What are our elected officials and community leaders doing about crime in this area? What are their solutions to the high rate of cancer in the county?
Discuss your concerns with officials from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Community Leadership Reception at Chartwell Country Club.
The event is sponsored by the Severna Park Chamber of Commerce and the Council of Greater Severna Park, and the deadline for reservations is tomorrow.
Call 544-1538 or 987-6625.
Finding yourself on the program committee of a club or organization can mean a lot of work, but not in this area.
The Anne Arundel Community College Speakers Bureau solves your guest speaker problems with its 1993-94 brochure. Listed are 55 speakers and more than 100 topics grouped under 15 headings from art and literature to "what makes people tick."
The service is provided free of charge.
The adult comedy, "Lend Me a Tenor," by Ken Ludwig continues this weekend and next at St. Martin's Community Theatre at St. Martins-in-the-Field Episcopal Church on Benfield Road.
Directed by Mary James, evening performances are at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m.
Proceeds are to be shared with Arundel's Habitat for Humanity.
Ticket information: 956-2315.
What I refer to as the "granddaddy of all garage sales" happens on Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Severna Park United Methodist Church.
L The twice-a-year sale benefits the church and the community.
Jeanne White, mother of Ryan White, the young hemophiliac who contracted AIDS through tainted blood, will speak about her son's legacy at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Pascal Center for the Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College.
During his five years with the disease, Ryan became a national figure in the fight for AIDS education.
Admission is free, but tickets are required. Call 541-2218.
A section of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt will be displayed from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 4-6 in the center.
Additional information may be obtained by calling 541-2218.
Anne Arundel and Prince George's community colleges will sponsor a seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Annapolis Holiday Inn to answer insurance and business questions concerning workers' compensation and related issues.
Seminar leader Carol McClain, a risk manager, will update participants on workers' compensation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements and legislation.
Two quick reminders:
Asbury United Methodist Church on Church Road in Arnold has scheduled its crafts bazaar on Nov. 6. Spaces for artisans are $20. Information: 757-7714.
There are still a few spaces available for St. Martin-in-the- Field's Dec. 4th Holiday Bazaar. Call 987-3631.
While rushing through our "short-sighted, instant gratification" kind of existence, we would be wise to slow down and observe people like Charles and Elsie Dehne.
In August, the Dehnes celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary. Congratulations!