Food bank has new location

May 09, 2012|Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood
  • Eastern Elementary named its March Citizens of the Month. Front row, from left, Sean Briceno, Robert Cook, Taric Tyson, April Perkins and Demetrius Keyes. Middle row, Sarah Peersen, Kyler Beander, Ashley Hurley, Bennet Florentin, Marcus Hill, Roman Stinson and Jade Brady. Back row, Diya Patel, Imani Hinton, Hana Fuller, Dinestie Capers, Amber Slick, Kierstan Hahn and Domenica Almeida. Not pictured: Avion Lowery.
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The Smithsburg Area Food Bank, sponsored by Smithsburg area churches, has a new location at 17 N. Main St. It will be open Tuesdays from 1 to 2 p.m. by appointment.

For more information, call 301-824-7460.

Senior site

Smithsburg senior site calendar: 

Today — Bingo and crafts, 10 a.m.

Friday — Nutrition handout and Uno, 10 a.m. 

Monday, May 14 — “Healthful Aging Whole Body Nutrition,” 10 a.m.

Curves of Hagerstown

In celebration of National Women’s Health Week, Curves of Hagerstown will hold an open house Thursday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

There will be free weight and body fat checks, free blood-pressure checks done by a registered nurse, and free 10-minute massages.  Those who attend will receive a free 30-day Curves membership. 

At 6 p.m., there will be a talk on osteoporosis prevention.

Curves is at 13331 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown.

For more information, call 301-733-3777.

Breakfast for seniors

The Leitersburg and Ringgold Ruritan clubs will sponsor a free pancake breakfast for seniors Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m. at the school house at 14247 Windy Haven Road in Ringgold.

The breakfast is for those 60 and older in the Leitersburg, Smithsburg and Ringgold areas. 

Others may attend by donation. 

Seniors are asked to RSVP to John Lefebure at 301-824-3084 for Ringgold calls and to Tom McCall at 301-733-0231, Lee Finfrock at 301-730-8946 or Bruce Melton at 301- 797-1335 for Smithsburg and Leitersburg calls.

Mission trip planned

From July 21 to 29, members of Ringgold Church of Christ and LifeHouse Church East will return to the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota for their seventh consecutive mission trip.

The group will work with Diamond Willow Ministry.

This year’s team, led by John Hills, Jenny and Steve Kretzer, will include Amanda Allen, Ashley Ferguson, Ashley Tomlin, Clayton Layman, Dan Sheffler, Erica Hargreaves, Gabrielle Williams, Jenny Shefler, Jess Kelly, Jimmy Mankins, Jordan Williams, Julia Martirano, Kyle Geblien, Logan Metzger, Melissa Hargreaves, Merrick Jensen, Miranda Pieffer, Rachel Redmond, Randy Pieffer, Sarah Kretzer, Shawna Kelly and Steven Jacques.

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