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September 29, 2008|By ELLEN ROWLAND / 240-217-5051

Haven Lutheran to bless animals

Haven Lutheran Church's blessing of the animals will be Sunday, Oct. 5, from 2 to 3 p.m. at 1035 Haven Road in Hagerstown.

All safe pets are welcome for an individual blessing. Refreshments will be provided for pets and their human owners. There will also be a pet photo op available. For more information, call the church at 301-733-5056.

TOPS 446

TOPS (Take of Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 446 members enjoyed having Parilee Barber, area captain, at its last meeting.

The group had a discussion about themselves. The group discussed the need to change some of the things they do to become healthier.

Frankie will lead the program on Wednesday.

The group meets Wednesdays at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown, with weigh-in at 9 a.m. and the meeting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The community is invited to attend.


For more information, call Tom or Mary at 301-797-2547 or call Judy at 301-739-9279 or go to the group Web site at

Child safety seat check

Friends of Education Club, Exchange Club of Hagerstown, will hold a safety child seat check at Hagerstown Honda on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be free hot dogs, drinks and balloons provided by Hagerstown Honda. A certified seat examiner will be on hand to check installation of each child safety seat and answer any questions.



TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 77 elected Judy Purdham assistant treasurer and appointed Janice Frye as its "Little Bird" recorder. 

The annual open house will be Oct. 27.    

An indoor yard sale will be held before today's meeting. 

A ribbon cutting wll be held for those on the 20-pound countdown to KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly), which will become a weekly activity. 

Much excitement has been generated for the Pounds for the Hungry Contest in October.  This is a unique way to collect pounds of food for the food bank.

Gordana Ritchie won the "Get-R-Done" contest with a 7 1/2-pound loss. Carol LaClaire was the runner-up with a 3 1/2-pound loss.

The group meets Mondays at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave. Hagerstown.

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

Goretti news

The 18 annual Michael McCollum Golf Classic will be held Thursday, Oct. 9, at Fountain Head Country Club.  If you would like to participate, be a sponsor or for more details, contact Mike Connor at 301-790-0402 or call St. Maria Goretti at 301-739-4266.    

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Have a great week.

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