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Democratic club sponsors open house for candidates


Meet candidates running in September's primary at an open house at the Lake Shore Democratic Club, Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.

Scheduled to attend are Judith Duckett, Edith Segree, Calvin Schiling and Cecil Burton, candidates for Orphans Court judge; Janet Owens, clerk-of-the-court candidate; and Peter Cooper, a candidate for House of Delegates from District 31.

Refreshments will be served. The community is invited.

The club is at 236 Maryland Ave. Information: 437-3699.

* The Men of Galilee Lutheran Church will be grilling tasty barbecued chicken from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the front lawn of the church, 4652 Mountain Road.

The cost for one-half chicken is $3. Proceeds will benefit church activities.


The Riviera Beach Volunteer Fire Company annual parade took place last Saturday with a large

crowd of local residents and friends in attendance.

Parade awards went to:

* The Ferndale Volunteer Fire Company, best appearance by an Anne Arundel company and company with the most men in line.

* Kent Island Volunteer Fire Company, best appearance by a fire company from outside the county.

* Orchard Beach Volunteer Fire Company, best engine.

* Glen Burnie Volunteer Fire Company, best ambulance.

* Jacobsville Fire Department, best ladder truck.

The Kent Island volunteers also received an award for the company traveling the greatest distance to the event.

Judges awards went to Tom Redmond for best-looking tow truck and the Independent Fire Company in Annapolis for best-looking utility vehicle.

Also marching in the parade were Kristi Corey, the 1994 Junior Miss Fire Prevention; Jessica Shipley, Miss Fire Prevention 1993; and Amber Gilbert, this year's first runner-up.


The Navy's Topside Jazz Combo will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday in the bayside amphitheater at Downs Park.

The concert is free, but the $4 parking fee will be in effect.

* Looking for something for your youngster to do before school starts? Check out the Junior Naturalist Program at the park.

During August, Ranger Bill Offutt will be presenting five nature sessions for youngsters ages 9 to 14. To earn a Junior Naturalist badge and certificate, children register in advance, pay a $15 materials fee and attend four of the five sessions.

Participants will study park animals, the ecology of the bay, insects, and the park's freshwater pond.

Information: 222-6230.

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