Around Halfway

December 30, 2009|By JAMIE SHEKELS

Bonanza planned at fire hall Jan. 9

The Williamsport High School Athletic Boosters Club will hold a bonanza Saturday, Jan. 9, at Williamsport Fire Hall, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Nick Adenhart Foundation.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner is at 6:30 p.m. The drawing will be at 7:30 p.m. After the drawing, DJ - Night Life Entertainment will play.

Tickets cost $35 per couple, which includes meal, drinks and dance.

Bonanza players have a chance to win $1,000.

In honor of Adenhart, ticket 34 will be raffled and guaranteed in the last five tickets drawn. All proceeds from ticket 34 will go to the Nick Adenhart Foundation. Adenhart, a Williamsport High grad and Los Angeles Angels pitcher, was killed in an automobile accident earlier this year.

His jersey number with the Angels was 34.

For more information, call 301-991-8015.

Lacrosse clinic planned for Jan. 23

Western Maryland Youth Lacrosse Conference will hold a winter clinic at the All-Star Complex in Gettysburg, Pa., on Saturday, Jan. 23, from 1 to 4 p.m.


The clinic costs $10 per player for boys and girls in grades kindergarten through eight.

For more information, contact

Softball registration to get under way Jan. 30

The Washington County Girls Softball League will hold registration for the upcoming season Saturday, Jan. 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dick's Sporting Goods at the Centre at Hagerstown.

Those interested in participating (girls in grades three through 12) must pay a registration fee of $40 and a fundraising fee of $40. All fees must be paid at the time of registration.

For more information, contact or call Steve at 301-223-9078.

Volunteers sought in elementary schools

The Washington County Commission on Aging is seeking volunteers to serve in elementary schools through its RSVP program.

RSVP is "An Invitation to Serve" for those 50 and older who want to help in local schools by tutoring, mentoring, doing clerical work or using computer or library skills.

The program now has 20 volunteers in 11 schools through a partnership with the Washington County Board of Education.

For more information, call Charlotte Levens, program coordinator, at 240-313-9139 (evenings) or e-mail

Happy New Year

Friday marks the beginning of the new year. Wishing you and your family a safe, happy and healthy new year. Best wishes for a prosperous and joyous 2010.

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Be sure to keep me posted on your news in 2010. If you have any good news to report, upcoming events, or announcements, please be sure to contact me and I will be more than happy to pass along your noteworthy request. Information can be sent by e-mail to or give me a call at 301-331-4885.

Thanks so much and I look forward to hearing from you in the new year.

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