Reservoir Marching Band sweeps awards in competition [North Laurel/Savage]

Way to go, Reservoir Marching Band and Color Guard! The band recently competed in a U.S. Bands Competition at Century High School and won first place overall and for best music, visual and overall effect, sweeping the awards. Great job!

Another congratulations goes out to Reservoir High School. Over 20 students, under the direction of Gisela Cooke, planted 200 trees as a Community Service Project at Scott's Cove in the Rocky Gorge Reservoir. Great job helping the environment and our local community. This project is a program through Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission.

Calling all vendors and crafters. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church is looking for vendors and crafters who want to sell at their annual Christmas Bazaar. The bazaar will be held Nov. 8, 6 to 9 p.m., and Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spaces are $70, which includes a table. The space is approximately 8 by 8 feet. This event is well attended and spaces are in demand, so book early by contacting Martie Nagle at or 301-490-9446. The church is at 8300 Old Columbia Rd.

Mark your calendars to attend the Parking Lot Yard Sale at Resurrection of our Lord Church. The sale is 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, on Oct. 12. Come out and see if you can find that special item you have been looking for. There will be food sold as well, so make your lunch date now. The church is at 8402 Brock Bridge Road.

The officers and board of directors of the Carroll Baldwin Memorial Institute are holding an Open House on Oct. 26, 2 to 4 p.m. Come out and see all the improvements made on the hall and meet some of your neighbors. For more information, contact Louise Thornton at 301-498-0934.

Atholton High School's Academic Life Skills Classes are students that are significantly disabled and are learning life skills. They offer office help such as folding, stuffing of envelopes, labeling and much more. Work will be well supervised. What a great service for any business and for these students. For more information, contact Sharon Cantor at 410-313-7065 ext. 270 or

Reservoir High School's next Gator Academy will be held on Oct. 13 and 27 at 2 p.m. This is free to all RHS students and held at the North Laurel Community Center. Questions can be directed to Beth Weith at or phone Miriam Cruz at 240-640-7885.

Have you signed up yet for Success in Style's Pink Bag Lunch on Oct. 17? It will be held in the Great Room in the Savage Mill starting at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $35 each or 2 tickets for $50. The money raised will go to support efforts to help the jobless by providing training in interview skills and supplying proper clothing. The website is

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