I'd like to wish a Merry Christmas to all of my readers. May you each have a fantastic day with family and friends.
LifeHouse Church Bethel, at 515 E. Wilson Blvd. in Hagerstown, will hold a Christmas dinner Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There is no cost for the dinner and it's open to the public. Take-out meals also will be available.
For more information, call the church office at 301-739-1167.
Museum to hold fundraiser
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts has launched its 2011 annual raffle fundraiser.
Eleven prizes will be awarded at a drawing Sunday, Jan. 30, during the Etchison reception.
Tickets cost $10 for one, $25 for three, $40 for five and $75 for 10. Tickets are available through the museum's website at www.wcmfa.org, at the museum during public viewing hours and by calling 301-739-5727.
All proceeds benefit the museum's programs and activities.
Raffle prizes include: R. Bruce Carson Jewelers: $5,000 shopping spree; Philip Koch: oil painting "Beneath the Pine" valued at $3,800; Cape Cod vacation: one week at Rooster Cottage valued at $1,200; Robert E. Parilla Center for the Performing Arts: two tickets to three Guest Series Performances valued at $210; Bavarian Inn: Sunday brunch for four valued at $100; Spichers Appliances: gift certificate valued at $100; Garden Smiths: personal landscape consultation valued at $100; Bast of Boonsboro: $100 gift certificate; Taj India restaurant: $75 gift certificate; Panera Bread: certificate: bread for a year valued at $54; Nick's Airport Inn: $50 gift certificate.
Commission on Aging
The Washington County Commission on Aging will be closed from Dec. 24 to Jan. 3. The agency will reopen Jan. 4.
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