Girls on the Run looking for coaches

January 08, 2012|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown

Girls on the Run of Washington County is looking for volunteer coaches for the spring season.    

Girls on the Run is a 10-week, after-school running program for third- through fifth-grade girls in Washington County.  

There will be an informational session Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Ruff Fitness Training Center, 13204 Fountainhead Plaza. The one-hour session will include information about the program and requirements for coaching.  

To RSVP or for more information, call 240-217-4803, send an email to or go to   

Running experience is not required.

Young at Hearts

Young at Hearts will meet Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Western Sizzlin restaurant at 17567 York Road in Halfway.

For more information, call Alice at 301-432-6493.

Fundraiser for shelter

The Humane Society of Washington County will hold a fundraiser called Dough Raiser at UNO Chicago Grill from Friday through Sunday.  

The event will begin at 10 a.m. Friday and continue through 10 p.m. Sunday.

The restaurant is at 17734 Garland Groh Boulevard in Hagerstown.

The restaurant will donate a portion of sales to the humane society.

The fundraiser includes orders in the lounge, dine in or takeout, including lunches, snacks and online orders. Customers will need to present a coupon upon receipt of their bill.

Coupons are available at the humane society at 13011 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown or by calling 301-733-2060, ext. 239.

 If customers forget their coupon, they can let their server know they are there to help the shelter and the bill will be included in the fundraiser tally.


Class of 1977 plans for reunion

The Boonsboro Class of 1977 will meet Sunday, Jan. 29, at 5 p.m. to plan for its 35th class reunion.

The meeting will be at the home of Sherry (Reeder) Bingaman on Appletown Road in Boonsboro.

The class reunion is set for Oct. 20 at Fairplay Fire Hall.

For more information, call Sherry at 240-217-0514. No RSVP is necessary.   

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