Moller organ dedication Sunday

November 08, 2011|Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown

The community is invited to a recital and rededication of the Moller organ Sunday at 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Funkstown.

The recital will feature local musicians in organ, instrumental and vocal music.

The original Moller organ was installed in the church in 1911. After the church was torn down, the organ was reinstalled in the new church in 1981. The organ was refurbished this past year. There will be light refreshments following the recital and a free will offering will be taken.  

Veterans eat free

Friday is Veterans Day and Texas Roadhouse is doing its part to honor those who serve and have served in the past.  

On Friday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., area veterans are invited to enjoy a free lunch at the Dual Highway restaurant.

Proof of military service is required.

The free meal is for current and past military; family members will have to pay for their meals.  

Medicine chest challenge

On Saturday, 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

‘Reading to Make Cents’ program to get under way

The annual “Reading to Make Cents” contest will be held 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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