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Around Maugansville

November 14, 2008|By MELITA WISHARD / 301-790-0079

Pancake breakfast



The Ruritan Club will hold a pancake breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 6:30 to 11 a.m. in the community center. The breakfast will feature all the pancakes and sausage you can eat, coffee and juice. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6 to 12. Those 5 and younger eat for free. All proceeds benefit the many charitable causes the Ruritan Club supports.

Deadline extended to apply as LL manager



Maugansville Little League's board of directors has extended the deadline for accepting letters of interest for managers of all divisions for the 2009 baseball season. Letters of interest may be given to any board member or mailed to P.O. Box 266, Maugansville, MD 21767. Please indicate which division you are interested in managing. Final deadline for submitting letters of interest will be Dec. 8. All letters of interest must be received by this date.

Potpie dinner



Salem Reformed Church is having a ham and chicken potpie dinner Saturday. It will be eat in or takeout. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. Tickets cost $7 for adults, and $5 for children. Those younger than 12 will be admitted free. The church is off Cearfoss Pike on Salem Church Road.

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Red Ribbon Week



Red Ribbon Week is always a great time at Maugansville Elementary. Students have fun and advocate living drug-free lives. To promote Red Ribbon Week in advance, students participated in the Unique Game Show Assembly on Oct. 23. The Unique Game Show was a fun assembly that promoted sportsmanship, teamwork and fair play. Students were also challenged with teacher-created questions to check students' knowledge of the curriculum.

Red Ribbon week began Oct. 27 at the school with everyone receiving "Don't Monkey Around With Drugs" pins. Students also had an opportunity to sign a pledge to be drug-free. Students participated in drug awareness programs during the week.

In other school news, an Election Day parade was a big hit. Students, local politicians, Maugansville Volunteer Fire Department and the Western Heights Middle School band participated in a parade in Maugansville promoting the importance of getting out to vote.

Many students received small prizes for participation and support of Red Ribbon Week.

Christmas cards for the troops



Susquehanna Bank in Washington County has agreed to team up with the PTA at South Hagerstown High School for a program of Christmas Cards for the Troops.

The group will be collecting Christmas cards until Dec. 12 at all of the Susquehanna branches and the main office. The cards will then be sent to the troops in Iraq. A goal of 10,000 cards has been set by the PTA.

Happy birthday



A happy 40th birthday to John Munson Jr. on Nov. 18, from his family.

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