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First-graders collecting change to plant tree

May 17, 2012|Cathy Grantham | Around Maugansville

The first-graders at Maugansville Elementary School are studying their environment. 

To celebrate their learning, they would like to buy a tree for the Ruritan Community Park. 

Last year, several trees were lost in the park as a result of severe storms. Since the Ruritan Club has always been a great partner with the school, the first-graders would like to help.

The community can help by contributing any loose change to their tree fund. 

Funds will be collected through May 25 and can be dropped off at Maugansville Creamery, Holsinger’s Meat Market, Hair Changes, the Waffle House on Maugans Avenue or the school.
 
The students would like to thank the community in advance for helping them make the Earth a greener place. 

For more information, call 301-766-8230.

Indoor yard sale

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, at 14010 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, will hold an indoor yard sale today from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 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 at church

The community is invited to attend a concert Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Mount Zion Church, 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 the cemetery maintenance. Refreshments will be served.
 
For more information, call 301-791-0413.

Circus tickets available for June 6 show at airport

The Kelly Miller Circus will be held at Hagerstown Regional Airport Wednesday, June 6, and will benefit Maugansville Goodwill Volunteer Fire Co.

Shows will be at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Advance tickets cost $10 for adults and $6 for those ages 2 to 11. Tickets at the event will cost $15 for adults and $7 for children. Advance tickets can be purchased at the fire company or from any fire company member.

For more information, call 301-739-8515.

Kevin’s Fund Golf Tournament scheduled

The Maugansville Ruritan Club will host its ninth annual Kevin’s Fund Golf Tournament  Friday, June 22,  at Black Rock Golf Course in Hagerstown.

The event is a four-golfer scramble and begins with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.  There will be first- and second-place winners in three flights, and hole-in-one, longest drive, and closest-to-the-pin contests, and door prizes.  The registration fee costs $85 per golfer or $320 for a foursome.  The fee includes greens fees, cart, on course beverages, pretournament breakfast snacks, and dinner afterwards provided by Celebrations Catering.

 The Kevin Lumm Memorial Fund was started in 2004 and has since donated more than $70,000 to assist local children with medical and special needs in Washington County, and to the Batten Disease Support and Research Association. The fund is administered by the Maugansville Ruritan Club.
 
The club is looking for golfers, individual and business hole sponsors ($100), and donations for door prizes.  Anyone interested can contact Marty at 301-790-1417 for details, or any other Ruritan Club member.

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