Firefighters conducting boot drive for MDA
In observance of the partnership between International Association of Fire Fighters and the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Hagerstown professional firefighters Local 1605 will conduct a Fill-the-Boot drive from Oct. 12 to 14 to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Proceeds raised during the campaign will help support MDA services and research programs, including MDA's outpatient clinics for people with more than 40 neuromuscular diseases, summer camp for ages 6 to 21, assistance with the purchase and repair of wheelchairs and leg braces, and assistance with the purchase of communication devices.
Members of IAFF Hagerstown Local 1605 will be at various businesses from Oct. 12 to 14 throughout the day asking shoppers to drop donations into firefighter boots.
Opera Appreciation Class offered at HCC
Hagerstown Community College's Opera Appreciation class returns for a 10th season of opera interpretation with professor Joe Marschner.