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Henry's Hustle planned Saturday

May 10, 2012|Cathy Grantham | Around Maugansville

On Saturday, the community is invited to Henry’s Hustle from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maugansville Elementary School.

Activities include races and walks, free games and activities, such as inflatable jumping areas and train rides.  

For $1, attendees can win a goldfish or dunk a special someone in the dunking booth. There will be steamers, pizza and other foods available for sale.

For more information, contact Sherie or Jeremy Golden at 301-766-8230.

Henry’s Hustle began in 2009 as way to honor the life of Henry Scheck.  To help other children with cancer, the Scheck family chose to raise funds for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The foundation began in 2000 when 4-year-old cancer patient Alexandra Scott held a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for all children with cancer.

Through the inspiration of the Scheck family and with the dedication of Jeremy Golden, one of the school’s physical education teachers, Sherie Remsburg, director of the Before and After School Center, and many others in the school and the community, Henry’s Hustle has continued to be a successful way to annually raise funds for the foundation.

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Community yard sale to be held Saturday

A community yard sale will be held Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ruritan Community Center on Maugans Avenue. 

Indoor tables cost $13 and an outside space cost $6. Tables inside can be set up today from 6 and 8 p.m.  

For more information, call 301-733-1574.


Lions recycle for sight

May has been dubbed “Lions Recycle for Sight Month.”

The Longmeadow Lions Club would like to take this opportunity to thank the following businesses and organizations for permitting the club to place eyeglass collection boxes at their locations: Long Meadow Shopping Center, Meritus Medical Center, Save-A-Lot Store — Maryland Avenue andWal-MartConnect Center. 

There are yellow mail box-type collection boxes at most of the locations. 

Eyeglasses of all types, including prescription, reading, safety, sunglasses, etc., are collected, processed and forwarded to needy individuals around the world.

The community is encouraged to recycle their old, no longer needed eyeglasses and glass cases, and place them into any of the various collection containers. 

Also note that hearing aids are likewise recycled and can be dropped into the collection boxes with the glasses.


Indoor yard sale

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, at 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, will hold an indoor yard sale Friday, May 18, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, May 19, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food will be available for purchase.  Proceeds will benefit the church’s community ministry center.

To reserve table space, call 301-739-7598 or 301-223-9145.


Gospel concert planned

The community is invited to a concert Sunday, May 20, at 2 p.m. at Mount Zion Church at 14336 Greencastle Pike. 

The Back Creek Valley Boys bluegrass gospel singers will perform. A goodwill offering will be collected for the group, and a contribution basket will be provided for cemetery maintenance. Refreshments will also be served. 

For more information, call 301-791-0413.
 

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