Around Maugansville

December 30, 2010|Melita Wishard | Around Maugansville

Christmas lighting winners

The winners of the Maugansville Ruritan Christmas lighting and decorations contest for 2010 are as follows:

  • First place —  $50 — Georgia Weddle, Green Mountain Drive
  • Second place — $25 — Gary Lum, Country Side Drive, (donated prize money back to go to a needy family)
  • Third place — $25 — Ron Thomas, Elaine’s Way
Baseball tryouts

Tryouts for the Hagerstown Bulldogs 9-and-younger travel baseball team will be held at Extra Innings Saturday, Jan. 15, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Players cannot turn 10 prior to May 1, 2011.

Extra Innings is at 16038 Business Parkway in Hagerstown.

For more information, contact Todd Stocks at  

Looking for managers

Maugansville Little League is accepting letters of interest from managers for the upcoming 2011 season. The league has openings in T-ball through senior league. Letters may be sent to Maugansville Little League, P.O. Box 266, Maugansville MD 21767 or e-mail to

Pancake breakfast

The Maugansville Ruritan Club’s pancake breakfast will resume Saturday, Jan. 22, at 6:30 a.m.

The all-you-can-eat breakfast includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, and sausage gravy, along with juice, coffee and tea. Breakfast costs $5.50 for adults, $3 for those ages 6 to 12, and free for those younger than 6. Future breakfasts are scheduled for Feb. 26 and March 26.

Seniors to meet

The Maugansville Senior Friendship Club will meet at the Topp’s Chinese Restaurant off Pennsylvania and Maugans avenues Monday, Jan. 3, at noon. Bring a friend, as all are welcome to join. The speaker will be Laura Johnson. The topic to be discussed is “Seniors Helping Seniors.”
Fitness classes

Fitness classes will be held at the gymnasium at Maugansville Elementary School starting in January.
Zumba classes will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Jan. 11 through April 14, from 6:15 to 7 p.m.

The 45-minute class, featuring Latin and hip-hop rhythms, will be taught by Liz Martz.

“Workout Your Way” is taught by certified instructor Gene Raby, who has 20 years of experience in the fitness industry. It offers three 30-minute workouts on three different days so you can pick and choose an exercise program that works for you. Take just one class or mix and match to create your own personalized program.

For information and fees on the fitness classes, go to   and click on “2011 Winter Recreation” or call the recreation office at 240-313-2805, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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