Mummers Parade tickets available

October 24, 2011|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown

Mummers Parade tickets available

John Wesley United Methodist Church, at 129 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, is selling seats in front of the church for Saturday's annual Alsatia Mummers Parade. Tickets cost $5 and all proceeds will benefit the music department. A concession stand and restroom will be available.

For more information, call the church office at 301-733-0391.

Trunk or treat

Paramount Brethren in Christ Church will hold its trunk-or-treat event Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The event provides a save, fun alternative to trick-or-treating. Everyone is welcome.

Diabetes support group

The Diabetes Support Group at Walnut Towers will meet Wednesday,  Nov. 9, at 1:30 p.m. in the eighth-floor community room.   

The program will be "How to Keep your Feet if you have Diabetes," presented by Daniel D. Michaels from the Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Institute.  

The support group is open to individuals who live at Walnut Towers and anyone in the community. It provides a forum for educating individuals with diabetes to help manage their disease and to gain support from others.  

For more information, contact Lisa McCoy at 240-313-3360; TTY 240-313-3391.

Haven trunk-or-treat event

Haven Lutheran Church will hold a trunk or treat for the children of the church and the neighborhood.

It will be Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot of the church.

Many members are prepared with Halloween treats that can be collected that night.

Everyone is invited to come and enjoy this trick-or-treat opportunity. The church is at 1035 Haven Road in Hagerstown.

For more information, call Pam O'Connor at 301-791-2154.

TOPS 0077

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0077 had a total weight loss for the week of 15 1/2 pounds.

There were 17 KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) members in attendance.

The best TOPS losers for the week were Valerie Eccard and Inga. The best KOPS losers were Linda Seibert, Rose Shockey and Audrey Smith.

The ha-ha prize was won by Mildred Hluchy. The no-no snack for the week is french fries.

Patsy Price presented a program from the "Body Image Series."

An open house was held after the meeting to welcome guests and new members.

The chapter meets Mondays at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Weigh-in is from 7 to 9:15 a.m. and the group meets from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

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

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 Karen and Ernie led the way with losses of 6.6 and 6.4 pounds, respectively. Barinda won the ha-ha prize.

The chapter welcomed Henry, a visitor, and Janet, a new member. Marie H. became the newest KOPS member.

Judy G. and Yvonne talked about their experiences at the recent TOPS retreat in Sharpsburg. Margie Clark will be the speaker at Wednesday's meeting.

The chapter meets Wednesdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown. Weigh-in is 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.

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