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Modern Woodmen chapter assists Hancock in Motion

June 26, 2012

HANCOCK — Members of the Western Maryland Modern Woodmen of America Chapter helped raise money for Hancock In Motion by supporting its 2012 Hancock Community Day activities.

The June 9 event raised $1,598.12 This includes $799.21 matched by Modern Woodmen’s home office through the organization’s matching fund program. The money will be used for purchasing equipment for youth activities in Hancock.

The matching fund program offers Modern Woodmen members nationwide the chance to show support for a community cause, organization or individual in need by holding fundraisers. Modern Woodmen matches money raised up to $2,500. These fundraising projects contribute more than $6.5 million to community needs nationwide each year.

Coordinated by local Modern Woodmen members, chapters provide opportunities to connect through social activities and volunteer projects.

For more information, call Lynn Bibbee at 301-790-7799 or send an email to richard.L.bibbee@mwarep.org.

In other news, Modern Woodmen Western Maryland Chapter 9970 will visit Tri-State Zoological Park in Cumberland, Md., on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to learn more about rescued exotic animals.

The program will be conducted by Bob Candy of Tri-State Zoological Park.

Picnic tables and miniature golf will be available.

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