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Tri-State briefs

September 28, 2006

Waynesboro band showcase is Saturday



WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The Waynesboro Area Senior High School will host a band showcase on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the stadium behind the high school on East Second Street.

Bands scheduled to perform are Waynesboro Area Senior High School, Chambersburg Area Senior High School, Faust Junior High School, Central Dauphin High School and Indian Valley High School.

The Waynesboro Area Middle School will play "The Star-Spangled Banner." The Shippensburg (Pa.) University Band also will perform during the showcase.

Admission costs $5 for adults and $4 for students. There will be no free admissions.




W.Va. Rotary clubs giving dictionaries



CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. - A pair of area Rotary clubs is helping students in Jefferson County Schools with their reading and spelling.

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All third-graders in Jefferson County Schools will receive dictionaries compliments of the Shepherdstown (W.Va.) and Charles Town Rotary clubs, according to Gail Woods, public relations spokesperson with Jefferson County Schools.

Each child's book will be inscribed with his or her name, Woods said.




Healthy hunter clinic set for Sunday in Pa.



McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - The Fulton County Medical Center will host its annual Healthy Hunter Clinic on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. in the dining room of the medical center.

Hunters are encouraged to come and prepare for the hunting season by receiving free screenings. Screening will include blood glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure by FCMC staff members, EKG readings by Dr. Joanna Brady of Tristate Community Health Center and vision testing by Dr. Joey Lane. The first 70 hunters will receive a free orange vest.

Hunters also can register to win free door prizes including a Weatherby Vanguard rifle with black synthetic stock and caliber of your choice.

Registration for the free screenings is not required.




Smoking support group to meet



CHAMBERSBURG, PA -- Staying Tobacco Free, a program coordinated by Summit Health, is offering a free Stop Smoking support group on Wednesdays, running Oct. 18 through Nov. 22, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The group will meet in the Summit Health Improvement Center Conference Room in the Summit Health Center, 757 Norland Ave., Chambersburg. Call 717-262-4691 to register.

The support group is for adult tobacco users that want to quit, or who are trying to quit. It is also for former tobacco users who need extra support.

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