Irvin-Craig to speak to Chewsville Lions Club

February 13, 2013|Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood
  • The following Old Forge Elementary School students exhibited the Character Counts! Pillar of responsibility for the month of October. Row one, from left, Adrianna Miller, Laura Giffin, Bethany Starnes, Payton Dietrich and Preston Githens. Row two, Justin Poole, Adelia Martinez Mann, Chloe Notabartolo, Nate Ellis, Lily Proctor and Evan Smith. Row three, Olivia Miller, Morgan Domenico, Jillian Jerwick, Ashley Pate, Bradley Powers, Megan Goodmansen, Rachel Trumpower and Erin Bryce. Absent from the picture are Caydon Quirion, Kaleb Little and Diana McNeil.
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The Chewsville Lions Club has announced that Linda Irvin-Craig of the Historial Society will speak at its regular membership meeting Tuesday, Feb. 19. 

If you wish to attend the meeting, RSVP to Warren or Martha Middlekauff at 301-739-3298 no later than Friday. 

Chewsville Lions Club meets at the Bethel United Methodist Church in Chewsville on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:15 p.m. 

Senior site

Smithsburg senior site calendar: 

• Wednesday — Chair exercise with Kathleen, 10 a.m.

• Friday — Cards, dominoes or games, 10 a.m. 

• Monday — Closed in observance of Presidents Day.

HCC to hold film festival

On March 8 and 9, Hagerstown Community College will hold its first film festival featuring original work by local, amateur filmmakers.

Sponsored by HCC’s Robinwood Players Theater Club, the festival is open to local high school and college students, as well as amateur filmmakers not enrolled in school. High school students can be any age, but must be enrolled at a school in Washington County; Franklin County, Pa.; Berkeley County, W.Va.; or Jefferson County, W.Va. College students must be attending a two- or four-year college in Western Maryland, eastern West Virginia, or southern Pennsylvania. Amateur filmmakers should live in the Tri-State area.


Work can be submitted by a team or by an individual. All film submissions are shorts and must run 10 minutes or less. Film categories include:

• Favorite childhood fairytale/fable

• A day in the life of a historical figure

• Favorite excerpt from a science fiction/fantasy novel

All submissions must be accompanied by a short synopsis of 50 words or less. Film entry fee is $25 per team or individual.

Submissions are due Feb. 22. To learn more about eligibility and film requirements or to download an application, go to

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