History of Sharpsburg fire company on agenda

November 14, 2011|Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown

Current and former firefighters of the Sharpsburg Historical Society will present the story of Company No.1 of Sharpsburg on Monday, Nov.  21, at 7 p.m. at Town Hall on Main Street in Sharpsburg.

All are invited to hear about the Dec. 23, 1942, fire that led to the organization of the town's fire company which has served the town and surrounding communities for 68 years. Historical items and objects will be on display. Audience members are invited to share stories and memories of the volunteer fire department.

The meeting is free and open to all.

 For more information, call 301-992-9767

Financial aid seminar planned

A free seminar titled "Guiding the College Bound Athlete" will be held Monday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Williamsport High School's auditorium.

All parents and student athletes in grades eight to 12 are invited to attend. The event will teach parents and athletes how to find the right college and where to look for financial aid/scholarships.

This information is valuable to any young athlete who would like to participate in athletics beyond high school.

Discovery Station

Mary Licht and Pat Beard will present "Be A Chemistry Detective" Saturday at Discovery Station from 1 to 3 p.m.

South High Boosters to meet

The South Hagerstown High School Athletic Boosters will meet today at 7 p.m. in the Media Center.

The group will discuss planning for the winter sport season.

Rabies clinic planned Saturday

The Humane Society of Washington County will hold a rabies, microchip and dog license clinic Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clear Spring Special Events Building at 12323 Big Spring Road.  

All dogs must be leashed or in carriers; all cats and ferrets must be in carriers, and animals must be at least 4 months old to be vaccinated.

Participants must bring a previous rabies certificate to receive a three-year vaccination and certificate.

The rabies vaccinations cost $7 per animal. Microchips cost $15 per animal.

The following county dog licenses are available: one-year license, $5; two-year license, $9; three-year license, $13; and lifetime license, $25 (lifetime license is only available if the dog has received its second three-year rabies vaccine).

As of Jan. 1, 2011, the county dog licenses will run concurrent with the expiration of the rabies certificates.

The humane society is at 13011 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown. Call 301-733-2060 or go to for information on animal-related issues, directions to the shelter and information about programs and services.

Lions Club

Tuesday — Monthly business  and administrative meeting

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