Cemetery officers elected to board

September 09, 1999

New officers elected to board

At the official August meeting of the Board of Trustees of Rose Hill Cemetery in Hagerstown the following were elected officers for the ensuing year:

John R. Hershey Jr., president

Philip L. Rohrer, vice president

D. Blaine Weaver, treasurer

Robert W. Startzman, secretary

Symphony operations manager appointed

Elaine Braun has been appointed operations manager of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra in Hagerstown.

Braun is filling the post vacated by Richard Streeks, who has accepted a position with The Catholic University in Washington, D.C.


Braun has a bachelor of fine arts in music education from SUNY-Buffalo and a master of music in music education from the University of Western Ontario.

Her previous positions included assistant operations manager with the Buffalo Philharmonic orchestra and concert manager at SUNY-Buffalo.

School Board committee has vacancies

The Washington County Board of Education has three vacancies on the Budget Advocacy and Review Committee.

The advisory committee to the board is comprised of parents, business people and community leaders who examine and make recommendations on the school system budget.

Those interested in serving on the advisory committee may contact William McKinley, exeuctive director of support services, at 301-766-2820.

Property owners meeting slated

A general membership meeting of the Property Owners Association of Greater Frederick Inc. will be held Wednesday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Winchester Room at Winchester Hall in Frederick, Md.

Speaker will be Frederick County District Judge Frederick Bower, who will discuss landlord-tenant issues. Information will be available on recent changes in Landlord-Tenant law and new EPA requirements.

The public is invited.

Golf course to close Monday

Hagerstown Municipal Golf Course at 2 S. Cleveland Ave., will be closed Monday, Sept. 20, weather permitting, for aerification and top-dressing of golf greens.

If no unforeseen problems arise, the golf course will reopen at 4 p.m.

Smoking cessation course to be offered

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg Hospital is offering a tobacco cessation course starting Wednesday, Sept. 15, and continuing Sept. 20, 21, 22, 28 and 29.

It will be held at the hospital lecture center, classroom 2, from 7 to 8 p.m.

Sarabeth Johnson, community health educator, will teach participants how to quit using tobacco through behavior modification. The cost is $25, but is free to employees of any Summit Health entity. To register or for information, call 1-888-451-2010.

'An ounce of prevention' program set

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Dr. Ernest Charlesworth, medical director for The Shook Home, and Cindy Shrader, director of quality assurance will present "An ounce of prevention: Flu Shots and More" Thursday, Sept. 16, at The Shook Home, 55 S. Second St. in Chambersburg.

The program is free to the community and will answer common concerns about the influenza vaccine and its side-effects as well as discussing the pneumoccal vaccine.

Call 1-717-264-6815 to reserve a spot.

Senior Horizons program offered

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Waynesboro Hospital is offering a free Senior Horizons educational program about common breathing disorders for seniors ages 55 and older. It will be presented by the respiratory therapy department Thursday, Sept. 16, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the hospital conference room.

A free blood pressure screening will be taken prior to the presentation. Refreshments will be available.

For information, call 1-888-451-2010.

Pediatric CPR course set for Sept. 16

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Waynesboro Hospital is offering a pediatric CPR course Thursday, Sept. 16, at the hospital, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. The cost is $18, but is free to employees of any Summit Health entity. An optional book may be purchased for $5.

To register, call 1-888-451-2010.

Car, truck show to benefit Alzheimer's

FREDERICK, Md. - The seventh annual Alzheimer's Association Benefit Car and Truck Show will be held Sunday, Sept. 19, at Frederick Community College, off U.S. 15 in Frederick, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hosted by Heart of Maryland Classic Chevy Club, the show is open to all makes of cars and trucks. Rain date is Sunday, Oct. 3.

Car registration and spectator admission are by donation to Alzheimer's Association. The event features an auction at noon of donated items, a savings bond giveaway for registered vehicles, trophies, door prizes, dash plaques, kids games from 11 a.m. to noon, raffles and music. A 57 Chevy Go Kart donated by Russell, Heffner & Morrison, attorneys at law, will be raffled off.

For information, directions or raffle tickets, call Ed at 1-301-865-5270 or Jim at 1-301-829-0171.

Alzheimer's Association offering workshops

Alzheimer's Association, Western Maryland Chapter, is initiating an educational program for service providers throughout Western Maryland.

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