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Taking the plunge

February 06, 2012|Cheryl Weaver | Around Clear Spring

Clear Spring High School, with Principal James Aleshire leading the pack, recently took the plunge at Sandy Point State Park near Annapolis. 

As a team, the students raised more than $2,000 for Special Olympics.

The group is looking forward to taking the challenge again next year.

Spaghetti supper

A spaghetti supper to benefit Clear Spring High School athletics will be Saturday, Feb. 18, from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 30 S. Martin St.

The menu includes spaghetti, roll, green beans, Jell-O, cake, and hot and cold drinks. 

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

Free movie night

Hilltop Christian Fellowship, at 12624 Trinity Church Drive, will offer a free movie night Friday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. “Courageous” is a family movie. Doors open at 6 p.m. for snacks before the movie. A children’s movie also will be shown. 

Pancake breakfast

Wilson Ruritan Club will hold a country butchering and pancake breakfast on Saturday. 

The breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m. at the club, just west of Huyetts Crossroads on U.S. 40. 

The menu includes all-you-can-eat pancakes with one serving of puddin’, or sausage patty or sausage gravy, coffee and orange juice.

Tickets cost $4.50.
 
To place an advance order, call 301-582-3776.

Happy birthday

Happy birthday wishes go out to Sydney Arena. Sydney will turn 3 on Feb. 11. Have a great day!

Did you know?

Did you know that people traveling the Old National Pike stayed at numerous overnight stops along the road?
 
These stops held many different names, such as tavern, inn, hotel, hostelry and stage stop. 

The overnight stops sold food and drinks, and the horses were fed. 

The travelers got “sleeping space” until all the beds were filled to capacity, at which time they got “floor space.”

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