Club meetings, fundraisers and reunions

September 26, 2008

Club meetings

Shenandoah Valley Genealogical Society

WINCHESTER, Va. -Wednesday, Oct. 1, 6:30 p.m., Godfrey Miller House, 28 S. Loudoun St. Charles S. Mason Jr. will speak on "Ten Research Shortcuts Used by Professional Genealogists." Go to

League of Women Voters of Washington County

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church of Hagerstown, 20 S. Prospect St. Call Fanny Crawford, 301-730-1638; or Monda Sagalkin, 301-432-6847.

Hagerstown Lioness Club

Thursday, Oct. 2, dinner at 6:30 p.m., 53 E. Washington St., Hagerstown.

Tri-State Singles

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Saturday, Oct. 4, 9 a.m., Brother's Restaurant, Comfort Inn. Call Bill, 301-791-5371.


Golf tournament

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Saturday, Sept. 27, tee-off at1 p.m., Whitetail Golf Restort. Four-man scramble format. $65 per individual includes 18 holes and dinner at the resort. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, third, closest to the pin and longest drive. Benefits 8-year-old Chris Lewis, who is in an extensive recovery following his third surgery for a brain tumor, and his family. To register, call Beth Ostoich at 301-790-1774 or e-mail


Harvest Abound

DOWNSVILLE - Saturday, Sept. 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Downsville Christian Church. Features homemade soups, country ham sandwiches and a baked foods table. Call 301-582-1384.

Catoctin Aqueduct benefit 10- and 5-kilometer run-walk

POINT OF ROCKS, Md. -Saturday, Sept. 27, race starts at 8:30 a.m., C&O Canal towpath mile 48. Parking at MARC, off Monroe Street between the railroad tracks and Clay Street. $25 per person. Register before 8:15 a.m. on the day of the race. Event information and entry forms available at


NEEDMORE, Pa. - Saturday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $20 donation includes breakfast, lunch, drinks and snacks. Call Sherri L. Plessinger, 717-573-2770 to register and for more information. All proceeds benefit the Herbie Koontz family to help with expenses of a possible lung transplant.

Heavy metal concert

Saturday, Sept. 27, 6 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Hagerstown Eagles Club, 18 N. Locust St., Hagerstown. The bands - Vaepor, FreakShow, Side FX, Rampage, Offender and Mindseye will perform. $10 per person. Also features door prizes, 50/50 and raffles. Call Lyn Rowland, 717-597-2060. Proceeds benefit Corey Kitchen, a 2-year-old boy with brain cancer.

Pottery authentication and appraisal

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Saturday, Sept. 27, noon to 2 p.m., Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St. Richard C. Bell, board member of Nicodemus Center and noted expert on historic folk pottery, will appraise pieces for $25 each. Owners will receive a letter verifying the authenticity of the pottery and a statement of its current fair market value. Members of Nicodemus Center or Renfrew Museum and Park may have one piece authenticated and appraised at no charge. Call 717-762-4670 or e-mail

Crab feast

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Saturday, Sept. 27, 3 to 8 p.m., AMVETS picnic pavilion, 750 Fifth Ave. Tickets include barbecue chicken, sides and all-you-can-eat hardshell crabs. $38 for adults and $12 for children ages 12 and younger. Reservations required. Tickets available at Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, 717-264-7101, Chambersburg Beverage, Chambersburg Mall, Here's Looking at You, Ludwig's Jewelers, Mainline Broadcasting, Printaway, Snavely's Garden Center and Wagner's Supply. Benefits downtown revitalization projects.

Spaghetti dinner and Cabaret show

WILLIAMSPORT - Saturday, Sept. 27, 4 to 7 p.m., Williamsport High School. Williamsport High School SophistiCats will perform cabaret throughout the evening. All proceeds benefit the W.H.S. SophistiCats show choir program. Tickets can be purchased from choir members or at the door. $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 3 to 8.

Bedington Day

Saturday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bedington Ruritan Club. Activities include Lodestar llamas, dunking booth, music, craft tables, PTA activities, children's games, antique cars and more. Call John Overington, 304-274-1791. Proceeds benefit three schools in the Bedington area as well as the community.

Money and basket bingo

Sunday, Sept. 28, doors open at 10 a.m., lunch at noon, bingo at 1 p.m. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 717-749-3506 or 717-749-3093.

Benefit concert for Mason Ellsworth

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -Sunday, Sept. 28, 4 p.m., Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church. The Berkeley County Orchestra will perform. A minimum donation of $5 is requested. Proceeds benefit the Ellsworth Family Fund to help with 19-year-old Mason Ellsworth's medical expenses. For more information, contact Stephen Czarkowski,

One-day rummage sale

Thursday, Oct. 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mary's School, 218 Washington St., Hagerstown. Fill a bag after 1 p.m. for $2. Items include toys, clothing, books, housewares, plants and collectibles.

Book sale

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