Girl Scout Logan McDonough aims for Gold Award [Clarksville]

Help! Student volunteers are urgently needed immediately.

Logan McDonough is finishing her junior year at Glenelg High School and is in the process of completing her Girl Scout Gold Award involving peer tutoring in the HCPSS Comprehensive Summer School Program. Logan needs HCPSS students to help by volunteering as a peer tutor for any period of time during the June 23-Aug. 1 session. She is encouraging all students to volunteer to help in any subject/level offered in Summer School.

Logan touts this as a great opportunity to help students from all over the county and it will demonstrate and enforce knowledge of your favorite subject. Often the best way to learn is with a fellow student. Give it a try. Contact Logan immediately to volunteer or just to ask questions and learn more about how you can help. Send email to

Relay for Life of Western Howard County is inviting the entire community to come to Western Regional Park on June 13 for a free, fun-filled overnight event to celebrate cancer survivorship and raise money for the American Cancer Society. Opening ceremonies begin at 6:30 p.m. That's this Friday evening, June 13, at 6:30 p.m.

Relay is a non-competitive, overnight walk-a-thon, but you do not need to stay all night to participate. Come enjoy the entertainment and try to stay until at least after the lighting of the luminaria. It's a beautiful sight and an impressive reminder of those lost in the battle against cancer. In the 2012 and 2013 event, Western Howard County Relay raised over $145,000 thanks to great community support. Won't you help to make this a banner year?

Carol and Marvin Lintz of Wayside Drive celebrated something very special on May 24, the wedding of their granddaughter Christine Taylor of Elkridge to Joel Rogers of Wisconsin. The ceremony took place at the Patuxent Female Institute. Mother Nature did her part by providing perfect weather. Everything was gorgeous.

Christina's parents are Bradley Lintz and his wife Deana of Elkridge and Linda Reynolds of Baltimore. Her other grandparents are Linda and Harold Bell of Columbia.

You might wonder how this Maryland and Wisconsin couple met. They were both college students in Chicago. Following graduation, both found jobs in Los Angeles. Grandma Carol's only lament is that California is so far away. Still, she wishes them much happiness and continued career success. Best wishes for a long and happy marriage to Joel and Christine Rogers.

The Father's Day brunch at Great Sage vegan restaurant includes "bacon" and hash brown tofu quiche among other choices. Why not take Dad out for some distinctive gourmet dining? You know the food must be good and tasty because the restaurant is about to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

You can learn more about Great Sage anniversary celebration plans while attending Thursdays at the Corner this week, June 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. All the Consious Corner shops will have special offers and there will be live entertainment. It's free and fun for all.

Congratulations to fifth grade Pointers Run Fall and Spring Stock Market Game participants.

This contest is sponsored by the Foundation for Investor Education and the Maryland Council on Economic Education. Each team is given a virtual account of $100, 000 to invest in the stock market over a 10-week period while competing for the top spot as the team with the best-performing portfolio.

Now, here's the big news. The Pointers Run team of Noah Blaz, Ingrid Chang, Daniel Etcheberrigaray, Evan Jaquis and Caitlin McMahon did so well that they have the honor of winning first place elementary team in the Central Maryland Region. Congratulations!

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