Longmeadow Lions Club has first donation night

April 05, 2012|Cathy Grantham | Around Maugansville
  • From left are the Rev. Delancy Catlett, Robin Roberson, Lion Vice President Carol Alphin, Julie Barr-Strausburg and Shelly Steiner.
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The Longmeadow Lions Club is proud to announce the success of its first “Donation Night,” which was held during their March 22 meeting.

Representatives from many local organizations gave very informative and enlightened presentations about their organization’s commitments to the community.

The representatives who spoke were Julie Barr-Strausburg, executive director from the American Red Cross in Washington County; Robin Roberson, executive director from the Community Free Clinic; the Rev. Delancy Catlett, board president of Food Resources Inc.; and Shelly Steiner, director of community relations and marketing of Hospice of Washington County.

The representatives received donations from the Longmeadow Lions Club for service to those in need in Washington County.

Easter service planned Sunday

Maugansville Bible Brethren Church invites you to their Easter service

Join the celebration of the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Sunday at 10 a.m. Witness the Earth shake, the stone roll, and Jesus’ glorious victory over death. Hear the story of Mary Magdalene, John and Peter as they arrived at the empty tomb. A variety of selections will be performed by choirs and God’s messengers to honor our risen Savior. The church is located on 17904 Binkley Ave. in Maugansville. For more information, go to

Bingo to benefit scholarship program

On Sunday, April 15, a Vera Bradley and Friends Bingo is scheduled at the Hagerstown Elk’s Lodge No. 378 at 11063 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Doors will open at noon; a meal will be served at 1 p.m., and bingo will begin at 2 p.m.

The cost is $25, which includes the meal, 20 regular games. Specials, raffles, drinks and desserts will be available for an additional cost. There are a limited number of tickets. Presales will receive a free raffle ticket.

For more information or to order tickets, contact Julie Draper at 301-988-1943 or

Proceeds will benefit the Miss Washington County/Miss Western Maryland Scholarship Program.

AAUW schedules used book sale

The Hagerstown Branch of the American Association of University Women will hold its annual AAUW Used Book Sale on Thursday, April 19, through Saturday, April 21 in the Arc of Washington County at 1000 Florida Ave.

Twenty thousand books, sorted into dozens of categories, including old and rare, current and choice, children’s and collectibles, will be displayed on tables for  shoppers’ convenience. Books on tape, videotapes, CDs and DVDs will also be available. Most hardbacks are priced from $1 to $3, and small paperbacks are 50 cents.

The hours for the sale are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Books will be sold at half price on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, and at $5 a bag from noon to 3 p.m.

Directions to the sale: From Salem Avenue turn onto Stratford Avenue and go 3 blocks to Florida Avenue; then follow the AAUW signs.

Proceeds from the sale will provide scholarships for local students. For information, call 301-733-2007.

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