Community briefs

November 10, 2006

South High alumni tailgate party

The South Hagerstown High School Alumni Association invites all alumni to attend a tailgate party today at Doub's Woods Park at the rear of South Hagerstown High School beginning at 4 p.m. prior to the South-North football game. The pavilion in the park will be open for our use.

Fall and holiday bazaar

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Greencastle-Antrim Lioness Club's annual fall and Christmas bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Rescue Hose Company Special Events Center, 407 S. Washington St.

The bazaar will feature crafts by Lionesses, and vendors. Other items include baked goods, peanuts and recipes. Lunch will be sold. Prizes to be awarded include a lighted Christmas tree, handmade birdhouse, Longaberger basket filled with items, Sheetz gas cards and cash.


Admission and parking are free. Proceeds will benefit community and Lioness projects.

Collecting food and clothes for children

Students enrolled in the Introduction to Special Education at Hagerstown Community College are collecting food and winter clothing for local children in need. Donations of canned and packaged food and children's winter clothing such as coats and jackets, hats, gloves, socks, shoes and boots, and long johns will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 17.

Bring your donations to HCC, Robinwood Drive, and drop them off in the appropriate boxes on the first floor of the Learning Resource Center, to the left of the admission building.

For information, call Jeannine Stonestreet at 301-790-2800, ext. 258.

Celebrate with the chief

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The public is invited to join Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in celebrating the retirement of Chief Jesse Jones and Lt. R.E. "Bobby" Shirley at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Citizens Fire Co. in Charles Town.

Tickets cost $15 per person. The menu includes garden salad, roast beef, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, dessert, coffee or tea. Tickets may be purchased at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office until Monday, Nov. 13.

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