Neighborhood news

June 21, 1998

Jim Helman has been named co-chair of the 2nd Annual Franklin-Adams County (Pa.) Literacy Golf Tournament. He will serve with Adams County, Pa., Chairman Dick Radcliff.

Helman is an agent with Prudential Insurance and Financial Services. A longtime resident of Franklin County, he lives in Chambersburg, Pa., with his wife Pennie, a tutor with the Franklin County Literacy Council.

The goal is to raise $20,000.

The Literacy Councils of Franklin and Adams County provide free one-on-one and group tutoring in basic literacy and English as a Second Language. The money raised will be used to continue and expand these services.

This year's format is a four-player scramble beginning at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at Iron Forge Course at Penn National.


To register as a sponsor, committee member or participant, call the Literacy Council at 1-717-267-2212 by Friday, July 17.

The Frederick County (Md.) Human Relations Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Winchester Room at Winchester Hall, 12 E. Church St., Frederick, Md.

The 15-member commission hears appeals to formal complaints of discrimination that have been investigated by the department, reports human rights needs to the Frederick County Commissioners and strives to promote intergroup relations in the community.

The group normally meets at 6:30 p.m. on the last Tuesday of every month at Winchester Hall.

The Waynesboro, Pa., New Hope Shelter is hosting a telethon fund-raiser from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at the office of Action Real Estate, 230 E. Main St., Waynesboro.

The fund-raiser is one of many planned over the summer to help the shelter reach its $20,000 goal. The money is needed to purchase the building at 25 S. Potomac St., Waynesboro.

Volunteers are needed to help with the telethon. For information, call 1-717-762-4800.

Homes By Keystone Inc. will celebrate the grand opening of its expanded Model Home Village Saturday along Pa. 16 east of Waynesboro, Pa., next to the Mountain Gate Restaurant.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 9:30 a.m. Guests can tour six model homes and take a guided factory tour.

The event will also feature face-painting, carnival games, clowns, hayrides, a bluegrass band and refreshments.

 Dozens of area amateur radio operators will work around the clock on the last weekend of this month to set up field radio communication stations, get on the air and contact thousands of other operators in the United States and Canada as part of the American Radio Relay League's Field Day.

The Cumberland Valley Amateur Radio Club's operation will start at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27, and end at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at the top of Tuscarora Mountain, about 20 miles west of Chambersburg, Pa., along U.S. 30.

For information, call Greg Harbaugh at 1-717-369-5933.

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