Classic cars to cruise into park

September 03, 2013|Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport
  • Pictured are Paul Miller and Pat Miller with Williamsport Rotary Club President David Miller, left. Paul and Pat are new members of the Williamsport club, but are also transfers from the Hagerstown Noon Rotary Club. The club welcomed Paul and Pat into their Rotary family.
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There will be a classic car cruise-in Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. in Byron Memorial Park, off U.S. 11.

The rain date will be Friday, Sept. 20.

Food will be available for purchase provided by the Ladies of the Williamsport Moose, Potomac Family Restaurant, Smitty’s Williamsport Creamery and Williamsport Boy Scout Troop 17.

Entertainment will be provided by the band Chubby. There will also be a 50/50 drawing.

A donation of $4 is requested. All proceeds will benefit underprivileged children in Williamsport for Christmas.

For more information, call Jimmy at 301-573-1501.

All-you-can-eat potpie dinner planned Saturday

Calvary Temple, 147 S. Conococheague St., will hold an all-you-can-eat potpie dinner Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Dinner includes all-you-can-eat ham and chicken potpie, coleslaw, applesauce, dessert and drinks.

The meal costs $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for those ages 3 to 12.

Takeout will be available.

The event benefits the church’s Royal Rangers and Mpact Girls Clubs.

WHS Class of 1952 announces reunion

Williamsport High School Class of 1952 will hold its 61-year reunion Sunday, Sept. 15, at Western Sizzlin’ Steakhouse, 17567 York Road. The reunion begins at 5 p.m.

WHS Class of 1957 to hold reunion Sept. 21

Williamsport High School Class of 1957 will hold its class reunion Saturday, Sept. 21, from 1 to 5 p.m. in Pavilion 1 at Byron Memorial Park.

Each classmate is asked to bring a covered dish.

Other classes of that era are invited to join the group.

For more information, call Norma Baker at 301-223-9473.

WHS Class of 1958 plans reunion Sept. 20

Williamsport High School Class of 1958 will hold its 55-year reunion at Western Sizzlin’ Steakhouse, 17567 York Road, on Friday, Sept. 20, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

For more information, call Tom Shaw at 301-432-0061.

All class members and anyone else interested are welcome to attend.

Rotary to hold fundraiser to benefit youth groups

The Williamsport Rotary Club will host its third annual fundraiser, “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere in Williamsport,” Saturday, Sept. 28, from 5 to 10 p.m. at The Improved Order of the Red Men Tribe 84, 16129 Lappans Road.

A night of music is planned featuring Jimmy Buffett cover band Tropical Soul, along with dinner, games of chance, and a silent auction.

For tickets, call Stacy Horst at 301-791-8510 or David Miller at 301-223-7284.

There are also opportunities for sponsorships.

All proceeds will be used to fund two $1,000 scholarships for Williamsport High School students, and Rotary Youth Leadership Awards registrations to a Rotary Districtwide leadership program. Williamsport High School Interact Club members benefit from the event. Proceeds also assist in paying for dictionaries that each area third-grader receives.

Library already working on its 2014 book sale

Once again, the Williamsport Memorial Library’s annual book sale was a success, thanks to everyone’s generosity and patronage.

The library is now accepting gently used books for the sale in August 2014. Book donations can be dropped off during regular library hours (Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

The library accepts all genres and also audio and visual materials. It does not accept encyclopedias, magazines, water-damaged goods and textbooks.

Church celebrates 60th anniversary

Little Falls Presbyterian Church in Falling Waters, W.Va., will celebrate its 60th anniversary at a service and reception Sunday, beginning at 3 p.m. The community is invited.

The Rev. Randy Webb, acting general presbyter of the Shenandoah Presbytery, will be the principal speaker.

Also, a new stained glass window honoring the memory of the late Elder Philip E. Adams will be dedicated.

The church, built by volunteer labor of its members, friends and neighbors, has deep roots in the community, dating back to 1895. Then a semi-rural congregation, its U.S. 11 location now is only a mile from the Spring Mills school complex.

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