Local Clique Club offers scholarships
To assist graduating high school students in the Washington County area and help defray some of the cost of college, the Clique Club is hosting a scholarship fund fundraiser.
There are several ways community residents can help. The first is by making a donation at the Columbia Bank on Virginia Avenue. The second way is by purchasing raffle tickets for a chance to win dinner for two at the Airport Inn, a round of golf for two at Black Rock Golf Course or a chance to win a trip for two to Cancun.
To purchase raffle tickets, call Tanya at 240-409-8888.
Second Christian Church, at 65 W. North Ave. in Hagerstown, continues its Friday night meals today. The menu includes fried chicken wings or fried fish with home fried potatoes, french fries, soda or water. The meal costs $5.
For more information, call Agnes at 301-797-0407.
Men of Ebenezer offer food at parade
The Men of Ebenezer AME will sell food and drinks at Saturday's annual Alsatia Mummers Parade.
The menu includes hot dogs, chicken wings, french fries, hot cocoa, coffee and sodas.
Their booth will be at the corner of North Potomac and Bethel streets.
Medicine chest challenge
The Washington County Health Department, the Washington County Sheriff's Office and the Hagerstown Police Department will be coordinating the American Medicine Chest Challenge Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Washington County Health Department, 1302 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown.
This program will challenge Washington County residents to take the five-step American Medicine Chest Challenge:
- Take inventory of your prescription and over-the-counter medicine.
- Lock your medicine chest.
- Dispose of your unused, unwanted and expired medicine in your home or at a disposal site.
- Take your medicines exactly as prescribed.
- Talk to your children about the dangers of prescription drug abuse.
Hagerstown Day Nursery will hold a fundraiser Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Otterbein United Methodist Church, on the corner of Franklin and Locust streets in Hagerstown.
The nursery will hold the fundraiser with Schwan's Food in the church's parking lot. A portion of the sales that day will go to the nursery.
Hagerstown Day Nursery is a nonprofit, child- development program serving those ages 2 to 5.
For more information, call 301-739-3749.
Food Lion program
The Humane Society of Washington County is participating in the new Food Lion Community Rewards program in an effort to raise additional funds.
The shelter encourages Food Lion shoppers to help by signing up for the program naming the humane society as the organization to receive the benefits, to shop at Food Lion and purchase Food Lion Private Brand products.
Supporters are asked to go to the Food Lion MVP site at www.foodlion.com and click on MVP Rewards to link their Food Lion MVP Cards to the humane society, organization code 252476. All eligible purchases from that point on will help the shelter earn a share of $1 million.
Food Lion's donation will be based on what is purchased.
The humane society is at 13011 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-733-2060 or go to www.hswcmd.org.
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