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Around Clear Spring

April 08, 2008|By CHERYL WEAVER / 301-842-0087

History Day winners

The countywide National History Day competition was held at Springfield Middle School on Saturday, March 29. Several of our Clear Spring students entered exhibits and papers.

Out of those, Hannah Brumbaugh, a sixth-grader, won first place in the individual exhibit category for her exhibit, "After the War Should Rosie Return to the Home."

Trey Weaver, Zach Kees, and Lendon Paul came in second place for their group exhibit, "The Ransom of Two Cities." They all advanced to the state competition to be held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, on April 26. Congratulations and good luck!

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Potpie supper

The Big Pool Civic Organization will be holding a slippery chicken potpie supper. The all-you-can eat supper will be Saturday, April 26, from 4 p.m. until they run out. All meals will be eat-in or carry -out only. The menu will incude, along with the potpie, stewed tomatoes, cole slaw, applesauce, cake and drinks. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for kids under 12 and preschoolers eat free.

Drive out cancer!

Despite remarkable progress in the fight against cancer, there are many cancer patients today whose greatest challenge isn't lack of treatment. It's lack of transportation. Right now, the American Cancer Society's Road to Recovery program needs volunteers to drive cancer patients to and from their treatments.

There is a critical need for drivers in the outlying communities of Washington County. If you have a car and insurance, safe driving skills, and can drive as little as one morning or afternoon a month, you can give someone peace of mind and the chance to get to their potentially lifesaving treatments. For more information, call your American Cancer Society at 301-733-8272. Call today.

Country butchering, pancake breakfast

Don't forget, the Wilson Ruritan Club's Country Butchering & Pancake Breakfast will be Saturday beginning at 6:30 a.m. Come out and enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes with one serving of sausage or puddin', orange juice and coffee. The cost is $4. Meat goes on sale at 7 a.m. This will be the last butchering of the season.

Did you know?

Did you know that there was a store on the corner of Cumberland and Martin Street? It was called Peterman's. William T. Peterman kept a diary of the daily happenings around Clear Spring.

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