The family will take possession of the home upon settlement. Sale price to the family will be about $40,000 plus closing costs with terms of financing being zero interest for a term of 20 or 30 years.
For more information, contact the Habitat for Humanity office at 301-791-9009.
Boys & Girls Club awarded grant
The Boys & Girls Club of Washington County has been awarded an after-school grant that provides tutoring and social skills instruction for elementary students.
The Boys & Girls Club received $30,000 from the Governor's Office on Crime Control and Prevention. The funding is to provide structures programs aimed at latchkey youth in the Hagerstown area.
The program will serve youth in grades four through six and is designed to improve the participant's school experience through academic assistance and social skills instruction.
Anyone interested in enrolling a youth may call the club at 301-733-5422.
Volunteers join clinic's board
Lorri Rice, clinic director of the Community Free Clinic of Hagerstown and Washington County, has announced that six local volunteers have been added to the clinic's board of directors. They are:
* Harry Brown, who is associated with Potomac Case Management.
* Carol Easton, a registered sales assistant with Invest Financial Corp.
* John Frantz, a vice president of Wright, Gardner and Tischer Insurance Inc.
* The Rev. Charles McGinley, a retired Episcopal clergyman.
* William Ryder, a retired printing account executive and member of the local SCORE organization.
* Jennifer Sherman, a member of the faculty of St. James School.
The nonprofit clinic at 18 W. Franklin St. in Hagerstown has for nearly 10 years served a significant percentage of the population of Hagerstown and Washington County not receiving health care through regular channels because they lack health care insurance or resources, the clinic said.
The clinic records about 8,000 patient visits a year. It is staffed five days a week, primarily by volunteers from the medical community and nonprofessional volunteers.