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Around Clear Spring

March 10, 2009|By CHERYL WEAVER / 301-842-0087

Pork and sauerkraut



St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Clear Spring will hold a pork and sauerkraut dinner Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m.

The menu will include pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, applesauce, drink and dessert. Dinner will be served family style with carryout available. Homemade pies, cakes and candy will be available for purchase. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for those ages 5 to 12 years. Those 4 and younger will be admitted free.

Spaghetti dinner



There will be an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner at the Big Pool Community Building Saturday, March 21, from 4 p.m. until sold out. The menu includes spaghetti, coleslaw, cake and drink. Tickets cost $6.50 for adults and $3 for those 12 and younger. Preschoolers will be admitted free.

Ruritan event



Wilson Ruritan will hold a country butchering and pancake breakfast Saturday, beginning at 6:30 a.m. It will be held at the Wilson Ruritan Club, just west of Huyetts Crossroads on U.S. 40. The menu will include all-you-can-eat pancakes with one serving of puddin' or sausage patty or sausage gravy, coffee and orange juice. Breakfast costs $4. The meat goes on sale at 7 a.m.

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Church dinner



A pork and sauerkraut dinner will be held Saturday at the Parkhead Fellowship Hall, behind Parkhead United Methodist Church on National Pike in Big Pool. The dinner will be held from 4 p.m. until sold out.

The menu will include pork and sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, green beans, applesauce, desserts and drinks. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $4 for those 10 and younger. Proceeds benefit the Parkhead Women for Worship. Tickets are available at the door or in advance by calling 301-842-3202.

Angel Food Ministries



Rehoboth United Methodist Church, at 30 E Salisbury St. in Williamsport, is a host site for Angel Food Ministries. Angel Food sells food boxes filled with meat, vegetables and eggs for $30. The box can feed a family of four for approximately one week.

Families can also order special boxes with steak and other meats for an additional price. Angel Food Ministries offers a seniors/convenience box with 10 nutritional meals and a new offering of an allergen-free box.

There are no qualifications, minimums, income restrictions, or applications. Anyone can take advantage of the savings offer every month.

If interested, orders will be taken Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m and Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. in Rehoboth's Fellowship Hall - entrance from Salisbury Street. Payment is made at the time of ordering in the form of cash and money orders. They now accept food stamps also.

Did you know?



Did you know that during Christmas in Clear Spring the Trumpower sisters, Parcenia and Carolyn, gave a tour of their beautiful historic home in Clear Spring built around 1826, to about 200 guests.

The sisters call themselves the "Baldwin Sisters" - Miss Mamie and Miss Amy - from the Waltons TV series.

Jeffery Everitts greeted everyone at the door, along with Santa, Mr. Weaver and Santa's helper, Shawn Hilker. Friends browsed the parlor, living room, and the kitchen, where they found Denver Trumpower and Ida Trumpower Alton by the "ole" fireplace. The winding stairway to the upstairs was very exciting, as Denver had to rescue a few ladies, who were stuck in the stairway. The Trumpowers hope that everyone enjoyed the tour and would like to thank the Clear Spring Garden Club and all those who helped make Christmas in Clear Spring spectacular.

P.S. At the end of the evening, Santa came in for cookies and milk and then up the chimney he rose. They heard him exclaim as he rose out of sight, "Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night."

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