Club news, fund-raisers, reunions and support groups

August 24, 2004

Club meetings

Kiwanis Club of Hagerstown

Thursday, Aug. 26, 12:15 p.m., Venice Inn, Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Jim Miller will present a program on computer production technology.

Tri-State Singles

Thursday, Aug. 26, 6 p.m., Cracker Barrel Restaurant, Sharpsburg Pike, Hagers-town. Call Virginia at 301-739-8990 or Dick at 301-824-5200.

Tri-State Singles

WILLIAMSPORT - Saturday, Aug. 28, 9 a.m., Red Men, Md. 68 east of Williams-port. Call Virginia at 301-739-8990 or Dick at 301-824-5200.

Kitcat & Critter Rescue Inc.

Sunday, Aug. 29, 6 p.m., Masonic Temple Lodge, 54 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Membership orientation meeting. Presentation includes information on new developments in the organization and upcoming fund-raisers to help with our mission to improve welfare of animals. Call 301-842-2092 or 301-733-9156.


Tri-State Singles

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Tuesday, Aug. 31, 6 p.m., Velvet Cafe, Third Street. Call Virginia at 301-739-8990 or Dick at 301-824-5200.

Positively Single

FREDERICK, Md. - Friday, Aug. 27, 7:30 p.m., Frederick Church of the Brethren fellowship hall, Fairview Avenue and West Second Street. The interdenominational Christian singles group meets every Friday. This week's meeting will be a movie night. Bring snacks and soft drinks to share. Information about upcoming activities is available at meetings or go to on the Web.

Former Rohr/Fairchild Employees

WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, Aug. 31, 11:30 a.m., Red Men. The group meets for lunch the last Tuesday of each month. Call Jerry Magaha, 301-739-1304.

Hagerstown Lioness Club

Thursday, Sept. 2, dinner at 6:30 p.m., Four Points Sheraton, 1910 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Kimberly Camp, fitness trainer, will speak about "Doable Yoga - For Fitness." Recipients of Hagers-town Community College scholarships for 2003-2004 will be guests. Guests are welcome. All guest reservations and all cancellations must be made by Monday, Aug. 30. Call attendance chair, 301-790-0913.


Cow chip bingo

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. - Thursday, Aug. 26, 9 to 11 p.m., show barn at Jefferson County Fairgrounds, about three miles west of Charles Town, W.Va. Participants purchase "deeds" at $10 each, for a chance to win $1,000. Each cow chip "deed" represents a 2-foot square parcel of the playing field (324 2-foot square parcels maximum). A cow will be brought to center field and will be left to roam the field until she does her "duty." Judges will determine which parcel is the winner. Deeds may be purchased at the Jefferson County American Red Cross booth at the Jefferson County Fair during the week of Aug. 22. For rules and information, call the Red Cross, 1-304-725-5015; or go to on the Web.

C&O Canal ox roast

WILLIAMSPORT - Sponsored by Williamsport Lions Club, Friday, Aug. 27, 5 p.m., Williamsport Red Men picnic grounds. Cost is $7 for a roast beef sandwich, coleslaw, beverage and all the corn you can eat.

Steak feed

CLEAR SPRING - Friday, Aug. 27, doors open at 6 p.m., Clear Spring American Legion picnic grounds. Tickets purchased by Thursday, Aug. 26 are $10; or $12 on Friday. Advance tickets are available at Clear Spring American Legion bar; or call Bernise, 301-393-8938; or Donna or Sharon, 301-842-3347. Sponsored by Joseph C. Herbert American Legion Post 222 for the benefit of veterans', children's and youth programs.

Antietam Humane Society Auction 2004

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Friday, Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m., The Legacy Center, 2800 Buchanan Trail East. New and used items, antiques and collectibles, crafts, goods and services from area merchants and a variety of celebrity memorabilia will be auctioned. Proceeds will help cover the shelter's spay/neuter program expenses. Call the Humane Society, 1-717-762-9091.

Cedar Ridge Ride Through History

WILLIAMSPORT - Fourth annual motorcycle and bicycle ride, Saturday, Aug. 28, register 6 a.m., riders leave between 6:30 and 9 a.m., Cedar Ridge Boys' Home, 12146 Cedar Ridge Road, off U.S. 40 west of Hagerstown Speedway. Bicyclists and motorcyclists will participate in a 100-mile ride through historic Washington County. Registration is $35 on the day of the event ($45 with passenger) and includes lunch, snack/water stops, door prizes, water bottle, souvenir photo and pie ala mode at the end of the ride. Antique, classic, sports cars or street rods may register for a short ride and show at a cost of $15, which includes door prizes, dessert, dash plaques and souvenir photo. Proceeds benefit the home. Call 301-582-4391.

Used book sale

WILLIAMSPORT - Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 28 and 29, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day, Williamsport Memorial Library. The event is part of C&O Canal Days. Proceeds benefit the library.

Chicken barbecue and bake sale

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