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NEWS
December 14, 2012
The Washington County Commission on Aging will hold the AARP driver-safety program on the following dates: • Friday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Village at Robinwood at 19800 Tranquility Circle in Hagerstown. • Thursday, Jan. 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Haven Lutheran Church at 1035 Haven Road in Hagerstown. The classes are designed to help drivers improve their skills. The course costs $12 per person for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Checks should be made payable to AARP.
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NEWS
November 11, 2012
The Washington County Commission on Aging will hold an AARP driver-safety program Thursday, Dec. 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Hagerstown Community College's Valley Mall center. The instructor is William Baschke Jr. The class is designed to help drivers improve their skills. The course costs $12 per person for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Checks should be made payable to AARP. For more information, call Judy Brewer at 301-790-0275, ext. 220.
NEWS
Susie Hoffman | Around Funkstown | October 16, 2012
The Texas Roadhouse will hold a fundraiser for the South Hagerstown High School Touchdown Club from Oct. 22 to 25 from 4 to 10 p.m. each night. The Dual Highway restaurant will donate 10 percent of food sales to the touchdown club when you present a flier. Fliers can be picked up at the school or through any team member.   Women's Club news The Women's Club, at 31 S. Prospect St. in Hagerstown, will hold its fall fest Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There will be baked items, and garden goodies, as well as soups and sandwiches, and 10 different vendors.
NEWS
Linda Murray | Around West Hagerstown | August 8, 2012
The staff at Salem Avenue Elementary School will be walking around the neighborhoods in their school district during the afternoon of Friday, Aug. 17, to personally welcome students and their families back to school for the 2012-13 school year. “This is a great opportunity for us to know our students and their families on a more personal level,” said Principal Tom Garner. The first day of classes for Washington County Public School students is Wednesday, Aug. 22.   West Hagerstown Lions The 2012 Lions Club Change of Banner was July 28 at the Cozy Restaurant in Thurmont, Md.   Jim Roby, Wanda Roby, Mary Chaney, Mark Smith, Frances Ruth and Donna Jackman represented the West Hagerstown Lions Club.
EDUCATION
July 13, 2012
AARP is offering its driver safety course to those who are employed or retired from the education field. The course this month and in August will be offered at a reduced cost of $5. The offer is for teachers, professors, principals, guidance counselors, school secretaries, administrators, cafeteria workers, maintenance and janitorial personnel, bus drivers and anyone else who is retired from or is working for any private or public education institution....
NEWS
June 20, 2012
AARP and the Washington County Commission on Aging has announced the AARP Driver Safety's 2012 Educator Appreciation program. Starting July 1, all current and retired educators and school personnel are eligible to take the AARP driver safety classroom course for $5. Class dates and locations are as follows. Thursday, July 19 - Somerford Assisted Living, 10114 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown,  1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 - Fahrney-Keedy Retirement Village, 8507 Mapleville Road, Boonsboro, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The program is offered to those individuals who have been an educator, or have worked for a school district or university in any capacity.
NEWS
Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood | May 2, 2012
AARP Chapter 623 of Washington County will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 1 p.m. in the auditorium of Western Maryland Hospital Center, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. in Hagerstown.  The speaker will be Hilary Lowe, community educator with the Washington County Commission on Aging.  She will show a recently made video showing local seniors involved in activities at the senior center. For more information, call Donna Souders at 301-797-3578. Ballroom dancing Jim Powers will hold his ballroom dance party Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Maugansville Ruritan Building.
NEWS
March 25, 2012
 The Washington County Commission on Aging will hold an AARP driver-safety program Wednesday, April 18, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Reeders Nursing Home, 141 S. Main St. in Boonsboro. The instructor is William Baschke Jr. The class is designed to help drivers improve their skills. The course costs $12 per person for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Checks should be made payable to AARP. For more information, call Judy Brewer at 301-790-0275, ext. 220.
NEWS
January 2, 2012
The Washington County Commission on Aging will hold an AARP driver safety program Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Village of Robinwood, 19800 Tranquility Circle in Hagerstown. The instructor is Terry Marshall. The class is designed to help drivers improve their skills. The course costs $12 per person for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Checks should be made payable to AARP. For more information, call Judy Brewer at 301-790-0275, ext. 220.
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