Community leaders to help raise money for San Mar home

November 13, 2008

Attorneys, business leaders and elected officials will be among the "stars" performing Saturday, Nov. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Hagerstown Elks Club in celebration of the 125th anniversary of San Mar Children's Home.

Dressed in song-appropriate costumes, community leaders will perform classic songs from the '60s, '70s, and '80s.

Businessmen Jim Baker, Vincent Groh and Tom Newcomer, Washington County Health System President Jim Hamill, attorneys Jeanne Singer and Gina Cirincion, and businesswomen Peggy Bushey, Julie Donat, Judy Greenwald, Cynthia Moler and Cynthia Perini are among those who will perform.

Joining them will be Washington County Commissioners President John Barr, Hagerstown Mayor Robert Bruchey, Boonsboro Mayor Charles F. "Skip" Kauffman, and state Del. Christopher Shank; along with physicians Allen and Edward Ditto, Steve Kotch, Howard Weeks and Ralph Salvagno.

Law enforcement officials such as Sheriff Doug Mullendore, Jeff Kercheval, Hancock Police Chief T.J. Buskirk and Smithsburg Police Chief Charles Stanford will perform.


Ministers Donald Conley, Fred Harris, Gerrard Fess and David Vance; and Washington County Board of Education representatives Jill Burkhart, Donna Hanlin, Rob Hovermale, Paula Moore, Elizabeth Morgan, Donna Newcomer, Dave Reeder and Niki Perini, and others will be performing.

A silent auction will be held for a small number of items including a week at an Aruba timeshare, a week at a Deep Creek chalet, a weekend at a log cabin in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., an Oriental rug, a $100 Sheetz gas card, a $100 gift card to Bulls and Bears Restaurant a $50 gift card to The Gourmet Goat Restaurant, and a $50 gift card to Durango Restaurant.

Tickets cost $30 each or $55 per couple. Reserved tables of eight, including a message block in the evening's program, are $225.

Hagerstown Trust Co. is a gold sponsor and Citi is a silver sponsor. Other sponsorships are available.

Tickets or more information can be obtained by calling San Mar Children's Home at 301-733-9067.

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