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Cold weather shelter opens

November 10, 1997

Cold weather shelter opens

The Cold Weather Shelter of Washington County, which provides a warm, dry place for homeless people, opened Sunday at Christ's Reformed Church at 130 W. Franklin St. in Hagerstown.

The shelter will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through April 5, according to a news release issued by REACH Inc., which runs the shelter.

The shelter, for adults only, will be at Hagerstown area churches on a rotating basis.

Cigarettes, drugs and alcohol are prohibited by the shelter and officials will not serve people displaying violent behavior, according to the release.

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The shelter needs hygiene supplies, dry food and beverages, blankets, hats and gloves. Anyone interested in making a donation can call 301-733-2371.

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