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By Kevin Cowherd | November 2, 1990
WHENEVER I look in the mirror, the face staring back belongs to a man who has never won a raffle in his entire life.He has never won a late-model Cadillac. Never won a 27-inch color TV. Never won three matching pieces of Samsonite luggage. Never won a basket of cheer.Never even won a turkey.Think about that for a minute: Here's a man who NEVER EVEN WON A TURKEY. EVERYBODY wins a turkey. I know 6-, 7-year-olds who have won so many turkeys they have to stuff them under their beds because there's no more room in the freezer.
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July 26, 2011
Editor: On behalf of the 12U Bel Air Braves travel baseball team, we would like to thank everyone who supported our fundraisers, bought raffle tickets, made donations or just wished us good luck throughout the season. The Braves have had a very successful season (29-8-1) which will culminate in playing in the Cal Ripken World Series as the host team from Harford County! Members of the team are: Camren Exter, Michael Yetter, Ryan Neuberger, Daniel Webber, Nick Robinette, Michael Koski, Kyle Bright, Brian Ballard, Zach DeLuise, Andrew Brndjar, Jordan Ly and Carter Poulsen.
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October 23, 2010
Sunday, Oct. 24 Cultural event The Columbia Association hosts a Hispanic culture cafe from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Kahler Hall, 5440 Old Tucker Row in Columbia. The event offers an afternoon of poetry, music, dancing and refreshments. There will also be a Spanish book exchange, "Feria del Libro. " Free. Information: 410-715-3162. Gala Gilchrist Hospice Care's 25th annual Taste & Auction of Howard County will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Turf Valley, 2700 Turf Valley Road in Ellicott City.
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March 18, 2007
Pairsuits Partners to hold session The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region will hold a Pairsuits Partners information session from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at 4513 Philadelphia Road (Route 7) in Aberdeen. Pairsuits is a partnering opportunity for volunteers that matches two people who share common interests, goals, dreams or passions for shared pursuits. Information: 410 836-7177, ext. 381. Free health screenings planned Upper Chesapeake HealthLink's New Medical Mobile Van will be in the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center's parking lot M, MacPhail and Tollgate roads, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 27. Free blood pressure, sleep disorder and body fat analysis screenings will be offered.
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By Lyn Backe and Lyn Backe,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 2, 1996
THE SCENE was Christmas Eve in a restaurant, about two hours before the youngest two offspring were due in at Baltimore-Washington International Airport. We'd finished dinner early because the restaurant wasn't crowded. What to do?"How about the lights at Sandy Point?" says he."Wouldn't the kids [ages 19 and 23] like to see it while they're here?""I doubt it."The scene shifts to Sandy Point State Park at the Bay Bridge about 40 minutes later."We should have brought the kids," says he.Anne Arundel Medical Center's Lights on the Bay, the first of what certainly should become an annual spectacle for area residents and visitors, is truly a delight.
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Aegis staff report | January 27, 2014
It's time to get a team of friends together, collect pledges, lace up those rented bowling shoes, and settle in for an afternoon of bowling on Feb. 22, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at Forest Hill Lanes, to benefit homeless and neglected animals at the Humane Society of Harford County. You don't have to be a professional bowler to join in and raise money for the animals. Anyone can participate, and the key to success is collecting donations! Prior to the event, either print a paper form to collect donations or go to http://www.harfordshelter.org and fund raise online.
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August 12, 2013
According to the nursery rhyme, there was a farmer who had a dog, and Bingo was his name. Make plans to head over to Level Volunteer Fire Hall on Friday, Aug. 16 with this song in your thoughts and the homeless and neglected animals of Harford County in your heart. The Humane Society of Harford County is hosting a fun-filled Basket Bingo to raise funds for the thousands of animals it shelters each year. Doors open at 6 p.m. and bingo begins at 7 p.m. inside the fire hall at 3633 Level Village Road in Havre de Grace.
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By Jill Rosen and The Baltimore Sun | August 17, 2011
This Friday in Annapolis dogs will slip into their docksiders, pop on their Panama hats and climb aboard a cruise ship. There, they'll enjoy snacks, drinks and live music. Maybe if you're nice, they'll let you come along. It's Ben's 5 th Dog-Friendly Cruise, an event organized by Paws pet boutique to benefit the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Dogs and people meet at the Annapolis City Dock to board the Watermark's Harbor Queen at 7 p.m. They'll cruise until about 10 p.m., listening to the live music of Dan Haas & Ben's Bones, nibbling finger foods from Whole Foods and perhaps sipping on a little something from the cash bar. There will be a silent auction with the chance to score all kind of goodies from area businesses -- Red Leash Photography, Loews Annapolis Hotel, Davis' Pub, Stoney River Legendary Steaks, Broadneck Grill, Casa Nova and Paws & Possibilities Dog Training are just a few. Peole can also buy $10 raffle tickets for a chance to win two roundtrip tickets on Southwest.
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September 6, 2012
It's Grandparents Day, dear readers, It's this Sunday, Sept. 9. Congratulations to all my readers who happen to be grandparents! Remember yours. Sept. 11, Tuesday, is Patriot Day and the National Day of Remembrance. Celebrate First Fridays in downtown Havre de Grace today (Friday), 5 to 9 p.m. sponsored by Havre de Grace Main Street. On Saturday morning, rise and shine early for the best produce of summer at the Havre de Grace Farmers Market, 450 Pennington Ave., 9 a.m. to noon.
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By Peg Adamarczyk and Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 22, 2002
GET A jump start on the holidays with a visit to Emmanuel Lutheran Church's annual train garden fund-raiser set up inside Glen Burnie Mall, 6711 Ritchie Highway. The train garden is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday now through Dec. 23. Started as a church project by a former pastor and train aficionado more than 10 years ago to raise money for the North County Emergency Outreach Network, the garden continues to flourish with the help of hundreds of volunteers.
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