Around Boonsboro

June 17, 2008|By KRISTY SMITH

Greetings, neighbors

Hope all is well at your house!  From what I hear, vacation plans and camp arrangements are plentiful!

Schmidt named

Brigitte Schmidt has been named coordinator of religious education for St. James Parish in Boonsboro.

She will oversee the parish's youth-faith formation for grades kindergarten through eighth grade, with approximately 120 youths enrolled. Other activities include the parish Vacation Bible School, Christmas pageant and annual All Saints Day parade in downtown Boonsboro.

VBS planned

Trinity Lutheran Church, at 64 S. Main St., invites children from age 3 to sixth grade to Vacation Bible School. The program kicks off Sunday with a picnic at 5 p.m. VBS will then start at 6:15 p.m. from Sunday to Thursday. Registration is available by visiting, or by calling 301-991-9892 or 301-733-6557. You can also register your children on the first night.


Purse and bag bingo

First Hose Co. of Boonsboro is hosting a Vera Bradley purse and bag bingo Saturday, June 28, at the fire hall. Doors open at 5 p.m., and bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets costs $25 or $30 at the door. For tickets, call the fire hall at 301-432-2348.

For more information about events sponsored by the fire department, visit

Class of 1968

The Boonsboro High School Class of 1968 is busy planning its 40th reunion Oct. 4 at the Four Points Sheraton and is seeking contact information for the classmates listed below.  If you have information for any of these classmates, call Dianna (Taylor) Basile at 301-791-2079 or Thurston Faulder at 301-432-6415:

Charles Carbaugh, Betty Becton, Roger Cole, Allen Duffey, Mary Eaton, Robert Fravel, Marlene Shoemaker, Pauline Griffith, Virginia Dewease, Mary Haga, James Hancock, Barbara Holmes, Norma Jamison, Paul Kindle, Charles Marcum, Barbara Rohrer, Robert Miller, Carlton Mitchell, Judith Morrison, Denny Myers, Gary Proctor, Dorothy Starliper, Sam Thomas, Larry Turner, Donna Hughes, Katherine Allen Garcia, Henrietta Twigg, Linda Darlene Glines, Dennis Burker, Joanne Richardson, Robin Dahl, Bonita Hawbaker, Sonjia Potter, Thomas Maiorana, Edna Newcomer and Lois Burkett. 

Class of 1988 

The reunion committee for Boonsboro High School's Class of 1988 is still seeking contact information for the following classmates:  Andrew M. Amor, James L. Betts, Sean P. Burgess, David L. Dameron, Kimberly D. Fann, Renee C. Faulders, Krista J. Fulk, Bonnie J. Geotz, Melissa A. Haller, Andrea L. Hawbaker, Tracey L. Helm, Stella E. Herche, Julie W. Hoover, Williard G. Kerns, Rebecca J. Kline, Gerald F. Lewis, Travis W. Lewis, Paula K. Long, David D. Moeller, Shannon M. Mullendore, James T. Nichols, Charlene L. Poffenberger, Robert M. Prince, Robert E. Rockwell, Carrie M. Rose, Osmond T. Snavely, Ronda L. Souders, Angela J. Shatzer, Walter W. Shatzer, Angela D. Stover, Alice M. Tolbert, Charles H. Tucker, Jr., Lisa A. Wilson and Jenny Smallwood. 

If anyone can assist in locating any of these people, contact Shawn Abbott-Burke at 301-432-6032 or or Julie Cline-Williams at 301-432-7239 or

Class of 1973

In order to present a slideshow of all 1973 classmates, memories from high school years are being collected.  Any milestone events, including photos from weddings, birthdays, children and grandchildren. The reunion committee has been working hard to make its 35th Hometown Class Reunion at the Boonboro Legion on Saturday, Sept. 27, a memorable one.  On Friday, Sept. 26, the class will tour Boonsboro High School in celebration of its 50th year anniversary. The newsletter has been sent out in order for classmates to send photos to either Conda Slick or Denise Hall along with reservation form if you are planning to attend. Please try and send photos by July 1 or come to the next class reunion committee meeting at Dave Meyers' home on July 9, at 7 p.m.  Classmates are welcome to bring photos then or participate in the meeting.

Spread the word

See you around town! Don't forget to share your scoop at or by calling 301-432-8615.

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