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February 26, 2013|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro

Hope all is well and you are ready for spring, which I sure hope is right around the corner.

Class of 1963

The BHS Class of 1963 reunion committee meets the last Thursday of each month to catch up, stay in touch and plan class events. 

The class will meet Thursday at 8 a.m. at Bob Evans restaurant on Railway Lane in Hagerstown (near Valley Mall). All classmates are welcome.

Spaghetti dinner

There will be a spaghetti dinner Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center’s multipurpose building, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro. The proceeds will benefit the Washington County Ag Expo and Fair. 

The menu includes spaghetti with meat sauce or plain sauce, and several accompaniments. 

Tickets cost $8 for adults, $5 for those ages 5 to 10 and are free for those younger than 5.

To purchase tickets, call 240-315-2104.

Oyster dinner

An oyster, turkey and ham dinner will be held Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. at Benevola United Methodist Church on Benevola Church Road off Alternate U.S. 40 between Funkstown and Boonsboro. 

Tickets cost $15 for adults and $7 for those younger than 10. 

For more information, call the church office at 301-791-3576, or call Becky Hein at 301-432-5780 or send an email to

Ham and sauerkraut

On Saturday, March 9, Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, 134 S. Main St., Boonsboro, is extends an invitation to the Boonsboro greater community to join a Community Fellowship Dinner in the Church’s Family Life Center. 

The dinner is free and open to all. 

The meal includes ham and sauerkraut, potatoes and vegetables. There will also be a children’s menu that will include peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, hot dogs and macaroni and cheese. 

Desserts will be offered, along with an evening of entertainment for children and adults. Church members will also be available for child/infant care so the parents can enjoy the event.

The dinner will be served between 5:30 and 7 p.m., with two hours of  scheduled “square dancing” to follow. 

Ham sandwich sale

Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ in Boonsboro will hold a ham sandwich sale, indoor yard sale and raffle drawing on Saturday March 16, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 33 Potomac St. in Boonsboro. 

Ham sandwiches will cost $3 each. There will also be baked goods for sale. Rada Cutlery, Boonsboro Prints and Kitchen Artistry II Cookbooks will also be available. 

Nighttime egg hunt

Boonsboro Bible Church will host its inaugural community nighttime egg hunt Saturday, March 23, starting at 6 p.m. 

The event is free and open to the public. Snacks and drinks will be provided. 

Participants are urged to take a flashlight

The church is at 6741 Old National Pike, Boonsboro.

For more information, call 301-432-6154.

Scholarships available

The Community Foundation of Washington County offers scholarships for students in the Washington County Public Schools. Some of the awards are county-wide, and several are specific to Boonsboro High School. For criteria, information or applications for the following awards, go to; click on “receiving,” and choose “scholarships.”

Scholarships include: IAAP Hager Chapter Scholarship; Dr. Elizabeth Molina Morgan 2010 National Superintendent of the Year Scholarship; Ryan Myers Memorial Scholarship; Chris W. Smith Memorial Scholarship; Boonsboro High School Class of 1970 Alumni Scholarship; Joseph M. Ellis Memorial Scholarship; Dwight Scott Scholarship; and South County Scholarship.

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