Meetings and groups, fundraisers, reunions

September 03, 2010

Meetings and groups

Leitersburg Senior Citizens

Monday, Sept. 6, 11:30 a.m. Leitersburg Fire Hall, 21431 Leiter St., Leitersburg. Theme is "show and tell." Snacks, dessert and coffee provided. Guests welcome. Call Dorothy Smith at 301-733-8107.

Mack Golden Bulldogs

Tuesday, Sept. 7, 8:30 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. meeting. Improved Order of Red Men Conococheague Tribe 84, 16129 Lappans Road, Williamsport. All Mack Trucks and Volvo Powertrain retirees welcome. Call LaRue Hughes at 301-790-3268.

S.A.L.T. (Seniors And Law Enforcement Together) Council

Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2 p.m. Washington County Sheriff's Department, 500 Western Maryland Parkway, Hagerstown. The group serves the needs and concerns of the community and plans and develops programs to improve the quality of life of senior citizens. Topic will be the AARP safe driving course. Guests and potential volunteers welcome. Call Cpl. Jim Holsinger at 240-313-2194.


Franklin County Council of Republican Women

Tuesday, Sept. 7, 7 p.m. Franklin County Republican Headquarters, 293 Southgate Mall, Chambersburg, Pa. Open to the public. For information, call Lyn Shertzer at 717-352-3332.

Lantern Post 729

Wednesday, Sept. 8, 8 a.m. Mountain Gate Restaurant, Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro, Pa. All members of Post 729 and any present or former members of the 29th Infantry Division or 29th Division Light are invited. For information, call post adjutant Kenneth L. Gilland at 717-794-2981.

Allison-Antrim Museum

Thursday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m. Evangelical Lutheran Church, 130 N. Washington St., Greencastle, Pa. Speaker will be Antietam National Battlefield chief historian Ted Alexander. Open to the public. Free, but donations are appreciated. Call 717-597-9010 or go to

Tri-State Ravens Nest 12

Thursday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m., Tony's New York Pizza and Italian Restaurant, 14224 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown. Free pizza for members. New members welcome, must be 21 to join. Annual dues are $25 per person, $40 per couple. Call Mike Vaughn at 717-597-9740.

Frederick Community College Alumni Association

Thursday, Sept. 9, 5 p.m. Frederick Community College, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, A Building, Room A201, Frederick, Md. For information, call 301-846-2851 or e-mail .

Bookend Poets

Thursday, Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m. Shepherdstown, W.Va. Contact Georgia Lee McElhaney at 304-876-6745, e-mail .


Friday, Sept. 10, noon. Western Sizzlin Steakhouse, York Road, Halfway. National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 306. Guest speaker will be Washington County Hospital Nursing Officer Mary Towe. All active and retired employees, spouses and guests welcome. Call Shirley Aurand at 301-824-7635, e-mail .


Chicken and ham supper

Saturday, Sept. 4, 3:30 to 7 p.m. Edenville Community Center, Community Center Road, Chambersburg, Pa. All you can eat, $9 adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Take-out available. Call 717-369-2166.

'Remembering Michael' cystic fibrosis 5K run/walk

Saturday, Sept. 4, registration 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., run/walk 9 a.m. The Station at Shepherdstown, Audrey Egle Drive, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Entry fee $20. Proceeds benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, in memory of Michael Hedrick. Call Brett Hersh at 304-267-2594 or go to

Pig roast and car wash

Saturday, Sept. 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunset Tavern, 16718 National Pike, west of Hagerstown. Car wash by donation, sandwiches for sale. Proceeds benefit the members of Xtreme Magic Diva Allstarz, a nonprofit cheer and dance team, trip to the 2011 Pro Bowl in Hawaii. Call Linda at 301-988-8777 or e-mail .

Chicken and ham potpie supper

Saturday, Sept. 4, 4 p.m. until sold out. Wolfsville Ruritan Community Park, 12708 Brandenburg Hollow Road, Myersville, Md. Potpie, tossed salad, applesauce, pickles, roll, cake, and beverage. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 to 12, free for children younger than 6. Potpie by the quart, $4. Bring quart jar. Proceeds go towards park maintenance. Call advance orders to Mary Wiles at 301-293-2535.

'Visions of Light' art show reception

Sunday, Sept. 5, 2 to 5 p.m. Mansion House Art Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Paintings by Tamara Hoffman, music by cellist Mia Hoover, and light refreshments. Ten percent of proceeds from the art sale benefit Humane Society of Washington County.

Jeffery A. Wroten memorial motorcycle ride

Sunday, Sept. 5, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. registration,1 p.m. ride. Martin L. "Marty" Snook Memorial Park, Halfway. Donation is $10 per bike. Food and drinks provided. Memorial service follows ride. Proceeds benefit COPS (Concerns of Police Survivors). Call Mick Diseati at 240-217-7634.

Thorpe Wood 5K walk/run

Sunday, Sept. 5, 7:30 a.m. registration, walk/run 8 to 10 a.m. ThorpeWood, 12805-A Mink Farm Road, Thurmont, Md. Advance registration $10 for walk, $15 for run. Day of event, $15 for walk, $20 for run. Proceeds benefit Thorpe Wood's at-risk youth programs.

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