WHS Financial Aid Night

January 09, 2013|Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport

The Williamsport High School Guidance Department will host a financial aid night Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in room 266 at the high school.

Angie Hovatter, director of financial aid at Frostburg State University, will be the presenter. WHS counselors Mrs. Barnhart, Mrs. Downs and Mr. Longnecker will be available to answer questions.

All college-bound seniors and early-graduation juniors and their parents are invited to attend the session. Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA form, will be covered along with tips and suggestions regarding financial aid.

For more information, call the guidance office at 301-766-8426.

Clothes of Hope schedule for January

Clothes of Hope Ministries at Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St., provides gently used and some new clothing.

It will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, and Monday, Jan. 21. It will be open from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Jan. 17 and 24.


There is no charge for clothing. Monetary donations are accepted.

Winter exercise classes are scheduled

There is still time to register for the fitness classes at 4-Star Fitness Center, 30 Milestone Drive, sponsored by the Washington County Recreation Department.

The hour of low-impact aerobics is offered to adults to help boost cardiovascular endurance and sculpt muscles.

Daytime classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 15 to April 11, from 10 to 11 a.m. Evening classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 14 to April 10, from 6 to 7 p.m.

The classes cost $45 for county residents, $55 for out-of-county residents, and $36 for senior citizens (55 and older).

For registration information, call 240-313-2805.

Registration scheduled for girls softball league

The Washington County Girls Softball League will hold its 2013 registration for girls in grade three through eight at Dick’s Sporting Goods, 17780 Garland Groh Blvd., on Saturdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23, from noon to 5 p.m.

For more information, call 301-223-9078, 301-766-7477, or 301-733-7467; or go to

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