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September is here

September 03, 2013|Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown

Welcome, September, and all the wonderful bounty you bring.

Schools are busy with open houses and back-to-school nights. Parents, be on the lookout for fundraiser forms and important papers that need to be signed.

Bring on the Friday night lights. High school football opens Friday evening in Washington County as South Hagerstown High School will hold its home opener against Century High School. 

Boonsboro High also will be playing at home Friday.

Legion scholarships

Dixon-Troxell American Legion Post 211 in Funkstown awarded two scholarships of $1,000 each to two area students.

Kelsey Eichelberger, a recent graduate of Boonsboro High School, was awarded the American Legion Past Commanders Scholarship.

Hannah Davis, a recent graduate of Hedgesville (W.Va.) High School, also received a scholarship.

Animal clinic marks 20-year milestone

The Animal Health Clinic in Funkstown will celebrate its 20th anniversary this fall.

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To commemorate the milestone, the animal clinic will hold a Pup Crawl Saturday, Sept. 21. 

The event will include prizes and games, as well as pet blessings. 

For more information, go to www.veterinarians.com/md/funkstown.

Yard sale

South Hagerstown High’s Alumni Association will hold a yard sale Saturday, Sept. 21, on the school grounds from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Setup begins at 7 a.m. 

The event will take place rain or shine. 

The cost to rent a space is $10. Registration is required. To reserve a space, call Tobey Anderson at 301-582-1923 or send an email to Sharon Cooper at shar-den@comcast.net. 

All proceeds go to the scholarship fund.

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