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December 16, 2002

Community caroling on tap for church members, guests

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Presbyterian Church of Falling Spring will host a Community Caroling Dinner, Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 6 p.m.

Church members, neighbors and friends are invited to a holiday dinner with all the fixings. Before and after dinner guests will learn about the tradition of carol singing, dating to the early fourth century, and sing Christmas carols as a group.

At the conclusion of the program participants will go in to the community singing carols in small groups.

Children of all ages are welcome and an infant nursery is available for ages birth to 3 with advance reservations.

The event is free but a ticket for the meal is required. For tickets, call or visit the church office at 221 N. Main St., or call 1-717-264-5715.

Robinwood Medical Center hosts program for teens

A program for teenagers ages 14 and older will begin Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m., in the new first floor conference room at Robinwood Medical Center, 11114 Medical Campus Drive in Hagerstown.


The program will provide "hands-on" experience in a variety of settings in health care. Annual dues are $15. The group meets Thursdays on a weekly basis from January through May.

The Dec. 18 meeting is the first, and parents are encouraged to attend to answer any questions.

For information, call Robert Lawn, administrative adviser, at 301-665-4905.

Free clinic sponsors pediatric night for public

Dr. Bruce E. Weneck, a board-certified pediatrician, announces Pediatric Night Friday, Dec. 20, at 3 p.m. at Community Free Clinic, 18 W. Franklin St. in Hagerstown.

Children with school problems, hyperactivity and any pediatric medical problems will be seen at no charge by Dr. Weneck and the Community Free Clinic staff. For information, call 301-733-9234.

In dead of winter, day camp receives push

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Waynesboro YMCA will host a Summer Day Camp reunion Saturday, Jan. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. for day camp veterans and newcomers interested in finding out more about the program.

Ages 6 through those in sixth grade are invited, and participants must pre-register at the YMCA front desk. At 5 p.m. camp staff will be introduced and a description of Day Camp for 2003 given.

The remainder of the evening will include games and snacks.

Spaces are limited and participants will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

For information, call Nathan Esser, program director, at 1-717-762-6012.

YMCA opens doors for January aquatic programs

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg YMCA organizes aquatic programs, which begin Monday, Jan. 6, for adults, mom and tots, preschoolers and youth. There are swim lessons for all, a pre-swim team class and a variety of water aerobic classes.

Call 1-717-263-8508 to sign up.

Scraping college cash: HCC hosts Financial Aid Night

Hagerstown Community College will present Financial Aid Night Tuesday, Jan. 7, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Kepler Theater. The free seminar will explain financial aid opportunities available to students.

Sessions will include a brief overview of financial aid, informaton on costs for college, and application procedures for financial aid. Light refreshments will be served.

The snow date for the event will be Thursday, Jan. 9.

For information or to register, call the HCC Student Financial Aid Office at 301-790-2800, ext. 473.

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