Club meetings, fundraisers, reunion

October 17, 2008

Club meetings

Sunshine Leisure Club

SMITHSBURG - Monday, Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church. Bring a brown bag lunch. Dessert and coffee will be served. A film will be shown about the Smokey Mountains.

Local 171 UAW Retirees

Monday, Oct. 20, 1 p.m., Local 171 Union Hall, Maugans Ave., Hagerstown. D. Bruce Poole, from Poole and Kane, PA, will be the guest speaker. Bring canned goods for the food bank. All Local 171, UAW retirees and Local 842 retirees are invited. 301-733-6932.

Community forum

CASCADE - Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m., Fort Ritchie Community Center gymnasium. Come and share programming ideas for the new center. Refreshments will be served.


Valley Art Association

Wednesday, Oct. 22,7 p.m., Mansion House Art Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Janet Salter will give a demonstration.

Hagerstown Toastmasters

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 7 to 8 p.m., Washington County Free Library, 100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Open to the public. Call Jim Hanna at 301-432-2635, e-mail or go to

Hagerstown Civil War Roundtable

Thursday, Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m., Hagerstown Hotel and Convention Center, 1910 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. The topic is "Witness to War - The Battle of Monocacy." The speaker is Barbara Justice, park ranger at Monocacy National Battlefield. Reservations are required. Dinner costs $19. Call President Justin Mayhue, 301-331-2449 for reservations and questions.

Women's business workshop

Monday, Nov. 3, 5 to8 p.m., Always Ron's Restaurant, Hagerstown. The group will sponsor a women's business workshop. Cosponsored by Hagerstown Business and Professional Women and the Small Business Development Center. $20 for dinner and program; $15 for program only. Call Donna Smith, 301-797-8761, or e-mail


Chicken barbecue

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Greencastle Livestock Market, 720 Buchanan Trail East. Chicken costs $4.50 per half and is prepared by BBQ by Ralph. Call in advance orders to 717-328-3583 by Friday, Oct. 17. Sponsored by the preschool committee of the Greencastle Otterbein Church for the benefit of Guiding Hands Preschool.


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Martinsburg Mall. Martial arts demonstration will benefit Hopeful Tomorrow, a children's charity dedicated to providing children the opportunity to pursue their passion and dreams in physical, cultural and fine arts programs. E-mail Kenny at or go to

Step 'n Stride Against Breast Cancer

Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. to noon, Hagerstown Community College Athletic Recreation Community Center. Features a five-mile walk, women's health displays, survivors group photo, team pictures and prizes. Receive a shirt and tote with a pledge donation of $75. Register online at Call 301-791-5843 or 800-963-0101.

Audrey's Attic

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Saturday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 603 Main St. Features gently used items for sale, lunch and baked goods. The church will also be selling country ham sandwiches at Trolley Days in Myersville on Saturday, Oct. 18, and Sunday, Oct. 19.

Adoption day

FREDERICK, Md. - Sunday, Oct. 19, noon to 2 p.m., Two Paws Up, 15 S. Carroll St. Participants can come and visit with available greyhounds to see what great pets they make. Sponsored by Fast Friends Greyhound Rescue of Boonsboro. 301-668-7704.

Basket bingo

Sunday, Oct. 19, doors open at noon, bingo starts at 2 p.m., AMVETS in Hagerstown. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Call Bobbi Morris, 301-432-6612.

Basket bingo

FUNKSTOWN - Sunday, Oct. 19, doors open at 12:30 p.m., bingo starts at 2 p.m., Funkstown Volunteer Fire Hall. $20 per ticket. Twenty-five games will be played. All baskets will be filled. No one younger than 18 will be admitted. King Tuts, tip jars, raffles, door prizes and loser prizes. Call Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ, 301-432-2247, for tickets.

Basket bingo

Sunday, Oct. 19, doors open at 12:30 p.m., bingo starts at 1:30 p.m., Western Maryland Enterprise, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $20 for 22 games with six specials. Also features basket and Vera Bradley raffles, door prizes and tip jars. Food and refreshments will be available. Hosted by Hagerstown Children's School. 301-739-6886.

Ride for Corey

WILLIAMSPORT - Sunday, Oct. 19, sign-up from 11 a.m. to noon, Harley Davidson of Williamsport. Donations cost $10 per person. The ride will end at VFW Post 1936. Also raffles and 50/50s. Benefits Corey Kitchen, who was diagnosed with malignant brain tumors at 2 1/2 years old. Hosted by Those Bikers for Sick Children. Call 301-733-9481. Donations can be mailed to Those Bikers for Sick Children, 8 Whittier Heights, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Basket bingo

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