Lions Club donates $250 to American Red Cross

May 02, 2011|Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown

At its April 27 meeting, the Funkstown Lions Club presented a $250 donation to the American Red Cross.

Funkstown Lions Club President Harry Saufley made the check presentation to Mike Mowen of the American Red Cross.  

Town cleaning

Funkstown will hold a town clean-up Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. A Dumpster will be at Funkstown Park and is for the use of town residents only. Proper proof of residency is required.

Items that are acceptable for disposal include refrigerators and freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers and humidifiers. These items must have a technician’s certification of freon removal. Other items that are acceptable for disposal are washers and dryers, dishwashers, stoves, televisions, mattresses, small household furniture and cabinets.

Items not acceptable for disposal include construction and building materials, yard and household trash, concrete, oil, gas items, hazardous waste and explosives. For a complete list, refer to the town newsletter.

Hydrant flushing

Funkstown has scheduled fire hydrant flushing Wednesday and Thursday. Water customers are cautioned to continually check for discoloration, which may occur during  flushing.

Street cleaning

More spring cleaning will take place Tuesday, May 24, and Wednesday, May 25, as the streets will be cleaned.
Signs advising about parking will be posted so please note and follow the directions.

Yard waste pick-up will be on Tuesdays now through November.

Put your yard waste curbside no earlier than 4 p.m. the evening before the pick-up.

Wagon train in town

The National Pike Wagon Train will pass through Funkstown Saturday, May 21, and stay for an overnight encampment before departing the next morning.

The public is invited.

The wagon train is expected to arrive around 5:30 p.m. that Saturday.

Vera Bradley basket bingo

A Vera Bradley basket bingo will be held Sunday, May 15, at the Elks Lodge at 11063 Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown.

The event will benefit Hagerstown Day Nursery, a nonprofit child-development program serving those ages 2 to 5.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m., a meal will be served at 12:15 p.m. and bingo will start at 1 p.m.

Tickets cost $25 for 25 games. The meal is included in the ticket price. Tickets will cost $30 at the door.

For tickets, call 301-739-5339 or 301-223-6376.

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