Around West Hagerstown

May 18, 2006|by JUDI DOMINGUEZ

Rummage and Bake Sale

St. Catherine the Great Martyr Eastern Orthodox Church of Hagerstown is having a Rummage and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 999 Security Blvd. Everything from household goods, clothing, yard equipment, toys and tools will be for sale, as well as goods baked by the Saints Mary and Martha Sisterhood. If you have items you would like to donate or need directions or information, please call 301-432-0230.

Church anniversary special Sunday

On Sunday, May 21, the 25th Anniversary Committee of St. Catherine the Great Martyr Eastern Orthodox Church, 433 Liberty St. Hagerstown, presents Joe Kormos, parishioner of Christ the Savior/Holy Spirit Church, Cincinnati, Ohio, who will be speaking on "Reflections on Joyful Stewardship: A Layman's Perspective."

This will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m. following the Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. and a potluck luncheon.

For further information, please call 301-790-2616 or visit the church's Web site at


Summer Barbecue Bingo this Sunday

Western Enterprise Fire Co. in Washington Square will be hosting a different kind of bingo with prizes consisting of Hams, cases of spare ribs, cases of hamburgers, steaks and pork chops. Everything you need for the fun cook-out in your back yard.

The event is on Sunday, May 21 and the cost is $20 a ticket at the door. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 2 p.m., with 29 games to play. You must be 18 years old to attend. No smoking will be permitted.

West Hagerstown Lions Club

On April 22, the club was host to the District 22-W Leader Dog Banquet. Carroll Jackson, representative of the Leader Dogs for the Blind, was guest speaker. The program breeds, raises and trains the dogs to lead the blind. Jackson and his lead dog, named Jack, travel the U.S. to inform the public of the program.

April 29 was the pancake breakfast held at Girl's Inc. with much success and a warm thank you goes out to all who helped by participating in the fundraiser.

On May 1, the group met with Colleen Winters, health coordinator for Life Line Screening, and learned the importance of being screened for vascular problems. The Life Line organization has a mobile unit which travels for vascular and osteoporosis screening to help people prevent strokes.

On Sunday, May 21, the club will be serving their delicious pancakes and sausage to the members of the wagon train during the National Pike Festival.

The scholarship meeting will be May 22. Please try to attend. And on May 31, club members will be at the Lions stand at the Boonsboro Carnival.

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