Salem student to sing at Suns game

April 18, 2012|Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown
  • Sarah DeMuth is shown with her teacher, Aylson Carver.
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Sarah DeMuth, a fifth-grader in Alyson Carver’s class at Salem Avenue Elementary School, has been chosen to sing the national anthem at the Hagerstown Suns home game on July 22, which is the day before Sarah’s 11th birthday.

Sarah’s father, Eric DeMuth, took her to audition in March at Valley Mall. Sarah’s mother, Amy DeMuth, said this will be Sarah’s first time singing in public, and her family as well as many members of Sarah’s church will be at the Suns game to cheer her on.

Yard sale planned

Salem Reformed Church, at 13182 Salem Church Road (off Cearfoss Pike), will hold a yard sale Saturday, April 28, beginning at 8 a.m. in the church’s Family Life Center.  Lunch will be available for sale.

Proceeds will help defray the cost of the youth summer work missions. 

For more information, call Ed Davis at 717-328-5691.

West Hagerstown Lions

The West Hagerstown Lions Club will hold its Leader Dog Banquet on Tuesday, April 24, at 6 p.m. Washington Square United Methodist Church, 538 Washington Ave. in  Hagerstown. Tickets cost $11 per person. 

For reservations, call Donna Jackman at 301-790-2036.

The club will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner Saturday, April 28, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Girl’s Inc., 626 Washington St.

The meal includes one serving of tossed salad, bread, beverage and dessert.

The meal costs $7 and will be free for those younger than 5.

Proceeds will be used for programs that benefit the local community. 

Attendees are encouraged to bring used eyeglasses and hearing aids for donation.

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