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Wednesday is the last day of school

June 03, 2013|Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown

Can you believe that we are a half day away from the end of the school year? Tomorrow is a half day for our Washington County students. This year has flown by. 

Please be aware that starting tomorrow, there will be more children in the streets playing, riding their bikes and walking to various summer activities. Please be extra cautious when driving.

Church plans community picnic

Now that the summer break is officially beginning, it’s time for picnics and other summer fun.
 
On Sunday, June 23, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Funkstown will hold its annual community service and picnic in the park at Funkstown Community Park. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. in Pavilion No. 4. The Funkstown community is invited and lunch will be provided. There will be activities and games for everyone.

To make reservations, call the church at 301-791-1738 by Monday, June 17. In case of rain, the service and picnic will be moved to the church.

Children’s Village 5K run and kids’ 1-mile fun run

The Children’s Village annual 5K run and kids’ 1-mile fun run is Saturday, June 22, at the Children’s Village campus. Registration is required. The 5K run/walk starts at 8:30 a.m.; kids event is at 9:15 a.m.; a free tot trot follows. Kids events are free; 5K registration costs $20, $25 after Saturday, June 15; $15 for students. Proceeds benefit the free life-safety education program. For more information, call 301-667-2096 or 301-730-8844.

South High students earn scholarships

Congratulations to five South Hagerstown High School students for their recent awards of scholarships by the alumni group: Michaela Brewer, Jennifer Harmon, Stephanie Young, Sydne Arnold and Darius Dobre-Mofid. Best wishes on your future academic ventures.

Congratulations, graduates

On that note, congratulations to all of the area graduates. May all of your hard work serve you well as you head out and onward to your next phase of life, whether it be college, technical school or straight into the job market.

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