Day of Hope to be held May 19

May 10, 2012|Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street

Day of Hope will be held Saturday, May 19, from noon to 4 p.m. in the parking lot of Memorial Recreation Center andMartin Luther King Jr.Community Center, 109-131 W. North Ave. in Hagerstown.

The event is free.

It will feature food, games and health screenings, including the Walnut Street Community Health Center’s Healthy Smiles in Motion, a mobile dental unit. There also will be prayer booths, SAFE Streets demonstrations and other free items.

There will be a rally to “Speak Up for Better Health” with a contest to “Win Brother Andy’s Money.”

The Day of Hope is sponsored by Neighborhood 1st Medal of Honor Group, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Minority Outreach and Technical Assistance program, with the support of  Brothers Who Care, Community Action Council, Hispanic Association of Hagerstown, Hagerstown Police Athletic League, Hagerstown Police Department – SAFE Streets, Hagerstown YMCA — Achievers, Head Start of Washington County, Life House West, Memorial Recreation Center, Local Health Disparities Coalition of Washington County, Meritus Medical Center, Walnut Street Community Health Center, Washington County Diversion Program, Washington County Community Mediation Center, Washington County Family Center and Washington County Free Library.


Blossom School plans new class series

The Blossom School of Etiquette will begin its new class series, “Being the Best You Can Be“ starting Saturday, May 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hagerstown Presbyterian Church, 20 S. Prospect St.  

Girls ages 7 to 17 are invited to attend the free workshops, which include topics such as teaching poise, assertiveness, social skills (home and school) table manners, manners, self-confidence, self-esteem, etc.

For more information, call Ladetra Robinson 240-520-5676 or send an email to

A night of comedy and music set for May 19

The Daughters of Zion Women’s Day Committee with Brenda Thiam, chairwoman and Linda Brooks, co-chairwoman, will host a night of comedy Saturday, May 19, at 6 p.m. at Zion Baptist Church, 61 Bethel St. in Hagerstown.

The event will feature music, gospel comedian Miss Clareese, and will also include a performance from the gospel jazz band Pillar of Fire from the Baltimore area.

Tickets cost $15 for adults, $5 for those ages 11 to 18 and are free for those ages 5 to 10. Tickets cost $10 for those 65 and older.

The community is invited.

Spring fling planned at church

A spring fling will be held Saturday, May 19, starting at noon at Greater Campher Temple, 125 W. Bethel St. in Hagerstown.

The event will include food, fun and fellowship. The event also will include a purse auction.

Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for those 10 and younger. 

Guest speaker

On Sunday, May 13, pastor Terry King will speak on the subject, “The King is Coming!” at Bridge of Life Church, 14 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown.

For more information, call 301-791-1674.

Happy Mother’s Day

Wishing all the mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, Godmothers and “Other” mothers a wonderfully blessed Mother’s Day! Missing you, Mom.

Share your news

Send news by email to, mail the information to Madge D. Miles, c/oThe Herald-Mail Co., P.O. Box 439, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or call 301-791-7647.

The Herald-Mail Articles