Ads sought for sports poster

February 23, 2012|Anne Weatherholt | Around Hancock

Hancock High School Athletic Director Bill Sterner has announced that the All-American Sports Posters Co. is preparing the fall issue of the school’s sports poster and schedule. 

Local businesses, clubs, churches and other organizations are invited to help by sponsoring an ad for the poster. All contributions help the Hancock Athletic Boosters with equipment and funding for the sports programs at the high school. 

For more information, call Sterner at 301-766-8191.

Bandana to perform

Mark your calendars now for a concert by Bandana on Saturday, March 10, at 7 p.m. at the Hancock Performing Arts Center in Town Hall, 126 W. High St.  Admission costs $2 to hear this local group of talented young musicians.

Essence program

The Hancock High School counseling center is in full swing with applications for scholarships and other programs to help college and career bound students. 

The Hagerstown Community College Essence program information night is Thursday, March 8. The program allows students to take classes at HCC while still in high school. Students must register by March 5. Check the bulletin board outside the counseling center for many helpful programs.

Lenten series

“God So Loved the World” is the theme of the 2012 Lenten Wednesday Preaching Series, which begins at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church on Wednesday.

Guest preachers address a particular Biblical text during the yearly series, popular around Hancock for many years. 

This year’s first guest is the Rev. Steven McCarty, formerly of St. Thomas’ and now vicar at St. Andrew’s Church, Clear Spring.  He will speak during the 7:30 p.m. service of evening prayer, conducted by the Rev. Allan Weatherholt. 

St. Thomas’ choir will sing under the direction of Minister of Music J. Gwynne Cavey.  A potluck supper precedes at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.

The church is at Church and High streets in Hancock. 

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