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Around Clear Spring

November 04, 2008|By CHERYL WEAVER / 301-842-0087

Gift to school



Thanks to the efforts of Mark Fulton of AC&T Co. Inc., at 11535 Hopewell Road, Clear Spring Elementary School has been awarded a $500 Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Grant.

The money will be used to provide additional materials and supplies to support math and science programs.

Funded by the Exxon Mobil Corp., the program is designed to provide Exxon retailers like AC&T Co. Inc., with an opportunity to invest in the future of their community through educational grants to neighborhood schools.

Library news



The L.P. Snyder Memorial Branch Library will have a book discussion on Wednesday at 11:10 a.m.

The group will be discussing "Lace Reader," by Brunonia Barry. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.

Also, the library will host a teen lock-in on Saturday starting at 8 p.m. and pickup on Sunday at 7 a.m. This is an overnight event featuring video games, board games, movies, music and snacks. Teens ages 13 to 18 are invited to sign up. Registration is required as space is limited.

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For more information, call 301-842-2730.

Spaghetti dinner



Wacohu Grange No. 415 at Huyetts Crossroads will hold a spaghetti dinner Friday from 4:30 p.m. until sold out. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 301-582-2540.

Did You Know?



The Masks and Whigs Club put on plays that were so well received that they even traveled to other towns to perform.Hancock, Middletown, McConnellsburg and Mercersburg to name a few. They had to travel by "Jitney" and "open-truck" until later during 1920 when more local people owned automobiles.

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