Meetings and groups, fundraisers

April 09, 2010

Meetings and groups

Community Triangle LGBTQ Book Club

Sunday, April 11, 1 p.m. Rainbow Connection, 14 1/2 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. The book will be "A Lion Among Men" by Gregory Maguire. The book retails for $16 and is available in store to club members for $13. Refreshments will be provided.

Mack Golden Bulldogs

MAUGANSVILLE -- Monday, April 12, 9:15 a.m. social hour with coffee and donuts, 10 a.m. meeting. UAW Union Hall, Maugans Avenue. A representative from Washington County Hospital will discuss the new Meritus Regional Hospital. For information, call LaRue Hughes at 301-790-3268.

Habitat for Humanity's Women Build

Wednesday, April 12, 6 p.m. Fireside Restaurant and Lounge, 1716 Underpass Way, Hagerstown. Women volunteers needed for next house to be built in Boonsboro. For information call P.J. Meredith at 304-274-2831 or 301-991-2831, or e-mail">women


Tri-State Civitans

Monday, April 12, 6 p.m. The Landing, Dual Highway, Hagerstown. The club focuses on helping people with developmental disabilities. Open to the public. Call 301-739-4113 or e-mail">

Piedmont Pacers Walking, Volkssport

WESTMINSTER, Md. -- Monday, April 12, 7:30 p.m. Church of the Ascension, 23 N. Court St. Open to the public. For information, call Chuck at 410-795-7855 or e-mail">

AARP Chapter 623

Tuesday, April 13, 1 p.m. Western Maryland Hospital Center, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. Chip Zimmerman will speak about the Senior Compass Resource Guide. Call Mildred Hluchy at 301-791-0146.

Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology
Cumberland Valley Chapter 27

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Tuesday, April 13, 7 p.m. Renfrew Museum and Park Visitor's Center, 1010 E. Main St. Archaeologist Ora Elquist will present "Modern Time Travel: Bedford County's Native American History on Display." The presentation is free and open to the public. For information call Paddy Yeakle at 717-597-3215.

Cumberland Valley Civil War Round Table

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Tuesday, April 13, 7 p.m. Franklin Street fire station, 70 N. Franklin St. Park at the rear of the fire station. For information, call Larry Alexander at 717-765-8507 or e-mail">

Order of Eastern Star

Hagerstown Chapter No. 89. Tuesday, April 13, 7:30 p.m. Masonic Hall, 12277 Piper Lane, Hagerstown. Celebrate Easter and the club's 81st anniversary.

Frederick Creation Society

FREDERICK, Md. -- Tuesday, April 13, 7:30 p.m. Frederick Adventist Chapel, 6437 Jefferson Pike. The DVD "Four Questions to Ask an Evolutionist" will be shown. For information call 301-663-4508 or go to

29th Division Association Inc., Lantern Post 729

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Wednesday, April 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.

International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)

FREDERICK, Md. -- Spires chapter. Wednesday, April 14, 6 p.m. networking, 6:15 p.m. presentation. Residence Inn, 5230 Westview Drive. There will be a presentation on starting a virtual assistant business. Member meeting fee $5; free for guests and non-members. RSVP to Marsha Kremzier at"> For information call 301-717-8192 or go to

Franklin County Art Alliance

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Wednesday, April 14, 7 p.m. business meeting followed by program. Grove Family Library, 101 Ragged Edge Road South. Artist and educator Ron Schloyer will critique members' work. Open to the public. For information, call 717-267-1396 or 717-816-7568.

Hagerstown Christian Women's Connection

Thursday, April 15, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Dimensions restaurant, 132 Old National Pike, south of Funkstown. Guest will be Tom Riford, president and CEO of Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Vocalist will be Melissa Miller. Speaker Linda Parker will tell how to "Unpack our Dreams." Cost is $12 inclusive. For reservations, call Mary at 301-791-0242 or Judith at 717-597-9287.

Newcomers Unlimited

HALFWAY -- Thursday, April 15, 11:30 a.m. Golden Corral restaurant, 17635 Valley Mall Road. Price of $12 includes buffet, coffee, tea, dessert, tax and gratuity. Call Kathie Canode at 301-991-9219 for information and reservations before 9 p.m. Sunday, April 11.


Cinderella Shop

Every Saturday in April from 10 a.m. to noon. Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, 210 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Gently used prom gowns cost $25, payable by cash or check only. All proceeds benefit REACH shelter.

Country butchering and pancake breakfast

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