Around South Hagerstown

April 26, 2010|By STACI CLIPP / 301-582-8057

Locust Point news

The Locust Point Neighborhoods 1st group will hold a yard sale Saturday at the former County Market parking lot. Setup will be at 5 a.m. The rain date is Sunday.

Proceeds will go to the block party in June. The group is seeking donations of items to sell. To make a donation, call Tammy Sodergren at 240-217-5393.

Jackie Sprecher was unanimously voted in as the group secretary at the last meeting. Rich Sodergren was asked to serve as the group historian.

The group meets Tuesday at Congregation B'Nai Abraham at 7 p.m. The group will discuss fundraising ideas for its block party. For more information, call Lynda at 301-992-6943


The median in front of Locust Point Market is finished. The group purchased the sign out of its budget. The city bore the cost of digging up the cement, laying the brick and planting the flowers. A special thank you goes to city staff Tim Young and Cindy Blackstock for helping complete the project.

Floral Fantasy

The Women's Club will hold a floral fantasy event Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center, at 58 E. Washington St., Hagerstown. There will be a buffet dinner and silent auction of garden and spring-inspired merchandise, artwork and gift baskets. Tickets cost $30 per person. For tickets, call 301-739-0870.

School auction

Ebenezer Christian School's annual auction will be Thursday at 6 p.m. The school is at 17618 Virginia Ave. in Hagerstown.

Items for the auction include furniture, vacations/getaways, gift certificates to local businesses, household items and crafts. Proceeds benefit the school. For more information, call 301-791-4801.

Easter Seals

Easter Seals is holding a Vera Bradley/Longaberger basket bingo Sunday at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive.

The doors open at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon and the games begin at 1 p.m.

Tickets cost $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets are available at Easter Seals, 101 E. Baltimore St. in Hagerstown. Call 301-745-38285 or e-mail"> Tables can be reserved in advance.

There will be 25 games, King Tuts, tip jars, raffles and door prizes.

There will also be baked goods and a craft table All baskets will be filled. All proceeds will go to the Hagerstown Easter Seals center.

Hagerstown Lioness Club

The Hagerstown Lioness Club will hold its regular meeting Thursday, May 6, at the Academy Theatre Banquet & Conference Center. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

Annette Ipsan, a horticulture educator from the University of Maryland Extension, Washington County branch, will speak about container gardening. Reservations or cancelations should be called to 301-790-0913 by May 3.

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