Around Maugansville

August 13, 2009|By MELITA WISHARD

Benefit auction

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, at 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, will hold its seventh annual benefit auction Saturday, Aug. 29, starting at 9 a.m.

Food will be available all day. Child care will be provided.

The gospel group By Faith will perform at 10 a.m.

A silent auction begins at 10 a.m. with live bidding starting at 11 a.m.

Items to bid on include a handmade quilt made by the ladies of the church, handcrafted items, homemade baked goods, jellies and candy. There also will be many items and gift certificates from area businesses.

For more information, call 301-791-5432 or go to

New firefighters sought

The Maugansville Goodwill Fire Co. is recruiting new firefighters for a class that starts Sept. 13. If interested, stop by the fire station and fill out an application.


Blood drive

There will be Red Cross blood drive at the Maugansville Ruritan community center Monday from 2 to 7 p.m.

Pride Day

Maugansville Pride Day will be Saturday, Sept. 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will include crafts, food and games.

The Maugansville Goodwill Fire Co. will be frying fresh-cut french fries and holding its goldfish game and ring toss.

It will also have the fire prevention safety trailer on hand as well as a recruitment campaign for new members.

Free school supplies

Washington Square United Methodist Church in the West End will hold its annual free school supplies giveaway Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m.

The church is at 538 Washington Ave. in Hagerstown, next door to the Western Enterprise Fire Hall.

For more information, call 301-790-3510.

Crab feed

The Hagerstown Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive will hold a crab feed Friday, Aug. 21.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and crabs will be served at 6:30 p.m.

The menu includes crabs, shrimp, crab soup, chicken, draft beer, sodas and corn on the cob. Tickets cost $35 per person. The event is for members and their guests.

For more information, call 301-739-0844.

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