Around North Hagerstown

September 15, 2008|By ELLEN ROWLAND

Wedding anniversaries

Walter and Mary Stuller will celebrate 66 years on Sept 15. (Mary is a 15-year KOPS (Keep off Pounds Sensibly) member. Paul and Virginia Rodgers will celebrate their 62nd wedding anniversary on Oct. 1.

Belated birthday

Congratulations to Shawn Reynolds who turned 39 years old on Sept. 12.

Class of 1973

The North Hagerstown High School class of 1973 will hold its 35th class reunion on Oct. 4 at the Sheraton Four Points 1910 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, at 6 p.m. Reservation forms are due by Sept. 19. Checks may be made to NHHS Class of 1973 and sent to Sue Goller, 19403 Portsmouth Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742. If you have not received a notice, call Allen Hovermale at 301-797-9475 or Sue Goller at 301-791-7925 and leave your name and address. You may also contact them by e-mail at

In addition to the dinner, a gathering will be held in the hospitality room at Mike Callas Stadium at North High on Friday, Oct. 3, from 7 to 10 p.m. during the Homecoming football game. If you would like the reunion committee to save you a seat, please make a note on your return to the reunion.


Macy's offers shop for a cause Shopping Passes

National department store chain Macy's is the Humane Society of Washington County, by offering special Shop for a Cause all day shopping passes to individuals who donate $5 to the shelter.

On Saturday Sept. 20, Macy's is celebrating a national day of support of a local nonprofit organizations by offering a Shop For a Cause 20 percent discount coupon off regular, sale and clearance women's, men's and kids apparel and accessories, fine, bridge and fashion jewelry, bed and bath items, housewares, frames, luggage, china, crystal and silver, kitchen and personal care electrics, and technology items. They are also offering 10 percent off regular and sale furniture, mattresses and rugs. Shopping Pass shoppers will also have the opportunity to win a $500 gift card by completing the information requested on the gift card and placing it into a designated collection box at their local Macy's.

To receive your Macy's Shopping Pass, interested shoppers and donors may visit the shelter at 13011 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown. After making a donation to the shelter, they will be presented with a Macy's Shop for A Cause Shopping Pass. Passes can also be obtained by making a donation over the telephone by calling 301-733-2060, extension 239.

Trinity Lutheran Church Musical

Trinity Lutheran Church, 15 Randolph Ave., Hagerstown, will host a musical ministry team from the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago on the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 6 p.m. The traveling group of musicians presents their witness through Christian musical selections and interpretation of the work of the Trinidad and Tobago Urban Ministries (TTUM), their sponsoring organization. TTUM provides services to expectant mothers and community education, including material support to young people carrying their babies to term. TTUM also provides relational ministry in schools, prisons and rehab centers and through Vacation Bible Schools. A freewill offering will be received.

Shiloh United Methodist Church Breakfast

Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, will have a pancake breakfast on Saturday Sept. 27th 2008. The time will be 7 to 11 a.m. The menu consists of pancakes, Hoffman sausage, sausage gravy, puddin, fruit cup, orange juice and coffee.

Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 to 12.

Proceeds will go to the Alivia Koontz Medical Fund.

Last Mans Club Dinner

The Last Man's Club of World War II, Morris Frock, Post 42, Hagerstown, will hold their 55th annual dinner and memorial service on Saturday, Sept. 27, in the dining room at the American Legion Home at 405 Northern Ave.

A short memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., followed by a meal, ordered from the menu. A business meeting will be held after the luncheon.

Invitations are in the mail to members. Reservation cards are due by Sept. 20. If you have not received an invitation, or if you have a question about this event, contact Lawrence Martin at 301 733-4972 or Page Gearhart at 301 223-7317.

North High 1969 Class Reunion

It's time to start planning for our 40th year reunion in 2009. We have scheduled our first organizational meeting for Wednesday night, October 1, 7 p.m. at 10723 Greenwich Drive, Williamsport, MD. We welcome any classmates who might be interested in helping to plan for this upcoming reunion?

Please call Donna (Middlekauff) Hornbecker at 301-223-1364 or e-mail if you would like to help.

Goretti News

Team pictures for all sports will be held Friday at Sept. 19 at 3:15 p.m. Order and payment is due when pictures are taken.

Athletic Association meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7p.m.

Mark your calendar - Homecoming festivities is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 26 and 27.

Please take a moment and check out our website at for more information.

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