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Kiwanis Rose Day set for Thursday

October 24, 2011|Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown

Kiwanis Rose Day set for Thursday

The Kiwanis Club of Hagerstown's Rose Day will be Thursday.

The event remains the club's major fundraiser.

Long-stem roses will be available by the dozen in red, yellow, pink and other colors. The roses cost $20. Orders made in advance are delivered to customers. Roses also are available at various locations on Rose Day, including Gold's Gym on Northern Avenue, Rose Hill Cemetery at the entrance on Memorial Boulevard and CMD Logistics on Governor Lane Boulevard. To order roses in advance, call 301-739-1129.

Proceeds support area youths through organizations such as the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County, Girls Inc., The Salvation Army, Children's Village, local high school Key Clubs and other groups. Funds also support annual Kiwanis Club scholarships to high school seniors.

Garden club show

Crossroads Garden Club will present "The Greens Show and Afterglow" Sunday, Nov. 13, at 2 p.m. at the Women's Club auditorium, 31 S. Prospect St. in Hagerstown.

The event costs $12.

The presenter will be Jeanne Ha of Park Florist in Takoma Park, Md. Ha has taught floral design classes and is a co-founder of the Shover School of Floral Design.

There will be refreshments and door prizes.

Tickets are available through any Crossroads Garden Club member or by calling the Women's Club at 301-739-0870.

Women's workshop

A women's business workshop titled "Social Media: Turn Your Business into a Flourishing Success" will be Monday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Hager Hall on Dual Highway in Hagerstown.

The presenter will be Jennifer Weiss, a management consultant.

The workshop is co-sponsored by the Business and Professional Women and 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 send an email to DSmith7119@aol.com.

Lions Club

Tuesday — The guest speaker will be Ken Garber of High Rock Studios.

Emma K. Doub

Friday — Spirit week storybook character dress-up day; PTA walkathon

Monday, Oct. 31 — Parent/teacher conferences, 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Birthday Ball

 The second annual Birthday Ball will be hosted locally by the Marine Corps League Saturday, Nov. 5, at AMVETS Post 10 on Frederick Street in Hagerstown.

The guest speaker will be Maj. Stewart Hickey USMC (Ret.), a 22-year veteran who recently became the national executive director of AMVETS in Washington, D.C.

 Activities will include banquet, cake cutting and awards presentation. Music will be provided by The Holders.

Tickets cost $16 per person or $30 per couple. Tickets will be available from any Marine Corps League member or at the AMVETS post home on Frederick Street.

For more information, call 301-791-3993.

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