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September 03, 2010|By MELITA WISHARD

Maugansville Pride Day

Maugansville Ruritan Club will hold its 30th annual Maugansville Pride Day on Saturday at the Ruritan Park.

The event will include craft vendors and lots of homemade food, including Italian sausages, funnel cakes, french fries, ice cream, country ham sandwiches, chicken-corn, ham and bean, and vegetable soups, hot dogs, steamers, hamburgers, cakes, pies and other goodies.

There will be free entertainment by Heavenly Harmony, performing at the opening ceremonies, country-and-western dance demonstrations, Maryland State Police dog demonstration and live bluegrass music by Stoney Creek Band.

There will be barrel train rides for children. There will also be a "Candidate Karaoke" singalong.

There is plenty of free parking and the only charge is for food.

Vishay Angstrohm Precision meeting

Former employees of Vishay Angstrohm Precision, also known as Ward Leonard, will meet Thursday, Sept. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Railroad Junction 808 restaurant on Virginia Avenue.


For more information, call Reba Shobe at 301-739-9596.

Try church again

Maugansville Bible Brethren Church will participate in Back to Church Sunday, a national movement of churches to encourage people to rediscover church and try it again.

The church is joining other churches by inviting everyone to attend church Sunday, Sept. 19, for the 10 a.m. service. The church is at 17904 Binkley Ave. in Maugansville. For more information, call Pastor Sean Coffey at 301-791-8101 or e-mail">

Church concert

Mount Zion Church, at 14336 Greencastle Pike in Cearfoss, will host a concert by Daystar, a gospel singing group, Sunday, Sept. 19, at 2 p.m. Refreshments will be served. A goodwill offering will be collected for the group during a short intermission. If you would like to make a contribution for the cemetery maintenance, a basket will be placed in the front of the church. The public is invited.

Church service

Haven Lutheran Church will return to its traditional service and communion at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. There will be fellowship and coffee after the service. There will be Sunday school for preschool to adults with the classes starting Sunday, Sept. 19. The community is invited to Haven Hallelujah Day, a Sunday kickoff for all Sunday, Sept. 12, from 10:45 a.m. to noon. There will be food, games and music. All are welcome to attend. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Wolfgang fundraiser

Maugansville Elementary School began its Wolfgang fundraiser Wednesday. The sale runs through Oct. 13.

Orders will be available for pickup at the school Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 to 11 a.m. Orders can be placed online year-round with the school receiving 50 percent profit. Online orders will be shipped directly to the customer and orders of more than $50 ship for free. Maugansville's account number is WA1031 for online orders.

For more information or to receive a catalog, call 301-739-6681.

Senior Friendship Club

The Maugansville Senior Friendship Club will meet the first Tuesday of each month from September through June at the Tops Chinese restaurant near the Pennsylvania and Maugans avenues intersection.

The meeting will start at noon.

There will be an installation of officers session and group members will catch up on their summer happenings. Bring a friend. All are welcome to attend. Door prize will be awarded. Also a reminder to bring items for the flea market table.

For more information, call Reba Shobe at 301-739-9596.

Moms Club to meet at Pangborn Park Oct. 7

The Hagerstown-North Chapter of Moms Club will meet Thursday, Oct. 7, at 10 a.m. at Pangborn Park.

The group is looking for moms who would like to join the chapter.

The Moms Club is a national nonprofit organization for mothers who stay at home with their children.

Member benefits include monthly meetings with guest speakers, age appropriate play groups and daily activities for mothers and their children.

The Moms Club also performs service projects benefiting children in the community.

For more information, call Kathy at 301-739-3094 or e-mail">

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