West Hagerstown Lions plan Leader Dog Banquet

April 16, 2013|Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown
  • These students were named students of the month for April by their classroom teachers at Salem Avenue Elementary School. Row one, from left, Sincere Johnson, Sierra Nave, Solomon Stagno, Ben Mielcarek, Mia Tiznado, Alex Thomas, Shianne Hill, Leland Hernandez and Cameron Cole. Row two, Dandio Coulibaly, Evie Shanholtz, Zachary Startzman, Amore Domer, Kierstin Bauserman, Jaci Smith, Jayren Lescalleet, Chloe Brown, JoElle Johnson and Niera Roberts. Row three, Malaki Palmer, Xavier Randolph, Marcus Davis, Kylie Grimsley, Jasmine Ragland, Cameron Jones, Josie Baker, Mallia Epps and Emi Erekosima. Absent from the photo are Gifara Alsahouri, Markell Napier and Alexandra Rankin.
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The West Hagerstown Lions Club will hold its annual Leader Dog Banquet Tuesday, April 23, at 6 p.m. at Washington Square United Methodist Church, 538 Washington Ave. in Hagerstown.

The speaker will be Pauline Ulrey and her dog from Illinois.

There will also be an auction to raise funds for the Leader Dog program. 

Tickets cost $9.50 per person. The community is invited.

To make reservations, call Donna Jackman at 301-790-2036 by April 22.

Basket bingo to benefit PTA

The Salem Avenue Elementary PTA is partnering with the Funkstown Lions Club to host a Longaberger basket bingo Sunday, April 28, at the Funkstown fire hall.

The doors will open at 1 p.m. and the games will begin at 2 p.m.
There will be a total of 25 games featuring a variety of baskets.

Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Half of the proceeds will go to the Salem Avenue PTA. The event is for adults 18 years or older.

For ticket information, call Kevin Gross at 301-991-0333.

Concert at St. Marks

The Appalachian Wind Quintet and Friends will present a concert Sunday, April 28, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 601 Washington Ave. 

The quintet is winding down its celebration of its 25th year together by inviting vocalist Jan Aaland, pianist Noel Lester, and organist/composer Wayne Wold to help offer a  variety of music.
The 4 p.m. concert will also feature the quintet performing “Peter and the Wolf” with Pastor Stan narrating the story. 

The concert is free. The community is invited. A reception in the parish hall will follow the concert.

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