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Tours give historical glimpse of Hagerstown

July 23, 2007

The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau is partnering with Carrie Capuco of Capuco Consulting Services Inc. to offer walking tours of downtown Hagerstown.

The 90-minute tours will cover Hagerstown's history by introducing participants to the colonial, Civil War and industrial aspects of the city. Tours also will cover Hagers-town's architecture.

Walking tours will be available for $5 and will begin at the downtown Visitor Welcome Center at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on scheduled tour dates. Upcoming dates include July 25, 27 and 28, and Aug. 3, 11 and 17. For reservations and tour information, call 301-791-3246, ext. 10.

Special dates and times can be arranged for groups of more than 12 people.

Capuco said it is exciting for her business to be involved in this endeavor.

"The area is so rich with American heritage. I feel certain that visitors will be interested in learning more," she said.

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Capuco owns Capuco Consulting Services Inc. (CCS), which provides program management and communications services to government, nonprofit and private-sector clients. CCS values clients whose activities enhance the quality of human life and the environment. CCS has offices in downtown Annapolis and Hagerstown.

CCS received national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Women Presidents' Educational Organization-DC, the regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council. Capuco Consulting is also a certified Maryland Small Business Enterprise, Minority Business Enterprise and a registered Small Business Reserve participant.

For more information about Hagerstown and Washington County, go to www.marylandmemories.com on the Web.

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