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North Carroll roundup: Hampstead Lioness Club offering scholarships

North Carroll roundup: Hampstead Lioness Club offering scholarships

The Hampstead Lioness Club is offering $1,500 scholarships to three members of the graduating class of Manchester Valley High School, who live in the Hampstead ZIP code (21074).

The applicants must demonstrate scholastic achievement, financial need, and community participation. Students applying must have already been accepted by a college.

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One of the scholarships available is the Craig H. Snyder Memorial Scholarship, according to an email from Mary Hamilton, president of the Hampstead Lioness Club.

This scholarship is awarded to a student that is attending the Carroll County Career and Technology Center. All applicants must also live in the 21074 ZIP code and provide proof of scholastic achievement, financial need and community service.

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There are no essay requirements for the scholarships and the committee chooses the most qualified to interview, and then vote to select the three recipients.

Per Hamilton, "the awards will be awarded during the Manchester Valley Awards night, prior to graduation."

Applications may be found at the guidance counselor's office at the school and are to be returned no later than March 31.

In addition, the Lioness Club is hosting a Paint Nite fundraiser at 7 p.m. Monday, May 1, to raise funds for the scholarships.

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The event will be held at New York J&P Pizza, 903 S. Main St., Hampstead.

The cost is $45 per person and the painting to be done is entitled "Love Bugs."

To register, visit www.paintnite.com or contact Mary Hamilton at 410-239-8170,

Fire department crab leg feed

The Manchester volunteer firemen will be hosting their Crab Leg Feed from 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 4.

The doors for the event at 4 p.m., dinner is 5 to 7 p.m., and dance will follow with music by the Rivers Bend Band.

The menu includes all you can eat crab legs and fried chicken, cream of crab soup, side dishes, and all you can drink beer, soda and water.

The cost to attend is $50 for adults and $15 for children 15 and younger.

They will also have a silent auction, pull tickets and Big 6.

For information or tickets, call Bobby at 443-375-9614 or Chris at 443-375-7871. The fire department is located at 3209 Main St., Manchester.

Spring football

The Carroll County Crushing Crows football team have joined the Mason Dixon Indoor Football League and they are accepting registration for Spring Indoor Football.

Several Hampstead Ravens players have already registered for this opportunity to continue playing football, and reinforce their fundamentals, during the spring season.

According to a news release, there will be eight games, beginning Sunday, March 5 and ending on Sunday, April 23.

Home games will be held at Carroll Indoor in Westminster, with practices occurring one to two hours a week. Age groups are 7U, 9U, 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U; going by their date of birth as of Aug. 1, 2016.

Registration fees are 7U-14U, $150; and 16U, $175.

Registrations can be completed online at www.stonealley.com, or contact James Worthy, director of football operations, at 443-677-3486 or email coachjworthy@gmail.com. You may also find information at www.leaguelineup.com/crushingcrows.

NESAP news

During the time frame of Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2016, $21.61 was raised from purchases made through Amazon Smile that were donated to NESAP. If you'd like to contribute, when shopping visit http://smile.amazon.com/ch/52-1340328.

Their Count Down to Spring Sale is running now through March 18, where clothing will be $2 per piece. Some exclusions do apply.

NESAP is seeking donations for their Easter Food Assistance, including cranberry sauce, macaroni and cheese, canned fruit, rice, baked beans or other beans, tuna, instant potatoes, peas, canned gravy, corn muffin mix, flavored noodles, canned pasta, and cream of mushroom or chicken soup.

NESAP is located at 1046 S. Carroll St., Hampstead and can be reached by calling 410-374-9099.

Reminders

•Bull & Oyster Roast, Coon Club, 2855 Coon Club Road, Hampstead, Saturday, Feb. 25. Doors open 1 p.m. Information/tickets, call Brad, 410-984-5289; Tony, 410-960-4553; or Phil, 443-507-6590.

•Bull and Oyster Roast and Dance, Lineboro Volunteer Fire Department, 4224 E. Main St., Lineboro. 6-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. Tickets: Joe, 410-977-4735; or 410-374-2197.

•Golf tournament: Friday, May 12 at Westminster National Golf Course to benefit an upcoming trip to Manchester, England for members of North Carroll Force Black and their families. Shotgun start, 1:30 p.m. $100/person; $400/foursome. Registration is required by March 24. For information, or to register, contact Jeff Fritz at Jeffreylfritz@gmail.com. The course is located at 2158 Littlestown Pike, Westminster.

Shiela Johnson covers Hampstead, Manchester, Lineboro, and neighboring communities in northern Carroll County. She can be reached at sastonejohnson@gmail.com or 410-412-6787.



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