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Sunrise Rotary recognizes members

March 24, 2013|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown
  • Sunrise Rotary Club recently recognized first-time Paul Harris Fellows. They are John Hoover, Pam Christoffel, Dwayne Shrader, Stephen Ryan and Joseph Gerstner. A Paul Harris Fellowship Award is conveyed in recognition of contributions to the Rotary Foundation. It is one of the most prestigious awards in Rotary and named after the founder of Rotary, Paul Harris. Gary Palank, left, receives his third Paul Harris Fellowship Award from T.O. Moore, Sunrise Foundation committee member.
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Sunrise Rotary Club recently presented Paul Harris Fellowship Awards to several members.

Recognized for the first time were John Hoover, Pam Christoffel, Dwayne Shrader, Stephen Ryan and Joseph Gerstner.

Members receiving the award again were T.O. Moore, David Abeles and Gary Palank.

The award is presented in recognition of contributions to the Rotary Foundation. It is one of the most prestigious awards in Rotary and named after the founder of Rotary, Paul Harris.

Easter egg hunt

Shiloh United Methodist Church, at 19731 Shiloh Church Road in Hagerstown, will host an Easter egg hunt Saturday, starting at 1 p.m. at the church.

The event is for those 13 and younger.

For more information, call 301-797-4083.

Music event

On Saturday, April 13, at 6 p.m., Haven Lutheran Church will host a music event featuring T.J. Harris with guest Living Water. 

Harris is the lead singer of the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band Decyfer Down. He is in the middle of his solo acoustic tour and has accepted an invitation to come to Hagerstown. 

Harris uses the medium of music to convey not only a positive message with his lyrics, but the gospel.
 
Living Water is a local Christian Rock Praise band from Frederick, Md.

Tickets are limited. For tickets, call 301-733-5056.

The church is at 1035 Haven Road in Hagerstown.

TOPS 0077

Losses for the week totaled 27 pounds for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0077 in Hagerstown.

The best TOPS losers were Carol I. and Gerdy K. The best KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) losers were Delores H., Diane K. and Mary J.C.

Paralee Barber, area TOPS captain, visited for a KOPS luncheon.  

Kathy F. reported she attended a presentation by Dan Hawthorne, who has lost more than 300 pounds and has written a book tilted “Man in the Mirror (Getting My Life Back).” She said his story is informative.

The group hopes to see if it can get him to visit the chapter. 

The no-no snack for the week is pie.

Jean B. won the ha-ha prize. 

The chapter will sell flags for its fundraiser. Mary J.C. gave a pound puppy to Louise C. Rosemary G. gave one to Kathy F. 

The March contest ends Monday. Peggy R. led the Chinese raffle for which more than 30 items were brought in.

The chapter meets Mondays at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave. in Hagerstown. Weigh-in is from 7 to 9:15 a.m. and the meeting is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. For more information, call Patsy P. at 301-582-2292 or Patsy M. at 301-842-3615.

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