Community briefs

March 20, 2009

Book fair

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -The Wilson College Child Care Center will host a One for Books book fair from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 23 through Thursday, March 26; and 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, at the child care center prekindergarten room, 1015 Philadelphia Ave. The fair will feature books for sale for toddlers through second-graders and some for older children.

One for Books is a book fair series sponsored by publishing company Scholastic. Funds raised are used to buy more books.

For information, call Charity Fisher at 717-264-4141, ext. 3342 or e-mail

Board basics

Leadership Washington County will sponsor a seminar, Board Basics in Tough Times from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 31. The cost is $100 for an executive director and three board members.

The seminar will provide tips and tricks to make your organization stronger, more efficient and more focused.

To register, call 301-791-5807 and send your check to Leadership Washington County, 20140 Scholar Drive, Suite 219, Hagerstown, MD 21742.


New book

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - A new book, "Kauffman Station - Brown's Mill - Antrim Township" has been published by Allison-Antrim Museum Inc. The book was written by AAMI's second appointed historian Glen L. Cump who grew up and lived in the village of Kauffman Station until the fall of 1934.

The book can be purchased at Allison-Antrim Museum during open house hours or at Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce, Monday through Friday. The cost of the book is $9.43, plus 57 cents tax. All proceeds benefit the barn project at Allison-Antrim Museum. Call the museum at 717-597-9010.

Candidate forum

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. -The Franklin County Council of Republican Women will be holding a candidate forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Norlo Park, 3050 Lincoln Way East.

Candidates are: Timothy D. Wilmot - Chambersburg , Pa.; Angela Krom - Waynesboro, Pa.; Eric Weisbrod - Waynesboro; and Shawn Meyers - Chambersburg.

Candidates for Judge to the Judicial District encompassing Franklin and Fulton counties will be in attendance. The primary election is Tuesday, May 19, 2009 .

The Franklin County Council of Republican Women is a recently chartered grassroots organization focused on promoting community awareness and participation in the political process.

The forum is open to the public.

Donations sought

Contemporary School of the Arts is seeking donations for several silent art auctions this year. Drop off donations at Contemporary School of the Arts, 4 W. Franklin St. in downtown Hagerstown.

Silent auctions are scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. Sundays, April 19, May 3, June 7, July 12, Aug. 2 and Sept. 6 at 135 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown. Entertainment will be provided by River Knot Band and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Contemporary School of the Arts is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; and 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 301-791-6191, e-mail or go to

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