Springfield Middle to host blood drive

March 06, 2013|Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport

Springfield Middle School, 334 Sunset Ave. in Williamsport, will conduct a blood drive Friday from 1 to 7 p.m. in the large gymnasium.

The community is invited. The Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross is in need of blood.

Fitness fundraiser set at WHS

On Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon, there will be a Zumbathon at Williamsport High School in the gymnasium to benefit the Samantha Kelly Memorial Fund.

The program is a Latin-inspired dance fitness workout.

Certified instructors will lead the event to ensure that everyone has a fun and safe time. It will be divided into four, 25-minute sessions.

Registration costs $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Water and snacks will be provided as part of the registration fee.

To obtain tickets in advance, send an email to

Community band to sponsor money bonanza

The Williamsport Community Band will hold a money bonanza Saturday, March 23, at the Order of Red Men Tribe 84, 16129 Lappans Road.

Doors open at 6 p.m.

The first and every 10th  ticket wins $35. The cash prize is $1,000.

Tickets cost $35 per couple. A meal, keg beer and snacks will be served.

There will be a cash bar. Participants must be 21 and older to attend. No outside alcohol will be allowed.

For more information and tickets, call 301-223-6538.

Ocean City trip planned

Williamsport United Methodist Church is sponsoring a trip to Ocean City, Md., from May 27 to 30.

Package includes three nights lodging, three breakfasts, two dinners, Assateague explorer boat ride and other activities.

The trip costs $349 per person, double occupancy, and includes transportation.

For more information, call Diana Church at the church at 301 223-7040.

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