Bible study offered

April 01, 2013|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown
  • Webelo Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 34 earned their Arrow of Light award recently at the annual Blue and Gold ceremony on March 9. Webelos Joshua Macias and Sean Maguire earned the award, which is the highest award that can be earned in Cub Scouting and is the only Cub Scout award that can be worn on the Boy Scout uniform. Pictured are Scot Arasmith (Cubmaster) and Noel Macias (Webelos leader) presenting the plaques and awards. The two Scouts also crossed over to Boy Scout Troop 412, which is sponsored by Paramount Baptist Church in Hagerstown.
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The Rev. Susan Haberkorn will lead an eight-week Bible study in her home beginning Sunday, April 21.

The title of the study is “Christian 101: A Bible Study for New and Re-Committing Christians.”

The Bible study will also benefit those who are uncertain of their faith and would like to learn some of the Biblical fundamentals concerning the Christian faith.

Class will meet Sundays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and will run from April 21 to June 9. The class is free.

Space is limited and reservations are required by April 14.

For more information, call Haberkorn at 240-520-2713 or send an email to

Korean War vets to meet

The Korean Veterans Last Man’s Club will hold its annual membership banquet Saturday, April 27, at Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion on Northern Avenue in Hagerstown.

Doors open at noon and there will be a cash bar until 1 p.m. The dinner-business meeting will follow.


Les Bishop, commander of Antietam Chapter 312 of the Korean War Veterans Association will be the guest speaker. He will talk about plans for the 60th anniversary of the ceasefire.

To make reservations, call Joe Trovinger at 301-733-7157.

TOPS 0077

Losses for the week totaled 15 1/2 pounds for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0077.

The best TOPS losers were Joanne S. and Cindy Ryder. The best KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) losers were Joan Gilbert and Joan Budny.

The no-no snack for the week is doughnuts.

Pauline McAfee won the ha-ha prize. The get-r-done winners for the month were Charlie House for TOPS and Gilbert for KOPS.

Melissa Walters and Tera Lockery presented the program on wellness.

The group meets Mondays at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. For more information, call Patsy P. at 301-582-2292 or Patsy M. at 301-842-3615.

Bingo event planned

Hagerstown Day Nursery will hold a Longaberger/Vera Bradley bingo event Sunday, April 14, at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown.

Advance tickets cost $25 or $30 at the door for 25 games and a meal.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m., the meal will be served at 12:15 p.m. and an early-bird warmup for cash starts at 1 p.m. There will be raffles, tip jars and King Tuts. Participants must be at least 18 years old to play.

Proceeds will go to Hagerstown Day Nursery, a nonprofit child development center.

For tickets, call Bettie at 301-223-6376.

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