Support our troops

September 07, 2012|Cathy Grantham | Around Maugansville

The Leathernecks Nation Motorcycle Club would like to know names of soldiers who are currently deployed to Afghanistan or other overseas countries. To show support for our troops, they would like to make sure our soldiers know they are not forgotten by sending them cards and packages. Call Gary at 301-393-928 with contact information such as names and addresses.

Line dance to be held Saturday at Ruritan

The Hagerstown Country Western Dance Club will hold a line dance Saturday at the Maugansville Ruritan community center on Maugans Avenue. There dance will begin at 7:30 and end at 10:30 p.m. 

North High Class of 1962 plans reunion

On Friday, Sept. 21, the North Hagerstown High School class of 1962 will gather at the Homewood Inn and Suites near Valley Mall from 6 to 9 p.m.  The cost is $15 per person for a barbecue dinner. On Saturday, Sept. 22, a tour of North High will be at 10 a.m.  Meet at the flagpole by the stadium. A buffet will be served at 6 p.m. at the Homewood Inn and Suites. The cost is $35 per person.  Sunday, Sept. 23, there will be a brunch from 7 to 10 a.m. The cost is $10, free for hotel guests. For more information, call Bob at 301-393-9113, Susan at 304-267-0423 or Kitty at 301-790-0991.


Noteworthy Sundays Concert Series begins

On Sunday, Terry & Tobias will perform at the Leonard P. Snyder Memorial Library, 12624 Broadfording Road, Clear Spring. The concert begins at 3 p.m.  For more information, call Patricia Wishard at 301-739-3250, ext. 186, or email

Fun Fest planned

On Saturday, Sept. 15, the Shiloh United Methodist Church will hold an outdoor fun fest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Crafters, flea market and yard sale vendors are wanted.  Spaces are available for $10.  To obtain a space, please call Dianne Keller 30l-797-4083 by Saturday.  The church is at 19731 Shiloh Church Road in Hagerstown.  There will be music, antique cars, children’s games and a karate demonstration. Breakfast and lunch will be available as well as homemade soups, sandwiches, and baked goods.

Bluegrass gospel concert Sept. 16

The Guilford Station Bluegrass Gospel Band will perform Sunday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Church, 14336 Greencastle Pike, Md. 63 in Cearfoss.  Refreshments will be served. A goodwill offering will be collected for the group during a short intermission.  A basket will be placed in the front of the church if you would like to make a contribution for the cemetery maintenance. For more information, call 301-791-0413.

Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society

The Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the State Line Ruritan building off U.S. 11 at State Line, PA Community Park.  Ted Alexander, chief historian at Antietam National Battlefield, will discuss “The Battle of Antietam and its Impact on Washington County, Md., and Franklin County, Pa.” His program will examine care of the wounded in area hospitals, Hagerstown and Chambersburg as logistics centers, spies, special ops and more. The society will also celebrate the 200th birthday of State Line with cake and ice cream.  The public is invited.  For more information, call Susan Alsip-Lawson at 301-739-0357 or go to

All-you-can-eat-pancake breakfast scheduled

September means school, the end of summer, the beginning of fall and the Maugansville Ruritan all-you-can-eat pancake breakfasts.  The dates are Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 17,  Jan. 26, Feb. 23 and Mar. 23. All breakfasts are on Saturdays from 6:30 to 11 a.m., and feature pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, sausage gravy, juice, coffee and tea.  The cost is $5.50 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 to 12, and free for children ages 5 and younger.  Lines move quickly and there is plenty of free parking.

Habitat for Humanity basket bingo set

On Sunday, Oct. 14, The Women Build program for Habitat for Humanity will hold the second annual basket bingo at the Williamsport Red Men Club on Lappans Road in Williamsport. Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon.  Tip jars will be sold, and bingo will be at 1 p.m.  Tickets are available for $25. Call 301-791-9009 or email

The Herald-Mail Articles