Community briefs

June 19, 2009

Relational skills training

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- A class in "The Friendliest Place in Town" series of relational skills training will be offered at the Waynesboro Area YMCA. "Friendly People Speak with Kindness and Confidence" is the title of the workshop and will be on Thursday, June 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For more information visit www.TheFriendliestPlaceInTown.Org or call the YMCA at 717-762-6012. Advance registration is requested and there is a fee for non-members.

Go Green Energy Conference

FREDERICK, Md. -- U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., will host a conference on the new green sconomy 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, June 29.

The Go Green Energy Conference will be held at the E-ventplex at Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St.

Speakers at breakout sessions will address homeowners' and farmers' options for conserving energy and saving money. A panel will forecast careers and trends in the future green economy.

Eighty-plus exhibitors will show energy-saving products, including two Smart cars, two next-generation hybrid cars, solar- and wind-energy products and more.


Admission is free. Food will be available from several nonprofit groups.

For information, go to or call 800-705-2385.

T.E.A. Party in Chambersburg

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A Chambersburg T.E.A. party will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at the Chambersburg Court House steps.

The public is invited to join the grassroots movement and sign the petition against higher taxes that will be sent to Pennsylvania Legislators. There will be guest speakers. There is a $100 cash prize for the most original anti-tax sign.

The event is sponsored by Franklin County, Pa., Young Republicans, Franklin County Council of Republican Women and Franklin County, Pa., Republican Party.

Free dry cleaning for job seekers

Zhest Organic Dry Cleaners, 11205 John F. Kennedy Drive, Hagerstown, will clean up to two garments free for anyone in Hagerstown who is seeking employment from July to October. For information, call 301-714-0123.

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