Meetings, fundraisers, reunions

September 25, 2009


Potomac Valley NaturePhotographers Club

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -Today, 7 p.m. National Conservation Training Center, 698 Conservation Way. Featuring Martinsburg Boys & Girls Club photography from 1971 through the present. Free. For information, call Will Hershberger at 304-754-7517.

Fairchild retirees

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Wednesday, Sept. 30, 8 a.m. Mountain Gate Restaurant. All Fairchild retirees and guests welcome. For information, call Harold Martin at 717-762-1010.

Hagerstown Lioness Club

Thursday, Oct. 1, 6:30 p.m. Academy Theater, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown.

Hagerstown Business and Professional Women

Monday, Oct. 5, 5:30 to8 p.m. Academy Theater,58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. The speaker will be past president Susan Horst. Cost is $10 per person, $25 for table space. To register, call Donna Smith at 301-797-8761, or e-mail



Spaghetti supper

Today, 5 to 7 p.m. Wilson Ruritan Club, 1/4 mile west of Huyetts Crossroads on U.S. 40. All you can eat. Cost is $6 adults, $4 for children ages 5 to 11. Proceeds benefit Wilson Ruritan Club community projects.

Chicken barbecueand yard sale

BEDINGTON, W.Va. -Saturday, Sept. 26, 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 items for the local food pantry. Proceeds benefit local schools and community projects. For information, call Jim Kief at 304-264-0940.


FUNKSTOWN - Saturday, Sept. 26, 9:30 a.m. until sold out. Funkstown Volunteer Fire Company. Food includes barbecue chicken, open pit beef, ham and Italian sausage sandwiches, baked beans and macaroni salad. Costs are from $4 to $7. For information or to place an order, call 301-790-0090.

Walk Across America

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. -Saturday, Sept. 26, 9 a.m. registration; 11 a.m. walk. Hedgesville Elementary School, 88 Schoolhouse Road. Walk is approximately one mile. Free. Proceeds benefit research for Chiari malformation, a neurological disorder. For information, call Angie at 304-616-1663, e-mail, or go to

Harvest festival

Saturday, Sept. 26,10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 9711 Beaver Creek Church Road, Hagerstown. Homemade soups, country ham sandwiches, hot dogs, fudge and baked goods. More than 35 antique and new quilts will be on display, with quilt raffle at 3 p.m. Raffle tickets cost $1 each or $5 for six tickets. Proceeds benefit Cumberland Valley Breast Cancer Awareness and Creeky Quilters.

Animal Rescue Bingo

HANCOCK - Saturday, Sept. 26, doors open at 6 p.m., bingo at 7 p.m. Happy Hills Campground, 2617 Seavolt Road. Tickets are $15 for 15 games. Prizes are filled Longaberger baskets. For tickets, call Kathy Yates at 301-331-1860 or Cathy Hood at 301-797-0690. Proceeds benefit Min Pin Animal Rescue and Animal Transport.

Grey Mare Society trail ride

MONT ALTO, Pa. - Saturday, Sept. 26, Michaux State Forest. Proceeds benefit Breast Cancer Awareness-Cumberland Valley and the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition. For information e-mail or call 717-816-9547.

Creekside Manor Haunted House

WILLIAMSPORT - Saturday, Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m. KOA Campground off Kemps Mill Road. Tickets cost $10. All proceeds benefit David Greeley, a local 8-year-old boy who was injured recently when struck by a car. For information, call 301-223-7571.

Tastes and Sounds of the Town

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Saturday, Sept. 26, 6 p.m. Clarion Hotel and Conference Center. Food provided by 18 local restaurants. Music, silent and live auctions. Proceeds benefit Friends in Action of the Eastern Panhandle (FIAEP), a nonprofit organization helping low-income families. For tickets, call Friends in Action at 304-876-8500 or go to

Crab feast

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Saturday, Sept. 26, 3 to 7:30 p.m. AMVETS picnic pavilion, 750 Fifth Ave. Food including barbecue chicken and hard-shell crabs will be served at 5 p.m. Cost is $38 for adults and $12 for children 12 and younger. Tickets available at Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce,100 Lincoln Way East; or by calling 717-264-7101. Proceeds benefit downtown Chambersburg revitalization.

Antiques appraisal fair

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -Saturday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Library/museum complex, 200 E. Washington St. Cost is $5 for one item, $10 for three items, $3 for each additional item. Proceeds benefit the old Charles Town Library and the Jefferson County Museum. Call 304-725-8628 or 304-725-2208.

Deafnet Association dinner and auction

Saturday, Sept. 26, doors open at 4:30 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m., auction at 6:30 p.m. Leitersburg Volunteer Fire Co. activity center, 21140 Leitersburg Pike, Hagerstown. Tickets cost $15 per person or $25 per couple, $7 for children ages 4 to 12. Tickets available at Deafnet Association, Inc. office, 551 Jefferson St., Hagerstown. For information, call 301-791-9025. Proceeds benefit Deafnet Association building fund.

Vera Bradley and Longaberger bingo

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