North Hagerstown High Class of 1969 plans party

March 28, 2011|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown

The North Hagerstown High School Class of 1969 is planning a get-together Saturday, April 30, starting at 6 p.m. at The Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84, 16129 Lappans Road in Williamsport.

It will be a casual affair with casual dress, finger food, cake, a cash bar and plenty of room to dance to old 45 records (bring your favorite ones), as well as room to mix and mingle and reminisce about high school days.

The cost for the evening will be $13 per person or $25 per couple.

Nancy Kercheval is donating a quilt to be raffled.  

The postcards have been mailed. Make checks payable to NHHS-Class of 1969 and mail to Donna Hornbecker, 10723 Greenwich Drive, Williamsport, MD 21795.  

For more information, call 301-223-1364 or email   

TOPS 0446

A loss of 3.2 pounds earned C.K. the thinner winner honors for the week for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0446. Runner-up was Sue, who lost 2.4 pounds. Jackie won the ha-ha prize.

Guest speaker Dr. Michael Barvinchack explained the use of the exercise (stability) ball while demonstrating some of the exercises.  

Meetings are held on Wednesdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, 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.  

Morris Frock Auxiliary unit plans milestone celebration

Morris Frock Unit 42, American Legion Auxiliay, chartered April 9, 1926, will celebrate its 85th birthday Tuesday, April 5. Doors open at 6 p.m. Reservations must be made by Thursday to Betty DeLauter at 301-733-0121. Tickets cost $8.

The national organization is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year.

Students from Potomac Heights Elementary, Salem Avenue Elementary and St. Mary Catholic School will be honored for participation in the essay contest titled “How Can I Encourage My Friends to Show Pride in Being an American?”

The event is open to the public. Proceeds go to the youth in the area.

Art exhibit

A solo art exhibit titled “Water, Earth and Sky” by artist Linda L. Pedersen will be held at the Mansion House Art Gallery, 501 Highland Way, Hagerstown, from April 29 to May 29.

An opening reception to meet the artist will be held Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the gallery.

TOPS 0077

TOPS Chapter 0077 held its regular weekly meeting March 21.

Among the chapter members who weighed in, weight losses totaled 18 1/4 pounds. The best TOPS losers were Chuck House with 3 pounds and Pat Hicks with 2 1/2 pounds. The best KOPS losers were Jean Bekter with a 2-pound loss and Dorothy Smith with 1 3/4 pounds lost.

The get-r-done prize was won by House. The ha-ha prize was won by Louise Kline. The no-no snack for the week is doughnuts.  

The activity for the meeting was a nutrition-related program called “Invite Wellness!”  The program’s focus was on hypertension-high blood pressure, factors that can cause it and how healthy nutrition can help reverse the condition.   

The chapter meets Mondays at 9:30 a.m. at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave. in Hagerstown.

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

Women’s Club

The Women’s Club will hold a benefit card party and luncheon Wednesday, April 20, at  noon at the club at 31 S. Prospect St.  in Hagerstown.  

Proceeds will benefit the Community Free Clinic.  Those who do not play cards or games are cordially invited to come for lunch. Tickets cost $12.  

For reservations, call 301-223-9151.

Elizabethtown East

The next meeting of Elizabethtown East Neighborhoods 1st will be Tuesday, April 5, at 7 p.m. at The Gourmet Goat , 41 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown.  Light refreshments will be provided.

For those who cannot make the evening meeting. the group we will be at the restaurant at 10 a.m. on the same day for coffee.

Saint Mary School            

Saint Mary Catholic School will hold an open house Tuesday from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Teachers and staff will be present to answer questions. Light refreshments  will be served.   

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