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Fire company plans carnival next week


Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual carnival Monday to July 15 on the carnival grounds next to the firehouse at 1320 W. Old Liberty Road.

Dinner platters will be served in the air-conditioned hall from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Rides, games and food booths will open at 7 p.m. Discounted ride nights will be Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; coupons, which are required, are available at the firehouse.

The Miss Winfield fire prevention queen contest will be held Monday night. The firemen's parade will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday. A fireworks display will be held July 14.

Nightly concerts will feature the Hubcaps on Monday, No Alibi on Tuesday, Stone Broke on Wednesday, Kathy Martin & The Hotrods on Thursday, Stillwater on July 14 and Southern Guns on July 15.

Raffle drawings for cash and other prizes will be held July 15 at closing.

Information: 410-795-1333.

Albrecht enrolls as cadet at Coast Guard Academy

Leah Albrecht recently enrolled as a cadet at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Conn.

At the academy, she will undergo four years of study in engineering, mathematics, physical and marine sciences, Coast Guard history, military justice, management, government and computer science, as well as other elective and physical fitness classes.

She will take summer on-the-job training to gain experience aboard Coast Guard vessels and at shore installations.

Albrecht is the daughter of Janice W. Connelly of Mount Airy.

Mount Airy resident named to dean's list

Lorene G. Bonde of Mount Airy has been named to the dean's list at Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, Pa., for the spring 2000 semester.

She is a 1999 graduate of South Carroll High School and is majoring in ornamental horticulture.

Bonde is the daughter of Ellen and Chip Bonde of Mount Airy.

Fire company seeks queen contestants

Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company is seeking contestants for its annual Fire Prevention Queen contest.

Applicants must be between ages 16 and 21 as of Sept. 30, childless and live within the fire company's response area.

Individual interviews will be held the afternoon of July 23. The contest will conclude the evening of July 24, with each contestant delivering a one-minute speech on the stage of the carnival grounds.

Criteria include poise, public speaking and knowledge of fire prevention.

Application packets can be picked up at the firehouse, 702 N. Main St. Deadline is July 14.

Information: Debbie Gartrell-Kemp, 301-829-0100 or 410-795- 8055.

Story time, book group among library's programs

The Mount Airy branch library, 705 Ridge Ave., will offer programs this summer.

"Year Round Story Time" for all ages (3 and younger must be with an adult) will be at 10 a.m. every Tuesday. No registration is required.

A children's book discussion group for ages 9 to 12 will meet at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. "Jacob Have I Loved" by Katharine Paterson will be discussed. Registration is required.

Talent Express will present "Rhythm, Ambitious, Dance!" for ages 3 and older at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. July 26. A group of Talent Express students will give a demonstration of interactive dance. Registration begins Wednesday.

Information: 301-829-5290 or 410-386-4470.

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