Greater Odenton group to hold general meeting


The Greater Odenton Improvement Association (G.O.I.A.) has scheduled its general membership meeting at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Odenton Fire Hall on Annapolis Road (Route 175).

Bert Rice, Mark Pepin, and David Bukowski have been nominated to fill vacancies on the board of directors.

Bring a friend or neighbor to this important meeting.


Weblo Scouts from Pack 663 recently took part in the Four Rivers District Weblos Woodsmoke program at Broadcreek Memorial Scout Reservation. Den leader George Yeager and assistant den leaders Linda Fonteneau, Reilly Perdue and Scott Norris accompanied scouts Bobby Yeager, Jeffrey Fonteneau, George Norris, John Perdue, Kellen Alexander, Brian LaAsmar, James St. Hilaire, Chuck Snyder, Tony McAllister, Billy Yeaton and Charles Grace on a trail of fun and learning.

The Scouts were given instruction in campfires, knot-tying, boat safety, geology, rope-making, handicap awareness, nature, leather crafts, fire-building, cooking, and saw and knife safety.

The pack is planning its monthly party at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the American Legion Post 276 in the 8000 block of Quarterfield Road in Severn.

For more information, contact Ms. Fonteneau, the Cubmaster, at 315-8113.


The Odenton Heritage Society is planning a bake sale at the Odenton Shopping Center on Saturday. Members will be selling cakes and goodies at reasonable prices.


The West Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with Odenton Elementary School, is launching a series of video programs to help youngsters learn about different careers this month.

The Chamber will arrange for West County business people to be interviewed once a week during the school's daily "WOES Morning TV Show."

The fifth-grade students who run the program will ask the business people about their careers and their job responsibilities. The program will be shown to all students at the school. The career segments will be compiled and stored at the school for other schools to borrow.

Toyia Slay-Vines, of the McDonald's on Annapolis Road, will be the first person to be interviewed Nov. 15.

Anyone interested in participating is asked to call the chamber office at (410) 672-3422.


The Fort George G. Meade British Wives Club is holding its annual dance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 19 at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Hall, Route 175 in Odenton. The cost is $11 per person. Music will be provided by the Full Circle Band. In addition, there will be a door-prize drawing and a raffle.

For more information, contact Jan Costello at 674-6766.


Family Development Communities and the Anne Arundel Medical Center will be holding a low-fat/low-cholesterol cooking class from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 16 at Odenton Elementary School, 1290 Odenton Road.

Come for a food-tasting and learn easy cooking techniques that will help you and your family eat healthier.

Call 224-5751 to register.

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