Meetings, fundraisers

October 09, 2009


Tri-State Singles

Saturday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m. Always Ron's Restaurant, Burhans Boulevard, Hagerstown.

Tri-State Civitans

Monday, Oct. 12, 6 p.m. Tony's Italian Restaurant, North Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. The group's focus is on helping people with developmental disabilities. Call 301-739-4113 or e-mail

Mack Golden Bulldogs

MAUGANSVILLE - Monday, Oct. 12, 9:15 a.m. social hour, 10 a.m. meeting. U.A.W. Union Hall, Maugans Avenue. Speaker will be Carlos Hungeros, Volvo Powertrain vice president. All Mack Truck, Inc. and Volvo Powertrain retirees are welcome.

Frederick Creation Society

FREDERICK, Md. - Tuesday, Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. Frederick Adventist School, Md. 180. The main speaker will be William Hoffman, president of Public Health Research Laboratory. Open to the public. For information, call 301-663-4508.


AARP Chapter 623

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1 p.m. Western Maryland Hospital Center, Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown. Carolyn and Dale Seburn will show slides of their trip to China.

Catholic Daughters Court 273

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m. St. Mary's Catholic Church, West Washington Street, Hagers-town. Guest speaker will be Monsignor John FitzGerald, director of Apostleship of the Sea Ministry. Bring items for seafarers: Men's clothing, religious and secular magazines, medals, scapulars, rosaries and prayer books/cards, toiletry kits. Light refreshments will be served. For information, call Carol Rethemeyer at 301-271-7121.

Order of Eastern Star

Hagerstown Chapter 89. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. Masonic Hall, 12277 Piper Lane, Hagerstown. Friendship night with Frederick Chapter 79 and Queen Esther Chapter 3.

IAAP Hager Chapter

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 6 p.m. networking, 6:15 dinner, 7 p.m. meeting. Robinwood Medical Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Suite 122, east of Hagerstown. Use blue, silver or yellow entrance. Program is "Planning for the Future" by Larry Glenn, Kaplan University workforce development director. For information or to register, call Judy Bohner at 301-797-5735, or e-mail

Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Cumberland Valley Chapter 27. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Renfrew Museum and Park Visitors Center, 1010 E. Main St. The History Channel's "Ancient Aliens" will be shown. Free, open to the public. For information, call 717-597-3215.

29th Division Association Inc., Lantern Post 729

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -Wednesday, Oct. 14, 8 a.m. Mountain Gate Restaurant, Buchanan Trail East. All members of Post 729 and any present or former members of the 29th Infantry Division or 29th Division Light are invited. For information, call post adjutant Donald R. Buhrman at 717-794-2133.

Franklin County Art Alliance

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Wednesday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m., Grove Family Library, 101 Ragged Edge Road South. David Diaz will present a demonstration of plein air (outdoor) painting. Open to the public. For information, call 717-267-1396.

Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society

STATE LINE, Pa. - Thursday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m. State Line Community Park, Ruritan building. Guest speaker and refreshments.


Book sale

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. -Friday, Oct. 9, preview 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 10, sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library, 151 Polk St. Donation of $5 for Friday night preview gives first chance to buy items, and light refreshments will be served. Most hardback books $1, paperbacks 50 cents. For information, call 304-535-2301.

Open house and chicken barbecue

MARION, Pa. - Saturday, Oct. 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marion Volunteer Fire Department. For information, call 717-375-2212.


Saturday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Grace United Methodist Church, Rider fellowship hall, corner of Church and Winter streets, Hagerstown. Crafts, including fall and Christmas items; homemade candies, apple butter, apple dumplings, sandwiches, hot dogs and soups. For information, call Rayetta Murray at 301-797-6567.

Pork and sauerkraut dinner

MYERSVILLE, Md. - Saturday, Oct. 10, 3 to 7 p.m. Myersville Volunteer Fire Company banquet hall, 301 Main St. All-you-can-eat pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, applesauce, rolls, drink and dessert. Cost is $9.50 for adults, $8.50 for seniors, $5 for children ages 6 to 11, free for children younger than 5. Carry-out available.

Cruisin' for a Cure motorcycle ride

SHARPSBURG - Saturday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m. registration, 11 a.m. ride. Antietam National Battlefield visitors center. Cost is $25 for drivers, $20 for passengers. Event T-shirts cost $5. Lunch provided. Participants will travel primarily on Interstate 70 and Interstate 68, ending the ride at Keysers Ridge truck stop. All proceeds benefit National Multiple Sclerosis Society Maryland Chapter. For information, call Joe at 240-522-6880 or e-mail

Ten Thousand Villages shopping benefit

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