Washington County campaign notes

August 20, 2008

Democrats' annual picnic is Thursday

Washington County's Democratic Central Committee is holding its annual picnic on Thursday at the Improved Order of Red Men Lodge 84 pavilion, 16129 Lappans Road, Williamsport.

The event will start at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

Local and state elected officials and candidates are expected to attend.

Advance tickets cost $20 per adult and $10 for students with ID.

At the gate, tickets cost $28 for adults and $15 for students with ID.

Those 6 years old and younger will be admitted at no charge.

For more information, call the party's headquarters at 301-797-4385.

Republican Club holding summer picnic

The Republican Club of Washington County will have its summer picnic at Smithsburg Community Park on Aug. 27.


Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will start at 6 p.m.

Those interested in attending are asked to call Jeff Cline, the club's president, at 301-331-0383 or Liz Jones, the club's treasurer, at 301-730-4200 by Friday.

Tickets cost $25 for adults and $15 for those ages 7 to 16. Admission is free for those younger than 7.

The event will include raffles, campaign items, and a live auction of political and vintage items, including a World War II Red Cross ladies' uniform with headpiece and a Victorian-era dress that might have been worn as a wedding gown.

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