Life Teen program holds spaghetti dinner

March 14, 2011|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown

The Life Teen program at St. Ann Catholic Church will hold its annual all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner Saturday, March 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the parish center.

Tickets cost $7 for adults, $4 for those ages 3 to 12 and are free for those younger than 3. Carryout will be available.

The menu includes plain or meat sauces, salad, Italian bread and beverages. Desserts will be available by donation.

Proceeds will go to help the high school youths attend conferences, work camps and mission trips this summer.

For tickets, call 301-733-0410, ext. 21, or e-mail

St. Ann's parish center is at 1525 Oak Hill Ave. (behind St. Maria Goretti High School).

TOPS 0446

The TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0446 weekly winners were Cynthia and Teena, who tied as thinner winners with 3.8-pound losses. Elise won the Ha-Ha prize. Mary announced year-end results. The chapter's annual net loss was 221.75 pounds. Chapter division winners were Jackie, division 7; Zissel, division 5; Marie (second place) and Joyce C. (first place), division 4; and Cynthia (second place) and Jennifer (first place) in division 3.

Cynthia conducted the monthly awards presentation. The thinner winner was Jackie with at least a 10-pound loss. The runner-up was C.K. with at least a 10-pound loss in February, no gains for the month and contest organizer. Darlene and Joyce C. had no gains for February. The shining star was Betty Jo. Zissel received her gold KOPS sash and a KOPS pledge plaque. Joyce C., a new KOPS, received her KOPS pledge plaque. Twelve members received perfect attendance recognition and 11 got holiday awards. The net loss for February was 34.6 pounds.

Meetings are Wednesdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road in Hagerstown. Weigh-in is from 8:45 to 9:20 a.m.

For more information, call Mary or Tom at 301-797-2547, or Judy at 301-739-9279.   

 St. Mary Catholic School

Second-graders from St. Mary Catholic School will visit Children's Village on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Chorus seeks singers

The Mason-Dixon Barbershop Chorus is looking for men who like to sing. The chorus  promotes four-part a cappella barbershop-style harmony. The group meets Mondays at 7:30 p.m. at Haven Lutheran Church.

For more information, call 301-739-7338.

TOPS 0077

TOPS Chapter 0077 elected the following officers for the coming year:

Leader, Patsy Price; co-leader, Patsy Martin; secretary, Cindy Ryder; and treasurer, Judy Purdham.

The best losers for the week were Joanne Little and Inga Yungwirth for TOPS, and Audrey Smith and Joan Gilbert for KOPS. Joanne Little won the Get-R-Done prize. The no-no snack for this week is ice cream.

The group meets Mondays at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave. in Hagerstown, Weigh-in is from 7 to 9:15 a.m. and the meeting is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

For more information, call Donna at 240-239-0486 or Patsy at 301-582-2292.

Senior center

The senior center is putting together a group to learn knitting and crocheting.

The group will meet  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Lunch will be served from noon to 12:30 p.m. Lunch costs $3.

The senior center is at 626 Washington Ave. in Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-671-2368.

TOPS 308

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 308 had a good weigh-in at its March 4 meeting.

With three TOPS members and three KOPS members, there was a loss of three pounds.

The best TOPS loser was Judy and the best KOPS loser was Marie.

New officers elected are: Thelma, leader; Virginia, co-leader; Judy, secretary; Marie, treasurer; Tammy, weight recorder; and Pat, assistant weight recorder.

The group meets Fridays at Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:45 p.m. and the meeting is from 6 to 7 p.m.

For more information, call June at 301-582-4821, Virginia at 301-733-1296 or Marie at 301-824-3245.

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