College and career night set for Thursday

March 13, 2012|Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport

College and career night set for Thursday

Washington County Public Schools will host its first districtwide college and career planning night Thursday at South Hagerstown High School, beginning at 6 p.m.

The event will include information sessions on college planning, career cluster conversations with community members, computer exploration of college and career resources, and a panel discussion with parents of college students.

Williamsport High School Counselor Krista Downs will present a session and former WHS staff member and parent Sandy Hammond will participate in a panel discussion.


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Downsville Ruritan plans pancake breakfast

Downsville Ruritan Club will host its last pancake breakfast of the season Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. at Downsville School.

The menu includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, two sausage patties (additional sausage available for 50 cents), scrambled eggs, sausage gravy, puddin’, milk, juice and coffee.

Tickets cost $5.50 per person. Those 5 and younger eat free. All proceeds fund local community projects.

Spaghetti dinner planned Saturday at Calvary Temple

Calvary Temple, 147 S. Conococheague St., will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m.

The menu includes spaghetti, salad, dessert and drink. The sauce and meatballs are homemade.

Tickets cost $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for those ages 3 to 12. Take-out is also available. Proceeds benefit the church’s Royal Rangers and Mpact Girls Program.

Community band to hold bonanza

Williamsport Community Band will hold a money bonanza Saturday, March 31, at the  Order of Red Men Tribe 84 in Williamsport, 16129 Lappans Road.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Participants must be over 21 to attend. No outside alcohol will be permitted.

Tickets cost $35 per couple, and include meal, keg beer and snacks. The first and every 10th ticket drawn wins $35. The cash prize is $1,000.

For tickets, call 301-223-6538.

Potomac Garden Club to meet Tuesday

Members of the Potomac Garden Club will meet Tuesday, March 20, at 12:30 p.m. in the Reception Hall of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Sandy Scott, retired Washington County Extension educator, will talk about the proper care of gardening tools and give gardening advice.

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