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Local Methodist churches offer joint Lenten schedule
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:41
Graceland and Dundalk United Methodist churches will host Wednesday Lenten services on the following dates. All services begin at 7 p.m.
Services at Graceland UMC will be held March 11 and 25.
Services at Dundalk UMC are planned for March 4 and 18.
For more information, call Graceland UMC at 410-633-8799 or Dundalk UMC at 410-284-4818.
 
St. Patrick’s Day parade fundraiser set for March 5
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:41
A fundraiser for this year’s Dundalk St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held Thursday, March 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Seasoned Mariner, 601 Wise Ave. The New Brigade, an Irish band, will provided entertainment.
Admission is free; proceeds from sales will benefit the parade. For more information, call Dennis McCartney at 410-382-1216.
The 2015 Dundalk St. Patrick’s Day Parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Logan Village Shopping Center, on Saturday, March 14. The parade will proceed to Dundalk Village Shopping Center, following the traditional route.
The parade, featuring bagpipers, drummers, local government officials, floats and clowns, has celebrated Dundalk’s Irish heritage since 2006.
For more information, contact Lil Tirschman at 410-282-7724 or Dennis McCartney at the above number.
 
Turner Station Girl Scouts parents’ meeting set for March 11
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:40
Girl Scout Troop 08970 of Turner Station will host a parents’ meeting Wednesday, March 11, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, 101 Avon Beach Road. The public is welcome. The first 10 girls to attend with a parent or  guardian will receive gift cards. For more information, call 920-203-3967 or e-mail questions to turnerstationgirlscouts@gmail.com.
 
Patapsco High students aid animal shelter
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:39


Patapsco High School & Center for the Arts FALS and AVID program students recently made cat shelters for the BARCS animal shelter. The students also raised $370 for the shelter by selling dog biscuits. Pictured (front row, from left) are BARCS executive director Jennifer Brause, Cheyenne Grimm, Dakota Grimm and BARCS development director JoAnn Goldberger; (second row) teacher Beth Gray, Chelsea McNew, Laura Hubbard, Kaitlyn Jenkins and teacher Dana Evans; (third row) Austin Bradburn, Michael Wyatt and Woody Nash.

 
Long accepting House scholarship applications
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:35
Del. Bob Long has announced that his office is now accepting applications for the House of Delegates scholarship program for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Eligible applicants must reside in the 6th Legislative District, complete the FAFSA [Free Application for Federal Student Aid] no later than Sunday, March 1, and plan to attend a Maryland college or institution.
Each member of the General Assembly is allocated a scholarship budget which may be awarded yearly to residents of that member’s district.
A scholarship committee of local educators, business owners and parents will determine qualified applicants based on the following criteria: the quality of the academic program for which the applicant is applying, grade point average, scope of extra-curricular activities and the quality of the application essay.
The application and more details about applying are available by contacting Del. Long at Bob.Long@house.state.md.us.
 
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