Christ Lutheran Church plans annual yard sale

July 22, 2013|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown
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Christ Lutheran Church, at 216 N. Cleveland Ave. in Hagerstown, will hold its annual yard, bake and food sale Friday, Aug. 16, and Saturday, Aug. 17.

The event will be held indoors each day, beginning at 8 a.m.

An array of yard sale items, along with soup and sandwiches and cold drinks and bake goods will be available.  

Parking will be available on the church lot, using the Liberty Street alley next to the restaurant.

Patrons will be able to enter the church from the parking lot. 

The entrance is handicapped-accessible.  

Signs will direct patrons to the indoor areas.  

Selected large items will be available in the church shed adjacent to the parking lot.

Proceeds will go to benevolent needs in the community.

For more information, call Ron Busey at 301-739-7925 (leave your phone number and a voice message) or send an email to

TOPS 0077

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0077 in Hagerstown reported a loss of 50 1/2 pounds for the week. 


The best TOPS losers were Bruce Young, Sue Young and Wanda Gerstner.

The best KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) losers were Dianne Keely and Dorothy Smith.

The no-no snack for the week is french fries.

Carol LeClaire won the ha-ha prize.

The group meets Mondays at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave. in Hagerstown.

Weigh-in is from 7 to 9:15 a.m. and the meeting is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

For more information, call Patsy P. at 301-582-2922 or Patsy M. at 301-842-3615.

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