Around South Hagerstown

August 16, 2010|By STACI CLIPP / 240-310-4128

Volleyball meeting planned at Hicks

A meeting will be held at E. Russell Hicks Middle School on Monday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. for girls who are interested in playing volleyball. Parents are requested to attend.

The meeting will be held in the school gymnasium.

The school is in need of coaches for the program. If interested, call Bridget Pearl at 301-791-0867.

Discovery Station

Saturday - Becky Weir, health educator, will present "Six Easy Steps Toward Healthy Eating" at Discovery Station at 2 p.m.

Tickets still available for Cotillion Ball

Tickets are still available for the Blossom School of Etiquette Cotillion Ball, to be held Saturday at Fountain Head Country Club. Tickets cost $20, which includes dinner and performances by school members.

For more information, call Ladetra "Dede" Robinson, director, at 240-520-5676 or send e-mail to">

Emma K. Doub Elementary

Today - Meet the teacher open house, 5 to 6 p.m.

Aug. 20 - Magnet school applications for the 2011-12 school year available in schools and online.


Golf tournament to aid Children's Village

The 16th annual Children's Village of Washington County Inc. Keep Our Kids Safe Golf Tournament will be Friday, Sept. 10, at Black Rock Golf Course.

The format will be a four-man scramble.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. and a shotgun start is at noon.

The entry fee is $100, which includes greens fee, cart, prizes, player gift packs and dinner. The dinner will follow the tournament.

Prizes will be awarded for top teams.

There will also be prizes awarded for putting, closest to the pin and hole-in-one.

Proceeds benefit Children's Village.

For more information, call 301-733-4443.

Workshops target stress and weight

The Washington County Health Department is offering new fall classes for EBT: a solution for stress and weight.

This program is designed to help individuals struggling with weight issues and focuses on the root of the obesity problem: stress.

Classes will be held at Valley Grace Brethren Church on Thursday evenings starting this month and in Boonsboro on Tuesday evenings starting in September.

For more information, call the Washington County Health Department at 240-313-3360, TDD/TTY 240-313-3391.

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