Club meetings, fundraisers

December 12, 2008

Club meetings

National Active and Retired Federal Employees

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Friday, Dec. 12, noon, Mountain Gate Restaurant. This will be the group's Christmas luncheon. Kitchen Band of Waynesboro will be the entertainment. Participants should bring a $5 gift.

Tri-State Singles

Saturday, Dec. 13, 9 a.m., Always Ron's Restaurant, 29 N. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Call Bill, 301-791-5371.

Frederick Secular Humanists

FREDERICK, Md. - Sunday, Dec. 14, 1:30 p.m., C. Burr Artz Public Library. Walt Ehrhardt will preside over the viewing and discussion of "The God Movie," a film which claims that Jesus never existed. Free and open to the public.


HALFWAY - Monday, Dec. 15, 11:30 a.m., Western Sizzlin' Steak House. Participants should bring a gift.

Sunshine Leisure Club

SMITHSBURG - Monday, Dec. 15, 11:30 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church. Participants should bring a snack to share for the annual Christmas party in addition to an item for the food bank.


Local 171 UAW Retirees

Monday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m., Local 171 Union Hall, 18131 Maugans Avenue, Hagers-town. Bring canned goods to meet the needs of the food bank. All Local 171, UAW retirees and Local 842 retirees are invited.

Corning Ladies Retirees

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -Tuesday, Dec. 16, dinner at 11:30 a.m., Antrim House Restaurant. Bring a small gift.

Tri-State Singles

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Wednesday, Dec. 17, noon, Parlor House Restaurant, Potomac Center, Potomac Street. Call Bill, 301-791-5371.


Used vehicle drive

Extra Mile Ministries has launched its year-end drive for used vehicles throughout the area and offers tax deductions to qualifying donors. Cars, trucks, boats, RVs, motorcycles, buses and campers are all acceptable. The ministry takes both running and non-running vehicles. Call 717-307-5367 to schedule a pick up or to get further details.

Vehicle donations

Oak Ridge Country School accepts running or non-running vehicles and gives donors charitable tax deductions. Free tow-away. Call Oak Ridge Country School, 866-618-8111.


Saturday, Dec. 13, 8 to11 a.m., Asbury United Methodist Church, 155 N. Jonathan St., Hagerstown. Menu includes eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, fried potatoes and onions, orange juice and coffee. $8 at the door or $7 in advance. Sponsored by United Methodist Men.

Soup and sandwich sale

RANSON, W.Va. - Saturday, Dec. 13, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Pythian Sisters 131, Sixth Avenue. Vegetable and bean soup, chicken salad, steamers and hot dogs. Eat in or take out. Also features a bake sale.

Soup and sandwich sale

WILLIAMSPORT - Saturday, Dec. 13, Williamsport Volunteer Fire Hall, Brandy Drive. Chicken corn, bean and mulligan soups will be available by the bowl for $2 or the quart for $4. Country ham sandwiches cost $3 and baked ham and chicken sandwiches cost $2.50. Baked goods also will be available. Santa Claus will be available for pictures. Williamsport Volunteer Fire and EMS also will hold a $600 Christmas cash raffle. Tickets cost $2. Drawing will be held Monday, Dec. 22. The winner does not need to be present. Call 301-223-9022.

Chicken and waffle supper

CLEAR SPRING - Saturday, Dec. 13, 4 to 7 p.m., St. John's United Church of Christ, Cumberland Street. Tickets cost $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for children younger than 12. Pre-schoolers eat free. Menu includes homemade waffles, chunky chicken gravy, coleslaw, homemade cake, coffee and tea. All-you-can-eat. Carry outs available. A tour of the Nesbitt House is available.

Country breakfast and pork sale

MARLOWE, W.Va. - Saturday, Dec. 13, 6:30 to 9:30 a.m., Marlowe Ruritan Club. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, sausage gravy, pudding and drink. $5 for all you can eat. Call 304-274-3409 or 304-274-2448 in advance for pork orders.

Old fashioned country breakfast

MYERSVILLE - Saturday, Dec. 13, 7 to 10:30 a.m., Myersville Volunteer Fire Hall. Menu includes potatoes, bacon, sausage, hominy, pudding, ponhaus, eggs, French toast, biscuits, sausage gravy, fruit, coffee and juice. Costs $6 for adults, $5 for seniors older than 60 and $3 for children ages 6 to 12. Proceeds go to the family of Officer Mark Bremer, who was killed in the line of duty.

Country butchering and pancake breakfast

CLEAR SPRING - Saturday, Dec. 13, 6:30 a.m., Wilson Ruritan Club, 1/4 mile west of Huyetts Crossroads, U.S. 40 west of Hagerstown. All-you-can-eat pancakes with one serving of pudding or sausage, coffee and orange juice for $4. Meat goes on sale at 7 a.m.

Cookie walk

STATE LINE, Pa. - Saturday, Dec. 13, 8 to 10 a.m., Trinity United Church of Christ. Call 717-597-0585.

Eaken Trio classical music concert

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Sunday, Dec. 14, 3 p.m., Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Ave. $40 per person or $75 per couple. Tickets are available by calling 717-709-0990. Benefits Franklin County Homeless Shelter.

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