SHHS Class of 1961

July 22, 2012|Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown

Students and spouses of South Hagerstown High School’s Class of 1961 are invited to lunch at Next Dimensions restaurant on Old National Pike in Hagerstown.

The reunion lunch is planned Wednesday, starting at 11 a.m.

Mother’s Day Out program

The Mother’s Day Out preschool program at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., is accepting registrations for the 2012-13 school year, which begins Sept.  4. 

Those ages 4 months to 4 years attend the session from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is a $5 registration fee and the monthly fee is $50.

The children participate in socialization with other children in their respective classrooms, do crafts, have story time, sing songs, play games and bring their lunch every Tuesday. 


The program operates on the public school schedule through the end of May.

The program has been a part of the church’s community outreach for 30 years. 

For more information, call the church office at 301-733-4720 or 301-223-1370.

Pet vaccination clinic

On Saturday, the Humane Society of Washington County will hold a free vaccination clinic for dogs and cats of county residents. 

It will take place at the USMH courtyard, 32 W. Washington St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The clinic is limited to county residents and proof of residency is required.

The vaccinations are Canine DHLPP, which includes distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, parainfluenza and parvovirus; and the Feline FVRCP, which includes panleukopenia, feline viral rhinotrachetis and calicivirus.

Rabies vaccinations will also be given to dogs and cats.

Proof of previous rabies vaccination is required to receive a three-year vaccination.

Dog licenses, which are required by county law, will also be available for purchase.

Licenses are to run concurrent with the length of a rabies vaccination.

The licenses cost $5 for a one-year license, $9 for two years, $13 for three years and $25 for a lifetime dog license. 

Microchipping will be available for $15 for each pet.

The clinic will be a rain-or-shine event; however, in the case of extreme heat, the clinic might be rescheduled.

Titanic shipbuilding classes set at Discovery Station

Discovery Station will host Titanic shipbuilding classes on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon taught by Norm Little, master Titanic shipbuilder.

All materials will be furnished to build a 17-inch Titanic model. Classes are for five weeks. The five weeks vary as students go on family vacations. The classes cost $50 for the five sessions, which includes admission to the museum.

Each student must be accompanied by an adult. To register, call 301-790-0076.

Hagerstown Lions Club

Tuesday — Lara Horst, executive director of  Leadership Washington County, will present a program about the nonprofit organization, which is a nine-month program for emerging leaders in local business and organizations.

Hagerstown Lioness Club

The annual family picnic of the Hagerstown Lioness Club will be Thursday, Aug. 2, at 6 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. Members are asked to bring nonperishable food items for the food pantry. The theme is “Fun in the Sun,” and members and family are asked to dress for a day at the beach.

SHHS Class of 1959 to meet for lunch

The South Hagerstown High School Class of 1959 will hold its quarterly luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Fireside Restaurant at Plaza Hotel, 1716 Underpass Way.

The group will meet at 11:30 a.m. in the back meeting room. Attendees will order from the menu.

All classmates, spouses and friends are invited.

For more information, call Donna (Rockwell) Smith at 301-797-8761 or send an email to

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