Club meetings, fundraisers, reunions

October 03, 2008

Club meetings

Franklin County Democratic Party

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Democratic breakfast. Saturday, Oct. 4, 9:30 a.m., Main Street Deli, 177 S. Main St.

Leitersburg Senior Citizens

Monday, Oct. 6, 11:30 a.m., Leitersburg Fire Hall. Bring a brown bag lunch. Beverage and dessert will be provided. Rich Helfrich will discuss the old fair grounds in Hagerstown. All are welcome.

Hagerstown Business & Professional Women

Monthly membership dinner. Monday, Oct. 6, 6 p.m. networking, 6:30 p.m. dinner, Academy Banquet and Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. The group will kick off National Business and Professional Women's Week. Pat Cornish will speak. The cost of the dinner is $15. For reservations, call Sandy Mills at 301-733-2530, ext. 103; 301-733-7590 or e-mail

Mack Golden Bulldogs directors meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 8:30 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. meeting, Shoney's Restaurant, Valley Mall, Hagerstown.

Chewsville Lions Club

Tuesday, Oct. 7. DG Lion Susan Timons will make her official visit. Reservations are due by today. Call 301-739-7925.


Grove Retirement Club

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Tuesday, Oct. 7, 1 p.m., Greencastle American Legion, South Carlisle Street. Sharon Ruttenthal and Missy Cummons from Susquehanna Bank will discuss identity theft and new paper currency.

Hagerstown Toastmasters

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 7 to 8 p.m., Washington County Free Library's lower level, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call Jim Hanna at 301-432-2635, e-mail, or go to

Potomac Valley Audubon Society

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Wednesday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center, Room 161 in the west building, Shepherd Grade Road, just north of Shepherdstown. Greg Butcher will discuss National Audubon's latest "State of the Birds" report and the organization's "Watch List" of species that are declining in number. Call Peter Smith at 304-876-1139 or e-mail

Harpers Ferry Civil War Roundtable

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. -- Wednesday, Oct. 8, 8 p.m., Camp Hill Methodist Church, corner of Washington and Gilmore

streets. James A. Morgan will discuss Civil War veterans in Egypt. Free. A family-style dinner is served at 7 p.m. for $15 per person. Reservations for dinner must be made by Sunday, Oct. 5, by calling Allison Alsdorf at 304-535-2101.

Hagerstown Christian Women's Connection

Monthly breakfast. Thursday, Oct. 9, 9 a.m., Next Dimensions Restaurant, 132 Old National Pike, south of Funkstown.The meeting will feature the annual silent auction with new items, antiques and collectible items. Charles Price will provide music. Sandy Barton will speak on "Biker Chick Pursued an Elusive Dream." All women are welcome. The cost is $12 inclusive. Free baby-sitting on premises. For reservations, call Mary at 301-791-0242 or Judith at 717-597-9287.

Allison-Antrim Museum

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Thursday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m., Evangelical Lutheran Church, 130 N. Washington St. Debra McCauslin will speak on the topic, "Remembering Mary Jemison 250 Years After Her Capture." Free. Call 717-597-9010 or go to

Frederick Community College Alumni Association

FREDERICK, Md. -- Thursday, Oct. 9, 6 p.m., Frederick Community College, A Building, Room A201, Opossumtown Pike. All alumni are welcome. Call 301-846-2438 or e-mail

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association

HALFWAY -- Chapter 306. Friday, Oct. 10, noon, Western Sizzlin Steakhouse. All active, retired, spouses and guests are invited. Call Shirley at 301-824-7635 for reservations by Tuesday, Oct. 7.

Tri-State Singles

Saturday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m., Junction 808, 808 Noland Drive, Hagerstown. Call Bill at 301-791-5371.


Help out the animals

Today and as long as supplies last. Valley Mall 16, Hagerstown. Make a donation to the Humane Society of Washington County, in the theater's lobby and receive a free "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" movie poster or other fun movie item.

Benefit concert for scholarship fund

Saturday, Oct. 4, noon gates open, 1 p.m. show, North American Rod & Gun Club, 12108 Belvedere Road, Hagerstown. A benefit concert for the Ofc. Christopher Nicholson Scholarship Fund. Performances by Dreams in Fear, Solace in Ruins, Two Face, Karmella's Game, Blues Vultures and Dimestore Profit. Children's activities. Open to members and guests. Tickets cost $15; $5 for ages 12 and younger.

South Washington County CROP Walk

KEEDYSVILLE -- Sunday, Oct. 5, 1 p.m. Rohrersville Band concert, 2 p.m. walk begins, Taylor Park. To make a donation or to sign up to walk, go to www.crop All walkers with $50 or more in donations will get a free 2008 CROP T-shirt. Twenty-five percent of all the money raised goes to the South County Food Bank. Call the Rev. Delancy Catlett at 301-223-8386 or Lyndell Clipp at 301-432-4310.

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