Around North Hagerstown

April 19, 2010|By ELLEN ROWLAND

High school students needed for craft show

The spring craft show, sponsored by the Kris Kringle Craft Show, will be Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m to 5 p.m.

Early setup will be Friday from 3 to 9 p.m.

High school students who need student service learning hours to graduate are invited to volunteer.

The event will be held at the Clarion Hotel at Hager Hall Conference Center. More than 150 vendors will be on hand.

Admission is free. Proceeds will be donated to Holly Place.

Participants are asked to bring a nonperishable food donation for Holly Place. There will be a free golf cart shuttle for participants.

For more information, call 301-582-1233 or 301-331-1233.

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0446 welcomed two new members, Joyce and Carole.

Janet presented awards for the month. Helpful tips were shared from the book "Lickety-Split Meals For Health Conscious People on the Go!" by nutrition expert Zonya Foco.


Items will be collected to send boxes to members of the military who are related to chapter members.

The chapter meets Wednesdays at Shiloh United Methodist Church from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Weigh-in begins at 8:45 a.m. The church is at 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown. For more information, call Mary or Tom at 301-797-2547, or Judy at 301-739-9279.

North High junior class plans pancake breakfast

The North Hagerstown High School junior class will host a pancake breakfast Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. to raise money for this year's prom. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $4 for those ages 12 and younger.

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Awards were presented for the month of March. Shining Stars were Cindy Ryder and Mary Lou Edmands. Dottie Zimmerman, Dorothy Smith and Valerie Eccard had perfect attendance with no gains for the month. Those with losses six weeks in a row were Betty Rice, Kathy Freese and Eccard.

Pat Saunders is halfway to her goal and Zimmerman is three-quarters of the way to her goal.

The Get-R-Done prize was won by Louise Horst and Delores Hays won the Ha Ha box.

The Division 1 winner for the month was Freese, with a 9-pound loss. Zimmerman took the Division 2 prize with a 5-pound loss.

Honored KOPS for the month were Ryder and Mary Reid.

Weight recorders Edmands and Horst presented pins and ribbons to all members who had a weight loss during 2009. The group was challenged to have an even more successful 2010.

This week's program, titled "Cut and Burn," will be presented by Ryder.

The group meets Mondays at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave. Weigh-in is from 7 to 9:15 a.m. and the meeting is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. For more information, call Donna at 301-223-8143 or Patsy at 301-582-2292.

Saint Mary Catholic School news

The Saint Mary Catholic School second grade will visit Children's Village today and Tuesday.

The school will hold a spaghetti dinner Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Pangborn Hall.

For more information, call the school at 301-733-1184.

Legion Post 42 plans yard sale

American Legion Post 42 will hold a yard sale Saturday, May 22, in the pavilion on Northern Avenue in Hagerstown. Setup is at 7 a.m. It will cost $10 to rent a space. To reserve a space, call 301-992-7138.

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Election of officers was held in March. On April 9, the officers were installed using a rainbow-color theme. Each new officer, as well as those leaving office, received a pink rose.

Mary Stuller was honored with red roses for being a KOPS for 16 years. A new member, Nancy, joined the group. Barbara, a former member, renewed her membership.

The chapter donated $100 to Holly Place and $100 to the food bank. Hospice was given $50 in memory of a member.

The chapter meets Fridays, with weigh-in from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. The meeting is from 6 to 7 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave.

For more informaton, call June at 301-582-4821, Virginia at 301-733-1296 or Marie at 301-824-3245.

Women's Club

The Women's Club will hold a luncheon and card party to benefit Holly Place Wednesday at noon at the club at 31 S. Prospect St. in Hagerstown. Reservations can be made by calling the club at 301-739-0870. Tickets cost $12.

Holly Place is a low-cost residential home for senior citizens on South Potomac Street.

Floral event

The Women's Club will spoon a floral fantasy event Saturday, May 1, at 6 p.m. at the Academy Theater, at 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. There will be a buffet dinner and silent auction of garden and spring-inspired merchandise, art work and gift baskets. Tickets cost $30 per person. For tickets, call 301-739-0870.

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