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Local students attend Rotary leadership camp

June 24, 2012|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown
  • Local students who attended Rotary's leadership camp, from left, are Michael Bramson, Tristan Prejean and Kirstie Coombs.
Photo courtesy of Magnus Dahlgren

The Rotary Club of Long Meadows sponsored three local students to participate in leadership camp called Rotary Young Leader Awards.

The three students are Kirstie Coombs, North Hagerstown High School; Tristan Prejean, Heritage Academy; and Michael Bramson, St. Maria Goretti High School. 

The program teaches the attendees various leadership skills based on the ethical standards of Rotary International. The camp was held June 10 to 13 at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa., and was attended by more than 60 high school students from the Tri-State area.

Rotary International organizes several programs for young people. Through the programs, youths can earn scholarships, travel on cultural exchanges or help a community through a service project.

TOPS 0077

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0077 recorded losses of 36 pounds for the week.

The best TOPS losers were Eileene Mason and Dorothy Martin. The best KOPS  (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) losers were Darla Hartley and Joan Gilbert.
 
The no-no snack for the week is candy.

Millie Toms presented the program on “Are You Ready to Lose Weight? Let’s Do It.”

The group meets Mondays at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. For more information, call Patsy P. at 301-582-2292 or Patsy M. at 301-842-3615.

Mystery bus trip

Are you interested in taking a bus trip? Do you like mysteries?
 
If so, Mary Hamilton has a bus trip planned just for you.

Hamilton’s Get Out of Town Tours is offering a mystery bus trip Saturday, Aug. 4. The bus will leave Hagerstown at 7:30 a.m. and return at 9:30 p.m.

The trip costs $77, which includes everything for the day.

Reservations and payment in full are due by July 15. 

For reservations, call Linda Reid at 301-797-6485.

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