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Around North Hagerstown

September 01, 2008|By ELLEN ROWLAND

New group forms

A new Neighborhoods 1st group is forming. It will be known as Historic North, and includes the 700 to 1000 block of Oak Hill Avenue and Hamilton Boulevard, and the west side of Potomac Street.

The group meets the first Wednesday of each month at Potomac Heights Elementary School at 7 p.m.

The group's first block party will be Saturday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. in the 800 block of Oak Hill Avenue. Hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks will be provided. All are asked to bring a covered dish to share.

Lioness news

At the June meeting of the Hagerstown Lioness Club, recognition and awards were given for perfect attendance to four charter members: Marie Byers, Doris Fisher, Elaine Shank and Barbara Wagner.

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Morris Frock Post 42

Scholarship raffle tickets were mailed to each Post 42 member. Each year, the unit donates scholarships to local students who are pursuing careers in education and nursing.

This summer, Post 42 gave scholarships to five students: Alexandra Kapustin, Megan Schultz, Bobie Lynn Sager, Allison Grove and Rebecca Slate.

Happy birthday

A belated birthday wish to Steven Powell, who turned 10 on Aug. 25, from Mom, Keith, Keith Jr. and Maiya.

Tops 446

The TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 446 members learned about artificial sweeteners and welcomed a new member, Sheila.

The Wednesday program will be about the choices made by Dr. Nick, author of "Big Fat Greek Diet." All are welcome to attend.

For more information, call Tom or Mary at 301-797-2547, or Judy at 301-739-9279.

Tops 77

At its last meeting, TOPS Chapter 77 congratulated Madalyn Keller, who said she has been in TOPS for 15 years and has reached her goal.

After a short meeting, the group held an auction with play money.

The group discussed its upcoming picnic and the TOPS Fall Rally, which will be held in Ridge, Md.

Debbie Hardin won the "Get-R-Done" contest with a 4-pound loss and Mary Lynne Herald won the KOPS contest.

For more information, contact Donna at 301-223-8143 or Patsy at 301-582-2292.

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