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May 18, 2003
Officials to hold meetings on water and sewer rates The Carroll County comptroller's office will hold two public information meetings to review proposed rate increases for water and sewer. Staff members will explain how rates are determined and answer questions. Meetings are scheduled as follows: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Liberty High School, 5855 Bartholow Road, Eldersburg. 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at William Winchester Elementary School, 70 Monroe St., Westminster. Information: 410-386-2085.
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By Jamie Stiehm and Jamie Stiehm,Sun reporter | May 2, 2007
On the first of May, the Garden Club of Olde Annapolis Towne always springs into action. In a quaint rite that creates a colorful effect, the women's club holds a friendly competition among downtown dwellers and merchants, who display eye-catching flower baskets outside their front doors. At least 200 get into the spirit, many festooning their arrangements with bright ribbons that blow in the breeze. Yesterday was the 52nd annual day of judgment. "Just like life, everyone's a critic," said club member Saundra Irvine.
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By Pat Brodowski and Pat Brodowski,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 15, 2000
AN OLYMPIAN from Hampstead thrilled the Women's Club of Hampstead last week with tales of his cycling adventures. Brian Walton, a road and track cyclist, recently returned from the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. He has raced with the Canadian National Cycling Team since 1991. Walton has a family connection to the women's club. He is married to the granddaughter of longtime club member Marilyn Gill. Gill's granddaughter Dana Walton is an eighth-grade reading teacher at North Carroll Middle School.
NEWS
July 30, 2006
The Women's Club of Westminster recently presented the Carroll County Agriculture Center with two Welch Allyn brand Automated External Defibrillators (AED). The AEDs are used to resuscitate victims who experience a cardiac arrest or other heart problems. The AEDs provide voice commands to the rescuer on the proper use of the machine. The Women's Club raised $3,000 from a basket bingo in April and received several donations to pay for the AEDs, which were given in time for this week's fair, said Etta Ray Griffin, a club member.
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By Pat Brodowski and Pat Brodowski,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | December 30, 1998
WATER QUALITY in Hampstead and the county will be discussed by Catherine Rappe, assistant bureau chief for the Bureau of Environmental Services in Carroll County, when she speaks to the Women's Club of Hampstead at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Main Street, Hampstead.Club member Martha Hyson invited Rappe to address concerns about water quality. The recent stream restoration at the Hampstead wastewater treatment plant will also be discussed.Community organizations and residents are encouraged to attend.
NEWS
October 29, 2002
Dorotha F. Knieriem, a former women's club president, died Wednesday of dementia at Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville, where she moved 16 years ago. She was 88 and earlier had lived in Catonsville. Born Dorotha Ford in Baltimore and raised on Payson Street, she was a 1932 graduate of Western High School. She worked briefly for the former Union Trust Co., and had been a member of Catonsville Presbyterian Church. Friends said she enjoyed singing in the Baltimore Choral Arts Society's annual programs.
NEWS
July 30, 2006
The Women's Club of Westminster recently presented the Carroll County Agriculture Center with two Welch Allyn brand Automated External Defibrillators (AED). The AEDs are used to resuscitate victims who experience a cardiac arrest or other heart problems. The AEDs provide voice commands to the rescuer on the proper use of the machine. The Women's Club raised $3,000 from a basket bingo in April and received several donations to pay for the AEDs, which were given in time for this week's fair, said Etta Ray Griffin, a club member.
NEWS
May 11, 1993
Alma M. Sinton, who had a close-up view of the inauguration of President William Howard Taft in 1909, died Saturday of internal bleeding at the Meridian Nursing Center-Multi Medical in Towson. She was 101.She lived in Mount Washington for many years and was a member of area women's and garden clubs.Born in Baltimore, the former Alma M. Summers sometimes told stories of her youth, including her closeup view of the inauguration of President Taft, a Republican.She was staying in Washington with an aunt whose husband was a District of Columbia commissioner and had forgotten the top hat he needed to greet dignitaries arriving at Union Station for the inauguration.
NEWS
February 8, 2002
The Chesapeake Women's Club will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Mountain Road library. The guest speaker will be Dr. Edward Bartlinski of the Wellness and Chiropractic Clinic in Glen Burnie. The club, affiliated with the General Federation of Women's Clubs, helps support local educational, community, and civic projects. The club recently entertain patients at the North Arundel Convalescent Center with an afternoon of bingo games, with prizes and refreshments served.
NEWS
April 1, 2002
Cedarhurst Unitarian Universalists Congregation continues its monthly coffeehouses with a concert featuring Doug Alan Wilcox at 8 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5. Nonalcoholic drinks and desserts will be available. The church is at 2912 Clubhouse Road, Finksburg, and is accessible to the disabled. Information: 410-861-8820. Sun columnist Reimer to speak at women's club The Women's Club of Westminster will hold a lecture featuring Susan Reimer, author and columnist for The Sun, at 7 p.m. April 10 at Ascension Episcopal Church.
NEWS
October 16, 2005
On May 3, 2005, ROSALIE MILLER (nee Hamblin) artist and devoted mother of Amy. A memorial celebrating her life will be held Thursday, October 27, 1 to 3 P.M. at the Women's Club of Linthicum, 110 N. Hammonds Ferry Road, Linthicum, MD 21090.
NEWS
May 6, 2005
On May 3, 2005, JUNE D. LUMBY (nee Descher). She was President of the Japanese and American Women's Club in New York, a member of the Women's Club of Roland Park and she was involved in many activities at Blakehurst; beloved wife of Robert W. Lumby. Also survived by many friends. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Road (Beltway exit 26-A), on Friday, 2 to 4 P.M. Memorial service will be held at Towson United Methodist Church on Tuesday, May 10 at 11 A.M. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial contributions in her name to Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane, Lutherville, MD 21093.
NEWS
May 1, 2005
On Wednesday, April 27, 2005, at Salemtowne, the Moravian Retirement Community, JEAN BALKOM GREGORY, 96. She moved to Salemtowne four years ago from Arlington, TX, where she lived for approximately 26 years. While in Arlington, she was active in First Presbyterian Church, where she served in various capacities including president of the Women's Organization. In addition, she was a member of the American Association of University Women, the Arlington Women's Club and Garden Club of Arlington.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | July 26, 2004
The Carroll County Republican Central Committee has unanimously recommended a woman familiar with GOP issues to fill the recently vacated District 5A seat in the House of Delegates. Tanya Thornton Shewell, 60, has never held political office but has been active in the Republican Party and an officer in the county Republican Women's Club for many years. The committee interviewed eight prospective candidates in an open session Saturday evening, an event that drew about 40 people. Members deliberated for about an hour before choosing Shewell.
NEWS
May 18, 2003
Officials to hold meetings on water and sewer rates The Carroll County comptroller's office will hold two public information meetings to review proposed rate increases for water and sewer. Staff members will explain how rates are determined and answer questions. Meetings are scheduled as follows: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Liberty High School, 5855 Bartholow Road, Eldersburg. 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at William Winchester Elementary School, 70 Monroe St., Westminster. Information: 410-386-2085.
NEWS
December 27, 2002
Leone A. LaMotte, a retired Baltimore County teacher who spent 43 years in several schools, died Wednesday of respiratory arrest at the Highlands retirement community in Wyomissing, Pa. The former Hampstead resident was 96. A teacher at Franklin Elementary School in Reisterstown, she taught grades one through seven at the old Trenton School, a one-room schoolhouse, where she also taught chorus. After graduating from the former Towson Normal School, now Towson University, in 1926 with a teaching certificate, Ms. LaMotte began teaching grades three and four.
NEWS
By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 21, 2000
THE JUNIOR WOMEN'S Club of Westminster is looking for a few good golfers to help support literacy in Carroll County. More than a few, actually. The organization, which is affiliated with the International General Federation of Women's Clubs, is hoping to beat last year's record of 75 golfers and 86 sponsors for its annual golf tournament. The tournament, which benefits public and school libraries in Carroll County, raised $6,000 last year. This year's outing -- Hit the Links for Libraries 2000 -- is scheduled for May 22 at Piney Branch Golf and Country Club.
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,Staff Writer | November 10, 1992
Members of the Women's Club of Westminster put the Belle Grove Square garden to bed for the winter yesterday."It's like straightening out the dresser drawers," said Tommy Batten, the club president, whose knees and gloves were covered with soil."
NEWS
October 29, 2002
Dorotha F. Knieriem, a former women's club president, died Wednesday of dementia at Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville, where she moved 16 years ago. She was 88 and earlier had lived in Catonsville. Born Dorotha Ford in Baltimore and raised on Payson Street, she was a 1932 graduate of Western High School. She worked briefly for the former Union Trust Co., and had been a member of Catonsville Presbyterian Church. Friends said she enjoyed singing in the Baltimore Choral Arts Society's annual programs.
NEWS
By Peg Adamarczyk and Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 31, 2002
ONCE A MONTH for a quarter of a century, a group of women has come together to help make Pasadena a better place to live. Over the years, the Chesapeake Women's Club has worked to see that a library was built on Mountain Road, awarded prizes to young artists, offered support to victims of domestic violence and given hundred of books to needy children. It has awarded scholarship money to local college-bound students and supported a variety of environmental causes. To celebrate the club's 25th anniversary, a dinner is scheduled for Wednesday at Sunset Restaurant in Glen Burnie.
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