`My Dog Can Do That¿

July 15, 2012|Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown

The Peaceable Paws dog-training facility in Fairplay will hold activities, including a canine games competition titled “My Dog Can Do That,” this summer.

The schedule includes:

Aug. 6 to 11 — Level 2 canine behavior modification academy 

Friday, Aug. 17, 7 to 9 p.m. — Canine games night  

Aug. 20 to 25 — Level 3 canine aggression academy

On canine games nights, competitors can earn points toward the My Dog Can Do That championship and possibly get their dog’s name on the Peaceable Paws Wall of Fame.

The dog-training facility is at 17816 Spielman Road in Fairplay.

For more information, call 301-582-9420 or send an email to

Fundraiser planned

There will be an open house fundraiser Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at 18517 Manassas Drive in Hagerstown for Howie Robinson, who suffers from Crohn’s Disease. 

He requires infusions every eight weeks at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. 

Vendors who are donating their commissions include Thirty-One, Pampered Chef, Tupperware and Fibi & Clo. 

For more information, call 301-665-9388.

Diabetes support group

The diabetes support group at Walnut Towers will meet Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the eighth- floor community room.
The program will be “Myths of Diabetes Revealed.”

John Lipscomb, from Advanced Diabetic Solutions, will be available for diabetic shoe fittings and glucometers.
The group is open to individuals who live at Walnut Towers and anyone in the community. It provides a forum for educating individuals with diabetes to help manage their disease and to gain support from others. 

For more information, contact Lisa McCoy, Nutrition and Wellness Services, at 240-313-3360 (TTY 240-313-3391).

Tea party to meet

The Hagerstown Tea party will host a general membership meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at Next Dimensions restaurant at 132 Old National Pike in Hagerstown.

The guest speaker will be Mark Schaff, who will talk about the fair tax. The talk will be followed by a question-and-answer session. Also speaking will be Nick Loffer from AFP, who will provide a demonstration of the Victory Phone Bank. The phone bank is an opportunity for activism from the comfort of your home.

Admission is free and all are welcome.

For more information, contact Lynda at 301-992-6943.

Lions Club

Tuesday — Hagerstown Lions Club President Clare will preside over her first business and administrative meeting.

Golf tournament

The sixth annual Discovery Classic Golf Tournament is set for Friday with an 8:15 a.m. shotgun start at Black Rock Golf Course.

Event coordinator Jim Fritsch said hole sponsors and volunteers to assist in the tournament are still needed. He said neither function requires knowledge or skill in golfing, just a willingness to serve in the fundraiser. He will have sign-up sheets on the tables at the Lions Club meeting for those who wish to volunteer. Proceeds are divided equally between the Lions club and Discovery Station.

For more information, contact Fritsch at

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