Around Jonathan Street

October 10, 2008|By MADGE MILES / 301-791-7647

Fountaindale students named VIPs for Sept.

Fountaindale Elementary School has selected its VIPs (Very Important People) for September.

These children were selected by their teachers for demonstrating respectful and responsible behavior in school.

They are Michael Bair, Destiny Shanholtz, Colby Snyder, Kimberly Spidle, Savannah Norris, Adelina Rolea, Brittany Campbell, Ian Selby, Heaven Jacobs, Jordan Carroll, Dontise Hopkins, Ysabela Galvan, Nick Profilio, Audrey Howerin, Taylor Carroll, Jacob Williams, Faith Mocchi, Blake Patton, Hannah Dickinson, Rachel Mease and Darnell Smith.

Turkey dinner

A Men's Day turkey dinner will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at Ebenezer AME Church, 40 Bethel St., immediately following the morning worship service.

The menu will include turkey, dressing, potatoes, gravy, green beans and dessert for $8.50. This is a prelude to their Men's Day, which will be on Oct. 19 with two services at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.


South High alumni planning to tailgate

It's time for tailgating. This year, South High's homecoming game will be on Friday, Oct. 24. The Rebels will play Middletown High School. For the past few years, many of the graduating classes have been coming together before the game for a tailgating party.

It is an opportunity to mingle with people from your own class as well as seeing friends from other graduating classes.

The gates will open at 4 p.m. at the practice field behind the visitors-side bleachers.

Book Club

Sisters-In-Sprit Book Club members attended the Baltimore Book Festival in lieu of their regularly scheduled book session last month.

This month's book to read is "Infidel" by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

The next book discussion will be Oct. 26.

For more information, contact Ladetra Robinson at or 240-520-5676 cell.

Evening of Jazz

An Evening of Jazz will be held Sunday, Oct. 19, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the University System of Maryland (main entrance), 32 W. Washington St., to benefit the Doleman Black Heritage Museum.

The evening will begin with a gathering from 5 to 6 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres and then enjoy the smooth sounds of jazz pianist Marcus Johnson of Washington, D.C.

Only advance tickets are being sold. Tickets cost $50 per person.

To purchase your tickets, contact Rosemary Doleman-Lucas at 301-797-5884, Janice Kelsh at 301-797-7675 or Teresa Harmon at 301-791-4826.

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