Club meetings and fundraisers

November 13, 2005

Club meetings

Antietam Garden Club

Monday, Nov. 14, business meeting at 9 a.m., activity at 9:30 a.m., Alexander House, Public Square, Hagerstown. Following the business meeting, members will help senior citizens make holiday flower arrangements.

Mack Golden Bulldogs

MAUGANSVILLE - Monday, Nov. 14, social hour at 9:15 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m., U.A.W. Union Hall, Maugans Avenue. Following coffee and doughnuts, there will be a discussion on identity theft and fraud. All Mack retirees are welcome.

Tri State Civitan Club

Monday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m., Ledo's Restaurant, Foxshire Plaza, Dual Highway, Hagers-town. The club meets the second Monday of each month. Its focus is helping people with developmental disabilities. Open to the public. Call 301-739-4113; or send e-mail to

Martinsburg Toastmasters

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Monday, Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m., James Rumsey Technical Institute, 3274 Hedgesville Road. This meeting will be an open house and will include a demonstration of what the group does. The group meets the second and fourth Monday of each month and is open to the public and anyone interested in advancing their public speaking abilities and leadership potential.

Potomac Garden Club

WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, Nov. 15, 12:30 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church (use lower entrance). The group will wrap gifts for the Williamsport Nursing Home.

American Association of University Women

Hagerstown Branch, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, intersection of Halfway Boulevard and Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. There will be a presentation by the Girl Scouts, followed by a program on guide dogs, featuring dogs in various stages of training. Members and guests are invited.

Amnesty International Upper Potomac Chapter 539

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., Rumsey Gallery Room, Shepherd University Student Center, North King Street. Louis Elneus, of Haiti, founder of Haiti Lumiere de Demain (Haiti's Light for Tomorrow), will talk about Haitian children and HLD's efforts to provide schoolbooks and teacher training in Haiti. Go to

Women in Black of Frederick

FREDERICK, Md. - Wednesday, Nov. 16, 6:30 to 7 p.m., Intersection of Market and Patrick streets. Silent vigil mourning all violence. All are invited. Wear black if possible. For information go to; send e-mail to; or call 1-301-834-7581.

Newcomers Unlimited

Thursday, Nov. 17, registration/social at 11:30 a.m., meeting at noon, lunch at 12:15 p.m., Stingers Sports Pub & Grill, 7704 Old National Pike (Alt. U.S. 40), Hagerstown. Cost is $17 and includes choice of grilled chicken Caesar salad, ham steak or roast pork loin. Entrees include side dishes, tax and gratuity. Reservations are due by Monday, Nov. 14. Call Doreen Yost, 301-432-0303. For membership information, call Lynn Brumbelow, 301-733-5448; or Judy Waters, 301-790-3735.

Tri-State Singles

Thursday, Nov. 17, noon, El Ranchero Restaurant, Wesel Boulevard, Hagerstown. For ages 55 and older. For information about the group and activities, call Virginia, 301-739-8990; Sharon, 1-717-762-4524; or Dick, 301-824-5200.

Tri-State Singles

Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m., Richardson's Restaurant, Dual Highway, Hagerstown. For ages 55 and older. For information about the group or activities, call Virginia, 301-739-8990; Sharon, 1-717-762-4524; or Dick, 301-824-5200.

Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society

STATE LINE, Pa. - Thursday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m., State Line Ruritan building in Community Park. Vic Moon will display and discuss the history of Fisher-Price toys, from 1930s to present. Bring a toy to share and display. The public is invited to attend meetings.

Animal Welfare Society

RANSON, W.Va. - Sunday, Nov. 20, 3 p.m., first-floor meeting room at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Annual meeting. All members are invited. Call the shelter, 1-304-725-0589; or go to


Books for Babies - Reading to Make "Cents" contest

Now through Sunday, Nov. 20. Participating Washington County elementary students are signing sponsors to pledge a donation for every book they read during Children's Book Week. Students raising the most money countywide and at each school will win prizes. Proceeds provide books and literacy materials for every newborn at Washington County Hospital. Call Pam Michael or Martin Brubaker, 301-791-5277.

St. Joseph Catholic Church annual Christmas bazaar

Thursday, Nov. 17, 5 to 8 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., corner of Virginia Avenue and Halfway Boulevard, Hagerstown. A variety of seasonal items, gifts and homemade food will be available. Lunch Friday and Saturday.

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