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Gov. William D. Schaefer has invited state employees to participate in the fourth annual state employees photography competition, titled "Get Some Exposure."

The contest is sponsored by the "Maryland, You are Beautiful" Program, the Maryland Department of Transportation, the governor's press office and Ritz Camera Centers Inc.

Deadline for the competition, open to all current state employees, is Sept. 16.

The entry categories are; action-sports, animals, landscape-scenic-environment, Maryland tourism attractions, Maryland'speople, Marylanders at work, urban architecture and vacation humor.

Contestants must be currently employed by the state and may submitone photo per category taken on 35mm or larger format film in 8-by-10 prints.

Winners will join the governor at a ceremony and reception in Annapolis this fall, where the "Best of Contest" winner will receive an evening dinner cruise for 15 aboard the state yacht and a $500 cash prize.

The first-place winner in each category will be awarded $100, second-place winners will receive $75, and third-place winners will receive $25, courtesy of Ritz Camera Centers Inc.

Send all entries to the Maryland Department of Transportation Public Affairs Division, P.O. Box 8755, BWI Airport, Md. 21240, by Sept. 16, 1991.


Meridian Nursing Center in Severna Park will sponsor it's first Employee Awards Banquet at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at La Fountaine Bleu in Glen Burnie.

The 8 p.m. awards ceremony will feature presentations of awards for one year of service, five yearsof service, on year perfect attendance and a special award to the employee of the month.

Information: 544-4220.


17 Anne Arundel County residents were a part of Baltimore Gas and ElectricCo.'s efforts to repair damage from Hurricane Bob in Massachusetts.

The BG&E; contingent of 108 volunteers in 52 vehicles left at the end of last month composed of line mechanics, construction specialists, designers, radio technicians, vehicle mechanics and support personnel.

Glen Burnie residents on the team: Gerald Herron, Wayne Curry,Earl Hughes Jr., Timothy Owens, Earl Williams II, Michael Champigny,Stuart Schmidy, Douglas Smith and Norris McDonald.

Raymond Riggin, Steven Axtell and Timothy Sala from Crownsville, Albert Leightner and Jerome Goralski from Severna Park, Steven Riley of Arnold, Ronald Mohler Jr. of Pasadena and Troy Rolen also participated.


Colonial Players of Annapolis recently sponsored an awards banquet at the Bay Ridge Inn in Annapolis for participants in the 1990-1991 season.

The directing award went to Patrick Martyn for "All My Sons," and Jessica Norton, A.C. Boughton and Jim Gallagher received acting awards for the same production.

Other acting awards were given to Tom Boynton for "Painting Churches," and CeCe Newbrough for "House of Blue Leaves."

Technical awards were won by: Kathleen Rehorn, costumes for "All My Sons," Dave Colburn and Folger Rideout, sound for "Working," Mike Harris, lighting for "Working," Terry Scott Morton, lighting for "All My Sons," and John Glaeser, set designfor "All My Sons."

Awards for outstanding contributions went to Heather Sherrif and Romey and Tim Curtis.

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