Williamsport briefs

March 10, 2009

Roundball Classic

Three Williamsport High School basketball players have been selected to the 2009 McDonald's Roundball Classic. The Wildcats' Michael Warrenfeltz, Colby McCauley and Kelly Beard were selected to this season's event.

The Roundball Classic will be played Saturday, March 22, at Hagerstown Community College and will feature five games with more than 160 top senior basketball players from 95 schools in five states. Proceeds will benefit pediatric congenital heart disease and Williamsport senior cancer patient Katie Stains. For more information, go to on the Web.

Sarah wins again

Sarah Eckstine has won the "Books for Babies" reading program for the sixth straight year at Fountain Rock Elementary School. Since kindergarten, Sarah has been involved with the reading program. Her family and friends know how important the program has been for her and they have supported her through the years. She would like to thank everyone for believing in her and helping her to reach her goal, and for coming out on top these past six years.


Angel Food Ministries

Rehoboth UMC, at 30 E. Salisbury St. in Williamsport, will be a host site for Angel Food Ministries. Angel Food sells food boxes filled with meat, vegetables and eggs. The boxes of food cost $30. The food can feed a family of four for about a week.

Families can also order special boxes with steak and other meats for an additional price. AFM 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 this 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, the entrance from Salisbury Street.

Payment is made at the time of ordering in the form of cash or money orders. They also now accept food stamps.

Spaghetti dinner

Calvary Temple, 147 S. Conococheague St., will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner Saturday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The menu includes salad, spaghetti, bread, dessert and drink. Tickets cost $5.50 for adults and $3.50 for those ages 3 to 12.

The dinner benefits the Royal Rangers and Mpact Girls Programs.

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