Auction planned Saturday at Ringgold church

March 07, 2012|Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood
  • Evelyn Lewis, a lifelong resident of Smithsburg, celebrated her 95th birthday Feb. 10.
Submitted photo

Ringgold Church of Christ on Barkdoll Road in Hagerstown will hold its fifth annual auction this week to benefit local and international missions.   

The auction will be Saturday, with the cafe open at 4 p.m. for light refreshments.

A silent auction begins at 5 p.m., with the live auction (for items with at least a $50 value) at 7 p.m. Area business items, as well as vacation getaways, will be auctioned.

AARP meeting set

AARP Chapter 623 of Washington County will meet Tuesday, March 13, at 1 p.m. in the auditorium of Western Maryland Hospital Center on Pennsylvania Avenue in Hagerstown. 

Master Gardeners Marie Bikle and Vickie Devore will present a program about World War II victory gardens. There will be a PowerPoint presentation, and memorabilia of the era will be displayed. Members are reminded to bring items for the Community Free Clinic.

Senior site

Smithsburg senior site calendar: 

Today — “Blood Thinner/Anti-Coagulant Medications” with Ita Kavanagh, 10 a.m. 

Friday — “Easy Ways to Add Fiber to Our Diets” and word search, 10 a.m. 

Monday, March 12 — “Seniors Feeding the Body, Mind and Soul” and word search, 10 a.m.

TOPS 0462

Sallie was the thinner winner for the week with 1.5-pound loss for Smithsburg TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0462. Susan got back on track with 2.5-pound loss. All of the chapter members weighed in with either a loss or stayed the same. The chapter had a no-gain week.

The chapter held election for new officers. John was elected leader, Dale was elected co-leader, Mary was elected secretary and Sallie was elected treasurer. Mack was appointed as weight recorder, and Susan was appointed assistant weight recorder.

The chapter meets Thursdays at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 51 S. Main St. in Smithsburg. Weigh-in starts at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting is from 6 to 7 p.m.

For more information, call John at 717-749-3023, or go to

The Herald-Mail Articles