Lions Club, Red Men Riders donate money to Korean War monument fund

August 23, 2012|Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway

Two area clubs recently donated money to Korean War Veterans Chapter 312 for its monument fund.

• The Lions Club of Halfway held a chicken barbecue earlier this year to raise money for the monument, which will be built in Hagerstown’s North End.

The majority of the proceeds were donated to the chapter.

Clayton Burkholder of the Lions Club presented a check to Jim Mobley, monument committee chairman for Korean War Veterans Chapter 312.

• The Red Men Riders Club, Tribe 84, recently conducted a bike ride to raise money for the monument.

Paul Miller, Trisha Harnish and Tim Fraker from the Red Men Riders presented a check for $1,000 to Korean War Veterans Chapter 312. Accpeting the check on behalf of the chapter were Cmdr. Les Bishop,   Mobley, Johnny Koontz and Charlie Morris. 

Alumni yard sale set for Sept. 22

The South High Alumni Association will hold its annual yard sale Saturday, Sept. 22, in the South High parking lot. It costs $10 to rent a space. Registration is required. Reserve a space by calling Christy Moser at 301-416-7681. Registration forms can be found on the alumni website at


WHS homecoming parade seeks units to participate

Williamsport High School will kick off its homecoming celebration with the annual homecoming parade, which is planned for Saturday, Sept. 22.

Marching units interested in participating can reserve a space by contacting Mr. Beattie at or calling 301-766-8434.

The parade will begin at 11 a.m. at Springfield Middle School.

Summer concert series continues at City Park

The Hagerstown Municipal Band will perform Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at the Peter Buys Band Shell in Hagerstown City Park as part of the summer concert series.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 301-739-8577 ext. 169., or go to

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