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Ravens Nest 12 donates to Children In Need

July 10, 2011|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown

Children In Need Inc. was the latest recipient of a Tri-State Ravens Nest 12 charitable donation.

Mike Vaughn and Mike Mills, on behalf of the Ravens Nest, presented a check for $250 to Ann Martin, director.

Children In Need provides assistance to Washington County schoolchildren with school supplies and clothing. The Ravens Nest also has an ongoing drive to collect gently used children’s clothing for Children In Need.

For more information, call Vaughn at 717-597-9740.

TOPS 0077

Losses totaled 26.5 pounds at the most recent TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0077 meeting.

The best TOPS loser was Chuck H. with five pounds and the Best KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) losers were Maida L., Kathy F. and Dottie Z.

Bonnie H. gave a demonstration on triangle folding of the American flag and explained the symbolism of each fold.

Area Captain Paralee M. will visit the chapter and present the program at the next meeting.

The chapter meets Mondays at 9:30 a.m. at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave. Weigh-in is at 7:15 a.m.

For more information, call Patsy M. at 301-842-3615 or Patsy P. at 301-582-2292.   

NHHS Class of 1966

The North Hagerstown High School Class of 1966 will hold its 45th reunion on Oct. 1 at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown.

If you haven’t received a Save the Date postcard, call John Hose at 717-597-5528 or Debbie (Snyder) Stimmel at 301-824-7072.  

TOPS 0446

Chapter members participated in a general discussion generated by a series of questions and quotes distributed by Mary.

Joann Ph. was the thinner winner with a loss of 3.6 pounds. Jean C., who lost 2.8 pounds, was runner-up. At the next meeting, Cynthia will conduct the monthly awards presentation.

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

Food drive under way

Allegany Dental Care will conduct a food drive starting today and running through Monday, Aug. 1.
 
Items will be given to Food Resources Inc. to help restock the food pantry’s shelves.  

Allegany Dental will accept donations of nonperishable food items at its three locations.

The locations are:

  • 19418 Leitersburg Pike (across from the new post office and Lyles Center)
  • 22109 Jefferson Blvd. (near the Food Lion in Smithsburg)
  • 17719 Virginia Ave. (near the intersection of Virginia Avenue and Halfway Boulevard)

The offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, call 301-797-638 or email cbushey@alleganydental care.com.

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