Meetings, fundraisers

December 04, 2009


Tri-State Singles

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Saturday, Dec. 5, 8:30 a.m. Brothers Restaurant, Comfort Inn, 50 Pine Drive. Bring canned food for food bank. Activities will be canceled in the event of inclement weather. E-mail

Order of Eastern Star 89

Hagerstown Chapter 89. Saturday, Dec. 5, 2 p.m. Hagerstown Lodge 217, 12277 Piper Lane, Hagerstown. Dinner at Western Sizzlin Steakhouse, 17567 York Road, Hagerstown. For reservations, call Kathy Amos at 301-991-3039.

Hagerstown Business and Professional Women

Monday, Dec. 7, networking 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., dinner 6:30. Academy Theater Banquet and Conference Center, 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. Music by Russ and Donna Miller. Costs $15 for dinner. Call Sandy Mills at 301-302-8237 or e-mail


AARP Chapter 623

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1 p.m. Western Sizzlin restaurant, 17567 York Road, Hagerstown. Christmas luncheon and entertainment. Bring a small wrapped gift for gift exchange if desired, and boxed macaroni and cheese for Holly Place. Call 301-791-0146.

Frederick Creation Society

FREDERICK, Md. -- Tuesday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m. Frederick Adventist School, 6437 Jefferson Pike. The video, "State of the Nation" by Ken Hamm, president of Answers in Genesis, will be shown. Lou Reinagel will lead a discussion. E-mail

Order of Eastern Star 89

Hagerstown Chapter 89. Tuesday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m. Hagerstown Lodge 217, 12277 Piper Lane, Hagerstown. Call Kathy Amos at 301-991-3039.

29th Division Association Inc., Lantern Post 729

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Wednesday, Dec. 9, 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.

Hagerstown Christian Women's Connection

Thursday, Dec. 10, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Next Dimensions Restaurant, 132 Old National Pike, south of Funkstown. Guest will be Lisa Bartell of Wisteria Cove. Music by Joi Hilton. Speaker will be Karen Bonnett. All women are welcome. Costs $12 inclusive. Free baby-sitting on premises. For reservations, call Mary at 301-791-0242 or Judith at 717-597-9287.

Young at Heart

Thursday, Dec. 10, noon. Next Dimensions Restaurant, 132 Old National Pike, south of Funkstown. All men and women welcome. Call Virginia Bentz at 301-739-8990.

Franklin County Historical Society - Kittochtinny

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Thursday, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m. Menno Haven's Chestnut Landing, 1500 Northfield Drive. Annual meeting, dessert buffet. Guest speaker Peggy Russo will discuss John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Costs $5. Call 717-264-1667 or e-mail

National Active and Retired Federal Employees

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Friday, Dec. 11, noon. Mountain Gate Restaurant, 10530 Buchanan Trail East. Bring a $5 gift suitable for a man or woman. Reservations are due by Tuesday, Dec. 8, by calling JoAnn Rider at 301-733-7576.


Christmas in the Country craft show

FALLING WATERS, W.Va. -- Saturday, Dec. 5, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Harmony United Methodist Church, 9455 Williamsport Pike. Local crafters, homemade food, Christmas entertainment. Call 304-274-1719.

Holiday bazaar

CASCADE, Md. -- Saturday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Royer Drive. Breakfast, lunch, local crafters and businesses, crafts for children, face painting and pictures with Santa. Call 301-241-5085.

Pancake breakfast

JEFFERSON, Md. -- Saturday, Dec. 5, 7 to 11 a.m. Jefferson Community Center, Lander Road. Pancakes, sausage, puddin' and sausage gravy. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 to 12, free for children younger than 5. Proceeds benefit Jefferson United Methodist Church outreach programs. Call 301-473-4022.

Beef, turkey and ham supper

EMMITSBURG, Md. -- Saturday, Dec. 5, noon. Elias Lutheran Church, 100 W. North Ave. Meal includes filling, gravy, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, sweet potatoes, green beans, applesauce, apple fritters and cake. Crafts, baked goods and more. Costs $11 for adults, $4 for children ages 6 to 12. Carryouts $12. Call 301-447-6239.

Habitat for Humanity fundraiser

Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ten Thousand Villages, 13625 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, will donate 15 percent of sales to Habitat of Humanity of Washington County Women Build projects. Call 301-791-9009, 301-797-3020 or go to or

Open house and tree trimming party

Saturday, Dec. 5, 5 to 10 p.m. The Bailey Institute, 17568 Shale Drive, Hagerstown. Wassailing, tree trimming, carol singing, foods, gifts, and more. Admission is a tax-free donation of choice. Proceeds support Literacy in Liberia program. Go to

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