Around West Hagerstown

August 20, 2009|By JESS WEST / 301-988-0435

Volleyball registration

From Aug. 25 to 27, the North Western Volleyball Program will hold registration for girls in the sixth, seventh and eighth grade who attend Western Heights or Northern middle schools.

Registration will be in the gym at Western Heights Middle School (back of the building) from 7 to 8 p.m.

Players will fill out consent forms and pay a $25 registration fee, which includes two clinics, a league T-shirt, intramural program and use of facility insurance. Registration must be completed prior to attending the clinics.

The clinics will be held on skill levels. Players with two or more years of experience will attend the clinics on Monday, Aug. 31, and Wednesday, Sept. 2. Beginners will attend the clinics on Tuesday, Sept. 1, and Thursday, Sept. 3.

For more information, call Tracy McKinsey at 301-745-5962 or send her an e-mail at

Shorb Family concert set for Friday, Oct. 16

The Shorb Family of Hanover, Pa., will present a sacred music concert Friday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church at 601 Washington Ave. in Hagerstown.


An offering will be received for the benefit of Antietam Bible College's general fund.

For more information, call 301-797-0988.

South High PTA

South Hagerstown High School will hold Meet the Teacher Night Wednesday, Aug. 26.

Parents are encouraged to visit the PTA table and sign up for the school year.

Blood drives planned in county

The Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold the following blood drives:

Aug. 22 - Keedysville Little Antietam Community Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Aug. 24 - Funkstown American Legion, 1 to 7 p.m.

Aug. 31 - Boonsboro American Legion, 1 to 7 p.m.

Sept. 3 - Fort Ritchie Community Center, Cascade, 1 to 7 p.m.

Sept. 5 - Hagerstown Donor Center, Conrad Court, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sept. 7 - Smithsburg Fire Hall, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Hagerstown Donor Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sept. 8 - Fahrney-Keedy Home, Boonsboro, noon to 5:30 p.m.

Sept. 9 - Hagerstown Elks Lodge, 1 to 7 p.m.

Sept. 10 - Hagerstown City Hall, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sept. 11 - Washington County Hospital, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sept. 16 - Robinwood Medical Center, Suite 122, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sept. 17 - Hagerstown Community College's ARCC, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Hancock Community Center, noon to 6 p.m.; Western Maryland Hospital Center, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sept. 22 - St. Johns Church in Clear Spring, 1 to 7 p.m.

Yard sale

The South Hagerstown High School's Alumni Association will hold a yard sale Saturday, Sept. 19, at the school from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Setup starts at 7 a.m. Spaces rent for $10.

For more information, call 301-416-7681 or go to

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