West Carroll roundup: Carroll Vista to host International Food Tasting event

The second annual International Food Tasting and Silent Auction to benefit Relay for Life takes place this Saturday, April 22, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Carroll Vista Club House, 1 Clubhouse Drive, Taneytown.

Tickets are $10 each and include food tasting and complimentary glass of wine (must be 21 or over). The Food Tasting event will highlight area restaurants including Flicks Pub (Taneytown), Stonehouse Cakery and Café (Taneytown), China House (Littlestown), The Stables (Westminster), Giulianova (Westminster), Blue Bistro (Westminster), No Anchovies (Taneytown), and Habaneros (Westminster).

A Silent Auction will feature a variety of items, including tickets to the Baltimore symphony or a gift certificate to a tattoo parlor. Auction items have a total value of more than $8,000. Winners of individual auctions can pay by cash, check or credit card.

Raffle tickets can be purchased for $1or 6 for $5. There will also be door prizes. For more information contact Sharon at 410-756-2867.

Heritage Museum monthly meeting and 2017 Ornament

The Taneytown Heritage and Museum Association will hold its April meeting on April 23 at 7 p.m. in the Grace United Church of Christ Parish Hall, 49 W. Baltimore Street, Taneytown.

Guest Speaker for the evening is Dort Mollett whose topic is, "A Love Affair with Antrim." Dort and Richard Mollett are the current owners of the Antrim 1844 property. Light refreshments will be served. The public is invited to attend.

The Museum's 2017 Ornament is now available for sale. Each ornament will sell for $12. This year's ornament showcases Cambridge Rubber Company.

Cambridge Rubber Company originally did business as the Blue Ridge Rubber Company, manufacturing waterproof footwear until a fire in 1942 destroyed the facility. When the factory was rebuilt it opened as Cambridge Rubber Company until it closed for good in 1986.

Ornaments can be purchase at the Taneytown Heritage Museum, Crouse Ford or the Taneytown branch of New Windsor State Bank.

For more information on any of the Taneytown Heritage Museums programs, contact the museum at 443-918-8687.

Services available to Taneytown residents

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has several services available to residents of Taneytown.

The Food Pantry at Francis Scott Key High School is open every Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. FSK is located at 3825 Bark Hill Road. Call or RSVP at 410-386-4646 to request home delivery. This service is for anyone over age 55 or those who have difficulty carrying grocery bags.

Cancer patients in need of transportation to medical appointments can call the American Cancer Society to request transportation through the "Road to Recovery" program. Their phone number is 410-781-6909.

The RSVP program is a branch of the Senior Corp. Volunteers serve Meals on Wheels and other programs that help senior citizens continue to live and eat healthy.

Looking for vendors for Spring Craft Event

The 11th annual Spring Craft, Vendor and Yard Sale is scheduled for May 13. The committee is currently seeking vendors to participate in the event. For those interested, first space is free. Each additional space requested is $10. To reserve a vendor spot or for more information, contact Sheila or Eneida at 410-751-1200.

Tails of Taneytown seeks vendors for May 6 event

The sixth annual Tails of Taneytown parade, slated for May 6, is fast approaching. If you are interested in participating as a vendor, email Nancy McCormick at nbmccormick@taneytown.org for an application form or more information. Reservations and payments must be received no later than April 24.

Gabrielle Schoeffield covers Taneytown, Union Bridge, New Windsor and surrounding areas. Reach her at gabrielle.copeland.schoeffield@gmail.com.

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