Program on social media for business planned

October 17, 2011|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown

A program on “Social Media: Turn Your Business into a Flourishing Success,” is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Hager Hall Crystal Ballroom, 901 Dual Highway.

Jennifer Weiss, a management consultant, will present the program, which centers on the importance of social media for small businesses.

The program is co-sponsored by the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Hagerstown and the Small Business Development Center.

The cost is $20 for dinner and the program or $15 for the program only. To register, call Donna Smith at 301-797-8761 or email

Shiloh church schedules family-style supper

Shiloh United Methodist Church, Hagerstown, will hold a ham and turkey family-style supper Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m. “Country cookin’” and homemade pies will be featured.

The cost is $9.50 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. All carryouts cost $10.50. Proceeds will benefit the Shiloh building fund.

The church is at 19371 Shiloh Church Road off Old Forge Road near the YMCA.

For information or carryouts, call 301-797-4083.


Losses for the week were 23 pounds. Charles House, Mary Jo Cunningham and Peggy Robinson were the best TOPS losers. The best KOPS losers were the two Louises, Cline and Kline.

Cindy Ryder won the Ha! Ha! The no-no snack was chips.

Mildred Hluchy presented the program on sodium and fat. Sodium should be limited to 2,400 mg daily. Although fat should be limited, your body needs it to function properly.

Lynn Bippie and Linda Siebert announced the winners of the September monthly award contests: Inga Y. and Charles House for TOPS, Louise Cline and Louise Kline for KOPS.

In September, 76 members weighed in, and 40 of those had perfect attendance. Honored KOPS were Mary Jo Kemper, Dina Norris and Joan Budney. Shining stars were Dorothy Smith and Barb Trumpower. Best losers for the month were Patsy Price and Inga Y. Inga and Shirley Knode had perfect attendance and no gains.

The group meets Mondays at First Christian Church 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. For information, contact Patsy P. at 301-582-2292 or Patsy M. at 301-842-3615.

TOPS Md. 0446

TOPS Chapter Md. 0446 held its monthly awards presentation Oct. 12. The net loss for September was 35.4 pounds. Karen was the month’s Thinner Winner, with Thelma the runner-up. Shining star was Judy G. Many other members received awards.

The Thinner Winner for the week was Carolyn, with a loss of more than 11 pounds. On Wednesday, Judy G. and Yvonne will share information from the TOPS retreat they attended.

Meetings are held Wednesdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown. Weigh-in is held from 8:45 to 9:20 a.m. For information, call Mary or Tom at 301-797-2547, or Judy at 301-739-9279.

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