West End Senior Citizens Club news

July 06, 2011|Jess West | Around West Hagerstown
  • Members and officers of Tri-State Ravens Nest 12 gathered at Tonys Restaurant on Pennsylvania Avenue in Hagerstown for their monthly meeting. The group meets the second Thursday of the month. For more information, call Mike Vaughn at 717-597-9740.
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The West End Senior Citizens Club will meet Thursday, July 14, at 11:30 a.m. at Western Sizzlin’ restaurant on York Road in Halfway.

The Senior Citizens Club is open to all seniors living in Hagerstown’s West End.

For more information, call Dan Litton at 301-797-4852.

Literary Arts Summit planned for July 20
Barbara Ingram School for the Arts and the Washington County Arts Council are coordinating the Washington County Literary Arts Summit on Wednesday, July 20, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The event will be at Barbara Ingram School for the Arts in downtown Hagerstown.

A group of authors and others from the arts community will discuss the growth of  literary arts in central Maryland.  Attendees will be able to speak with the participants about their work in the arts and the organizations they represent.

A number of authors will read from their works.

Participants include:
° Peter Stitt — Gettysburg Review founding editor, critic and essayist

° Hope Maxwell-Snyder — Sotto Voce Poetry Festival chair, novelist, poet

° Elly Williams — Faculty member at Johns Hopkins University and Hood College, novelist

° Mary Anne Burke — Washington County Arts Council executive director


° Elizabeth Cromwell — Frederick Reads Committee chair

° Amy Hunt — Washington County Museum of Fine Arts educator

° Jeff Ridgeway — Washington County Free Library head of children’s department

° Scot Slaby — Barbara Ingram School for the Arts lead literary arts teacher, poet

The evening will conclude with a book-signing session and light refreshments.

The summit is free, but to reserve a place, contact Robin Mulligan at 301-766-2923 or email

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