Monday, October 23, 2017

Paypoint HR In Davidsonville

Paypoint HR is a Davidsonville consulting firm advising firms on hiring and retaining key employees.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Conner Cox Leads FSU To Win

    Conner Cox of Davidsonville lead the 16th ranked Frostburg State University Bobcats to a 62-3 victory at their homecoming.  Conner was 12 of 17 in passing, good for 295 yards, 4 TDs and one interception.
    For game details,  go to:

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Free State Fly Fishers Meet Nov. 1

Jesse L. Iliff, the South River keeper, will discuss the South River's "Score Card" at a Free State Fly Fishers meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 at the Davidsonville Family Recreation sCenter, 3727 Queen Anne Bridge Road.

Cheers For Volunteers Fund Raiser

The Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center holds its inaugural Cheers for Volunteers fundraising event at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Renditions Golf, 1380 Central Ave. in Davidsonville.
Attendees will enjoy wine tastings from five different regions around the world, hors d’oeuvres and games with prizes. A silent travel auction, which will include trips for two (airfare included and no blackout dates) to Tuscany, France, Costa Rica and Spain.
Tickets are $65. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Proceeds will help support the AACVC, whose mission it is to inspire, strengthen and improve the community of Anne Arundel County by supporting non-profits, coordinating volunteers, and building coalitions with local businesses, according to a news release.

Friday, October 20, 2017

William Fromherz Wins Tennis Tournament

William Fromherz (Davidsonville) defeated Daniel McNair (Annapolis) in the boys 12 singles 6-3, 2-6, 10-4   at the AACS Eagle Fall Junior Smash in Severn on Oct. 7

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Recent Davidsonville Home Sales

Recent Davidsonville home sales include:

1)    A two story home with no basement on 3.95 acres at 1201 Village Lake Dr. was sold by Kenneth Fisher to Patrick Mulligan for $581,000.

2)    A one story home with no basement on .33 acre at 1501 Manor View Rd was sold by Cynthia Bryant to Sammy and Jill Spann for $345,900.

Emma Shiflett Passes Away

    Emma Jean Shiflett went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 16, 2017. Family members awaiting her arrival in Glory include her parents Mae Patton Whisman (d April 22, 2002) and Emmett Mock Whisman (d April 10, 1981), brother Richard Thomas Whisman (d April 7, 2007), grandson Joshua Robert Olshaw (d October 24, 2015), and daughter Debra Lynn Shiflett Olshaw (d February 6, 2017).            Jean made her appearance in her grandparents home March 5,1936 during a huge blizzard in Fries, Virginia, a small village in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Jean attended school in Fries until 1950 when her family relocated to Cumberstone Road, West River, MD. Jean attended Southern High School. Before this move she had never been more than 25 miles away from Fries. Jean became a Christian while attending a revival service in Fries. In Maryland her dear friend, Yvonne Moreland Burns introduced Jean to the love of her life, George Mckinley Shiflett. Their first date was attending a prayer meeting at the Annapolis First Church of the Nazarene. After a 6-month courtship they united in marriage on July 2, 1953. It was so hot that day, the candles melted without being lit. Jean provided a loving home for her family that included two daughters Coni Jean Shiflett Giannini and Debra Lynn Shiflett Olshaw. Jean was known for her generous hospitality and good home cooking. Frequent guests included midshipmen, church friends and extended family for holiday celebrations and Sunday dinners. Many of her recipes have been passed down to her children and grandchildren. Jean had many interests and talents. An excellent seamstress, she made clothes for herself, her daughters and numerous Barbie dolls. Jean enjoyed counted cross-stitch and folk art painting, and shared her talent by gifting many items to family and friends. She loved to be outside in all seasons. A natural gardener with a designer's eye for landscaping, many people commented on the beautiful yard. She also enjoyed long walks and hiking in the area. In retirement Jean and George camped cross country three times and visited mainland Canada and Nova Scotia Jean's church family will recall the many roles and tasks she willingly took on, including hosting Bible Studies, church missions, and dinners as well as wherever her energy was most needed.        Jean is survived by her husband of 64 years, George Mckinley Shiflett, daughter Coni (Bob) Giannini, and granddaughters Neva Giannini (Jan Henriksen), Teresa Giannini, and Mara (Joe) Collinson as well as son-in-law Bob Olshaw and granddaughter Abigail Olshaw. Jean will be greatly missed by her best friend and sister, Sandra Rogers. 
    Burial will be private. All are invited to attend a memorial service at Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 4012 Birdsville Road, Davidsonville Md. 21035 on December 2, 2017. The 11 o'clock service will be followed by a reception in the church hall. Donations in honor of Jean's life and love of the church may be made to the Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church.

Janet Chinn Passes Away

    Janet Lucille Chinn, 83, a resident of Annapolis, MD for twenty-one years and previously of Landover Hills, MD died on Monday, October 16 at the Mandrin Hospice House in Harwood, MD due to complications associated with dementia. 
    Born on February 5, 1934, in Washington, DC, Janet was a 1952 graduate of Bladensburg High School and later attended the University of Maryland. She worked as a Montessori School teacher. Janet enjoyed crafts, gardening and raising her family. 
    She is survived by her high school sweetheart and husband of 58 years, Richard Chinn; her sons, Michael Chinn of Columbia, MD and Kevin Chinn of Baltimore, MD and her grandson, Christopher Chinn of Shady Side, MD. 
    A memorial service will be held on Monday, October 23 at 12 pm at Riva Trace Baptist Church, 475 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville, MD. Inurnment will be private. 

Sunday, October 15, 2017

DFRC Organizations Directory

The following organzitions are currently using the Davidsonville Family Recreation Center. Contact info is included.
A. A. Co, Rec and Parks           
          Chris Carroll,   
A. A. C o Farmers Market
          Martin Zehner, Sr.    410-798-5083
Anne Arundel Radio Club
          Milford Craig
Boy Scouts
          Vivian Stefany
Canine Training Assn
          Milly  Welsh
Coast Guard Aux. Assn.
          Marjorie Voith
Davidsonville Area Civie Assn.
          Gerry Coffman
Davidsonville Dance Club
          Dennis Logan
Free State Fly Fishers
          Dick Friis
Girl Scouts
          Teressa Washington
National Capitol Radio and TV
          Dick Maio
South County Pre-K Coop
          Barbara Freeman

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Connor Cox Leads Frostburg to Win

Quarterback Connor Cox of Davidsonville led the Frostburg State U. football team to a 59-7 win Oct. 14.  Connor was 17 of 19 passing for  294 yards, four TDs and no interceptions.    You can read more details at:

Christmas Market At DUMC

An Alternative Christmas Market is coming to Davidsonville United Methodist Church on Nov. 4-5. Shoppers may buy gifts and help women in less-developed countries.
The United Methodist Women are sponsoring the sale that has items such as toys, scarves, placemats, jewelry, various baskets, scented soaps, stationery sets and different olive wood items from Ten Thousand Villages. This organization buys the products from the women and then markets them in the United States.
Selling goods from Ten Thousand Villages directly helps people with little access to other ways to earn income. They will also donate 10 percent of the proceeds to the UMW for hosting the event. This will go to a shelter for battered women.
The market will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4 and noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Davidsonville United Methodist Church, 819 Central Ave. For more information, visit

Complete Player Charity

The Complete Player Charity is a nonprofit that develops and prepares students and athletes for success in academic, sports, and in life through youth baseball teams, academic enrichment programs for students in second to eighth grades, and baseball and academic grants.
On Oct. 21, it hosts its first TCP Fundraising Dinner at the Mid-Atlantic Community Church in Davidsonville, where they will recognize the accomplishments of their organization and athletes. A surprise speaker is scheduled and they will award over $2,000 worth of grants to some of their athletes.
For more information, visit or Follow on Twitter @tcpcharity and @tcpbaseball.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Florence Smollon Passes Away

    Florence E. "Flo" Smollon, 90, a 20-year resident of Annapolis and previously of Davidsonville and Severna Park, MD, passed away on October 9, 2017, at Anne Arundel Medical Center. 
    Born on August 22, 1927, in Brooklyn, NY to the late William and Louise Kelly, Flo cherished her vocation as a wife and mother. She also worked for a while as the secretary to former Anne Arundel County Executive, Bob Pascal, and provided support to the Maryland State Legislature. Flo was a member of the Republican Women's Club, Harbor Hills Garden Club, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Severna Park and Holy Family Catholic Church in Davidsonville. She enjoyed china painting, stained glass and instructing adult reading classes. Her greatest passion though was spending time with her family. 
    In addition to her parents, Flo was preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Frank John Smollon, Jr. who died in 2012; two of her children, Gregory Smollon and Karen Hill; two brothers, William and Donald Kelly and her sister, Dorothy LeValley. Two sons survive her, Frank (Rosemary) Smollon III of Riva, MD, and Michael (Alicia) Smollon of Annapolis; a son-in-law, Frederick Hill of Arnold; four grandsons, Frank IV, Jeffrey and Steven Smollon and Frederick Hill; a granddaughter, Kelly Garza, and nine great-grandchildren. 
    A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 826 W. Central Avenue, Davidsonville, followed by burial at Lakemont Memorial Gardens. Friends are invited to join the family afterward at Ginger Cove Friendship Hall, 4000 River Crescent Drive, Annapolis, MD. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45205-0301, Attn: Gift Processing or Online condolences available at:

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Roedown Farm Web Site

Bonfire On Oct. 21

Invitation from the Davidsonville United Methodist Church.
Join us Saturday October 21 at 5:30 PM for a church bonfire at the Hopkins Farm! It will be an evening full of fall fun and fellowship. We will provide hot dogs and stuff for s'mores, church members are asked to bring a dish to share.