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November 19, 1997

Community briefs

Hospice program today in W.Va.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - In celebration of National Hospice Month, Hospice of the Panhandle will host a program titled "All About Hospice" at 7 p.m. today at 2015 Boyd Orchard Court, Martinsburg.

The program will explain the services provided by Hospice and will be especially helpful to pastors, counselors, health care providers, those facing a family member's serious illness, and those caring for a loved one at home.

There is no charge to attend, but a reservation would be appreciated.

For more information, call 1-304-264-0406.

Seminar on aging set for today

WILLIAMSPORT - Williamsport Retirement Village will hold a seminar on "Legal Aspects of Aging" at 7 p.m. today at Williamsport Nursing Home.

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For more information, call 301-223-7971.

'Oneness' topic of Friday discussion

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The former head of the religion department of Gettysburg College will be among the panelists at 7 p.m. Friday in a discussion sponsored by the Baha'is of the Eastern Panhandle.

Professor Emeritus Louis Hamman, an ordained minister and Christian scholar, will participate in the discussion series on the "Oneness of Humanity" in the upper room of the Martinsburg/Berkeley County Public Library.

He will be joined by Fred Myers of Hagerstown, a former engineer and insurance executive; Ardyth Gilbertson of Shepherdstown, W.Va., the director of Adult Services at Shenandoah Valley Medical Center; and moderator William Gregg of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., a biologist.

The Baha'i faith is an independent world religion dedicated to the oneness of humanity.

For more information, call 1-304-535-2351 or 1-304-876-2818.

Garden club to make decorations

CLEAR SPRING - The Clear Spring Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. John's United Church of Christ to make holiday decorations.

For more information, call 301-842-1033.

Rose Hill hosting candlelight walk

A candlelight walk will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5 at Rose Hill Cemetery, 600 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown.

Candles will be provided.

For more information, call 301-739-3630.

Multicultural dinner planned in W.Va.

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Ethnic cuisine will be served at a covered dish dinner hosted by the Martinsburg High School Multicultural Group at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9 in the school cafeteria.

Attendants are asked to bring a dish of ethnic origin.

The school's foreign exchange students will be the special guests and each will be asked to give a brief biography.

Those planning to attend should call Debbie Myers in the school's main office at 1-304-267-3530 by Friday, Dec. 5.

Western civilization class offered

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A college course on Western civilization will be offered to high school seniors and members of the public in January, according to Martinsburg High School guidance counselor Les Smith.

"History 2: Western Civilization, 1600 to the Present," will be taught Wednesday evenings at the high school beginning Jan. 7. The three-hour classes begin at 7 p.m.

Smith said tuition for the three-credit course is $152.25, with the textbook costing another $90.

The course is being offered at the school through Potomac State College of Keyser, W.Va.

The course is open to all high school seniors and adult members of the community.

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