Carroll County Times

Club News

The Star-Spangled Banner Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America

is hosting speaker Jim Shelley, advisor to the Afghan National Police at its quarterly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Christopher Daniel Restaurant's Forrester Room, 106 W. Padonia Road, Timonium, MD. All active and retired officers of the seven services - Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service and NOAA, as well as spouses and guests. Send checks payable to J. A. Sagerholm to 414 Rockfleet Road, Unit 102, Timonium, MD 21093 by Friday, Sept. 14 indicating choices. For more information, contact


or call Tom Seybold at 410-561-5377.

The Mitchell David Teen Center


is hosting a middle school BBQ for middle school age students to kick off the NFL season and the new school year Sunday, Sept. 9 at the Mitchell David Teen Center, 9621 Reisterstown Road, from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Watch the game and enjoy BBQ. The BBQ is free. Contact Noah Aronin at 443-722-7987 or email naro

by Sept. 4 to reserve. For more information, future events, regular and drop-in hours at the MDTC, visit

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, or call 410-581-9388.

The Weight Loss Challenge
, 7-8 p.m., Butler Fire Hall, 15019 Falls Road, Butler, offers a weight-loss program for long-term weight loss, including information on nutrition and exercise. Participants receive a Wellness Evaluation, learn how to shop, get tips portion control, dining out and exercise. The 12-week course is $50. The top three losers, based on percentage of body weight lost, share the "pot." The program benefits the fire company, with $10 from each registration donated to Butler Volunteer Fire Co. For more information, call Diane at 443-677-7318, or email

American Legion Post 116 Annual Crab Feast

will be held at the Arcadia Volunteer Fire Co., 16020 Carnival Ave. in Upperco, on Saturday Sept. 29. Tickets will be available at the end of July at the Post, 1090 Westminster Road in Reisterstown. Call the Post at 410-833-9605 or contact Clint Hare at 410-812-2832.


The Kiwanis Club of Reisterstown

meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at Reisterstown United Methodist Church, 246 Main St. For more information, call Don Dudey at 410-356-5707 or go to

American Legion Post 116

, 1090 Westminster Road in Reisterstown, is hosting line dancing every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. for a fee of $6.

Instruction and music by Jerry Wayne. Friendly atmosphere. Beginners are welcome. The post hosts dinner and karaoke on the third Friday of every month, from 5-7:30 p.m., with karaoke at 8 p.m. by Eez Gewd Karaoke. There will not be a dinner in December.

For more information, go to


The Edward Jones Coffee Club

is an informal gathering of those interested in participating in roundtable discussions on the economy, interest rates, stocks or other investments and hot topics. The club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. at Gourmet Girls, 1 Easter Court Suite D, in Owings Mills. For more information, call 410- 833-3360.

The Alumni Association of Franklin High School

meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m., and welcomes all Franklin alums. For additional information, email

or call 410-833-1703.


Business Network International

, Finksburg chapter, meets Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Full Moon Pub & Grill, 1100 Westminster Road. The gathering allows business owners to meet, ex-change referrals and follow up on leads. For more information, call Matt Tiahrt at 410-239-0859.

The Randallstown Network

Toastmasters 6805

, a division of Toastmasters International, meets the first, third and fifth Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at Springhouse Assisted Living, 8911 Reisterstown Road. For more information, call Carl Barsky at 410-580-5212.

The Randallstown Optimist



, a social service club and "Friend of the Youth," is welcoming members of the community to join it at any of its monthly business meetings. Prospective members will enjoy free food and refreshments. Meetings are at 8 p.m. every second Thursday of the month in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 10019 Liberty Road. For more information, call Ed Carter at 410-751-2256.

Rotary Club of Pikesville - Owings Mills

meets the first and third Thursdays, 6 p.m., at a new location, the Pikesville Hilton, Fountainside Restaurant, 1726 Reisterstown Road. Guests are always welcome. Contact Albert Hess for more information at 410-484-0135 or


The First Maryland Civil
War re-enacting group is
looking for anyone interested in becoming a re-enactor or just learning more about the hobby. The 150th anniversary of the Civil War began in 2011. Anyone who likes history and the outdoors is welcome to inquire. Student service learning hours are available. The group is a program of the Reisterstown rec council. For more information, contact Kim Drapkin at 410-526-2623.
Cub Scout Pack 315 is loo
king for new boys
to join it who are in grades one through five and who are looking to have fun on Wednesday nights from 7-8 p.m. The pack meets at the Chatsworth School on New Avenue in Reisterstown. Check it out or for more information, call Dawn at 443-615-9107.
Masonic Lodge Warren 51 A
F&AM is collecting toiletries
for deployment of the Maryland National Guard. Items can include razors, deodorant, lip balm, shaving cream and other particulars. Contact John Devitt at 410-489-5592 for more information.