Pythian Sisters to hold bingo event

March 28, 2011|Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown

Pythian Sisters of Maryland, Potomac Temple 28, will hold a basket bingo Sunday, April 10, at Funkstown Fire Hall.

Proceeds will be used to support children with autism.

Doors will open at 11 a.m. and games will begin at 1 p.m. Lunch will be available for purchase. Admission costs $20 and includes 20 regular games and five specials. The event will include tip jars, raffles, door prizes and a dessert table.

For more information, call Jean Hanna at 301- 733-1846 or Janet Bowen at 301-582-2526.

Basket bingo

Antietam Fire Co. will host a basket bingo Sunday, April 10. Tickets cost $20 and can be reserved by contacting Annette at 301-992-6151.

There will be filled baskets, as well as raffles and tip jars. The kitchen will be open.  

The event will be held at Western Enterprise fire hall, 526 Washington Ave. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and bingo begins at 1:30.

Bingo to help band

The South High Band Boosters will hold a Vera Bradley basket bingo Sunday at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive.

Tickets, which includes the meal and 24 games of bingo, cost $25 per person. In addition, there will be three raffles and numerous door prices. Tip jars, including King Tuts, will be available. All baskets and bags will be filled. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 1:30 p.m.

For more information, call Dennis Swope at 301-790-0840. All proceeds will help to support the South High Band.

Diabetes support group meets at Potomac Towers

The diabetes support group at Potomac Towers will meet Wednesday, April 13, at 1:30 p.m. in the first-floor community room.

The program will be on proper foot care for diabetics, presented by Dr. Greg Smith of Podiatry Associates. John Lipscomb from Advanced Diabetic Solutions will be available to order diabetic shoes with custom-shoe fitting.

The support group is open to individuals who live at Potomac Towers and anyone in the community.

The group provides a forum for educating individuals with diabetes to help manage their disease and to gain support from others.

For more information, call Lisa McCoy at 240-313-3360; TTY 240-313-3391.


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