Community calendar - Club meetings, fundraisers, reunion

November 30, 1999

Club meetings

UAW Retirees Local 171

Monday, Jan. 21, 1 p.m., Local 171 Union Hall, Maugans Avenue, Hagerstown. Guest speaker Dorothy Reed, will talk about genealogy. Bring canned goods to meet the needs of the food bank. All Local 171, UAW retirees and Local 842 retirees are invited. Call 301-733-6932.

Smithsburg Sunshine Leisure Club

SMITHSBURG ? Monday, Jan. 21, 11:30 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church. Bring a brown bag lunch. Cake and coffee will be provided.

Greencastle-Antrim Women's Fellowship

GREENCASTLE, Pa. ? Tuesday, Jan. 22, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Evangelical Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 130 N. Washington St. Music by Shannon Welty. Mary Margaret Bittle will discuss the topic, "God is real." Call 717-597-2703.

Valley Art Association

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m., Mansion House Art Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Ellen Collins from Howard's Art Supplies will present a program on fine art framing. Free. The public is invited.


Clustered Spires Chorus

FREDERICK, Md. ? Wednesday, 7 to 9:30 p.m., St. Thomas More Academy, 3989 Buckeystown Pike. All voice parts are welcome for this women's barbershop group. Call Cindy, 301-644-1589.

Hagerstown Toastmasters

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 7 to 8 p.m., Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Toastmasters provides a friendly, mutually supportive, positive learning environment to develop communication and leadership skills. Meetings are open to the public. Call Chris Peitz, 301-733-1069; or go to

Cavetown/Smithsburg Homemakers

SMITHSBURG ? Wednesday, Jan. 23, noon, Trinity Lutheran Church of Smithsburg, 15 N. Main St. Bring non-perishable foods for the Smithsburg Food Bank. Bring a bag lunch. Coffee will be served.

Tri-State Singles

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 6 p.m., AMVETS Post 10, 707 Frederick St., Hagerstown. Call Bill, 301-791-5371; or Sharon, 717-762-4524.

Franklin County Historical Society ? Kittochtinny

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. ? Thursday, Jan. 24, 12:30 p.m. program, Grove Family Library, 101 Ragged Edge Road. Richard Wagner, author of "For Honor, Flag and Family," an autobiography of Major General Samuel W. Crawford, will discuss General Crawford's career. A catered lunch will be available at noon for $9. Lunch reservations are required by today, by calling 717-264-1667; or e-mail Admission to the lecture is free and open to the public.

ller Retirees

Friday, Jan. 25, 8 a.m., Junction 808, 808 Noland Drive, Hagerstown. The group will meet for breakfast. All MÃ
ller employees and associates are welcome. Call 301-733-2086.

American Association of University Women

Saturday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m., Washington County Library, B/C Room, Hagerstown. The group will hear about plans for Washington County Library's future and the future of libraries in general. A continental breakfast will be provided. Members needing transportation may call Carol Mendelsohn or Robbie Matonak.

Tri-State Singles

Saturday, Jan. 26, 9 a.m., Junction 808, 808 Noland Drive, Hagerstown. Call Bill, 301-791-5371; or Sharon, 717-762-4524.


Basket bingo

WILLIAMSPORT ? Sunday, Jan. 20, doors open at 11 a.m., lunch at noon, warm ups and early birds at 1:30 p.m., Improved Order of Red Men Conococheague Tribe 84. There will be door prizes, 50/50, King Tuts and raffles. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door and include lunch. Proceeds benefit the Parent/Child Center. Call the Parent-Child Center, 301-791-2224.

Women Build fundraiser

FREDERICK, Md. ? Thursday, Jan. 24, 5 to 10 p.m., Mamma Lucia's Restaurant, 1700 Kingfisher Drive, Suite 13, Christopher Crossing Shopping Center. Mamma Lucia's will donate a portion of its 5 to 10 p.m. sales to Habitat for Humanity. Go to or call 301-694-2600.

Pancake and sausage supper

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. ? Saturday, Jan. 26, 4 to 7 p.m., Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church, intersection of Chestnut Hill and Hostler roads. $6 for adults, $3 for ages 6 to 12 and free for those younger than 6. Includes pancakes, sausage, sausage gravy, syrup, scrambled eggs, fried potatoes and drinks.

Singing valentines

Wednesday, Feb. 13, and Thursday, Feb. 14. The Mason-Dixon Barbershop Chorus will deliver singing valentines to special sweethearts. A singing valentine costs $40 and includes the love songs by a quartet, a card from the sender, a small gift and a Polaroid photo taken with the quartet and the recipient. Get reservations early by calling 717-328-3674 or 301-739-3782.

Charity art auction

Friday, March 14, Dutch's Daughter Restaurant. Tickets cost $20 per person, $30 per couple. The evening includes a live auction, hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, door prizes and a silent auction. All proceeds benefit individuals with developmental disabilities through The Arc of Frederick County. Sponsorships and ads are still available and start at $60. Call Jan Davis at the Bar Association of Frederick County, 301-663-1139.


USS Maddox Destroyer Association reunion
(DD-168, DD-622 and DD731)

OKLAHOMA CITY ? Wednesday, Sept. 3, to Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008. Contact Cliff Gillespie, 2118 Hines Road, Jennings, LA 70546, call 337-616-8450, or e-mail

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