Presentation planned at new business in town

September 01, 2011|Anne Weatherholt | Around Hancock

If you are reading this before 1 p.m. today, visit the Stanley E. Fulton Industrial Complex (former Fleetwood Trailer facility).

Evolve Composites is giving a presentation, which is open to the public, showing how it plans to use the space to provide a product and create jobs in Hancock. The industrial complex is at the end of South Street, off West Main Street.

Dance night set for Friday

Friday night is dance night in Hancock with continuing ballroom, country dance and swing classes from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the community center. Classes are offered for a small fee. Participants are asked not to wear sports shoes or shoes with rubber soles.  

Breakfast in the park

On Saturday, it will be the Lions’ turn to serve breakfast in the park from breakfast 7 to 10 a.m. All proceeds will help the Lions with their community outreach.

Camp Joy

Each summer, Camp Joy brings youths and adults to the Hancock area to fix up homes of elderly, low income and disabled persons.

To help raise funds for the ministry, consider taking part in the 15th annual Camp Joy Golf Tournament to be held Thursday, Sept. 8, at Down River Golf Course in Everett, Pa. The cost is $50 per player or $200 per team. To register, call Dan Kerns at 301-678-6285.

Run planned

On Saturday, Sept. 10, Habitat For Humanity will sponsor the Western Maryland Half-Marathon and 5K race along the Western Maryland Rail Trail. Same-day registration and packet pickup is 6:30 to 7:45 a.m. at Joseph Hancock Park. The race begins at 8 a.m. For more information, go to    

9/11 tribute

Sunday, Sept. 11, marks the 10th anniversary of the tragedies of that fateful day in 2001.  

The Greater Hancock Church Council will sponsor a service of commemoration of 9/11 on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, Church and High streets in Hancock.  

Clergy of area churches will participate, along with police, fire and rescue personnel. Hancock Mayor Daniel Murphy and the Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt, rector of St. Thomas’, will speak, and Gwynne Cavey will lead the St. Thomas’ choir and assembled congregation in patriotic music and hymns.  

Prayers for the nation and remembrances of the 9/11 victims will be included.  

A reception will follow in St. Thomas’ Parish Hall. The public is invited to attend.

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