The Cross Country Garden Club invites prospective members to a harvest luncheon at the Historic Waverly Mansion on Thursday, Sept. 12.
Enjoy a meal with fellow gardeners and garden enthusiasts to learn about the Club's Renewing and Revitalizing our Garden Passions themed programs, community projects and trips. For more information and to RSVP, call Mary Dauber at 410-465-4062.
Ellicott City resident and student athlete Haley Reibling is headed to St. Mary's College of Maryland where she will be playing on the girls basketball team.
Reibling is one of 14 members of the Seton Keough High School's Class of 2013 to continue athletic careers in college for Division I, II and III programs in soccer, volleyball, field hockey, basketball, track, softball and lacrosse.
"These students have demonstrated selfless leadership, team spirit, dedication to the school, and academic achievement throughout their years at Seton Keough and we are excited and proud to see them bring their talents to the next level of competition," said Josiah Latona, the all-girls Catholic college preparatory school's athletic director.
Congratulations to all the Seton Keough High graduates who will be playing on collegiate sports teams. Division I players are Aaliyah "Stix" Wilson, basketball, Howard University; and Ciara Saunders, field hockey, Missouri State University.
Division II players are Kathleen Sigwart, field hockey, Limestone College; Alisha Locklear, field hockey, Newberry College; and Anna Stumme, lacrosse, Catholic University of America.
Division III players are Emani Byrd, lacrosse, Frostburg State University; Hannah Tavik, softball, Frostburg; Ijeoma Igwe, volleyball, York College of Pennsylvania; Vicki Sanchez, track, University of New England; Karli Zeps, basketball and lacrosse, McDaniel College; Haley Riebling, basketball, St. Mary's College of Maryland; and Becca Wallace, field hockey, Neumann University.
Road alert! Howard County has begun construction to replace an existing water main along the south side of Route 40 in Ellicott City. Drivers may experience some construction delays due to occasional right lane closures between Dogwood and Chevrolet drives. Weather permitting, the project will be completed by mid-February 2014.
The 22nd annual Howard County Police Pace 5K Race & 1 Mile Fun Walk & Run is Sunday, Sept. 8, at Centennial Park. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. on the roadway near the concession stand.
Sponsored by the Howard County Police Foundation, this event raises money for the families of Howard County officers killed or injured in the line of duty. In addition, Race proceeds support police department scholarships and special programs not met through the annual budget process.
Entrance fees cover an Under Armour T-shirt, food and opportunity to win performance awards and random prize give-aways. For more information and to register, go to the race website at http://www.policepace.com