Around South Hagerstown

July 11, 2010|By STACI CLIPP

South High plans leadership academy

South Hagerstown High School is starting an Academic Leadership Academy at the school.

The program is for students who commit to a challenging program of studies that provides leadership opportunities and prepares them for entrance into selective colleges and universities.

Acceptance into the Academic Leadership Academy is through application, and is based on previous academic performance and leadership potential.

For more information, call 301-766-8369.

Boosters to meet

The South Hagerstown High School Athletic Boosters will meet today at 7 p.m at the concession stand by the gymnasium at South High.

For more information, call Jackie Brewer at 301-667-2096.

Hagerstown Lions

Tuesday -- Capt. Dennis Browne from Community Rescue Service will talk about the recent effort to make Hagerstown a "Safe Community."


The following officers and directors have been named:

President, Reginald Fallin; immediate past president, Robert Brown; first vice president, Carol White; secretary, Christopher Stockslager; assistant secretary, Richard Hershey; treasurer, Paul Leatherman; Lion tamer, Frank Stanley; assistant Lion tamer, Robert VanLaningham; tail twister, Robert Tantillo; assistant tail twister, Paul Sweeney; directors - one year, Roland Hobbs, Andrew Hoffman and Tim Foltz; directors - two years, David Fisher, Buck Browning and Jim Fritsch; membership chairman, Browning.

Free art classes

The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will offer free art workshops for children Aug. 10 to 14.

Instructors will introduce their specialized interests to those ages 6 to 12. The workshops are free and registration is required.

For information, call 301-739-5727.

Golf tournament

Discovery Station and the Hagerstown Lions Club will cosponsor the annual Discovery Classic Golf Tournament Friday, July 23, at Black Rock Golf Course.

A shotgun start will begin at 8 a.m. The tournament is a four-person scramble flighted format.

The entry fee is $80, which includes registration, duffer's bag, greens fee and cart fee, beverage and snack cart, full buffet luncheon and multiple prizes.

For more information, call Jim Fritsch at 301-797-6800.

Swimming lessons to start July 19

The Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross will offer swimming lessons at Martin L. "Marty" Snook Memorial Park pool in Halfway from July 19 to 29.

Lessons will be offered Monday through Thursday.

If a class is canceled due to inclement weather, it will be made up on Friday following the canceled class.

If weather is an issue, it is your responsibility to call the weather hot line for cancellation announcements.

The weather hot line is 240-313-2811.

Rabies clinic

The Humane Society of Washington County will hold a rabies and microchip clinic Saturday, July 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Smithsburg Pride Days. The clinic costs $7 per animal for rabies inoculations and $15 per animal for microchips.

It will be held in Veterans Park (next to the library) in Smithsburg.

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