Community briefs

March 22, 2007

Lioness Club plans annual fashion show

The Hagerstown Lioness Club will hold its 20th annual "Gift of Sight" Fashion Show on Sunday at Cortland Mansion.

Doors will open at 1 p.m. and the show will begin at 2 p.m.

Fashions from Hagerstown's Uptown/Downtown Shops - Lena's of Hagerstown, The Boutique, The Figurehead II and L&L Classics - will be featured. Gifts and accessories are courtesy of Basketful of Gifts and Maggie's Hang-Ups.

Admission costs $10 per person and includes refreshments and door prizes.

Proceeds from the show will benefit the Maryland Eye Bank and community sight conservation projects.

Tickets are available from any Hagerstown Lioness Club member or may be purchased at any of the aforementioned shops participating in the event.

For information, call 301-733-8999.

Programs set for administrative pros

The Hagerstown Community College Center for Continuing Education will offer a day of appreciation, learning, relaxation and fun for local administrative professionals on Wednesday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the HCC Valley Mall Center.


Seminar topics include "Two Ears/One Mouth - Communicating for Success" with Bev Rosen, "Presenting Yourself as a Woman Who's Going Places" with Steffi Paskow, and "Making Yoga Fun" with Anita Binder. The day also includes a continental breakfast, a lesson in floral arranging and creating an arrangement that participants take home, a complimentary luncheon, vendor demonstrations and door prizes. Cost is $79.

Only 35 seats are available. To learn more or to register, call HCC at 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

Grace Academy to host spring fair

A Community Spring Fair will be hosted by Grace Academy at 13321 Cearfoss Pike in Hagerstown.

The fair will be Friday, May 4, from 6 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The fair will include live entertainment, featuring the Forgiven, Faith Child and New Life Christian Church praise bands. Exhibitors include Creative Memories, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple and Tupperware, as well as one-of-a-kind stationery, candle makers, a watercolor artist, handmade ceramics, embroidery and a caricature artist.

The event also will include music, shopping, children's games and food.

Exhibitors and vendors will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Admission is free.

For information and directions, call Grace Academy at 301-733-2033 or go to

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