Around South Hagerstown

July 21, 2008|By STACI CLIPP / 240-625-7416


There seems to be a lot of reunions going on; please keep your eyes peeled for yours. 

Movie Night at library

Washington County Free Library will hold Movie Night Friday.

The movie "Because of Winn Dixie" will be shown at the central library in downtown Hagerstown. The movie starts at dusk and will be shown in the side parking lot. Bring your own chairs. No rain date

Volunteers needed

Western Maryland Hospital Center on Pennsylvania Avenue in Hagerstown needs volunteers to work in its canteen, visit with patients and assist patients at meal time.

Anyone interested should call 301-745-4650.

Discovery Station

On Saturday, local historian Roger Keller will present "Otho Holland Williams, Founder of Williamsport and Hero of the American Revolution," at Discovery Station in downtown Hagerstown, starting at 2 p.m.


Hagerstown Lions Club

On Tuesday, Ken Racine will talk about Hagerstown triathlons.

Neighborhood walk

As a part of its regularly scheduled meeting, Officer Kendle will be leading the Neighborhoods 1st, Locust Point group on a neighborhood walk-through to make recommendations preventing crime in the area.

It would be difficult to cover the area in one walk, so this is the first in a series of walk-throughs. Officer Kendle is trained in CPTED, which stands for Crime Prevention through Environmental Design.

The walk will be Tuesday, beginning at 7 p.m. The walk begins at 80 W. Lee St.

South High class of 1959

The South Hagerstown High School class of 1959 will hold its annual picnic Saturday, Sept. 6, at Devil's Backbone Park, starting at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. Hamburgers, hot dogs, soft drinks and paper products will be provided by the reunion committee.  Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish for sharing.  Tickets cost $10 per person.

Reservations are due by Aug. 29. Make check payable to "South High Class of '59."

For information, Call Donna Smith at 301-797-8761 or e-mail

All former and graduating classmates are welcome.

The following classmates have not been found:

Doreen Baillargeon Kelbaugh, Thomas Campbell, Vida Dorsey Foster, Donna Gaver Schrader, Carroll Gregg,  Jerry Lee Hawkins,  Thomas Hilp,  Clifford Hudson, Arthur Hurst,  Gary Hutchins, Ronald Kershner, Louise Lesher King, Thomas Krontz, Gary McCoy, Alyce McKinley Revell, John V. Miller, Penny Phillips Schuller, Harry Poole, Jr., John L. Ruth, Barbara Sprecher, David Sprecher,  Ruth Shilling, Lee Stickell, Sandra Werlein Reynolds, David Watson, Shelby Weller  Bupp, Richard Young.

Anyone with information on any of these classmates, call Donna Smith at 301-797-8761 or e-mail

South High class of 1976

The South Hagerstown High School Class of 1976 is holding a barbecue at Beaver Creek Country Club on Saturday, starting at 5 p.m.  All alumni are invited.

For more information, contact

South High class of 1988

The SHHS Class of 1988 is looking for the following alumni for its upcoming reunion: 

Juanita Adkins, Kimberly Adomnik, Kelli Albright, Dorothy Barnard, Robert Barton, Jeff Buchanan, Jose Cortez, Nora Fitzgerald, Douglas Hayle, Brian Hoffman, Paul Hull, Thomas Kline, Roland Langford, Dawn Lewis, Tina McCleary, Jennifer Miller, Jeffrey L. Moats, Rodney Mose, Tina Meuller, James Oldham, Tony Reed, James Ridenour, Lorena Ritter, Teresa Sauer, Tami Steele, Todd Metz, Jeffrey W. Moats, Stephanie Nicholson, Lorah Nye, Crystal Poole & Jackie Socks.

Class reunion plans have been set for the weekend of Aug. 16 with a dinner and dance; and a picnic on Aug. 17.

For more details and reservation form (which is due by Aug. 7),  e-mail Michelle (Walters) Lewis at:, call 301-766-4289 or go to on the Web.

South High class of 1968 

The SHHS Class of 1968 is planning its 40th anniversary reunion the weekend of Sept. 26 and 27. There will be a golf get-together at Beaver Creek Country Club on Friday, Sept. 26 and the reunion on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Potomac Fish and Game Club.

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