheveux Salon and Day Spa, Christopher Matthew's Christian Store, Creative Design Salon and Spa, Mrs. Flowers Inc, Liberatore's Ristorante, Tasti-D-Lite and TCBY. Additionally, these businesses from around Harford and Cecil counties provided gift donations for door prizes: Box Hill Pizzeria-Abingdon, Edible Arrangements-Abingdon, Eleven Courses-Lutherville, Freedom Hills Therapeutic Riding Program-Port Deposit, Geneva Golf Course-Street, Klein's Shop Rite-Forest Hill, Mary Kay via Joyce Waller and Twin Silos Restaurant-Street.
April 28, 2012
With the lure of making as much as $100,000 in prize money, nearly 4,000 anglers in some 650 boats are expected to descend on the Chesapeake Bay next weekend for what is billed as "the largest rockfish tournament in the world. " According to Dave Smith, executive director of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association, there are "over 50 ways to win. " First place in the main draw is worth a guaranteed $15,000. The big money is made in what MSSA bills as a "tournament within a tournament.
October 30, 2005
Substance abuse awareness program Junction Inc. will host a "Speak Out" substance abuse awareness program Tuesday at the Westminster City Recreation Center, 11 Longwell Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the band Infuseon will play at 6:30 p.m. Sarah Fleischer of 98 ROCK will emcee the program. Youths can earn door prizes and community service hours. Information: 410-848-6100. Wound care facility open house Tuesday Carroll Hospital Center will hold an open house and facility tour of its Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the hospital's Outpatient Center.
May 26, 1991
Help fight cancer and enjoy a scenic day of cycling Saturday, June 8beginning and ending at Tydings Memorial Park in Havre de Grace.Riders, who can choose a 25- or 50-mile scenic route (not a race), are invited to pedal at their own pace and will be able to refresh themselves at rest stops set up by volunteers.To participate in the event, riders must collect a minimum of $150 in pledges. Volunteers also are needed.Riders and volunteers will receive a commemorative Bike-A-Thon T-shirt and music, food and door prizes will be provided at the end of the ride.
February 7, 1994
'Shoot-A-Hoop' to aid Mike DoyleGlenwood Middle School will hold "Shoot-A-Hoop," a benefit basketball tournament from 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday.Proceeds from the event will go toward the transplant candidates assistance fund for Mike Doyle, who has cystic fibrosis. He is the son of Glenwood Middle School math teacher Mary Ellen Doyle.Teams of seven that include students and adults must raise at least $140 to compete. Local businesses have made donations for door prizes that will be awarded the night of the event.
February 14, 1997
The Heisman Fine Arts Gallery will present a show of local art and an auction at 8 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Jessup Community Hall, Route 175 and Wigley Avenue.The auction, which will include works by Delacroix, Llewelyn, Wyeth, Borelli and Neiman, will benefit the Julia S. Stafford Memorial Scholarship Fund to provide assistance to a 1997 graduate of Meade Senior High School.Most bids will begin at $50.Admission, $8 for individuals and $15 for couples, includes wine, soda, hors d'oeuvres and door prizes.