Ginny Scagliarini’s 100th Birthday

Scagliarini was 2 months old when her parents, Ben and Kathryn Meehan Chapman, left Canada and moved to Laurel to raise thoroughbred race horses at Laurel Race Course. 

Ginny Scagliarinis 100th
Ginny Scagliarini celebrated her 100th birthday on Aug. 28 with close to 80 friends and family at a cookout at her son Jay’s home in Laurel.
Courtesy of Mike McLaughlin

She and her husband, Adolph,  met at Fort Meade and married in 1949; they had three children, Jay, Gilda and Toni. Scagliarini lived at their home on the corner of 7th and Carroll Avenue until 2019, when she moved, at the age of 97, to Riderwood Senior Living Community in Silver Spring.

St. Mary of the Mills Church recognized Scagliarini’s 100 years as a parishioner with a Mass on Saturday, Aug. 27.

Annual PB&J Event Brings Together Volunteers to Feed the Homeless

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Center held its annual Project PB&J on Aug. 24 at its Laurel’s office. A team of volunteers, including the center’s staff and patients, Laurel councilmembers, and Laurel police officers and representatives from Laurel TV made 500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to donate to BeMoreCaring, a Glen Burnie nonprofit that delivered the sandwiches to the homeless.
Courtesy of Kavindi Weerawatte