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Lions serve at yard sale

May 31, 2012|Cathy Grantham | Around Maugansville

On Saturday, the Longmeadow and Chewsville Lions Club members will join together to provide food from 7 a.m. through 11 a.m.  for the Kids Stuff Yard Sale at Volvo Powertrain North America, 13302 Pennsylvania Avenue in Hagerstown.

The Lions will serve their special sandwiches like pulled pork barbeque, smoked turkey, country ham, steamers and hot dogs. They will also provide assorted beverages.  Please help support this worthy cause.


McClary to speak at father-son banquet

Lt. Clebe McClary will be at the Father-Son Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Maugansville Bible Brethren Church, 17904 Binkley Ave. in Maugansville.

McClary suffered the loss of an eye and an arm, and was told he would never walk again after being critically wounded in Vietnam in 1968. He never lost his determination, dedication and courage to overcome his circumstances. He is the living proof that with the right attitude all things are possible.

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“Clebe is a man who represents all that is good about this country, one of our best,” said the Rev. Billy Graham.  

Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for ages 12 and under. Call 301-791-8101 to get your tickets.

Thanks to those who remembered vets

The Maugansville Ruritan and the Maugansville Historical Society would like to thank those folks who placed flowers at the War Memorial on Memorial Day. They were very pretty and very much appreciated.

It shows that we have NOT forgotten our veterans. The vases will be kept at the Ruritan Club and may be picked up if needed or stored until the next time. 

Senior Friendship Club to meet on Tuesday

The Maugansville Senior Friendship Club will meet at noon Tuesday at the Maugansville Ruritan Community Building.  Please remember to bring your food item for the covered-dish lunch and your auction items.  Following the lunch and the auction, bingo will be played and left over auction items will become prizes. All are welcome to participate and join in the fun. For more information, call Reba Shobe at 301-739-9596.

Vacation Bible school

Salem Reformed Church and Broadfording Church will host a joint two-day Bible school from 6;30 to 8:45 p.m. Friday, June 8, and 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Saturday, June 9.

The Bible school topic is “Daniel” and will be held at Salem Church, 13182 Salem Church Road, off Cearfoss Pike, Hagerstown.

Classes include Bible lessons, crafts, games, etc. for children ages 3 through sixth grade. The adult class topic is “Family Matters.” Lunch will be served on Saturday. Registration is encouraged; call 301-739-9212 or email salemreformed@aol.com.

Allison Martin attends leadership seminar

Allison Martin, a sophomore at North Hagerstown High School, was nominated to attend the HOBY program by counselor John Gest. To be nominated, students must be seen as leaders within their high school and in the community. Only one student per school can be nominated.

Nearly 200 diverse sophomore student leaders representing all Maryland counties attended the 34th Annual Hugh O’Brian Youth Maryland Leadership Seminar at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Md., on May 24 to 27. This four-day seminar brought together a select group of students to interact with distinguished leaders in the business, governmental, and educational arenas to discuss relevant present and future issues.

The goal is to provide a stimulating forum for HOBY ambassadors to learn more about the American incentive system and the democratic process, while gaining a broader understanding of their leadership potential and quest for self-development. Topics for discussion included global education, volunteerism, media literacy, entrepreneurship, world hunger, goal-setting, and leadership and motivation.

Following the seminar, ambassadors were challenged to return to their respective cities and participate in community service projects.

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