Meetings, fundraisers

August 21, 2009


Frederick Creation Society

FREDERICK, Md. - Tuesday, Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m. Frederick Adventist School. Charles Jackson will speak on "Is there life on other planets?". For information, call 301-663-4508.

Emmitsburg senior citizens card party

EMMITSBURG, Md. -Wednesday, Aug. 26, doors open at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. games. Emmitsburg Senior Center, 300 S. Seton Ave. 500 will be played. Admission is $2. Open to the public. For information, call 301-600-6350.

Democratic Central Committee of Washington County

WILLIAMSPORT - Thursday, Aug. 27, doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at6:30 p.m. Improved Order of Redmen Conococheague Tribe 84, 16129 Lappans Road. Advance reservations cost $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 5 and younger, free for children younger than 5. Tickets cost $20 at the gate. Reservations may be made by sending a check to the Democratic Central Committee of Washington County, P.O. Box 1136, Hagerstown MD 21741. For information, call Pat Heck at 301-432-2285 or e-mail



Longaberger basket raffle

Lehmans Mill is hosting a vintage Longaberger basket raffle to benefit the REACH Cold Weather Shelter in Hagerstown. Tickets cost $2 and are available at Lehmans Mill, 19935 Lehmans Mill Road, Hagerstown, through the end of September.

Ox roast

WILLIAMSPORT - Today, 5 p.m. Improved Order of Redmen Conococheague Tribe 84, 16129 Lappans Road, on the picnic grounds. Cost of $9 includes roast beef sandwich, coleslaw, all-you-can-eat corn, beverage. Proceeds benefit Williamsport Lions Club.

Flamingo Fandango Girls Night Out

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -Today, 4 to 8 p.m. The event begins at Shenandoah Hotel. Participants will go from business to business for special drinks and food at a discount price. Proceeds benefit CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates. For information and to register, go to

Chicken barbecue and yard sale

BEDINGTON, W.Va. - Saturday, Aug. 22, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bedington Ruritan Club, U.S. 11 near Crossroads store. Chicken ready to sell by 11 a.m. Cost of dinner is $7.50, chicken only is $5.50. Bring iems for the local food pantry. Proceeds benefit local schools and community projects. For information, call Jim Kief at 304-264-0940.

Yard sale

FREDERICK, Md. - Saturday, Aug. 22, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monocacy Middle School parking lot, 8009 Opossumtown Pike. Toys, clothing, furniture, collectibles and more. Proceeds benefit Mountain View Girl Scouts Europe Group.

Chicken barbecue and bake sale

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Saturday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m. to3 p.m. Greencastle Livestock Market, 720 Buchanan Trail East. Cost is $4.50 per half chicken. Proceeds benefit Here's Hope Ministries. Call in advance orders to Ralph Sipes at 717-328-3583 by today.

Meals on Wheels dessert auction

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Saturday, Aug. 22, 2 p.m. Charles Town Presbyterian Church, 220 E. Washington St., fellowship hall. A fundraiser for Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County. Call 304-725-1601.

Jeffrey A. Wroten memorial motorcycle ride

Sunday, Aug. 23, registration/staging 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., ride 1 p.m. Conservit Metals, Inc., Leslie Drive (off Sharpsburg Pike, Md. 65), Hagerstown. Ride follows a scenic loop within Washington County. Ride is free, but donations for children may be mailed to Citi National Bank, 420 S. Raleigh St., Martinsburg, WV 25401. Rain date Sunday, Aug. 30. For information, call Mick at 240-217-7634 or Donny at 304-274-1623.

Basket bingo

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Sunday, Aug. 23, raffles and King Tuts at noon, games at 1:30 p.m. Moose Lodge 120, 201 Woodbury Ave. Tickets cost $20 in advance, $25 at the door. No outside food, no one under the age of 18 permitted. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Panhandle. For tickets, call 304-263-5522.

Frank F. Kowski memorial golf tournament

WALKERSVILLE, Md. -Monday, Aug. 24, 7:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. start. Glade Valley Golf Course. Cost of $75 includes 18 holes of golf, riding cart, lunch, and various raffles. Golf attire and collared shirts required. Rain date Monday, Aug. 31. Proceeds benefit the George B. Hartzog Jr. Educational Loan Program for children and grandchildren of National Park Service employees and alumni association members.

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