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Food Fight Promises to be Better than Ever

Maryland, My Maryland Food Fight 2017

There is always so much excitement in the air at Food Fight! Watch four local chefs open their box of secret ingredients and prepare an appetizer and main course in just 60 minutes. To be held again at the lovely Vandiver Inn in Havre de Grace on Monday, May 15 at 6:30 PM, the very popular Judges’ tickets (limited to just 36) are on sale NOW! In keeping with the theme, folks are invited to dress in a Preakness type hat for the affair, if hats are your thing!

Scheduled to compete are: Chef Bryan Bossel of One Eleven Main, Chef Travis Szerensits of Uncle’s Hawaiian Grindz, Chef Jacob Nelson of Black Eyed Suzie’s and Chef Stephen Seth of Silks Restaurant at Bulle Rock.

We are pleased to announce that Amrein Foods will sponsor the pantry. Aimee O’Neill of O’Neill Enterprises is a Gold Sponsor and  Shaffer, McLauchlin & Stover, LLC have come on as an early Silver Sponsor.

Judges’ tickets are $50 and Spectators’ tickets (unlimited number available) are $10. The Vandiver will also have food and drinks available for purchase.

All money will be donated for scholarships for women. Go to to purchase tickets.

AAUW Harford Will Celebrate Women’s History Month March 20

AAUW will celebrate “Women’s History Month” and the African-American History of Harford County at their monthly meeting on Monday, March 20 at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held in Room 204 of Fallston Hall on the HCC campus. The presenters, Terry Roxann Redd-Wallace and Margaret Ferguson, will speak about their weekly on-line pamphlet “Bringing Communities Together by Sharing History” which records the lives of local residents of color. The authors, copy editors and reviewers have been putting this pamphlet out for a year. Those wishing to join the ever-increasing list of subscribers may do so at

AAUW Harford Members Tour Evergreen

AAUW Harford members and guests visited Evergreen Mansion in Baltimore  in late February. Ladies participating in the special excursion enjoyed a tour of the fascinating mansion/museum owned first  by Thomas Harrison and Alice Whitridge Garrett and then John Work and Alice Warder Garrett.  Both generations collected books, artifacts, paintings, and prints. The library contains over 35,000 books, 8,000 of which are housed in the main library of the mansion. The collection includes the best collection in the country of Audubon, a large number of Shakespeare’s first folios, a 1450 text by Thomas Aquinas, the letter of Christopher Cumulus to Queen Isabella, the first printed document in Maryland, and one of a few collections of all at least one other document by the signers of the Declaration of Independence. The library and mansion, owned by Johns Hopkins University is a Baltimore Treasure.  The travelers are pictured here by the main entrance.