Around Smithsburg and Robinwood

January 07, 2009|By DARYLENE MOWEN / 301-331-5683

Food drive

Allegheny Dental Care will hold a food drive for Food Resources again this year. Nonperishable food items can be dropped off at the Smithsburg office at 22109 Jefferson Blvd. The office is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food Resources is in need of canned fruit, canned meats, canned vegetables, 100 percent fruit juice, peanut butter and cereal.


The Chewsville Lions Club has a limited number of one-pound and two-pound Benson fruitcakes for sale as its seasonal sales fundraiser continues.

The fruitcakes cost $5.50 and $10 each.

Call Lion Warren at 301-739-3298 to place an order.


Now that the holidays are over and the new year has started, do you feel that the turkey was not the only one that got stuffed?

Let TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 462, Smithsburg, help you reach your New Year's resolution goal weight.

TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. The chapter meets Thursdays at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 51 S. Main St., Smithsburg. Weigh-in is at 5:30 p.m. and the chapter meeting is from 6 to 7 p.m.


For more information, call Ola at 301-824-7650 or John at 717-749-3023.


Smithsburg Little Sluggers, which is sanctioned through Cal Ripken Baseball, will hold registration for the upcoming youth baseball season.

Children ages 4 to 15 are eligible to play in the league. Registration will be Friday, Feb. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 20, from 7 to 9 p.m.; and Saturday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All registrations will be at Smithsburg Fire Hall.

All current and new players must register.

Please bring birth certificate and $35 for one child or $65 for more than one child to register.

For more information, contact Roger Kuehl at or call the league office at 301-824-6370.

Cascade Elementary

The Washington County Bookmobile will visit Cascade Elementary the first Friday of each month, weather permitting, from 9 a.m. to noon for students, staff and the community.

Smithsburg Elementary

The geography bee will be Thursday at 9 a.m.

The PTA will meet Thursday at 7 p.m.


Call 301-331-5683, fax 301-5823047 or e-mail Thanks for the input.

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