Around Smithsburg and Robinwood

June 09, 2010|By DARYLENE MOWEN

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Pen Mar concerts under way for season

Pen Mar Park has begun its concert season.

The Bill Krantz Combo will perform Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.

The summer music series is held each Sunday afternoon at the park, at 14600 Pen Mar-High Rock Road in Cascade. The concerts are free, but donations are accepted.

For more information, call 240-313-2807 or 301-791-1551.

Church celebrates 48th anniversary

On May 23, people from the surrounding communities met at Covenant Presbyterian Church to celebrate the church's 48th anniversary.

Covenant was chartered June 10, 1962, by the Presbyterian Church of Hagerstown. The church is off Jefferson Boulevard between Eastern and Robinwood.


Balloons decorated the sanctuary, those in attendance wore red (a liturgical color of celebration), and flame boutonnieres.

The church's charter members were recognized during worship and honored for their foresight in starting a new church. They were given red roses, an engraved charter member name tag and a Covenant lapel pin.

They are Davis Baughman (Quincy, Pa.), Wanda Bishop (Hagerstown), Nancy Boyer (Hagerstown), Eleanor Cochran (Williamsport), Jane Etchison (Chambersburg, Pa.), Allene Hade (Hagerstown), Judy Kline (Boonsboro), Rosalee Leach (Scheer, W.Va.), Jim Lemmert (Hagerstown) and Russell Rowe (Chambersburg, Pa.).

Beaver Creek VBS to start June 21

The Beaver Creek community will hold Vacation Bible School June 21 to 25, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Beaver Creek Christian Church, at 9711 Beaver Creek Church Road east of Hagerstown.

The theme this year is Son Quest Rainforest. Those from preschool to grade 12 are welcome.

The school is sponsored by Beaver Creek Christian Church, Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren and St. Matthew's Lutheran Church.

For more information, call 301-714-4802.

Homecoming reunion planned in Smithsburg

Plans are under way for the Smithsburg High School homecoming reunion.

The reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 1, at 1 p.m. at Veterans Park in Smithsburg. Anyone who attended Smithsburg High School from 1916 to 1966 is invited to attend. If you did not receive an invitation and would like to attend, call Betsy Martin at 301-824-7661. Reservations are due by June 30.

All alumni party set for July 10

The Smithsburg all alumni party will be Saturday, July 10, at Beaver Creek Country Club at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $30 per person and includes food, beer and DJ. Smithsburg alumni, spouses and teachers are invited. For more information, call Carol (Wills) Crabtree at 301-401-6740.

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