Laurel News Briefs
Thursday, February 26, 2004
Alumni Cow Drop Upcoming
The Laurel Alumni Association Cow Drop will be April 18. Tickets are for sale at O’Neal Bros., MCM Jewelers, and the Insurance Market for $10 per square. This is a major fund raiser for scholarships.

Mardi Gras for Hope House
The theme is “Mardi Gras” at the Laurel Fire Hall, 8 p.m.-midnight, on Saturday, March 6. Price is $30 per person. Music by “The Honeycombs,” with all types of dancing. Finger food buffet, complimentary sodas, entertainment, silent auction, and much more. A cash bar. Singles are welcome; costumes are optional. Tickets will be available locally at Bev’s Spec’s, County Bank or Ambassador Travel. All proceeds will be used to support Hope House in Laurel.

Friends of Laurel Library
The Friends of the Laurel Library will raffle a sweater at the Annual Mid-Winter Blue-Chaser Beef & Dumplings Dinner, Delmar V.F.W., 200 State St.Delmar, Feb. 29, 3-6 p.m. Tickets for the dinner are $7.75. Tickets for the sweater raffle are $1 for one chance, $5 for six chances. Tickets for the dinner may be purchased at the Laurel Library or call 875-3184.

Dr. Suess Day
Annual Dr. Seuss Day at the Laurel Public Library on Friday, March 5, at 10 a.m. or 4 p.m. Ladies from the New Century Club will read favorite Dr. Seuss stories and special Dr. Seuss refreshments will be served. For more information, call the library at 875-3184.
Quilt Show and Luncheon
Quilt show and luncheon, Saturday, March 27, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church in Laurel, admission is $10. Food includes: homemade chicken salad, muffins, and desserts. Bed quilts, antique quilts and wall hangings will be on display, 875-2729.

Laurel Lioness Basket Bingo
Laurel Lioness Club will hold a Longaberger Basket Bingo, Tuesday, March 23, at the Laurel Fire Hall, 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are available from any Lioness member, at His & Hers Hair Stylists located in Calio Plaza, or by calling 875-2569. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Grand prize feature with ticket purchase is the “corner hamper.” Refreshments will be provided. Door prizes, raffles.

Laurel Alumni Association
The Laurel Alumni Association annual business meeting at the Laurel High School March 9, at 7 p.m.

Lioness Selling Chances
The Laurel Lioness Club members are selling chances for “A Weekend in May” at the Atlantis Condominiums in Ocean City, Md. (excludes Springfest and Memorial Day Weekends). The winner will also receive $100 in cash. Tickets are $3 each or 2 for $5. Contact any Lioness member for your chances. The winning ticket will be drawn April 1 at the club’s meeting.