The Nichols-Bethel United Methodist Church, 1239 Murray Road, Odenton, will be celebrating its 100th year of service at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7.

The program will include an address by the Rev. Edwin Schell, executive secretary of Lovely Lane Museum in Baltimore; a re-dedication of the church's restored original bell and a videotape overviewof the church's history.

The evening will end with a dinner using a menu taken from foods served at the Anne Arundel County Fair.

The cost of the dinner is $8 for adults, $4 children 12 and younger and children younger than 4 are free. Reservations for dinner are required by March 22. To make reservations or more information call Fran Bingen, 674-8123, or Hazel Sanner, 674- 8215.


The O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, is announcing a Kentucky Tour for July 23 through 26.

This four-day, three-night trip will visit many historic sites in Bardstown and Louisville, including "My Old Kentucky Home," Jessie James' hide-out, Abe Lincoln's birthplace, reserved grandstand seats for afternoon races at Churchill Downs with lunch at the Club House, a 1930 dinner party aboard a train and a riverboat dinner cruise.

Cost is $425 per person. Registration is required by April 1 and final payment is due June 1.

For more information or to make reservations call the center from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays or call Margaret Nitkoski at 222-6227 or 621-9515.


Also, the center would like to announce a new exercise class beginning April 3. This new activity will befrom 1 to 2 p.m. every Wednesday and will be called "Outdoor Fun andGames".

Linda Caron, a University of Maryland graduate student working on a degree in therapeutic recreation, will work with participants on favorite games such as horseshoes, bocce ball, lawn darts, croquet, badminton and more. A walking club may be initiated.

Registration is request and can by made by calling the center at 222-6227.


The following Meade High School students were selected by the Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chambers Community and Public relations Committee to participate in the "Day on the Job" program on February21, 1991: Heather Matuschek, April McBee, Robert Mitchell, Jennifer Dallas, Christi Shea, Kathleen Kardatzke, Eva Friddle, Minerva Bower and Richard King.


If you are tired of losing yourgood employees, providing incentives to retain your them may be the answer. You can learn about one ideal way by attending the first meeting of the West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Forum.

The topic will be Simplified Employee Pension. Not only does it reducetaxes, but it is also easy to implement. Chamber member Bernie Robinson of Maryland National Bank will explain the advantages of SEP.

The Small Business Forum is designed to be an informal gathering of small business owners who share problems and solutions. For the first 30 to 45 minutes the selected topic will be discussed. Then members will have an opportunity to ask questions or describe situations whichare causing problems for them. Through a give and take dialogue, it is hoped that useful ideas and advice will be exchanged.

Topics for future forums will be determined at the end of each meeting.

TheSmall Business Forum will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 28, atthe Golden Flame Lounge, 1210 Annapolis Road, Odenton.

To make reservations, contact the chamber office at 672-3422. There will be no cost to participate and refreshments will be available for purchase.


The Fort Meade Retired Officers' Wives' Club monthly luncheonwill be at 11 a.m. April 2 at the Fort Meade Officers' Club. The guest speaker, Geraldine Willis, Champus representative at Kimbrough Army Community Hospital, will speak on recent changes in Medicare, Medicaid and Champus.

Reservations are required for ROWC luncheon. Costis $6.50 and deadline for reservation is Thursday, March 28.

Members' husbands may attend this luncheon. Make your reservations with your area committee member or chairwoman Mae Hudson, 964-8976.


The Maple Ridge Homeowners Association will elect officers for 1991 to 1992 at 7 p.m. March 21at the Odenton Library.

Following the election, Officer Guy Della of the Anne Arundel County Police Department will discuss area and individual home security.

Refreshments will be served.


Easter communions at the 8:15 and 11 a.m. EasterSunday, March 31, at the Faith Community Church will include a live dramatization of Leonardo Da Vinci's "The Last Supper."

Bring yourfamily and join them for this moving drama and celebration of the Lord's Resurrection.

Faith Community Church is on Route 3 north at Waugh Chapel Road in Gambrills. Information: pastor Ed Refensburg, 672-3698.

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