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November 02, 2012|Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street
  • Mari Singing, left, and Melinda Freeman demostrate the tie-dye method on a T-shirt at Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery Inc. at 4 West Franklin. St. in Hagerstown. For more information about classes offered at the gallery, call 301-791-6191, send an email to or go to
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The Church of God and Saints of Christ, 100 S. Mulberry St., will host a weekend revival, starting Friday, Nov. 9, with the service beginning (start of Sabbath) at 7:30 p.m.

On Saturday, Nov. 10, the service will be from 10 a.m. to sundown.

The revival will conclude Sunday, Nov. 11, with a Sunday gospel brunch at 10 a.m.

Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for those 12 and younger.

Evangelist Joseph Steiff from Pittsburgh will lead the revival.

For more information, call 301-778-3053 or go to

Turkey trot

Hagerstown Community College, in partnership with the Maryland Food Bank, western branch, will hold the 12th annual Turkey Trot Thursday, Nov. 22, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at the HCC Athletic, Recreation and Community Center.

This year’s event will feature a 5K run/walk for adults, a Mashed Potato Race for those ages 3 to 10, and a food drive.

Participants are asked to bring two or more canned or nonperishable goods to be donated to the Community Food Bank Warehouse.


Participants who donate canned goods will be entered for a chance to win one of five grand prizes.

The entry fee for the 5K run/walk is $25 per person. Participants who register before Nov. 19 will receive a $5 discount. The entry fee for the Mashed Potato Race is $15 per child. Participants who register their children before Nov. 19 will also receive a $5 discount. Participants are welcome to bring their dogs to the event. Participants who wish to run with their dogs can do so by paying an additional $5 per dog

For more information, call Jaime Dick at 240-313-2808.

Supper planned

Shiloh United Methodist Church, at 19731 Shiloh Church Road in Hagerstown, will hold an all-you-can-eat ham and turkey supper Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m.

Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for those ages 6 to 12, and are free for those 5 and younger.

Carryout meals will be available for $11 each.

On the menu is ham, turkey and all the trimmings, beverage and dessert.

For more information, call 301-797-4083 or go to

Shelter needs supplies

The Humane Society of Washington County continues to experience shortages of supplies due to the continued large intake of kittens, puppies, cats and dogs. 

It is asking the public for its assistance.

The shelter is asking for donations of the following food items: cheese in the spray cans, canned chicken, Vienna sausages and peanut butter.

The shelter also needs toys for dogs and cats, but especially dogs. Interactive toys for the dogs such as Kongs, stuffable toys, puzzle-type toys, etc., would be greatly appreciated.

If anyone is able to help, drop off the items at the shelter, which is at 13011 Maugansville Road in Hagerstown. For more information, call 301-733-2060 or go to

Diabetes program

The Diabetes Support Group at Walnut Towers will meet Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 1:30 p.m. in the eighth-floor community room with a forum titled “How to Survive the Flu and Other Illnesses.”  It will be presented by Dr. Mark Jameson from the Washington County Health Department.

The support group is open to individuals who live at Potomac Towers as well as anyone in the community. 

For more information, contact Lisa McCoy, Nutrition and Wellness Services at the Washington County Health Department, at 240-313-3360; TTY 240-313-3391.

All donations are greatly appreciated.

Sweet memories

With fondest memories of Lawrence R. Martin (beloved husband and father) who was assigned to the grounds committee in Heaven a year ago. Truly missed but not forgotten.

Yard sale

The seniors at Francis Murphy Apartments, 2014 Rosebank Way (off Robinwood Drive), will host an indoor yard sale Saturday, starting at 8 a.m.

For more information, call 240-313-9212.

Change your clocks

Don’t forget daylight-saving’s time ends Sunday. It’s “Fall Back” so set your clocks back one hour before going to bed on Saturday night and enjoy the extra sleeping time.

Share your news

Send news by email to; mail the information to Madge D. Miles, c/o The Herald-Mail Co., P.O. Box 439, Hagerstown, MD 21741; or call  301-791-7647. 

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