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October 29, 2002

Hospice Teen Volunteer program

Orientation class is Monday, Nov. 4, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Hospice of the Panhandle

122 Waverly Court

Martinsburg, W.Va.

High school students, grades 9 through 12 are eligible.

Hospice Teen Volunteers may help Hospice with special projects, visit patients in nursing homes, help patients and families with yard work and housework, help patients complete Life Reviews (scrapbooks, journals, audio or video remembrances), or become a buddy to a child in grief.

Volunteers will complete an additional 15 hours of training and must provide their own transportation. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided at orientation.


To register or for information, call Pam Shanklin, 1-304-264-0406 or 1-800-345-6538.

Cheer and dance competition

Sponsored by Eastern Cheer and Dance Association

Saturday, Nov. 16, 1 p.m.

North Hagerstown High School

1200 Pennsylvania Ave.


For junior and senior high school, All Star and Rec/Association cheerleaders and dancers.

There are 16 divisions in the cheer competition: Varsity Coed; Varsity; Junior Varsity, freshmen; Junior High/middle; Non-mount; Senior Coed All Star; Senior All Star; Junior Coed All Star; Junior All Star; Youth All Star; Pee Wee All Star; Mini Pee Wee School Association.

There are five dance competition categories: Pom; Prop/Novelty; Jazz/Funk; High Kick; and Lyrical, and two divisions in each category, senior and junior.

Trophies will be awarded in each division of each competition. Squads scoring high enough may receive a bid to an ECA or EDA Finals Invitational Championships.

Registration is required. Cheerleaders and dancers must submit a completed and signed Eastern Medical Waiver and release of liability form. For information and a brochure, contact ECDA, P.O. Box 475, South Hill, Va. 23970; phone 1-800-940-4322; or visit on the Web.

Concert - Peter Gabriel

Monday, Nov. 11, 8 p.m.

MCI Center

601 F Street NW

Washington DC 20004

Tickets are $114, $83.50 and $49 and are subject to applicable service charges. One dollar from each ticket sold will be donated to WITNESS. Tickets are available at the MCI center box office, all TicketMaster locations and online at and

TicketMaster locations include:

Hecht's at Valley Mall in Hagerstown. Tickets may be purchased with cash or Hecht's charge. For concert information, call 301-582-0517, ext. 372.

To order by phone, call TicketMaster at 1-410-481-SEAT, 1-202-432-SEAT, 1-703-573-SEAT or 1-800-551-SEAT.

- Compiled by Jean Baraclough, editorial assistant

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