Community briefs

March 30, 2005

County women's commission seeks applicants for position

The Washington County Commission for Women invites Washington County residents to apply for open positions on the commission.

For more information, call 301-791-9133.

Monthly religious series continues Thursday, April 7

The Interfaith Coalition of Washington County will continue a monthly series of classes, Exploring World Religions - Hinduism, on Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m., at the Hagerstown YMCA at 1100 Eastern Blvd.

Karen Gray will lead the classes, which will focus on representing varied religious traditions with appreciation, respect and understanding.

To register for the free classes, contact the Rev. Ed Poling at 301-733-3565.

Additional topics will include Buddhism on May 5. The classes will continue in the fall with Judaism, Christianity, Islam and others.

Cedar Ridge Adventures to hold youth roundtable

Cedar Ridge Adventures in Williamsport will hold a Youth Leaders' Roundtable on Saturday, April 9.


Bill Weaver, director for Cedar Ridge Adventures, said the event is designed to bring youth leaders and workers together so they can network and provide encouragement to one another.

The event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., is designed to renew and strengthen a commitment to working with youth. It will offer creative solutions for reaching today's youth and strategies for building community, as well as developing problem-solving skills.

Registration for the event costs $20 and includes lunch and handouts. Cedar Ridge Adventures is at 12146 Cedar Ridge Road, Williamsport.

For more information, call Joyce Weaver at 301-582-0288, ext. 164, or e-mail her at

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