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Around North Hagerstown

November 03, 2008|By ELLEN ROWLAND

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Barbershop chorus

The Mason Dixon Barbershop Chorus will present its annual fundraising show Saturday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at Kepler Theater at Hagerstown Community College.

This year's show titled "Grandpa's Attic" will star local actor Dick Hershey as Grandpa and Holden Hershey as his grandson. It will also feature the Freedom Valley Sweet Adeline Chorus from Chambersburg, Pa., and local barbershop quartets Carousel, Crowning Touch and Uncalled-4.

Tickets cost $8 to $12, depending on age.

For more information, call 301-739-3782 or 717-328-3674.

Turkey supper

Shiloh United Methodist Church will hold a ham and turkey family- style supper on Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m., featuring "country-cookin'" and homemade pies.

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Tickets cost $9 for adults and $4.50 for ages 6 to 12. All carryout will cost $9.50.

The church is at 19371 Shiloh Church Road, off Old Forge Road near the Hagerstown YMCA. For more information, call 301-797-4083.

TOPS 446

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 446 members were each given a trick-or- treat bag of fruits by Elise after she led a story acted out by the members. Thank you, Elise, for your special program.

Wednesday's meeting will be led by Cynthia, who will talk about healthy snacks.

The community is invited to attend.

The group meets Wednesdays at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown, with weigh-in at 8:45 a.m. and the meeting from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

For more information, call Tom or Mary at 301-797-2547 or call Judy at 301-739-9279.

St. Mary School

The fourth grade from St. Mary School in Hagerstown will visit the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore on Thursday.

Also, St. Mary students will be participating in a read-a-thon sponsored by the student council on Monday, Nov. 10. The money raised will support The Salvation Army Angel Program.

Veterans Day

Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 invites post members, Auxiliary and SAL and their guests to the annual Veterans Day program and buffet dinner on Saturday.

The doors will open at 6 p.m. A complimentary cocktail hour will start at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m.

The dinner will include roast turkey and all the trimmings.

Immediate Past National Commander Marty Conatser will be the guest speaker. State Commander Gail. E. Murdock will also talk.

Conatser will also talk to the students at Boonsboro High School on Friday at 10 a.m. and then travel to Proctor Kildow Post 71 in Oakland, Md., at 7 p.m. Conatser will return to Post 42 for the Saturday activities. Tickets for the dinner will be on sale at the bar for $8 per person.

For more information, call Ruth Ungvarsky at 301-733-7676.

Last Man's Club

The World War II Last Man's Club of Hagerstown has wine glasses with each member's name etched on the glasses.

Any member or relative of a deceased member can pick up the wine glass to keep as a memento.

The glasses can be picked up at Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 on Northern Avenue in Hagerstown on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, call 301-739-3146 or 240-329-4181.

Tops 77

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 77 held its open house on Oct. 27.

Susie Sword led the program on plateaus, backsliding and yo-yoing.

She used the TOPS manual, "The Choice is Mine," to present the program.

The group discovered that each member has experienced all of these issues at one time or another.

The members have challenged each other to have a loss for the year.

The "Get-R-Done" contest was won by Janice Frye, who had a 4-pound loss for the week. The monthly KOPS winner was Cindy Ryder.

This week is our "No Gain Week" and Maida Law will lead the program.

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

All visitors are welcome.

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

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