North Carroll: Cub Scout Pack 791 to hold flapjack fundraiser at Applebee's

Members of Cub Scout Pack 791 sing at a tree lighting ceremony in Hampstead in 2015. The pack is holding a flapjacks fundraisers at Applebee's in Westminster on Saturday, Feb. 9.
Members of Cub Scout Pack 791 sing at a tree lighting ceremony in Hampstead in 2015. The pack is holding a flapjacks fundraisers at Applebee's in Westminster on Saturday, Feb. 9. (Courtesy photo)

Cub Scout Pack 791, of Hampstead, is hosting a flapjack fundraiser breakfast from 8 until 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at Applebee’s in Westminster.

The cost is $7 per person and the proceeds benefit the Pack and their functions.


The restaurant is located at 634 Baltimore Blvd., Westminster. For information, call Lisa Kelly at 443-789-6183.

Date Night Fundraiser

Spring Garden Elementary School is hosting a Parent Date Night fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 9 at Four Seasons Sports Complex.


The proceeds benefit the new playground fund. Their playground, though currently safe to use, needs to be replaced. The school must fund the project themselves and are looking to the school community for support.

The cost is $30 for the first child, $10 for the second child and $5 for each additional child. There will be pizza and ice cream provided. Activities will be in abundance and include inflatables, sports, Nerf gun battle (bring your Nerf gun but no foam ball Nerf guns), cookie decorating, glow sticks, dance party and a movie. This is geared for those ages two to 10.

You may register online at www.4seasonssportscomplex.com; and please note that walk-ins will not be accepted.

Four Seasons is located at 2710 Hampstead-Mexico Road, Hampstead. For more information, call the school at 410-751-3433 or Four Seasons at 410-239-3366.


Winter Yard Sale

Manchester Valley High School Class of 2021 is hosting a Winter Yard Sale from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 in the school cafeteria. All items are priced to sell, and the proceeds benefit the class and their functions.

The school is located at 3300 Maple Grove Road, Manchester.

Food Pantry

The Lazarus United Church of Christ Food Pantry will be open from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16. All are welcome.

The church is located at 5101 S. Church St., Lineboro. For information, call 410-374-1304.

Conquer Cancer! event

Lazarus UCC will be hosting a Conquer Cancer! event at 9:45 a.m. Feb. 17.

The event is being held to “support the fighters, admire the survivors and honor the taken,” according to an email from one of the event coordinators, April Graham.

For a $20 donation you will receive a customized “Conquer Cancer” T-shirt, as well as a handmade bracelet representing all of the different cancers. There will be a special candle lighting during the service and a light luncheon will follow.

All of the money collected from the T-shirt donation, as well as any additional donations, will be donated to the Carroll Hospice Dove House and the William E. Kahlert Regional Cancer Center, both in Westminster.

In addition, White Pine Paving Company will have their Cancer Truck displayed on the parking lot.

A snow date of Feb. 24 is scheduled. The church is located at 5101 Church St., Lineboro.

Donations sought

Donations are currently being sought, as well as sponsorships, for the 2019 Relay for Life Bingo. This event, which will be held at the Manchester Activities Building, will be held May 4. All of the proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.

The deadline for donations is March 15. If you’re interested in donating and/or a sponsorship, please call Brandy Wiser at 443-974-5446.

Scholarship opportunity

The Hampstead Lions-Lioness Clubs will present three $1,500 scholarships to three individuals of the 2019 Manchester Valley High School’s graduating class (with the address containing zip code 21074).

The scholarships are awarded based on scholastic achievement, community participation, and financial need. One of these awards, the H. Craig Snyder Memorial Scholarship, will be awarded to a graduate of the Career and Technology Center.

No essay is required for any of these scholarships. Applications are available in the guidance office at MVHS and are due back to the guidance office no later than March 29.


Start sending me press releases now on all of your upcoming events – spring is not too far off and I know that the community will be alive with activities for the family! Please see below reminders for events already mentioned in previous columns.

  • Book Bingo: Feb. 8, 6 p.m., Ebb Valley Elementary School, 3100 Swiper Drive, Manchester. Snow date Feb. 22. Information: 410-386-1550.
  • Spaghetti dinner/Silent Auction: Feb. 15, 6-8 p.m., Manchester Valley High School, 3300 Maple Grove Road, Manchester. $10/adults, 14 and older; $6, ages 4-13; free, younger than 4. Carryout available. Information/tickets: Andy DeMario, 410-374-9177, Steve Swam, 410-239-8987, or lmactivities@lmlions.org.
  • Bull and Oyster Roast/Dance: Feb. 23, 6-11 p.m., Lineboro Volunteer Fire Department, 4224 Main St., Lineboro. $40/person (includes dinner/admission). Music 7-11 p.m. by Dixie Wind Band. Information/tickets: Joe, 410-977-4735; fire department, 410-374-2197.

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