Knights offering Nativity Scenes
The Knights of Columbus Pope John Paul II Assembly #2454, Ocean City, will be making replicas of the silhouette Nativity Scene as displayed outside St Luke’s last Christmas season.
Twenty-five replicas will be made, each approximately 4 feet high and 4 feet wide. The price is $55. To place an order, call David Hill at 410-641- 5114 or Bruce Coons at 302-436- 0245, by Dec. 1.
Scenes will be ready for pickup by Dec. 1, at the Knights of Columbus council home, 9901 Coastal Highway in Ocean City.
SDHS grad completes basic training
Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael S. Barney has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Barney, a 2010 graduate of Stephen Decatur High School, is the son of Elizabeth Beley and stepson of Patrick Smith, both of Berlin, and the grandson of Debra and John Beley of Avondale, Pa.
Wreaths sought for decorating contest
The Worcester County Arts Council is gearing up for its holiday wreathdecorating contest. The festive entries will be displayed during Holiday Arts Night on Nov. 23, in Berlin, and winners will be announced that evening.
Anyone can enter the contest, and no entry fee is required. Participants are encouraged to be creative and decorate wreaths to suit their personality. Wreaths should be at least 24 inches, but no larger than 36 inches.
Decorated wreaths must be delivered to the Arts Council, located at 6 Jefferson St., in Berlin, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on the following days: Nov. 12, 13, 14, 15 or 16.
Wreaths will be displayed and sold during Arts Night, 6-9 p.m., and proceeds will benefit the Arts Council’s scholarship program. For additional information, call the Arts Council at 410-641-0809.