April 27, 2012
The Port Deposit Heritage Corporation held its 36th annual General Meeting on April 19 in the upstairs board room of the Paw Paw Building. President Judy Leonard opened the meeting and Patsy Grace submitted her Treasurer's Report. Arch McKown, curator of the Cecil County Historical Society, served as guest speaker, giving very useful information to the board regarding museum policies, plans and protocols. The Heritage has scheduled a fundraising bingo for August to help offset its operating costs.
March 21, 2012
The Northern Chesapeake West Point Society held its Annual Founders Day Celebration March 16 at the Maryland Golf and Country Clubs in Bel Air. More than 85 people representing graduates, cadets and parents of cadets, former professors and friends of the academy attended. The date marked the 210th anniversary of the founding of the United States Military Academy at West Point in New York; on March 16, 1802, Congress approved legislation establishing the academy. West Point is one of the oldest military academies in the world and is the oldest continuously run military post in America.
February 14, 2012
Side By Side's breakfast celebration and fundraiser will be held Saturday, March 3 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Bethany Community Church, 15720 Riding Stable Road. Guest speaker is Prince George's CountyExecutive Rushern Baker. A free breakfast will be provided by IHOP Laurel and a silent auction will be held during breakfast. Reservations are required by Feb. 27. Contact email@example.com or 202-710-5555. Auction proceeds and cash donations will help sustain and expand programs including Family Academy, an apartment homework club, community-wide tutoring, Spanish translation services in schools, a computer loan program and a new initiative, Great Start.
January 19, 2012
Notre Dame men's basketball coach Mike Brey will be the guest speaker at the Baltimore Catholic Leagu's 2nd Hall of Fame banquet, the league announced Thursday. Local broadcaster Keith Mills will be the emcee for the event, which will be held May 3 at the Rolling Road Country Club in Catonsville. The 2012 induction class includes Tim Coles (Cardinal Gibbons, '82), Leon Dickerson (Cardinal Gibbons), Darryle Edwards (Calvert Hall, '81), Darnell Harris (St. Frances, '04) Phil Lane (Saint Maria Goretti, '96)
January 9, 2012
The Mason Dixon Business Association will welcome in the new year on Wednesday, Jan. 18, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Buontempo Brothers at 1 South Main in Bel Air. Tony Belcastro, of WSMT Insurance, will be the guest speaker. He will be discussing the differences in personal and business insurance as well as the advantages of working with an independent agent. Guests are welcome. Lunch will be served at noon, cost is $15. For more information call Susan Miller at Dale Miller & Son, Inc. at 717-382-4811.
January 7, 2012
WESTMINSTER - The Carroll County NAACP branch will host its 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 a.m. at Martin's Caterers of Westminster, located at Route 140 and Route 97, Westminster. WESTMINSTER - The Carroll County NAACP branch will host its 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 a.m. at Martin's Caterers of Westminster, located at Route 140 and Route 97, Westminster. The guest speaker will be Joshua Parker, winner of the 2011-12 Maryland Teacher of the Year award.