With a score of eight-under-par 62, the winner of last Wednesday's Gambrills Odenton Recreation Council golf tournament at the Belair Golf Club in Bowie was the team of program chairman Hunter Calaway, Don Howard, Joe Frost and Roland Foskey.

Prizes were awarded for first, second and third place, longest drive and closest to the pin.

Second place went to Nick Greenberg, Shannon Garity and Pat Osborne, at six-under-par 64.

Two teams tied for third at 68: Ernie Richards, Ed Griemsman, Joe Boakon and Al Maynard; and Ed Cadle, Bob Liller, Don Fowler and Richard Hays.

The award for longest drive went to Al Maynard, while closest to the pin honors went to Don Howard.

Beacon's Pharmacy, Maryland National Bank, First American Bank, C&C; Excavating Corp., Little Caesar's Pizza and Odenton Shell Service Center were corporate sponsors, donating prizes and helping with financial obligations.

Other sponsors were Jim's Hideaway and Kaufmann's Restaurant. All the proceeds of this event went to help support GORC's childrens athletic programs.


The Greater Odenton Improvement Association's annual Citizen of the Year Dinner Dance is set for Nov. 3 at the St. Joseph's Church Hall.

Wine and cheese will be served from 6:30 p.m. until dinner starts at 7:30 p.m. Beginning at 9 p.m., entertainment will be provided by the U.S.

Army Field Band Barbershop Quartet. For more information, contact Hazel Sanner at 674-8215.


Members of Junior Girl Scout Troop 227, who meet at the Fellowship Hall of Nichols-Bethel United Methodist Church on the second and fourth Thursday of each month, are saving Delmonte and Slim-Fast labels to earn scouting and camping equipment. If you use these products, please remove the labels and send them to Melanie Owen, 2340 Silver Way, Gambrills, Md. 21054.

The troop is also selling "Entertainment 91" books for Maryland/D.C., Baltimore and Maryland/Virginia areas.

Coupons in the books can be used at restaurants, dinner theaters, sporting events, movies, car rentals agencies, hotels and elsewhere. Each book costs $35. To buy one, call Owen at 621-7934.


Archbishop Keough Council of the Knights of Columbus' annual Polish Festival and Dinner Dance goes from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at St. Joseph's Corrigan Hall, 1283 Odenton Road. The Tommy Thomas Trio will provide music and Polka Kids will make an appearance.

Donations are $15 a person. Beer and setups are provided, but patrons can BYOB. Proceeds will go to continuing the council's charitable commitments.

The council also sponsors bingo the second and fourth Sunday of every month at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1381 Becknel Ave. in Odenton. And members will prepare and serve breakfast the first Sunday of every month through June. The cost will be $3.

At 2 p.m. Oct. 27, the council turns its attention to its annual Halloween Party. All community children are invited to attend in costume.

Prizes will be awarded, games arranged and refreshments served.


Odenton Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization is selling a variety of items, including Wisconsin Country Cupboard -- Wisconsin's finest cheddar cheeses; jumbo reminder calendars, 16-by-22 inch 1991 calendars, with extra-large grids for writing in appointments and reminders; Wraptime, a deluxe assortment of wrap, ribbon, tags, cards; and candle climbers porcelain characters.

Proceeds will help sponsor next year's May Fair; proceeds from the May Fair will go toward building a new playground.

The school also is selling custom Pride & Spiritwear -- T-shirts, sweat shirts, sweat pants, all-season jackets and neon hats with the school colors, name and emblem printed on them. For information on either item, contact the school at 674-7093.


Maple Ridge Homeowners Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the County Western District Police Station on Route 170. The principal item on the agenda will be the election of officers. Sally Shoemaker, president of the Odenton Heritage Society, will talk about Odenton and its history.


The Guidance Department at Arundel High School is sponsoring a college information night at 7 tonight in the school auditorium. If you are the parent of a junior or senior and have questions about helping your son or daughter select, apply and pay for college, you are welcome to attend. For additional information, contact the school at 674-6500.


It's the time of year for Halloween parties and haunted houses, but how about a haunted trail? Come to Boy Scout Troop 755's building on Route 175 between Arundel Senior High and Dairy Farm Road in Gambrills from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Oct. 26, 27 and 30 and let Freddie Krueger from "Nightmare on Elm Street" lead you through a trail of mad doctors, coffins and Dracula.

Sodas and hot chocolate will be available. The trail costs $3 per person, $1.50 for children 12 and under. All proceeds benefit the troop.

For more information, call Jeff Smith at 674-3376.


Our Lady of the Fields Altar Society is hosting a Christmas Crafts and Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, in the church hall at 1069 Cecil Ave. in Millersville.

The Holy Name Club will be selling 50/50 raffle tickets at the event.

The drawing is set for the group's family breakfast Dec. 2. The winner need not be present to win.

Doughnuts and coffee will be available for early risers; a light lunch of homemade chicken-noodle soup, vegetable-beef soup, hot dogs and barbecue sandwiches will be served. Sodas, coffee, tea and milk will be available.

For more information, call Gladys Albert at 987-1469.

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