Tuesday, December 10, 2013 8:35 AM
Published on: Wednesday, October 02, 2013
By Mary McHale
Rep. Edwards invites teens to the College and Career Fair
Learn about 21st century top careers, free money for college, scholarships, on-the-spot admissions, résumés and cover letters with experts from the U.S. Department of Education and others. The fair is free to attend. For more information, go to www.donnaedwards.house.gov or call 301-516-7601.
Women’s Conference coming up
Sylvia Green is president of the Interfaith Community Action Council, which runs the Oxon Hill Food Pantry. Other officers are Joe Vlcek, vice president; Betty Cottrell, secretary; Albert Herbst, treasurer; and Brenda Garland, assistant treasurer. The pantry is currently located at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Temple Hills.
Skip — you’ve probably seen him and now you know his name — can often be seen collecting trash at the I-95 exit to Allentown Road.
Adult prizes range from $50 to $100, and children’s (8-16) prizes from $25 to $75. The Viewer’s Choice award winner receives $350. For information, contact the Museum at 301-952-8010 or go to history.pgparks.com, click on Sites and Museums, then on Darnall’s Chance House Museum, then on Gingerbread Show.
La Reine and McNamara classes of 1983 are celebrating their 30th with a dinner and dance reunion from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 12 at VFW Post 9619 in Morningside. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Libraries going cash free
May they rest in peace
Lois Sharon “Sherry” Edwards, 65, formerly of Morningside, died Sept. 10, at her home in Mechanicsville. She was born in Washington to Dr. Marvin Green and the late Geraldine Lois (Mulvey) Green. Sherry married Stanley Edwards, who lived on Woodyard Road in Morningside. She worked for Wentworth Nursery. She is survived by Stanley, her husband of 47 years; her father; son Stanley; four siblings; mother-in-law Charlotte Edwards; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Another son, Steven Edward, predeceased her.
The Rev. George P. Timberlake, 89, an Episcopal priest who was interim rector at St. Barnabas’ Episcopal Church in Temple Hills, died Aug. 27 in Gaithersburg. In his 60 years as priest, he served in ten churches and institutions in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington before retiring from St. Barnabas. He is survived by three children, two stepchildren, two brothers and five grandchildren. A memorial service was held in the Bethlehem Chapel at Washington National Cathedral.
Happy 55th anniversary to Larry and Jean Beardmore on Oct 4; and happy anniversary to Bill and Terry Ratliff, their 27th on Oct. 4; and my daughter Elaine and Luke Seidman, their 24th on Oct. 7.