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Organizations

October 29, 2006

On Oct. 21, the M&S Harley-Davidson HOG (Harley Owners Group) chapter of Chambersburg, Pa., made special presentations to two major sponsors who helped the chapter raise more than $20,000 for muscular dystrophy research. Pictured at Holsinger's Meat Market are, from left, Steve Dubbs, Karen Dubbs, M&S HOG Chapter Director Sonny Bender, Curtis Nunn, Holsinger's Meat Market owner Robert Holsinger Sr., chapter treasurer Dan Spaid and Mike Barnhart.




Maugansville Creamery was also a major sponsor in the M&S HOG chapter's fundraising effort. From left are Sonny Bender, Maugansville Creamery owner Dave Litten, Steve Dubbs, Karen Dubbs, Dan Spaid, Mike Barnhart and Curtis Nunn. The money was presented to "Jerry's Kids" during the MDA Telethon on Labor Day weekend.




Co-presidents of the Washington County Retired Education Personnel Association (WCREPA) Carolyn Seburn and Leon Brumback are presented with new logo pins by Carol Webster, president of the Maryland Retired School Personnel Association (MRSPA). The pin includes the new name and logo of the organization, which was formerly the Maryland Retired Teachers Association (MRTA). This organization has been serving retired school personnel for more than 60 years.

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MRSPA continues to maintain close contact with the local education community, the legislature in Annapolis, and the state retirement system. In addition, it offers numerous health and welfare benefits to its members.

The WCREPA awards three $1,000 scholarships annually; holds three luncheons and an annual picnic; and collects food for Washington County food banks. A travel itinerary is also available for members and guests.




The Sons and Daughters of Italy in America's local lodge celebrated its 25th annual dinner dance at the Four Points Sheraton in Hagerstown on Oct. 12.

The featured speaker was Joseph B. Cordell, a native of Martinsburg, W.Va., where he was raised on his family dairy and orchard farm. Cordell gave a speech "straight from the heart" and related to family, honor, and patriotism, which is basic to our lodge's heritage.

The 2006 scholarship winner was Angela Marie Porturica. Angela's graduating GPA was 3.83. Angela was active in many organizations during high school, including Student Council, Teacher Appreciation Club, Latin Honor Society, and the Art Honor Society.

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