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December 05, 2008|By MELITA WISHARD / 301-790-0079

Shopping event set for Saturday

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship's Family Ministry Center, at 14010 Greencastle Pike in Hagerstown, will hold its second annual Home Party Holiday Shopping Extravaganza Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m.

Attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable food item and/or pet food or supplies that will be donated to the food bank or the Humane Society of Washington County.

Holiday concert planned Dec. 13

On Saturday, Dec. 13, at 5 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown, will hold a holiday concert of seasonal music with the St. James Brass Quintet and the Haven Church Senior Choir.

Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the concert. As you leave the church, the Rest Haven Cemetery illumination will be under way. This event is free and open to the public.


Thank you

A sincere thank you goes out to Denny Warrenfeltz of Roostervane Gardens for the "Hanging of the Greens" on the welcome sign in Maugansville.

Also, a thank you to the Ruritan Club for the load of mulch for the flower bed and to brothers David and Paul Keener for performing the mulching task.

Happy birthday

A happy 40th birthday goes out to Jill Munson from her family. Jill's birthday was Dec. 4.

Dog testing

The Humane Society of Washington County, in partnership with Lynda Bailey from Therapy Dog International, will hold an American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Testing and Therapy Dog Testing Saturday at the animal shelter's off-site adoption space in Long Meadow Shopping Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Testing will be done by Bailey and will be held two doors down from Pennsylvania Dutch Market.

Testing is limited to 20 dogs so registration is strongly suggested.

Call or e-mail Bailey at 301 573-4267 or to register. Payment will be due the day of the test.

The testing costs $30 for both the CGC and TDI testing and $15 for the CGC test alone.

Pet photos with Santa

Don't miss the opportunity to have your pet's picture taken with the jolly gentleman from the North Pole.

Santa Claus will be at Long Meadow Shopping Center Dec. 8 and 10 from 4 to 8 p.m. for a picture taking session with the area's friendly and well-behaved pets. The photos cost $5.

Santa will be at center court at the shopping center, at 1557 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown.

Santa is donating all of the proceeds to the Humane Society of Washington County.

The Humane Society of Washington County is at 13011 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown. Go to on the Web for information on animal-related issues, directions to the shelter and information about programs and services.

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