Longmeadow Lions to meet Nov. 10

November 04, 2011|Cathy Grantham | Around Maugansville

Longmeadow Lions Club will meet Thursday, Nov. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Always Ron’s Restaurant on Burhans Boulevard.  

The program will be presented by Belinda Corbett of the Washington County Commission on Aging. For reservations, call 301-739-2815.  

The Longmeadow membership would like to thank those who supported its food stand at the recent “Wings and Wheels” event at Washington County Regional Airport. Congratulations to the Hagerstown Aviation Museum for the success of the show.

Spaghetti dinner tonight

The North Hagerstown High School Choral Boosters invites the community to a spaghetti dinner today from 5 to 8 p.m. at North High.

Tickets cost $8. Those 5 and younger will be admitted free.

The menu includes spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, breadstick and cake. Drinks include iced tea, lemonade and coffee.  

The homecoming concert will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets for the concert cost $3 for students and $5 for adults. Those ages 5 and younger will be admitted free.

Second-graders to salute veterans

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m., Maugansville Elementary School second-graders will perform a music program to honor veterans.


Music teacher Tracy Stike will conduct the concert in the school’s cafeteria/auditorium. The community is invited.

Medicine chest challenge set for Saturday, Nov. 12

On Saturday, Nov. 12, the community is invited to participate in the American Medicine Chest Challenge from 9 a.m. to noon at the Washington County Health Department at 1202 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown.

Try taking the “Five-Step Challenge,” which includes an inventory of prescription and over-the-counter medicines, locking the medicine chest, disposing of unused, unwanted, and expired medicines appropriately, taking medicine exactly as prescribed and talking to your children about the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

The health department, Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Hagerstown Police Department will coordinate the event.

For more information, contact April Rouzer at 240-313-3356, email, or go to

10th anniversary for “Reading to Make Cents”

The annual “Reading to Make Cents” contest will be held from Nov. 13 to 20.  Students and parents should be receiving bright green and white fliers about the contest, but all are invited to raise funds for Books for Babies.

The proceeds will be used to buy books that will be included in a book packet presented to each newborn at Meritus Medical Center.

For more information, call 301-791-5277.

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