May 21, 2012
Blossom School of Etiquette will host a mother/daughter celebration and luncheon from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Hagerstown Presbyterian Church, 20 S. Prospect St. in downtown Hagerstown. Tickets cost $15 a couple, and any combination of women is welcome: mom, sister aunt, grandma, etc. Door prizes, speakers and entertainment will be provided, and a catered lunch will be served. Discovery Station activity Saturday, May 26: Timothy R. Snyder presents his book “Trembling in the Balance ...The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal During the Civil War,” at 2 p.m. A book signing will follow.
September 28, 2012
Pregnancy Ministries Inc., a nonprofit Pregnancy Support Center with offices in Chambersburg, Shippensburg, Waynesboro and Greencastle, Pa., will host its annual Fall Fundraising Banquet Thursday, Oct. 11. Guest speaker will be Pastor John Miller with Churches in Missions. A live ultrasound will be presented. Banquet will be held at Antrim Brethren in Christ Church, 24 E. Kauffman Road, Chambersburg, beginning promptly at 6:15 p.m. Meal will be catered by Mrs. Gibbles. Cost is free.
May 23, 2013
Tri-State Ravens Nest No. 12 will hold its annual banquet Saturday, June 1, from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1718 Underpass Way in Halfway. The club will honor Kelechi Osemele of the Baltimore Ravens with its Player of the Year award and give out scholarships to local high school players. There will be a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m., followed by silent and live auctions. Tickets cost $30 per person. For tickets, call Kim Wesmiller at 301-432-6933.
June 29, 2010
The Hunting Heritage Super Fund banquet, hosted by the Washington County Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, will be Saturday, Aug. 14, at Dimensions Dining and Catering, at 132 Old National Pike in Hagerstown. Doors open at 5 p.m. A social hour will be held before dinner. The banquet raises funds for wild turkey conservation while combining a meal with a chance to swap stories with other sportsmen and women. Sporting art, hunting firearms, knives, wildlife calls and outdoor equipment will go at auction.
November 14, 2011
Graduates of the former Lemasters High School met Oct. 15 for the annual alumni banquet at the Lemasters Community Center. The Peters Township high school began in 1907 and continued until 1954, when students joined James Buchanan High School. Entertainment for the afternoon was provided by the Kitchen Band from Waynesboro, Pa. Pauline Cordell Harrison of Fort Loudon, Pa., from the class of 1933, and the Rev. Garnet L. Zimmerman of Harrisburg, Pa., from the class of 1934, were recognized for being the oldest alumni present.
June 11, 2012
Former Baltimore Orioles standout pitcher Scott McGregor returned to speak at the Hagerstown Area Church Softball League's annual banquet Monday night at Hager Hall. McGregor, who has attended the banquet several times in recent years, brought along former Orioles reliever and 1983 World Series teammate Tippy Martinez to speak as well. The pair spoke about their exploits growing up together in the New York Yankees organization and how they were traded to the Orioles together on June 15, 1976.
January 14, 2013
The Rev. Lewis M. Anthony, a pastor, community leader and advocate, is slated to speak at the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Committee's annual banquet and celebration of King on Sunday, organizers announced. Anthony, who was recently appointed pastor of Saint Lucille AME Zion Church in Washington, was appointed the city's first youth representative and youth adviser to the mayor-commissioner. He is the chaplain for the metropolitan police and fire departments and holds several church and community leadership positions.
August 8, 2012
Richard L. Stup of Frederick was presented the Americanism Award by Grande Voiture De Maryland of the veterans Society of the Forty and Eight at its 91st annual banquet and installation of officers in Easton, Md., July 28. The award was presented by National Chef de Chemin de Fer Robert Molina of Tucson, Ariz., and National Sous Directeur of Americanism Norman M. Covert of Frederick. Molina heads the 33,000-member organization headquartered in Indianapolis, and was the honored guest at the annual weekend convention of Grande Voiture de Maryland.
February 19, 2008
The Washington County Holstein Association's annual meeting and banquet scheduled for Feb. 12 was canceled due to inclement weather. The meeting and banquet has been rescheduled for Feb. 27, at 7 p.m., at the Western Sizzler Steakhouse on York Road. Anyone who had not previously made reservations who would like to attend on Feb. 27 should call Brian Forsythe at 301-582-4884 by Feb. 22.
April 11, 2006
FFA advisor Cody Pine, and members of the Smithsburg High School FFA presented retired teachers and FFA advisors, Hal Spielman and Ralph Bolyard, a special citation during the 2005 FFA banquet. In all, 12 past Smithsburg FFA presidents attended. The school's FFA members are planning this year's banquet, which is to be held Friday, May 5, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Tickets cost $10 per person. For more information, call the school at 301-766-8344 or FFA member Justin Gouff at 301-991-5085.