Around Williamsport

June 04, 2008|By JOAN KNODE

New grads

Congratulations to new college graduates from Williamsport - Richard H. "Rhett" Troxell IV from Shippensburg University in biology; Doug Snodderly from Hofstra University, Master of Arts in film studies and production; and David Ritchey from Pennsylvania College of Technology,

Fishing rodeo

The annual Rotary Club Fishing Rodeo will be Saturday at Cushwa Basin from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Fishing is free and bait will be donated by Wolfe's on the Square. There will be prizes for winning catches and door prizes. Fishing rods will be available. Food is free for kids and cheap for everyone else.

Yard sale helps CAC

A yard sale to benefit Community Action Council will be Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Williamsport Red Men grounds on Lappans Road. Tables under the pavilion are $15 and spaces around the pavilion (bring your own tables) are $10. There will be tractor barrel rides for the kids and a concession stand. For more information, call 301-223-7785 and ask for Cathy Rowland or Angie Kline.


Street fair

Rehoboth United Methodist Church, 30 E. Salisbury St., will host a street fair Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will feature free food and fun for everyone as well as free games, live music, booths from local organizations, free water and drinks. It's open to everyone. For more information, call 301-223-9554 or go to

Rohrersville Band

The Rohrersville Band will present a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at Byron Memorial Park. Everyone is welcome.

Free concert

Everyone is invited to hear the youth band Sunday Obsession in the at Byron Memorial Park band shell Wednesday, June 11, sponsored by the youth of Calvary Temple. A free picnic at 6 p.m. will precede the 7 p.m. program.

Soccer camp

The Williamsport Youth Soccer Camp, presented by CAR-REY - The Pro Soccer Academy for ages U-6 through U-12 - will be June 23 to 27 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Springfield Middle School. The $100 fee includes includes pro soccer skill instruction, a CAR-REY/PUMA T-shirt, a soccer ball and drinks. Download a registration form at or, or call 301-582-1471 or e-mail

Rehoboth VBS

Vacation Bible School "Power Lab" - Discovering Jesus' Miraculous Power - will be June 23 to 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rehoboth United Methodist Church, 30 E. Salisbury St. The VBS is sponsored by Zion Lutheran, Williamsport and Rehoboth United Methodist churches. Classes are for children age 3 through eighth grade; high school students will have a mission-oriented week. For more information, call Diahann Bryan at 301-223-4217.

Character Counts!

Kaitlyn Green (kindergarten), Corey Walters (grade 1), Brianna Wright (grade 2), Justin Walters (grade 3) and Aaron Hann (grade 4) from Williamsport Elementary School received Community Partnership "Character Counts" awards at a luncheon hosted by the Washington County Commissioners and Community Partnership for Children and Families. They were honored for demonstrating good character throughout the school year.

Birthdays this week

Friends and neighbors celebrating birthdays this week are June 4 - Wanda Kline, Celia Bequeath, Jane Lucas, Doris Gordon, Don Bowman, Dennis Grove; June 5 Dennis Hoover, Amy Miller, Dylan Pryor, John Reynolds, Bonnie Moats; June 6 - John Knode, Dale Harbaugh, Jr., Charolette Wean, Alicia Lewis, Justin Neikirk, Georgette Beazley; June 7 - Lisa Harrell, Aaron Miller, Linda Miller, Daniel Wigfield, Nancy Manuel, Elizabeth Warren, Nannie Nichols; June 8 Valerie Polley, Alma Knigh; June 9 Hilda Hamill, Kayla Duckwall, Dixie Harbaugh, Adam Hanlin, Tracey Miller, Elizabeth Shank; June 10 Molli Moyer, Andrea Knode, Angela Shank and Ed Kave, manager of the Third Base - last stop before home.

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