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North Carroll: Northeast Rabbits readying for annual golf tourney to benefit Christmas fund

NESAP is in need of donations and will recycle bags. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Sundays. The store is at 1046 S. Carroll St., Hampstead.
NESAP is in need of donations and will recycle bags. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Sundays. The store is at 1046 S. Carroll St., Hampstead. (BSMG file)

The Northeast Rabbits’ 26th annual benefit golf tournament will be held Friday, July 13, at Oakmont Green Golf Course.

The event begins with registration at 12:30 p.m. and a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost is $75 per person if paid by July 1; and $80 per person after July 1. The fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart, chicken buffet and door prizes. It is a scramble format, with a limit of 128 golfers.

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They are also seeking sponsors for the tournament. The levels are Executive Sponsor, $1,000; Beverage Sponsor, $250; tee sponsors at gold, $100, silver, $75 or bronze, $50; a cart sponsor, $35; or a program sponsor, $25. Any other donations are greatly appreciated.

The proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Northeast Rabbits’ Children’s Christmas Fund and more. The organization became a non-profit community service organization in October 1976 and is dedicated to enriching the community through active involvement, according to a press release.

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The Hampstead Farmers Market will open its ninth season with an opening day celebration Saturday, June 2, from 8:30 a.m. until noon on the carnival grounds of Hampstead Volunteer Fire Department.

There are currently 24 members and they thrive on providing help to the community through civic and social events. Some of the community projects they conduct include Christmas Program through NESAP, NESAP Back to School Program, Little League team sponsorship, and assisting community members in time of need.

Checks may be made payable to Northeast Rabbits, c/o Rick Waltrup, 4637 Water Tank Road, Manchester, MD 21102.

For information, call Rick Waltrup at 410-294-6418, email northeastrabbits@gmail.com, or visit www.northeastrabbits.org.

Community Yard Sale

The weather is getting nicer and that means yard sales and flea markets. Why not clean out the shed, basement, etc., to make room for more treasures?

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St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church will be hosting a huge Community Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2. There will be household items, small furniture, baby furniture, toys, electronics, wood and paper crafts, additional craft vendors, and more. A bake sale will also be held.

Spots are available for $10 each and are approximately 9x18 feet. Proceeds from the yard sale support the Religious Education Program at the church.

The church is located at 2930 Hanover Pike, Manchester. For information, to reserve a spot, email spence1936@gmail.com.

NESAP news

NESAP is currently in need of popular items for their store including spring jackets for men, women, and children; paperback romance novels, country and classic rock CDs, and yarn (full skeins with original paper wrapper). They are also seeking food for their food pantry including canned meat (no tuna), liquid dish soap and laundry detergent. A local farm, Morfoot Farm, has been occasionally donating fresh eggs so that NESAP can offer them clients, and are seeking empty egg containers to use for the donations.

You can also stop by NESAP if you find yourself with an abundance of plastic and brown paper grocery bags, as they recycle them. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Sundays.

The store is located at 1046 S. Carroll St., Hampstead. For information, visit www.nesapinc.org or call 410-384-9099.

Reminders

  • Hampstead Farmers Market: opens June 2, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Hampstead Volunteer Fire Dept., 1341 N. Main St., Hampstead. Saturdays through September. Crafts, food, entertainment, produce and more. Information: www.hampsteadfarmersmarket.com.
  • Demo Derby #2: June 9, gates 1 p.m., event 4 p.m., Upperco Volunteer Fire Company, 5415 Arcadia Ave., Upperco. $15/18 and older; $10/12-17 years old; and free/11 and younger. Information: 410-887-1576 or www.uppercovfc.org/content/demolition.
  • Movie dates: event 7 p.m., movie at dusk, 2933 Manchester Baptist Church Road, Manchester. June 16, “Star Wars IV: A New Hope.” Bring nonperishable food. Information: 443-291-6317; manchesterbaptist@gmail.com.
  • Annual Lion “Dick” Murray Memorial Golf Outing: June 15, registration 12:15, start 1 p.m., Oakmont Green Golf Course, 2290 Golf View Lane, Hampstead. $85/player; $320/foursome. Proceeds will benefit the Hampstead Lions Park Fund. Information: Dennis Sew, 443-463-4231 or agentsew69@aol.com.
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