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June 17, 2009|By JESS WEST / 301-988-0435

West Hagerstown Lions Club news

The West Hagerstown Lions Club has welcomed three new members - Amy Woodward, Karen Hutchison and Mary Chaney. These women are a great addition to the club.

In other club news:

o On May 5, the club had a successful ham sandwich sale. Thanks to all who helped and thanks to those friends who purchased sandwiches.

o On May 17, club members served pancakes and sausage to Wagon Train participants. Everybody enjoyed this event.

o At the May 18 meeting, Dale and Carolyn Seburn showed slides and told the group about their trip to China, Siberia and Mongolia. It was very interesting and educational.

o A scholarship was presented to South High senior Kyle Toms who will be attending Hagerstown Community College. Good luck, Kyle.


o On June 1, the club celebrated its 29th charter anniversary at Washington Square United Methodist Church. The theme this year was the 1950s and '60s.

o On June 6 and 7, the club sold steamers, hot dogs, snacks and drinks at Railroad Heritage Days at the Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum on South Burhans Boulevard.

o Past District Gov. Buck Fisher and Lion Debbie installed the 2009-10 officers for the West Hagerstown Lions Club at the June 15 meeting.

o The new officers for the 2009-10 year are: Mark Smith, president; Elizabeth Stone, first vice president; Roxanne Rowland, second vice president; Jim Roby, third vice president; and Donna Jackman, secretary/treasurer.

St. Matthew's Church plans yard sale June 27

On Saturday, June 27, St. Matthew's Church will host an indoor yard sale and soup and sandwich sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Spaces for the indoor yard sale cost $8.

Weather permitting, the yard sale might be moved outdoors. Vendors will be able to load and unload yard sale merchandise at a handicapped-accessible area of the church.

Call Sharman Summers at 301-739-1425 for space rental reservations or additional information.

The soup and sandwich sale will offer ham and bean soup with riblets, chicken corn soup, steamers and hot dogs.

In other church news, St. Matthew's will hold a Father's Day service Sunday featuring a Christian group. Jimmy Mayhue, Paul Haulk, Jim Parks and Pastor Jerry Lowans will perform for the service, which begins at 9:20 a.m.

Happy Father's Day

I would like to wish all the Dads in the community a happy Father's Day.

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Have a great week.

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