Dinner planned at AME Church

March 08, 2013|Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street
  • Second Christian Church members gathered for Ash Wednesday services to get ashes and begin the season of Lent. Front row, from left, Deaconess Charlotte Mosby, Elder Agnes Jackson, Deaconess Monque Fennell, Pastor Jacquelyn Dixon, Minister Zandria Lansdowe and Beverly Jackson. Back row, Deacon Leroy Hazel, Deaconess Irma Branch, Ron McDaniels, Kathy Lewis, Elder John Jackson and Corwin McDaniels. Easter is March 31.
Photo courtesy of Deacon Wendell Dixon

The last fundraiser for the ladies of Ebenezer AME Church will be a turkey dinner Sunday, starting at 1 p.m. at Bethel Gardens Community Center, 356 Henry Ave. in Hagerstown

The menu includes turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes, sauerkraut, green beans, cranberry sauce, roll and dessert. 

The meal costs $10. Patrons can eat in or carry out.

Cinderella’s Closet

The annual Cinderella’s Closet fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society of Washington County will be Friday at 4:30 p.m. 

The students will host the event in their classroom at Washington County Technical High School, 50 W. Oak Ridge Drive in Hagerstown.

The program is designed to provide formal dresses for students at greatly reduced prices. None of the dresses will be sold for more than $40.

The event is open to the public.

Canine games

Peaceable Paws, at 17816 Spielman Road, will hold its canine games Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the dog training facility in Fairplay. 


For a list of the games, call 301-582-9420.

Achievers banquet

The annual Hagerstown YMCA Achievers Banquet will be Saturday, April 13, at the Clarion Hotel, 901 Dual Highway in Hagerstown. 

Social hour starts at 6 p.m., followed by the program and dinner at 6:30.

Adult Achievers to be are honored for being positive role models in the community are Brenda Thiam, autism specialist for Washington County Board of Education, and Octavia Harris, director of human resources for Volvo Truck Operations. 

Teen Achievers will also be recognized at the event.

The keynote speaker will be Michael Markoe, associate superintendent for educational improvement and innovation, who will talk about this year’s banquet theme, “Be, Believe, Become.”

Alumni meeting

The South Hagerstown High School Alumni Association will meet Thursday, March 14,  in the media center at 7 p.m.

The agenda will include scholarships, the annual golf tournament and an alumni football game.

Any graduate of South High is welcome to attend.

For more information, go to

Save the date

The Neighborhoods 1st Medal of Honor Group’s 2013 Neighborhood Day of Hope will be Saturday, May 18, from noon to 4 p.m. at Wheaton Park in Hagerstown.

If you or your agency participated in last year’s event, make plans to be there again.

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