Fundraiser planned

November 15, 2011|Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport

Chick-fil-A and Providing Relief for Autistic Youth will hold an autism awareness fundraiser Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the restaurant at 1680 Wesel Blvd. in Hagerstown.
The restaurant will donate a portion of the check to support autism awareness.  
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Ruritan breakfast
Downsville Ruritan will hold a pancake breakfast Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. at the old Downsville school.
The menu includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, one serving sausage (extra links cost 50 cents), scrambled eggs, sausage gravy, puddin’, juice, milk and coffee. The meal costs $5.50. Those 5 and younger eat free. Proceeds benefit children’s Christmas needs and projects.

Thanksgiving dinner
A community dinner will be held Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at Williamsport Moose Lodge 2462, 119 N. Conococheague St.
The menu includes a turkey dinner with all the trimmings, including homemade desserts.
The meal is free and open to the public. A donation box will be available to benefit families at Christmas.

Readers club fundraiser
The Williamsport High School Readers Club will hold an in-store book fair Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Books-A-Million store at Valley Mall.
A portion of eligible purchases made during the book fair will be donated to the club. Funds raised will be used by the club to purchase books for the library, support field trips and fund reading-incentive prizes.

Christmas bazaar
“Christmas in Marlowe” is the theme for the bazaar to be held Friday and Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Marlowe Ruritan Building, Broadlane, in Marlowe, W.Va.
The event features slightly used Christmas treasures. Food prepared by the Ruritan will be available.

College aid seminar
A student-athlete and college recruiting seminar will be held Monday, Nov. 21, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Williamsport High School auditorium.
This meeting, titled “Guiding the College Bound Athlete,” is for parents and athletes, grades 8 through 12.
For more information, contact Randy Longnecker at WHS.

Ensemble to perform
The Antietam Women’s Ensemble will appear Saturday, beginning at 8 p.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 35 W. Potomac St.
The ensemble will open its seventh season with the concert.
The performance will include choral settings of the Mass text by contemporary and classical composers, as well as music for organ solo.
The ensemble is directed by Geogiann Toole. A free will offering will be taken (a $10 donation is suggested), and proceeds will go to area food banks.

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