Around Halfway - Dec. 30

December 29, 2010|By JAMIE SHEKELS
  • Jamie Shekels
Jamie Shekels

Polar Bear Plunge  

The annual Polar Bear Plunge will be Saturday at noon at River Bottom Park in Williamsport.

Brave and cold-weather-loving individuals will take a plunge into the icy Potomac River. There is a fee to participate and proceeds from the event will benefit the Humane Society of Washington County.

For more information, call 301-223-7711 or go to

Bonanza event  

The Williamsport Athletic Boosters will host a bonanza event at Williamsport Fire Hall Saturday, Jan. 8, beginning at 5 p.m.

Tickets cost $35 per couple, which includes meal, soda and beer. Those attending must be at least 21 years of age. Dinner will be  at 6:30 p.m. and the drawing will be at 7:30 p.m. A DJ will follow the drawing.

The first and every 10th ticket wins $35. The 100th ticket drawn will win $100. The No. 1 ticket will be raffled and guaranteed in the last five drawings for a chance to win $1,000.

For tickets, call Doug Levine at 301-991-8015 or Melanie Gozora at 240-291-4358.

Car show planned

A classic car show will be held at Valley Mall on Saturday, Jan. 8 and Sunday, Jan. 9. The cars will be set up throughout the mall. Donations will be accepted on behalf of the Children's Charities.

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all. Wishing everyone a safe, happy and prosperous 2011.

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