Sellers family gives to Safe Place

July 11, 2013|Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street

Robert Sellers, representing the family of Logan Sellers, presented a check for $1,000 to Mooch Mutchler, director of Safe Place, Washington Counties Child Advocacy Center.

The gift will help sustain child-centered investigations, medical assessments and follow-up advocacy for youngsters who have been maltreated. 

Everyone at Safe Place would like to thank the Sellers family for their generosity.

Prophetic conference

The Wellspring of Life Family Worship Center will host a prophetic conference July 19 and 20, at the Clarion Hotel, 901 Dual Highway in Hagerstown.

 On Friday, July 19, the Praise and Worship Gathering will begin at 6:30 p.m.

On  Saturday, July 20,  prophetic workshops begin at 8 a.m.

Featured workshops offered include:

“I think I may need Prophetic Counseling”

“The Language of the Prophets”

“Prophetic Activation”

“All the Single Ladies”

“Demonstrating the Prophetic in Dance”

Guest speakers and workshop instructors are Pastor Theresa Hausley, Prophetess Karen Robinson and Prophetess Ruth Pressley. Special performance will be by Minister Orlando Wright.

The conference is free and open to the public. Lunch is included.

For more information, call 240-217-1555.

Car wash

Wells House will host a car wash Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Burger King parking lot on Pennsylvania Avenue in Hagerstown.

Donations from the car wash will be used to help support the Robert W. Johnson Community Center (formerly Memorial Recreation Center).


Financial literacy workshop is Tuesday

A financial literacy workshop will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Robert W. Johnson Community Center, 109 W. North Ave. in Hagerstown.

Toni Sandridge, insurance and financial services agent, will discuss how to invest in  the future, and saving for a home, car and retirement.

The sessions are free and open to the public.

 For more information, call 301-790-0203.

Living Well workshop set for July 26

The Washington County Living Well Coalition will hold the first of a series of Living Well workshops Friday, July 26, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the senior center at Western Maryland Hospital Center, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown.

The workshops help those with chronic diseases learn skills to manage their symptoms and get the most out of life.

The workshops are designed for those who have a chronic disease such as diabetes, arthritis, depression, chronic lung disease and heart disease.

The workshops will be held for six consecutive weeks. 

For more information, call Lisa McCoy at 240-313-3304. To register, call Meritus Medical Center at 301-790-8907.

Chocolate Garden Tea

A Chocolate Garden Tea will be held by the Friends of the Doleman Black Heritage Museum Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Applause Caterers, 58 E. Washington St. in downtown Hagerstown.

The event will include an assortment of chocolate desserts, the raffling of two goodie-filled Longaberger baskets, a display of the latest mobile museum exhibits and a performance by pianist Latonya Wrenn of Washington, D.C.

The guest speaker will be Linda Irvin-Craig from the Washington County Historical Society.

Tickets cost $25 per person or $250 for a table that seats 10. Tickets can be purchased by calling the museum at 301-797-5019.

The event is sponsored by the Hagerstown-Washington County Visitors Bureau.

The proceeds will benefit the museum and its impending move to downtown Hagerstown.

Fresh start at Methodist church

Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., will hold its new weekly worship titled “Fresh Start” each Thursday starting at 7:30 p.m.

The praise and worship team/band will lead the worship service.

 The community is invited. Casual attire is allowed. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, call the church office at 301-733-4720.

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