Food drive continues

March 14, 2013|Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway

Food drive continues

Allegany Dental Care has extended its food drive through the month of March.

It will accept donations of nonperishable food items at its three locations.

All food collected will be donated to the Maryland Food Bank — Western Maryland Branch (formerly Food Resources Inc.).

The locations are 19418 Leitersburg Pike; 22109 Jefferson Blvd.; and 17719 Virginia Ave. The offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Easter presentation planned at church

Virginia Avenue Church of God on Virginia Avenue will host an Easter presentation  of “His Story” on the following dates: Saturday, March 15, Sunday, March 16, Friday March 22, Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24.


The presentations begin at 7 p.m.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and a nursery is provided for those ages 5 and younger.

Football registration to be held at mall

The Washington County Junior Football League will hold registration Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 2 to 6 p.m. in the food court at Valley Mall.

For more information, go to

Blue Band night set for March 20

The Williamsport Blue Band Boosters Club invites the community to this month’s Blue Band Night on Wednesday, March 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Chick-fil-A restaurant on Wesel Boulevard.

The restaurant will donate a portion of dinner checks to the Blue Band Boosters.

A flier is required for the band to get credit. To get a copy of the flier, go to 

South High Class of 1961 planning reunion April 13

The South Hagerstown High School Class of 1961 will meet for lunch Saturday, April 13, at noon at Mountain Gate Restaurant in Waynesboro, Pa.

All classmates of the 1961 graduating class and their spouses are invited.

Remembering Quinn

Our family was touched deeply by a beautiful, inspiring young man taken suddenly last March 18.

Quinn Hoover, you will always be a treasured and a heroic friend to our son, Bryce.

Our family is truly blessed to have had the opportunity to know you, share funny times and have such fond memories.

We are continuing to keep you and your precious family in our prayers always.

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Happy St. Paddy’s Day birthday

My brother-in-law, Clark Shekels, will celebrate his special day on Sunday, March 17, which is St. Patrick’s Day. Wishing you the best on your birthday and always, Clark. With much love, from the Shekels and the Willett families.

Special spring birthday

Donna Willett, known fondly to our family as Grandma Willett, will celebrate her special day on March 20. Happy birthday, Grandma. With much love, from the Shekels and Willett families.

First day of spring

Next Wednesday, March 20, will mark the first official day of the spring season. Wishing you a bright, sunshiny happy start to spring.

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