Cookie walk to benefit Micah's Backpack

November 06, 2012|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro

Trinity Lutheran Church will host a cookie walk Saturday, Dec. 8, with the proceeds going to Micah’s Backpack.

Cookies of many varieties will be available for purchase from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Micah’s Backpack, an outreach program of the South County Food Bank, is providing weekly backpacks containing weekend nutrition to children in the area.

Rotating teams of volunteers from churches in the Boonsboro area pack the backpacks and deliver them to area elementary schools, and the children return them for the next week.

Tag Day a success

The Boonsboro Band Boosters would like to thank neighbors and friends for the support shown during Tag Day on Oct. 27. 

Band members were able to get to almost all in the district, but if by chance they missed you and you’d still like to donate, you can contribute online at; write in Boonsboro High School, then click on the “B” to get to the donation link; or you can mail it to the school: Boonsboro Band Boosters, C/O Boonsboro High School, 10 Campus Ave., Boonsboro, MD 21713; make check payable to Boonsboro Band Boosters. 

This past weekend, the marching band placed second in the state and received the Cadet Award at the Maryland State Marching Band Competition at Towson University.


On Nov. 11, the band will travel to the U.S. Band National Competition at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

Your continued support helps the band serve as ambassadors throughout the region.


The Fahrney-Keedy Home & Village Auxiliary is selling Christmas remembrance luminaria in honor or in memory of family, friends and associates of Fahrney-Keedy. They cost $5 per light and reservations and payment are due Nov. 10.

For more information or an order form, go to and see the link under “News” and “Announcements.”  The candle display will be Saturday, Dec. 1, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Indoor yard sale

Trinity Reformed UCC will hold its annual indoor yard sale and food stand Saturday, Nov. 17, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The church is at 33 Potomac St. in Boonsboro. Soups, pies, sandwiches and other goodies will also be on sale.

Yard sale items include Christmas decorations, two caned antique chairs, Rada Kitchen Ware, birdhouses and other items.

Class of 1977

 The Boonsboro High School Class of 1977 reunion committee would like to thank all classmates who attended the 35-year reunion on Oct. 20.   

The class also wants to thank all those who donated toward the 100 door prizes.

The class is planning a Christmas party.

If anyone is interested in a copy of the class photo, a PowerPoint CD of memorable moments over the years, 1977 music CD, or the souvenir autobiography booklet. call Sherry (Reeder) Bingaman at 301-432-5034 or 240-217-0514.

Library news

As always, there is something interesting happening at the Boonsboro branch of the Washington County Free Library this week.  Call 301-432-5723 to register for any of the following:

• On Thursday, Nov. 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m., Warren Grey will discuss “Is the Shroud of Turin the genuine burial cloth of Jesus Christ?” The flawed carbon-dating of 1988, which claimed that the Shroud was a medieval hoax, was invalidated by  scientists at Los Alamos Labs in 2005, and again in 2008. The real scientific evidence by teams of experienced experts will astound you.

• International Games Day will be marked Saturday at 10:30 a.m.  Teens are encouraged to bring a favorite Wii and board games for a belated celebration of International Games Day.  

• “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” (Rated PG-13) will be screened for adults at no charge on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. 

• Book Share, on Nov. 15, at 6 p.m. encourages you to come and share a favorite read. 


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