Thursday, March 21, 2013
The building was supposed to be finished on March 15, but repairs to the floors have caused some delays.
Those eager to get look at the remodeled Holy Grounds at the Severna Park Community Center have had to wait a little longer than expected. The $15,000 in renovations, being done by Home Depot, have been delayed due a variety of reasons and because the floor was in need of more work. “There was just so much that needed to be sanded and prepped and painted,” said Executive Director Jennie Boden. “The details around the very high windows were a lot of work.” Along with the painting, Home Depot is also sanding the floors and adding a light stain to make them look brighter and newer. Boden said this work should be completed by the end of next week. Do to the demand on Holy Grounds, a few events have been held in the building this week, but …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The Severna Park Community Center will host a housing expo on April 13.
You can get everything you need for the inside of your home at the Severna Park House and Home Expo at the community center on April 13. The free expo will have new products and technologies for your home on display. Those in attendance will also have the opportunity to meet with contractors that specialize in everything from the garage to the roof. At the expo you can get information on the following: The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 13 at the Severna Park Community Center. Admission is free. For more information see the attached flier.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Crews were hard at work Wednesday remodeling the Severna Park Community Center’s Holy Grounds building.
Home Depot workers and volunteers were hard at work Wednesday giving Holy Grounds the much-needed makeover it deserves. When Home Depot store manager Laura Gibson and her associates first heard about the Severna Park Community Center’s Holy Grounds, she knew it was project they had to be involved in. “We always look for community organizations we can help, and a lot of our associates are in the area. We didn’t have to twist any arms to get them out here to help,” Gibson said. “The building was a challenge, but it was right up our alley.” Home Depot is making about $15,000 worth of repairs and upgrades to Holy Grounds including a revamped kitchen, new paint and floor work. Crews started working on the project Tuesday morning and hope to …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The Severna Park Community Center's youth building will get a complete remodel thanks to Home Depot.
When Severna Park Community Center Executive Director Jennie Boden first set out to spruce up Holy Grounds she was only looking to make a few enhancements to the kitchen area. "I originally called Home Depot asking for help with the countertops and cabinets and right away they asked me to come down to talk,” Boden said. Boden arrived at the Home Depot in Glen Burnie for a meeting with a manager. After discussing what they wanted, the manager and his team paid an immediate visit to Holy Grounds—and inspiration struck. “They came down to see the space and just decided they needed to do a complete remodel,” Boden said. “The Home Depot staff took over in a beautiful way.” Thanks to Home Depot Heroes Days, Holy Grounds will get new paint, …
Friday, March 8, 2013
The Home Depot on Mountain Road will be sponsoring a complete re-do of Severna Park Community Center’s Holy Grounds building beginning Tuesday.
The Holy Grounds building at the Severna Park Community Center (SPCC) is getting a new look thanks to Home Depot. Beginning Tuesday, the Home Depot in Glen Burnie will sponsor a complete re-do of the Holy Grounds building. According to SPCC Executive Director Jennie Boden, from fresh paint and a new kitchen, down to the floors, the space is finally getting the much-needed attention it deserves. Home Depot is donating much of the supplies needed for the remodel, but SPCC still needs your help. The center is looking for volunteers to help with sanding and painting. Volunteers are needed Tuesday through Thursday and the SPCC will provide lunch, drinks and snacks. For more information or to sign up to volunteer, visit the website, or contact …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Parents can begin signing up their children for the Severna Park Community Center's summer camp on Saturday.
The Severna Park Community Center will begin sign-ups for its seven-week long summer camp on Saturday. Parents can begin signing up their children for as many weeks as they would like at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the community center. The camp is available for kids in elementary and middle school. The SPCC's program is called "Want a Funner Summer?" and will begin June 24 and run for seven straight weeks from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. Each week will have a theme and the camp is run by an Anne Arundel County educator with more than 20 years of experience. "The camp has sold out every year and it is really diverse and something we look forward to every year in terms of having all the kids around," said SPCC Executive Director Jennie Boden. The …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The tournament was held at the Severna Park Community Center on Feb. 2.
The Severna Park Community Center crowned a dodge ball champion on Saturday at its first tournament. Congratulations to team Hard Targets who were the winners of the community center's first dodge ball tournament held on Feb. 2. Members of the team include: See Also:
Monday, February 4, 2013
Chick-fil-A will give away free breakfast on Thursday and the Elizabeth Carr Memorial Fund will host an art show.
Here's a rundown of five events happening around Severna Park this week. For more information on any event, click on the link. 1. Zumba! at Woods Memorial Church When: Monday 4:30 p.m. Where: Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church Details: Davy Dance Academy is hosting a Zumba class at Woods Presbyterian Church in Severna Park on Monday afternoons from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. 2. Walking Program/ Severna Park Nutrition When: Tuesday Where: Severna Park Community Center Details: Join others in a walking program on the B&A Trail. 3. Anne Arundel Schools Pre-K Registration When: Begins Feb. 5 Where: Oak Hill Elementary Details: Parents interested in registering must do so in person at the school the child will be attending. 4. Chick-fil-A Free Breakfast…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The tournament will be held on Feb. 2.
Those looking to relive their days on the playground can sign up for a dodge ball tournament at the Severna Park Community Center. The community center is hosting a tournament on Feb. 6 that will offer teams the opportunity to play three matches before determining the best dodge ball team with a single game elimination tournament. According to program coordinator MaryAnn Neal, they will need at least nine teams to host the tournament and each team can have five players. The cost to enter is $20 a team. The whole idea for the tournament came from volunteer Nick Spadaro. “We’ve heard about it and Nick had luck with running it at other youth groups and church groups and he was experienced in doing it,” Neal said. “We thought it sounded like a…
Friday, January 11, 2013
"Two-thirds of our county is either overweight or obese," the county's health officer said, but there are several ways to get fit in Severna Park.
A state of the county report based on focus group testing concluded that the county needs to address an increasing problem dealing with obesity. Anne Arundel County's 2012 Needs Assessment Report, titled Poverty Amongst Plenty IV, was recently released by the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County. A summary of the report's findings shows that population growth in Anne Arundel County has slowed since the 1970s and 1980s, with only a 10 percent increase since 2000, and obesity is growing—29 percent of all adults are obese and 38 percent are overweight. When addressing the Anne Arundel County Council in October, Health Department Officer Dr. Angela M. Wakhweya urged it to lead by example and champion a "healthy weight, as well as your …