Around Maugansville

September 05, 2008|By MELITA WISHARD / 301-790-0079

Balloon mania

Zion Assembly of God will host Balloon Mania on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. The event will include a water balloon toss, water balloon tug-of-war and water balloon slingshots. The event will be held at Zion Assembly of God at 13814 Village Mill Drive in Maugansville.

For more information, call 301-739-3888.


Vishay Angstrohm Precision, formally known as Ward Leonard, will have a luncheon get-together at the Western Sizzlin restaurant on Sept. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. The Western Sizzlin is at 17567 York Road off Halfway Boulevard.

For more information, call Reba Shobe at 301-739-9596.

AARP meeting

The AARP chapter meeting will be at Next Dimensions on Alternate U.S. 40 on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 1:30 p.m. Frank Woodring from Cracker Barrel Magazine will be the guest speaker.


Bingo returns

Western Enterprise Firehall bingo is returning on Saturday. Doors open at 5 p.m., meat bingo starts at 6:30 and regular bingo begins at 7.

Thank you

The officers and members of the Ruritan Club wish to thank all who supported Maugansville Pride Day. The profit will be used to fund the club's many community projects.

Golf tournament

The inaugural Puttin' For Paws Golf Tournament, hosted by Greg and Ruth Smith, will be held at Black Rock Golf Course on Wednesday, Sept. 10. Registration will be at 7:30 a.m. and a shotgun start will be at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $280 for registered foursomes and $300 on the day of the event. Lunch is included in the cost of the tournament.

The event will benefit the Humane Society of Washington County.

The Humane Society is at 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-733-2060 or go to for information on animal-related issues, directions to the shelter and information about programs and services.


Grace United Methodist Church will host two wellness and disease prevention workshops at 7 p.m. on Wednesday Sept.10. The workshops will be conducted by Dr. Linda Solomon, a volunteer with the Foundation for Wellness Professionals, a nonprofit organization that promotes wellness and disease prevention programs.

The first of the two workshops will be "Arthritis: Alternative Approaches to Preventing and Relieving Joint Disease." This presentation will be on what arthritis is, who is susceptible, what causes it, how to relieve it and steps to help prevent joint disease.

The second workshop, "Pressure Point Therapy, Learn How to Relieve Pain Naturally," will teach how to relieve pressure, reduce pain and improve your health.

The church is recommending a contribution of $10 for the combined workshop. However, those who cannot pay $10 are still invited to attend.

If anyone is interested in obtaining the full list of topics, the information can be found at

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