9/11 tribute at City Park

September 01, 2011|Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, an event honoring those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks will be held at Hagerstown City Park.

“Remembrance in the Park” marks the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

The event will be held at the Washington County Emergency Services Gardens at City Park, starting at 7 p.m.

The event will include the dedication of a steel beam from the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. Members of the city of Hagerstown, Washington County Citizen Corps, Washington County government, elected officials and other representatives from local law enforcement, fire, emergency and active military will take part in the tribute.  

SHHS alumni to meet

South Hagerstown High School’s Alumni Association will meet Thursday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. in the school’s media center.

Items to be discussed include the yard sale, which will be held on the school grounds Saturday, Sept. 17, and tailgating at homecoming Friday, Sept. 30.  

For more information, call Association President Sherry Itnyre at 240-675-3388 or go to

Basket bingo to be held Oct. 9

Baskets, Bags and Bucks Bingo is planned Sunday, Oct. 9, at Western Enterprise Fire Hall, 526 Washington Ave. in Hagerstown.

Tickets in advance cost $20 or $25 at the door. You must be 18 to play.

Prizes are as follows: seven baskets, seven bags and 14 cash prizes, along with raffles, tip jars, king tuts and 50/50.

Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 2 p.m. Food  will be available to purchase.

For more information or tickets, call Kim Wesmiller at 301-432-6933.

Autumn craft show  

The annual autumn craft show will be held at Valley Mall from Sept. 21 to 25. Several local area craft show vendors will be set up throughout the mall.

Happy birthday

My very dear friend of many years, Emily Cole, celebrated her special day this past Wednesday. Happy belated birthday, Em. Hope all of your birthday wishes come true.

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