Go, Do, Learn

October 06, 2006

Senior living, care giving expo

The third annual Senior Living and Caregiving Expo will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at Valley Mall in Hagerstown.

The day starts at 8 a.m. with a free breakfast chat. The breakfast will have information on community resources for seniors and caregivers. Vendors will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be flu shots from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and door prizes throughout the event. Flu shots are free with Medicare Part B.

For breakfast reservations, call Lisa Zanella at 301-791-6360.

Vigil for victims

Join The Washington County Family Violence Council and CASA Inc. for a candlelight vigil remembering victims of domestic violence and abuse at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at public square in Hagerstown. Meet in front of Carson Jewelers.

RSVP to Carol Bannon at 301-739-4990.

Cheerleading minicamp

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Martinsburg High School Cheerleaders will hold a one-day minicamp for students in first through eighth grades, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Registration begins at 9 a.m. A parent must be present to sign the permission/release form. The cost is $20 and includes a snack.


The participants will learn cheers, chants, jumping and stunting techniques and will cheer with the varsity and JV cheerleaders for a few cheers at the beginning of the home varsity football game on Friday, Oct. 13. Participants are asked to bring a plain white T-shirt, which will be decorated and worn to cheer at the game.

Advocate effectively

SMITHSBURG - Debbie Green will present a free workshop, "Effective Advocacy" from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 14, at Smithsburg Library, 66 W. Water St. in Veterans' Park. Green is a parent educator for The Parents' Place of Maryland.

There will be breakfast and door prizes. Free Social Work CEUs and free professional child care is available.

For information or for reservations, call Washington County Community Partnership for Children & Families at 240-313-2095.

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