Salem Avenue PTA to meet Sept. 10

September 03, 2013|Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown

The Salem Avenue Elementary PTA will meet Tuesday, Sept. 10, in the school’s media center at 6:30 p.m. All parents and grandparents of Salem students who are interested in signing up for activities for the 2013-14 school year are encouraged to attend.

Salvation Army planning yard sale

The Salvation Army will hold an indoor yard sale Saturday, Sept. 21, in the gym at 525 George St. from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Steamers, hot dogs, soup, soft drinks and baked goods will be sold in its building at 541 George St.

Tables are available to rent for $10 each.

To rent a table, call 301-733-2440.

All proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army’s women’s program.

Diabetes support group to meet Sept. 11

The Diabetes Support Group at Walnut Towers will meet Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 1:30 p.m. in the eighth-floor community room.

The program will be “Your Feet: How to Prevent Falls and Diabetic Shoe Fittings,” presented by Amanda Distefano, Washington County Health Department, and John Lipscomb, Advanced Diabetic Solutions.

The meeting is open to individuals who live at Walnut Towers as well as anyone in the community. It provides a forum for educating individuals with diabetes to help manage their disease and to gain support from others. 

The support group is sponsored by the Washington County Health Department, Hagerstown Housing Authority and the Washington County Commission on Aging. 

For more information, contact Mary McPherson, Washington County Health Department, at 240-313-3349.

Junior Rebels to hold Bingo

The South Hagerstown Junior Rebels Football Team will hold a holiday meat bingo Sunday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. at Western Enterprise Fire Co., 526 Washington Ave. in Hagerstown.
The doors will open at 12:30 p.m., and bingo will begin at 2 p.m.
The prizes will consist of hams, turkeys, pork loins, shrimp and other holiday items. 

There will be 29 games of bingo, raffles and tip jars. Participants must be 16 years old to play bingo and 18 to play tip jars.

The kitchen will also be open for food purchases.

Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
For tickets, call Annette Semler at 301-992-6151 or Theresa Conrad at 301-730-1360. 

Tickets on sale for annual Hangarfest

The fourth annual Discovery Station Hangarfest will be Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Rider Jet Center at Hagerstown Regional Airport.

The Reagan Years, a 1980s tribute band, will perform.

Doors open at 6 p.m.

Tickets cost $20 and are on sale.

The event will include food and a cash bar.

Tickets are available at Discovery Station by calling 301-790-0076.

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