Free legal clinics to be held May 1

April 15, 2013|Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown

The Washington County Bar Association, in partnership with Legal Aid Bureau Inc., invites the community to celebrate Law Day and attend two pro bono clinics to discuss legal problems.

On Wednesday, May 1, from 1 to 3 p.m., volunteer attorneys will assist participants in completing advance directives/living wills at the Washington County Commission on Aging, 140 W. Franklin St., fourth  floor.

Participants should bring the contact information for the individual they would like to nominate to make their medical decisions, as well as a backup nominee.

In addition, from 4 to 7 p.m., volunteer attorneys will be at the Washington County Department of Social Services to provide individual free consultations in the areas of family law, divorce, custody, landlord/tenant, wills and advance directives, bankruptcy, debt collection, workers’ compensation, personal injury, foreclosures, business law, employment, real estate, Social Security disability, consumer, immigration, criminal expungements, government benefits, criminal, and traffic and MVA issues.


Social Services is at 122 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown.

There is no charge to attend and registration is not required. Please bring any relevant documents.

For more information, call 301-694-7414 or email

Lions Club

Tuesday — The Hagerstown Lions Club will hold its monthly business and administrative meeting. The annual election of officers and directors for the coming year will be held.

Discovery Station

A new hands-on health clinic display with video demonstration will open at Discovery Station Saturday at 2 p.m. The program will be presented  by Hagerstown Surgical Center’s Darlene Eichelberger and Jen Barley. 

SHHS Class of 1963 planning reunion

The South Hagerstown High School Class of 1963 is planning its 50th reunion.

The reunion committee is looking for contact information for the following classmates: Dianne Brunner, James Lightner, Ronald Seibert, Charles Cross, Joe McElroy, Pat Shillingberg, Kendra Eichelberger, Ralph Mason, Aldreda Short, Terry Frantz, John Mowbray, Louise Tosten, Larry Godlove, Ruby Myers, Beverly Vaughn, Ronald Hammond, Charles Newcomer, Phyllis Watts, Terry Hartman, Louise Pitts, William Weller, Gloria Hessong, Larry Raines, Wayne Wilt, Morris Hewitt, Judy Rider, Victor Winters and Anna Woodcock.

The reunion is scheduled for June 21 to 23.

If anyone has any information about these classmates, call Barbara Wainwright Ware at 301-331-2605 or send an email to

Plant sale

The Washington County Master Gardeners will hold a plant sale Saturday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike in Boonsboro. 

The plant sale — now indoors — will feature hundreds of plants grown by master gardeners, a garden market, silent auction, learning stations, children’s activities and a breakfast from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. presented by the friends of the Rural Heritage Museum. 

For more information, call 301-791-1604.

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