Meetings, groups, fundraisers and reunions

September 16, 2010

Meetings and groups

Christian Motorcyclists Association

Saturday, Sept. 18, 9 a.m. Golden Corral Restaurant, 17635 Valley Mall Road, Halfway. All makes and models of motorcycles are welcome. Weather permitting, a group ride follows breakfast. Call Brendan Slifer at 301-432-5274.

Amalgamated Local 171 UAW retirees

Monday, Sept. 20, 1 p.m. meeting. Local 171 Union Hall, 18131 Maugans Ave., Hagerstown. Guest speaker will be Corrinne Stone of Bowers Insurance Co. Bring canned goods for food bank. Call 301-733-6932.

Sunshine Leisure Club

Monday, Sept. 20, 11:30 a.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, Main Street, Smithsburg. A guest will give blood pressure screenings. Bring a bag lunch. Coffee and dessert provided. Call Joan Ridenour at 301-733-6544.


Boonsboro Lions Club

Wednesday, Sept. 22, dinner at 6:30 p.m., speaker at 7 p.m. American Legion, 710 N. Main St., Boonsboro. Guest speaker will be Potomac Center Director Cathy Marshall. Cost is $7.50. RSVP to Rudy Otto at 301-432-6527.

Emmitsburg Senior Citizens

Card party. Wednesday, Sept. 22, doors open at 6 p.m., games at 7 p.m. Emmitsburg Senior Center, 300 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, Md. Open to the public. Admission is $2. Call 301-600-6350.

Valley Art Association

Wednesday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m. Mansion House Art Gallery, 501 Highland Way, City Park, Hagerstown. Business meeting, painting demonstration by Lonnie Jenkins. E-mail

Potomac Appalachian Trail Club

Wednesday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m. Gambrill State Park, High Knob Tea Room, 8602 Gambrill Park Road, Frederick, Md. Contact Dave Jordahl at 240-777-7741 or or go to .

Christians in Business networking

Thursday, Sept. 23, lunch at 11:30 a.m., meeting noon to 1 p.m. Golden Corral Restaurant, 17635 Valley Mall Road, Halfway. Provides a business networking opportunity for those who share Christian ideals. Open to everyone. E-mail Norvel at , Debbie at or Teresa at .


Community show

Friday, Sept. 17 and Saturday, Sept. 18. Wacohu Grange Hall, U.S. 40, Huyetts Crossroads, west of Hagerstown. Friday, 4 p.m. Exhibit of fresh fruits and vegetables, canned goods, baked goods, flowers, and craft items. Spaghetti dinner at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, flea market and yard sale, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., chicken barbecue at 11 a.m., auction of food and flowers, 3 p.m. Call 304-274-1636.

Yard sale

Friday, Sept. 17 and Saturday, Sept. 18, 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. St. Leo Catholic Church, 2109 Sulphur Springs Road, Inwood, W.Va. Sunday is $1 bag day. Rain or shine. Call Brenda Matson at 304-229-9224 or go to .

Personalized Greyhounds Celebration of Life festival

Saturday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adams County Winery, 251 Peach Tree Road, Ortanna, Pa. Learn about greyhound dogs by meeting more than 250 adopters and their greyhounds. Food, beverages, vendors, entertainment, raffles, auctions, prizes, awards. Go to" target="new"> .

Spaghetti dinner

Saturday, Sept. 18, 4 to 7 p.m. Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown. All-you-can-eat spaghetti, salad, bread and beverage. Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children younger than 8. Dessert by donation. Proceeds benefit the church's community ministry center debt reduction. Call 301-791-5432.

Talent and fashion show, dinner dance

Saturday, Sept. 18, show 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m., dinner dance 5 to 8 p.m. Four Points by Sheraton, 1123 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Show tickets $3 in advance, $4 at the door. Dinner dance tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Proceeds benefit Baker's Industries and Dixon Homes for the Homeless, providing outreach and transitional living for women re-entering society after incarceration. Call Nicole Baker at 301-496-1562 or 717-263-1327, or e-mail .

Food and yard sale

Saturday, Sept. 18, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Trinity United Church of Christ, 29 East Ave., State Line, Pa. Homemade soups, hot and cold sandwiches, baked goods, yard sale items. Call 717-597-0585.

Basket bingo

Sunday, Sept. 19, doors open at noon, meal at 1 p.m., bingo at 2 p.m. Needmore Fire Hall, 8328 Great Cove Road, Needmore, Pa. Door prizes, tip jars, King Tuts, raffles. Donation of $25 includes light meal. Call Carol at 717-573-4528 or Amy at 717-573-4599.

Bicycle ride deadline

Sunday, Sept. 26. Western Maryland Railway Station, Canal Place, Cumberland, Md. Ride Great Allegheny Passage trail. Option to bring bikes to Frostburg on a steam train and ride to Cumberland. Music, children's activities, food and prizes. Early online registration $25. Train reservations due by Monday, Sept. 20. Proceeds benefit National Kidney Foundation. Go to http://www.kidneymd .org , call 410-533-3075, or e-mail


Charlton one-room school

Saturday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. social hour, noon lunch. Western Sizzlin Steak House, 17567 York Road, Halfway. Call Gene Grosh at 301-842-2430.

7th Armored Division

Wednesday, Sept. 22 to Sunday, Sept. 26. Philadelphia, Pa. Contact Cheryl M. Higley, 292 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington CT 06032, 860-678-1018 or

Clear Spring High School class of 1970

Saturday, Sept. 26, 6 p.m. Always Ron's Restaurant, 29 N. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Buffet dinner $25. Call 301-791-6554 or e-mail

Hagerstown High School class of 1943

Saturday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m. registration. Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown. Buffet lunch. Call 301-223-7037.

Boonsboro High School class of 1960

Saturday, Sept. 25. American Legion, 710 N. Main St., Boonsboro. Call Janice Mullendore at 301-791-6972 or e-mail .

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