The program began in the fall of 2009. For more information, call Theresa Marks at 301-790-2800, ext. 507, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com.
TOPS Chapter 462
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 462 in Smithsburg had a good weigh-in last week. Dale lost 11.5 pounds and John lost 7.5 pounds to be the week's best thinner winners.
John gave a report on the TOPS' International Recognition Days in Halifax, Nova Scotia, which he attended recently. He said there were some great success stories by those who lost a lot of weight.
TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group that works with the person's doctor to help them reach their goal weight.
The Smithsburg chapter meets Thursdays at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 51 S. Main St., in Smithsburg. Weigh-in starts at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting is from 6 to 7 p.m. For more information, call Ola at 301-824-7650 or John at 717-749-3023.
Quartet to perform at Pen Mar Park Sunday
The Andy Angel Quartet will perform Sunday at Pen Mar Park from 2 to 5 p.m. as the summer concert series continues. The concerts are sponsored by Washington County Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department.
For more information, call 240-313-2700 or music coordinator Jim Powers at 301-791-1551.
Smithsburg senior site calendar:
Today - Uno, 10 a.m.
Thursday - Word games, 10 a.m.
Congratulations to Ashley and Joshua Dwyer and their family, who were the recipients of the Elementary Prinicipal's Citizenship Award for the 2009-10 school year.
The award is presented to elementary students in fifth grade who demonstrate pride and respect toward students and adults, participate in class discussions and school activities, and put forth maximum effort to do well academically. Both students were recognized at a public ceremony in May at Williamsport High School.
Church plans bus trip to Gettysburg Sept. 18
Seats are available for a bus trip to Gettysburg, Pa., set for Saturday, Sept. 18.
Tickets cost $27.50 for adults and $24 for those ages 6 to 18. The price includes bus fare and a ticket to the new museum to see the Cyclorama and watch the film "A New Birth of Freedom." Other expenses are up to the individual, including a stop at Hoss's Steak and Seafood restaurant on the way home.
The bus will leave from Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown. For more information, call Sandy Busey at 301-739-7925. Reservation and money are due within five days of reserving a seat.