Fire company to hold potpie dinner

January 20, 2011|Harry Nogle | Around Sharpsburg & Keedysville
  • Sharpsburg Elementary School selected six Character Counts! students for December. Front row, from left, Brooklyn Guessford and Cevin Denny. Back row, Kayla Miller, Madison Griffith and Andrew Hartman. Missing from the photo is Michele Miles.
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Potomac Valley Fire Co. in Dargan will hold a slippery potpie dinner at the fire hall Saturday starting at 4 p.m.  

The menu includes all-you-can-eat chicken, ham and beef potpie, cole slaw and homemade rolls, coffee and tea. The dinner costs $8.  Desserts will be available for an additional charge.  If the snow emergency plain is in effect, the dinner will be canceled.  

For more information, call 301-432-2130.

Heritage Festival to hold open house  

Sharpsburgh's Heritage Festival Committee will hold an open house Thursday, Jan. 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Sharpsburg Town Hall. Free refreshments will be available.

The agenda includes:

  • Hear the plans for the festival
  • Offer suggestions and comments
  • Sign up to be a vendor
  • Hear the purpose of the festival
  • Meet the committee members
The committee meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m at Sharpsburg Town Hall.  

For more information, call Meredith Poffenberger, secretary, at 301-991-0265.

Little League to hold clinic  

Dennis Hockensmith and Dave Grams will hold a Little League rules and umpire clinic each Tuesday in February, starting Tuesday, Feb. 1, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Church of Christ on Leitersburg Pike. Hockensmith and Grams will also hold a clinic March 1 for women only if there is enough interest.  

For more information, call Hockensmith at 301-416-2841 or Grams at 301-791-1687.

Gehr to conduct blood pressure screenings  

Merry Gehr will conduct blood pressure screenings Monday, Jan. 24, at the Southeastern senior site on Mount Vernon Drive in Keedysville. Lucie will conduct exercises Tuesday and Wednesday, and Jo Lumm will continue chaircaning classes Thursday.  For more information, call Martha Drennen at 301-432-5624.

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