Community briefs

April 15, 2004

Chamber office opens in new digs Monday

The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce will open at its new location, 28 W. Washington St., Suite 200, in Hagerstown on Monday, April 19.

In order to relocate, the Chamber office will be closed on Friday.

NOW to take part in Washington march

The National Organization for Women Washington County Chapter will take part in a March for Women's Lives in support of women's reproductive rights in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, April 25.

The march is being organized by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Black Women's Health Imperative, the Feminist Majority, NARAL Pro-Choice America, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, the National Organization for Women and Planned Parenthood.

The Washington County Chapter plans to take a bus to the march, leaving Hagerstown at 9 a.m. Sunday.

To buy a ticket or for information, call Linda Smith at 301-733-2537 or e-mail

Union to honor those who died at work

Central Maryland AFL-CIO Council, will hold a Workers Memorial Day Service, Wednesday, April 28, at 10 a.m. at 511 E. Franklin St. in Hagerstown.


The service will honor those who suffered and died on the job. The council will dedicate a tree for the observance in tribute to the deceased. A special salute will be made to Deanna Lynn Stottlemyer, deceased member of local union 658T UNITE, who died in an accident at GST AutoLeather. The union asks members to attend.

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