About 70 people attended the Brooklyn Health Association's recent "Thank You for Being Good Neighbors" spaghetti dinner at the Meridian Nursing Center.
The association's third annual Good Neighbor Award was given to Richard Kincaid, manager of the nursing center, for the facility's outstanding service to the community.
Also honored at the dinner was Leonard Zeitschel, who was president of the Brooklyn Health Association for 12 years. Mr. Zeitschel was presented with certificates from the County Council, the state Senate, the state delegates who represent the 31st District and the Anne Arundel County Health Department. He also was given a plaque from the Brooklyn Health Association for service to the community.
Another plaque went to Darryl Scarborough, manager of the Brooklyn Park Health Center, for his service.
Flu shots will be given between 9 a.m. and noon and 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Brooklyn Park Health Center on Hammonds Lane.
Shots are free, but a $5 donation is requested to help defray the cost.
Belle Grove Elementary School will have another Burger King night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the restaurant on Nursery Road.
The PTA will receive a portion of the proceeds to help pay for its programs.
The media center of Brooklyn Park Elementary School will
sponsor a Book Fair today and tomorrow. All classes have a schedule of when they will attend. Parents are invited to visit at any time, or to take advantage of the Book Fair from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow. Proceeds will benefit the media center.
* The Human Relations Committee is again collecting nonperishable foods to fill Thanksgiving baskets for families in the school community. Children are asked to place their donations in the collection boxes in the school foyer.
* Makeup day for class pictures will be from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
* Kindergarten students will present their Fall Program at 7 p.m. Thursday. All parents and community members are invited.
Park Elementary School PTO is continuing its membership drive. Dues are $2 for an individual or $3 for a family membership.
To kick off the start of American Education Week, parents of Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle School students are invited to visit classes today.
Parents are asked to sign in at the main office before going to classes.
The Fall Sports Banquet of North County High School is at 6 tonight at Michaels Eighth Avenue. Tickets are $8 and can be bought during lunch periods today.
* Parents are invited to attend classes with their children tomorrow. They are asked to bring a copy of the student's schedule and to register in the main office before visiting classes.
* Band members are selling fresh Florida oranges and grapefruit plus fresh poinsettias. Navel oranges are $17.75 per case (40 pounds); grapefruit, $15.50 per case (40 pounds); and a case of half oranges and half grapefruit, $16.75. Poinsettias range from $6 for a single branch poinsettia to $22 for a 10-inch potted or hanging poinsettia. Orders must be turned in by Wednesday.
Contact a band member, or call the school at 222-6970 to place an order.
The Olde Brooklyn Park Improvement Association will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Brooklyn Park Elementary School, 200 14th Ave.
Dues of $4 per family still are being collected.
Read-To-Me kits are available at the Brooklyn Park Library.
The kits, which consist of books, cassettes, puppets and activity ideas, will help child-care providers and parents create their own story time sessions. The kits will be lent for a three-week period.
The kits are based on 15 themes, including birthdays, dressing up, "Let's Make Music" and "Silly Stories."
Call the library at 222-6260 for more information.
Harbor Hospital Center is offering a free program, "Exercise, Sexuality and the Heart," at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the hospital's Gruehn Building, Room 404.
Parking is available. Anyone interested in heart information is invited to attend. Heart-healthy refreshments will be served.
For more information, call 347-2298.
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