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Around Clear Spring

August 05, 2008|By CHERYL WEAVER

Steak feed set for Friday

Clear Spring American Legion will hold a steak feed at its picnic grounds on Friday. The doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $13. The proceeds will go to benefit veterans and youth programs.

Historical group to meet Thursday

The Clear Spring Historical Association will meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Plumb Grove. Topics on the agenda include arrangements for a community covered-dish picnic Aug. 23 featuring a musical group specializing in big band, country, oldies and bluegrass music. Volunteers are needed.

The group also will discuss improvements to be completed at Browns' Meeting House. Topics to be discussed include parking, a fence, plumbing, restrooms and heating system.

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Discussions will also include data from other committees and future fundraising events. The meeting is open to the public.

Rummage sale

St. Paul's United Methodist Church of Big Pool will hold a rummage sale Friday and Saturday. Proceeds will go to the Meadowbridge Mission in West Virginia. The church is on Tedrick Drive in Big Pool. The sale will run from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. Donations can be dropped off at the church. For more information, call Helene Drury at 301-842-0339.

Peach fest

A peach festival will be held at St. Paul's Reformed and Lutheran Churches on U.S. 40, on Saturday, Aug. 16.  The festival will be held from 4 to 7 p.m.  There will be peach pies, sliced peaches, country ham sandwiches, steamers, hot dogs, hand-dipped ice cream, ham and bean soup, vegetable soup, chicken corn soup, drinks, and a baked goods table.  Tim Moffitt will perform and the Washington County Antique Tractor Club will have its barrel train ride for the kids.  The proceeds will go to benefit vacation Bible school.  This event will be held rain or shine.  For more information, call Glenda Drury at 301-790-2686.

Way to go, Kira

Congratulations to Kira Knotts, who won second place in the Water and Soil Stewardship Poster Contest. She won $100 for her artwork. Kira will be going into third grade at Clear Spring Elementary School.

Did you know?

Did you know that the blue house on the corner at 101 Cumberland St. used to be Dr. Cohen's office?

It was also used as a store that sold clothing and other items.

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