Around South Hagerstown

November 17, 2008|By STACI CLIPP / 301-991-4103

Neighborhoods 1st Locust Point

There will be a networking meeting today at 5 p.m. at City Hall, fourth floor, room 407, for the Neighborhood 1st groups. For more information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 191.

Blood drives planned in area

The Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold the following blood drives:

Today, Hagerstown Donor Center, Conrad Court, noon to 6 p.m.; Tuesday, Saint James School, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday, Hagerstown Donor Center, Conrad Court, noon to 6 p.m.; Thursday, Hagerstown Donor Center, Conrad Court, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (sponsored by county employees); Friday, Hancock High School, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Monday, Nov. 24, Boonsboro American Legion, 1 to 7 p.m.; Monday, Nov. 24, Hagerstown Elks Lodge, 1 to 7 p.m.; Monday, Nov. 24, Hagerstown Donor Center, Conrad Court, noon to 6 p.m.

Hagerstown Lions

Tuesday - Business and administrative meeting.

November birthdays: Nov. 17 - Andy Hamilton; Nov. 20 - Mark E. Green; Nov. 21, Larry L. Funk; Nov. 22 - Richard M. Stenger; Nov. 23 - Jay G. Lauver; Nov. 27 - David A. Fisher; Nov. 27 - Col. Clyde J. Tate; Nov. 28 - Shylock V. Tantillo; Nov. 29 - Harry Baker.


Lions anniversaries; Nov. 11 - Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hoffman, 20 years; Nov. 20 - Mr. and Mrs. Edward Whitt, four years.

Lion Reggie Fallin reported the following eye glass and hearing aid collections: glasses - 236; cases - 97; lenses - 457; hearing aids - four.

Discovery Station

Saturday - Dean Burkett, "Mr. Magic," 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Discovery Station in downtown Hagerstown.

Elks Lodge plans bonanza

BPO Elks Lodge No. 378 at 11063 Robinwood Drive will hold a money bonanza on Sunday, Feb. 8.

The event is being announced early, as tickets are selling fast and the Elks Lodge wants its members and guests who have supported this fundraiser in the past to have an opportunity to get their tickets.

Tickets cost $25, which admits the ticket holder and one guest. There will be 31 cash prizes and the grand prize will be $3,000. There will be tip jars, King Tuts, 50/50 raffle and other games of chance. Use door No. 6.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and dinner will be served at 1 p.m. There will be a dessert table and drinks will be provided.

The proceeds will benefit youth programs and charitable requests.

For more information, call 301-739-0844 or 301-733-8849.

Fall festival

A fall festival will be held at Hagerstown Farmers Market, 25 W. Church St., Saturday, starting at 5 a.m.

There will be a Thanksgiving basket giveaway ith items from the market. The drawing will be at 11 a.m. For more information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 183.

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