Maugansville Elementary School will host Henry’s Hustle, a one-mile run/walk, on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There is no registration fee for the run/walk, but donations will be accepted.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which raises funds for and awareness of childhood cancer.
Henry’s Hustle is named in honor of Henry Scheck, a Maugansville resident who lost his life to cancer in 2009, the same year he would have started kindergarten at the elementary school.
This year’s Henry’s Hustle also will honor Maugansville Elementary School physical education teacher Tracy McKinsey, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at the beginning of the school year.
McKinsey has been an active member of the Maugansville community, coaching minor-league baseball, volleyball and basketball. She recently received a bone-marrow transplant.
LuHowl fundraiser to benefit Humane Society
LuHowl, the Humane Society of Washington County’s annual Hawaiian-themed fundraiser, will be held Saturday, June 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the home of Don and Jone Bowman in Williamsport.
Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the humane society’s spay and neuter programs for dogs.
Tickets can be purchased at the Humane Society of Washington County at 13011 Maugansville Road or at www.hswcmd.org.
Back Creek Valley Boys to play Sunday at church
The Back Creek Valley Boys, a bluegrass gospel singing group, will hold a concert Sunday at 2 p.m. at Mount Zion Church at 14336 Greencastle Pike (Md. 63) in Cearfoss.
A goodwill offering will be collected for the group during a short intermission. If anyone would like to make a contribution for cemetery maintenance, a basket will be placed at the front of the church.
Refreshments will be served.
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