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Basket bingo

April 30, 2012|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown

Antietam Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary will host a basket bingo Sunday at Western Enterprise Fire Department, 526 Washington Square. 

Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 1 p.m. 

All profits will be used to purchase and supply the new Antietam Fire Co. that is being relocated to Potomac Avenue in Hagerstown. 

Tickets cost $20. There will be raffles and tip jars, and the kitchen will be open for purchases. 

For tickets, call Linda Findley at 301-791-5175, Dottie Thomas at 301-739-6541 or Annette Semler at 301-992-6151.


Yard and bake sale

Paramount Brethren in Christ Church on Longmeadow Road will hold its spring yard and bake sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event will be held rain or shine. 

Proceeds will go to the Operation Christmas Child shoe box project that sends personal items and toys to children in need.

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TOPS 0077

Losses for the week totaled 33 3/4 pounds for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0077.

Charles House was the best loser with a 5 1/2- pound loss, along with Marlene Auda.

The best KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) losers were Linda Siebert and Mary Jo Kemper.

The no-no snack for the week is doughnuts. Carol LeClaire won the ha-ha prize.

There are 18 chapter members with less than 20 pounds to lose to reach their goal weights.

Cindy Ryder presented the program on “Truth in Advertising.”

She talked about  functional foods, those foods that promise health claims but whose claims have not been proven. She said www.eatright.org is a good source of information.

The group meets Mondays at First Christian Church 1345 Potomac Ave. in Hagerstown.

For more information, contact Patsy P. at 301-582-2292 or Patsy M. at 301-842-3615.


TOPS 308 names new chapter officers

New officers were installed by Fanny Crawford at TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 308.

The new leader is Susan Wilson. The co-leader is Marie Stover.

The treasurer is June Stalins and the secretary is Donna Parks. The weight recorder is Crawford and the assistant weight recorder is Pat Younkins.

Each officer received a red rose from former leader Thelma Campbell.
Light refreshments were served.

The best TOPS loser for the week of April 20 was Crawford.

The best loser for KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) was Stover.

The no-no snack for the week was potato chips. Members had to pay 25 cents for each time potato chips were eaten during the week.

Everyone participated in a program led by Wilson.  The program was titled, “Today You’ve Come to TOPS. Why?”

There will be an open house Friday at 6 p.m.

Meetings are held Fridays at Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:45 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6 p.m.


TRIAD of Washington County plans seminar

TRIAD will sponsor a free seminar Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Western Maryland Hospital Center, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown.

The topic will be “MAP: What is MAP?” Come to the presentation and learn about the organization and what it can do for senior citizens.

TRIAD will have its regular monthly meeting before the presentation.

Members are asked to arrive by 12:30 p.m. Reservations are not required. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, call Bill Baschke at 410-733-0220 or Janet Bowen at 301-582-2520.


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