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COMMUNITY BRIEFS 10/12/2012

If you are in Ocean City this week, you may notice a couple of changes as you drive down Coastal Highway. The speed limit, normally 40 mph through North Ocean City, has been reduced to 30 mph, and Downtown, the speed limit has also been reduced. This is due to the expected, unauthorized H2Oi Pop-Up Rally.  It is reasonable to expect heavier than usual traffic, noise and strict enforcement of vehicle laws during the week and weekend.



Kelly Cosgriff Kelly CosgriffFauntLeRoy donates more ‘Locks of Love’

Hannah FauntLeRoy, a student at Stephen Decatur Middle School, continues to fulfill her goal of donating at least 10 inches of her hair every few years to Locks of Love.

Locks of Love is a nonprofit organization that provides hairpieces to children suffering from long term medical hair loss from any diagnosis. The organization meets a unique need for children undergoing illness to help restore their self-esteem and confidence.

FauntLeRoy’s haircut was provided by Studio 6 Hair Salon, located in the Village Square of Ocean Pines.

More information about Locks of Love, visitwww.locksoflove.org.

SDHS seniors named Commended Students

Stephen Decatur High School seniors Kelly Cosgriff and Alexandra Oettinger have been named Commended Students in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, will be presented by Principal Tom Zimmer to the students.


Alexandra Oettinger Alexandra OettingerApproximately 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized this fall for their exceptional academic promise, as they placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2013 competition by taking the 2011 Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

MBSCS to host fall festival Oct. 26

Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School will host its annual Family Fall Festival from 3:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, at the school, located at 11242 Racetrack Road near Ocean Pines.

Presented by the Home School Association, this family-friendly event will feature something for everyone, including hot food and baked sale items, arts and crafts, face painting, a cake walk, inflatable bounce houses, a giant double slide and a Chinese auction for children, among other activities

Games, rides and some other activities require tickets. Cost is $1 per ticket or $20 for 30 tickets, available the day of the festival. The festival also offers plenty of free parking.

For vendor information, or questions about the festival, contact Colleen Rutzler atrutzler.macsmom@gmail.com or Jody Hallman at jody.hallman@colemannatural.com.

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