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Around Halfway

October 02, 2008|By JAMIE SHEKELS

Car wash is Saturday

The Williamsport girls soccer team will host a car wash Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Advance Auto Parts store on Virginia Avenue. Proceeds will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Association and for team uniforms.

Rescue heroes to be on hand

Chick-fil-A will host a rescue heroes event Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. The event will include fingerprinting and ID cards for children provided by the police department. Police, fire and ambulance vehicles will also be on display. A craft, and a question-and-answer time will also be held. The event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

Yard sale planned at Lakeside Park

The Lakeside Park community will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 11, beginning at 8 a.m. (rain date is Oct. 25).

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For more information, call Florence Vincent, residents' association president, at 301-582-3409.

Community day planned at church

The Church of the Holy Trinity, United Church of Christ, at 17805 Oak Ridge Drive (off Halfway Boulevard), will host its annual fall community day on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rain or shine).

Included in this event will be a yard sale, live music and children's activities. Baked goods, homemade soups and sandwiches will also be available. Yard sale tables will be available for $15 each. For more information, call the church office at 301-739-0702.

Pies, soups and sandwiches on sale

St. Andrews United Methodist Church, at 1020 Maryland Ave., will host a pie, soup and sandwich sale on Saturday, Oct. 18. Pumpkin, peach and cherry pies will be available for purchase, along with apple dumplings. Soups and sandwiches and other homemade goodies will also be available. The sale will be from 9 a.m. until sold out and all items are for carry-out only.

Senior forum to be presented at senior center at Girls Inc.

The Washington County Senior Coalition will present a senior forum with the Washington County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly Monday at 10 a.m. at the senior center at Girls Inc. on Washington Avenue in Hagerstown. It will be a chance to hear what the delegation will do for seniors next session. For more information, call the Washington County Commission on Aging at 301-790-0275.

Family bids goodbye to beloved grandmother

My dear grandma, Betty Jane Taylor, passed away Sunday. I am honored and privileged to call you my grandma and I treasure all of the wonderful memories from my childhood through adulthood. You leave behind so many who are also grateful and deeply touched that you were such an important part of their lives. You will forever live in our hearts, Grandma. With much love and admiration, from your sons and daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. We will miss you.

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