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Club meetings, fundraisers, reunions

September 05, 2008

Club meetings

Tri-State Civitan Club

Monday, Sept. 8, 6 p.m., Tony's Italian Restaurant, 14224 Pennsylvania Ave., north of Hagerstown. The club's focus is on helping people with developmental disabilities. Call 301-739-4113 or e-mail

Order of the Eastern Star Hagerstown No. 89

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, Piper Lane, Hagerstown.

Frederick Creation Society

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m., Frederick Adventist School. Pat Birney will speak on "Presenting a Credible Case for Creation to a Secular Audience." Call 301-663-4508.

AARP Chapter 623

FUNKSTOWN - Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1:30 p.m., Next Dimensions, 132 Old National Pike. Frank Woodring of Cracker Barrel Magazine will speak. Refreshments will be served. Members of National AARP are welcome to join.


Homewood Auxiliary

WILLIAMSPORT - Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2 p.m., Homewood Auxiliary Community Building, dining room one. Officers for 2009 will be elected. The speaker will be the Rev. Bronson Staley. His topic will be "How many hats should an octogenarian wear?"

Amnesty International

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -Tuesday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m., Shepherd University's Byrd Center for Legislative Studies. The program will feature moderator Hannah Geffert and Daphne Jayasinghe, who will highlight the International Violence Against Women Act. Call 304-279-7672 or go to

Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Cumberland Valley Chapter 27, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m., Renfrew Museum and Park Visitor's Center, 1010 E. Main St. Chapter members will demonstrate flintknapping. Call 717-597-3215.

Tri-State Singles

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Wednesday, Sept. 10, noon, Velvet Café, 145 W. Third St. Call Bill at 301-797-5371.

Potomac Valley Audubon Society

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -Wednesday, Sept. 10, 7 p.m., room 151, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, Shepherd Grade Road. Speakers will be Bill Bennett, U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency, and J.R. Wolf, USDA's Natural Resources Conservation service. Call Peter Smith, 304-876-1139, or e-mail

Hagerstown Christian Women's Connection

FUNKSTOWN - Thursday, Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m., Next Dimensions, 132 Old National Pike. Cost is $12 all-inclusive. Free babysitting on the premises. Denny Warrenfeltz will share fall decorations and creations. Music will be provided by Brenda Eyler. Mary Edna Starner will present "Face Challenges as Opportunities." All women are welcome.

Tri-State Ravens Nest 12

Thursday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m., Tony's Restaurant, 14224 Pennsylvania Ave., north of Hagerstown. Free pizza to members. $6 for guests. Stan "the Fan" Charles and Joe Platania will be guest speakers. New members are welcome. Must be 21 to join. Dues are $25 per year or $40 per couple per year. Call Bob Miller, 301-766-9151; or Mike Vaughn, 717-597-9740.

National Active and Retired Federal Employees

Friday, Sept. 12, noon, Western Sizzlin Steakhouse. Deb Bauer-Lawton from the Alzheimer's Association will be the guest speaker. Call Shirley, 301-824-7635 for reservations by Tuesday, Sept. 9.

Tri-State Singles

Saturday, Sept. 13, 9 a.m., Always Ron's Restaurant, Burhans Boulevard, Hagerstown.

Newcomer's Unlimited

Thursday, Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m., Nick's Airport Inn. Lunch costs $20 and includes a choice of three entrees, coffee, tea and dessert, tax and gratuity. A cash bar will be available. Reservations due before Sunday, Sept. 14 at 9 p.m. For reservations, call Jane Keller at 301-790-1023. For membership information, call Lisa Conrad at 301-766-7565.


Used vehicle drive

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Extra Mile Ministries has begun its late summer drive for used vehicles throughout the area and is offering tax deductions to qualifying donors. Cars, trucks, boats, RVs, motorcyclers, buses and campers are all acceptable whether they are running or not. Free towing and a tax receipt is available to the donor. Call 717-307-5367 for schedule a pickup. Go to

Bags for Bucks

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Now through Tuesday, Sept. 9. Greencastle-Antrim Band Boosters will be selling environmentally friendly trash bags made from recycled plastic. Bags come in rolls of 60 18-gallon bags, 40 30-gallon bags, 20 39-gallon bags or 15 55/60-gallon bags. Rolls cost $10 each regardless of bag size. Bags may be ordered from any band member or by mail. To order by mail, send written size orders, number of rolls, plus $10 each via check or money order to GA Band Boosters - Bags for Bucks Sale, P.O. Box 115, Greencastle, PA 17225. Include your contact information for delivery or pickup. Bags also will be available for direct sale at Greencastle-Antrim Band Autumn Fest on Saturday, Sept. 20. E-mail

Chicken barbecue and bake sale

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