Register by calling Children's Village at 301-733-4443. All proceeds benefit the Children's Village life-safety education program.
Hagerstown Lioness Club
The Hagerstown Lioness Club will meet Thursday, Sept. 7, in the Grand Venice Motel Ballroom, 431 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Linda Altizer, MSN, director of National Association of Orthopedic Nurses; a Washington Coounty forensic investigator; and an employee of the Armed Forces Medical Examiners' Services, Rockville, Md. Her topic will be "Fit to a T-Osteoporosis." Also, guests of the Lionesses will be the club's scholarship recipients for the 2005-06 academic year.
All guest reservations and all cancellations must be made no later than Monday evening, Sept. 4, by calling the attendance chair at 301-790-0913. Guests are welcome.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Group #77 meets every Monday at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave. Weigh-in is set for 7:30 a.m., exercise at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. There is a planned program every week and all visitors are welcome to attend. For information, call 301-791-4909, 301-739-6267 or 1-717-597-8747.
NHHS Class of 1971 Reunion
The North Hagerstown High School Class of 1971 will hold its 35th-year reunion Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Potomac Fish and Game Club from 2 to 10 p.m. A picnic dinner will be served at 5 p.m. and a cash bar will be available. Cost is $14 per person. The class reunion committee is also looking for updated email and mailing addresses of classmates - please send updated information to email@example.com or call 301-733-2634 and leave a message.
The NHHS Class of 1971 is also hosting a NHHS Alumni Homecoming get-together at the North High gym on Friday, Sept. 29, from 9 to 11 p.m. - all NHHS alumni are cordially invited to attend.
Breast cancer screenings
Free breast cancer screenings will be held Thursday, Aug. 31, at the Hagerstown Spanish Seventh-day Adventist Church Community Health Fair, 17805 Sherman Ave. from noon to 4 p.m. and on Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Community Free Clinic Health Center, 249 Mill St., from 12:30 to 4 p.m.
The free breast cancer screenings through the Maryland Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation offer free breast cancer outreach, education, screening and treatment for Washington County women 18 years of age and older. Collaborators for the free screening include Washington County Health Systems, Breast Cancer Awareness-Cumberland Valley (formerly Y-Me), Washington County Health Department Breast & Cervical Cancer Program and the Washington County/Hagerstown C-SAFE neighborhood improvement program. Transportation for the clinics is available if needed.
Call the Marsh Cancer Center at 301-665-4671 to schedule your appointment for either breast health clinic.
Destination Discovery Gala
Come out and support the Discovery Station at the Destination Discovery Gala, to be held Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St. Tickets are $35 per person - business casual attire. There will be elegant hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, silent and live auction with Tom Riford, and much more! For details or to purchase tickets, please call 301-790-0076.
'Reaching for the Moon'
The annual "Reaching for the Moon at Milestone Farm" event to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness-Cumberland Valley (formerly Y-Me) will be held at the lovely home of Don and Jone Bowman on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Ticket cost is $45 advance purchase only and includes a wonderful hors d'oeuvres buffet and spirits. So come on out and enjoy a fun-filled evening and fight breast cancer - for tickets, please call 301-791-5843.
Chili Cook-Off & Music Festival