West End Seniors to host guest speaker

November 07, 2012|Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown
  • These students were chosen star athletes of the month for October at Winter Street Elementary School. Row one, from left, Paige Whittington, Kelsi Collins and Dionicio Mencia. Row two, Brenden Gordon, Sean Cook, Wynter Chambers and Anthony Blakney. Students chosen to be star athletes have great abilities in all physical education activities and sports. These students always try their best, have a good attitude, show good sportsmanship to others and are always respectful, and responsible.
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The West End Senior Citizens Club will meet Thursday at Grace United Methodist Church, at the corner of Church and Winter streets.

The guest speaker will be from Old Guys, LLC and the topic is “Stress Free Vehicle Purchasing Assistance.”

For more information, call Dan Litten at 301-797-4852.

Winter Street students plan Veterans Day concert

The Winter Street Elementary fourth-graders will perform their annual Veterans Day concert to honor our local military veterans Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Veterans from all branches of the military are invited to attend. The students would love the opportunity to show their appreciation of your service to our country.

Military veterans invited to school

Winter Street Elementary invites local veterans to the school Friday at 9 a.m. If you are a military veteran, the students would be honored if you would consider coming to the school to share your experience. 

For more information, call 301-766-8439.

'Reading to Make Cents'


Fliers for the “Reading to Make Cents” contest to raise money for Books for Babies will be coming home with Washington County Public Schools students. This is the 11th anniversary of the “Reading to Make Cents” contest, which will be held the week of Nov. 11 to 18. The money will be used to buy books that will be included in a book packet presented to each newborn at Meritus Medical Center.

For more information, call 301-791-5277.

Garden club plans Nov. 11 event

The Crossroads Garden Club, which is part of the Women’s Club, invites you to its annual fundraiser, the Greens Show and Afterglow, at the club at 31 S. Prospect St. in Hagerstown on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. 

The presenter will be David Shover, who is a floral designer. He travels the country presenting floral design shows and workshops. Some of Shover’s floral creations will be given as door prizes. There will also be raffles of gift baskets and refreshments, which are included in the $12. ticket price.

For tickets, call the club at 301-739-0870.

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