Community briefs

April 23, 2010

Disability services seminar offered

Hagerstown Community College will present "Disability Services in College: What You Need to Know to Start Your Path Toward Transition" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 28, at Hagerstown Community College, LRC Building, Room 108, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown.

The program will explain how disability services are provided at the college level. Legal changes between high school and college as well as the accommodation process will be highlighted. A campus tour will be given. For reservations, call 301-790-2800, ext. 273, or e-mail">

Rabies clinic scheduled

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - The Humane Society of Morgan County will hold a rabies clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 1, at the Humane Society, 5366 Valley Road.

Rabies shots cost $10 and microchipping costs $10. Cats must be in carriers and dogs must be leashed. It is not necessary to be a resident of Morgan County. For information, call 304-258-5592.


Fire safety for seniors

TRIAD of Washington County, a senior citizen advocacy organization, will present "Putting Out That Fire!" from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, at Washington County Division of Fire and Emergency Services, 16232 Elliott Parkway, Williamsport. Use the lower rear entrance.

The seminar will demonstrate how to safely put out small fires, the types of fires, and the types of fire extinguishers. Participants will also use a fire extinguisher to put out a real fire.

The presentation is part of the Washington County Citizens' Emergency Response Training. Call 240-313-2194 or 240-313-2195.

Spring Corning reunion canceled

The annual Corning reunion that is normally held in the spring at Greencastle VFW is canceled. However, it might be possible to host one in September. Details will be posted at a later date. For information, call Sharon Wiles at 717-642-8464 or 301-644-5391.

Air conditioners sought

REACH Faith in Action is seeking air conditioner donations.

Donated air conditioners should be delivered to REACH, 140 W. Franklin St., Suite 300, Hagerstown. Air conditioners must be in working order, window-type, 110V, and have all knobs, switches and expansion panels. Donations will be accepted through Friday, July 30.

REACH is also seeking monetary donations to purchase additional units.

Donated new and used air conditioners are provided free of charge to qualifying Washington County residents who suffer from a medically certified serious illness that can worsen due to the summer heat.

Call 301-733-2371, ext. 100.

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