Spaghetti supper planned

January 30, 2012|Cheryl Weaver | Around Clear Spring

A spaghetti supper to benefit Clear Spring High School athletics will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 30 S. Martin St.

The dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. The menu consists of spaghetti, roll, green beans, Jell-O, cake, hot and cold drinks. 

Tickets cost $6 for adults and $4.50 for students. 

FFA Alumni sought

Clear Spring High School is looking for new members for its FFA Alumni. 

To set the record straight, you don’t have to have been an FFA member to have had a child in FFA, or to have attended Clear Spring High School. 

Formerly known as Future Farmers of America, an American youth organization, it is now officially known as the National FFA Organization, but often referred to by its former abbreviation, FFA.

To be a member, you need an interest, energy and community spirit. 

The organization promotes ideals, concepts and careers. It supports youth leadership, knowledge and commitment. It supports public speaking, agricultural business, plant, meat, animal, and land judging, protection of the environment, the Envirothon, parliamentary procedure, farm business management in competitions, food science and ag issues. 

Some of the careers that are explored and available include: forestry, soil and water conservation, veterinary medicine, farm management, nursery business, turf management, food science, genetic plant research, horticulture, floriculture and wildlife management. 

Several scholarships are available in some ag areas.

The next meeting will be Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 6 p.m. in the CSHS Ag Building. 

For more information, call 301-766-8086 and ask for Mrs. Shank or Mrs. Lowery.  

Super Sunday

Blair’s Valley Church of God will host a Super Celebration Sunday on Sunday for its 10:30 a.m. service hour.

The church is “Looking Back” at the last 10 years and “Pressing Forward with Christ” in the next 10 years.

It is also celebrating the beginning of the 10th year with Pastor Bob and Joy Stone at the church.

The event will include music by the Mellott Sisters; Dan Fleming on the saxophone; and a special choir composed of everyone who sang in the choir in the last 10 years. 

A big day is planned with a carry-in dinner following the service at 12:30 p.m. at the Clopper’s Grove Fellowship Hall. 

From now until Sunday, the church is collecting nonperishable food items, which will  be given to the Clear Spring Food Bank. For each item brought in, a ticket will be awarded for a drawing of a gift item before the supper. The community is invited.

Did you know?

Did you know that the first meeting to organize a volunteer company was held on Jan. 3, 1935?
The first fire hall was rented in 1935 and then bought in 1938. It was used until 1948, and then it was sold to the town of Clear Spring. It was where Town Hall now stands.

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