Regatta Registration

Students ages 8 to 12 have until Wednesday to register for the U.S. Naval Academy's Model Sailboat Regatta, to be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Aug. 14. Children will learn how to build sailboats using one of four customized kits and will launch their completed boats in a man-made pool. Registration is $20. For more information or to register, call 410-263-6933, Ext. 111, or e-mail

Low-Fat Summer Recipes

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health has compiled a "Sensational Summer Food" recipe kit featuring 17 low-fat recipes for common summer dishes including tacos, burgers and kebobs. Each recipe provides information about the dish's caloric, sodium and fat content. To order the kit, which also contains recipes for diabetics, call the health department's Learn to Live line at 410-222-7979 or visit the department's Web site at

Nominate a Volunteer

Anne Arundel County is accepting applications for its annual "Outstanding Volunteers" contest. Nominees must be Anne Arundel County residents who donate their time and talent to improving their community, their school or a local organization. All nominees will receive a citation at a Sept. 13 awards ceremony. A panel will choose an "Outstanding Volunteer" who will represent the county in the state's "Maryland, You Are Beautiful" contest. For more information, or to receive a nomination form, visit or call 410-222-1795. Nomination forms are also available at Anne Arundel County public libraries.

-- Compiled by EILEEN RIVERS

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