January 7, 2013
The Women's Club in Hagerstown will hold a designer bag bingo Sunday, Jan. 13. It is a fundraiser to benefit the Miss Washington County and Miss Western Maryland Scholarship Foundation. Doors open at 1 p.m. and bingo starts at 2 p.m. The club is at 31 S. Prospect St. in Hagerstown. Tickets in advance cost $20; they cost $25 at the door. The designer bags are by Coach, Vera Bradley, Dooney and Bourke, Kate Spade among others. There will be 20 games, one free raffle ticket and one pack of cards (three cards per game)
March 29, 2013
A Bags (Thirty-One) and bucks bingo will be held Sunday, April 21, at the Elks Lodge in Hagerstown. There will be 10 bag prizes and 20 cash prizes. The event will include raffles, tip jars, King Tuts and a 50-50 drawing. Tickets cost $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Lunch is included in the price of the ticket. Doors open at 11 a.m., lunch will be served at noon and bingo starts at 1 p.m. Baked goods and sodas will be available to purchase. Participants must be 18 to play.
May 10, 2007
A basket bingo will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Halfway on Sunday, May 20. Admission is $20. Doors open at 1 p.m. and bingo starts at 1:30 p.m. All baskets will be filled with all kinds of good things. Sandwiches and drinks will be available before bingo starts and during intermission. There will also be tip jars, 50/50, and special bingo games. For tickets, call Sue at 301-824-3119 or the church office at 301-797-9445. If you need any other information please call Dolores at 301-797-6222.
May 16, 2007
WILLIAMSPORT - A basket bingo fundraiser sponsored by the Williamsport Volunteer Fire Department and EMS will be held Sunday, May 20, at the fire hall on Brandy Drive. Tickets cost $20. The price includes 30 games of bingo on six cards. Extra cards are available for purchase at the door. Three baskets will be raffled. Doors open at 11 a.m. and bingo starts at 1 p.m. The junior firefighters will have food available for purchase as a fundraiser. More information can be obtained by calling 301-739-0755.
March 2, 2013
The Antietam Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary will host a basket and cash bingo Sunday at the Western Enterprise Fire Station, 526 Washington Square, Hagerstown. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 1:30 p.m. Tickets cost $20 and there will be food available for purchase. Tip jars will be available. Participants must be 16 to play bingo. The proceeds will be used to help the local community. For tickets, call Linda Findley at 301-791-5175 or Annette Semler at 301-992-6151.
November 4, 2012
The local nonprofit group MiHi held a holiday basket bingo extravaganza Sunday at the Elks Club to raise money to maintain its Project Lifesaver program and honor a commitment to help pay for a new handicap-accessible playground at Marshall Street School in Hagerstown, according to an email from the organization's ambassador-at-large, Mary Besecker. Also known as Many Individuals Helping Individuals, the group is celebrating its 25th anniversary, according to a letter promoting the event.
March 5, 2008
Hagerstown Day Nursery will hold a basket/Pampered Chef bingo on Sunday at the BPO Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., a hot lunch will be served at 12:15 p.m. and bingo begins at 1 p.m. Tickets costs $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Lunch is included in the price of admission. To purchase tickets, call 301-739-5339 or 301-223-6376.
June 15, 2006
CLEAR SPRING Clear Spring Volunteer Fire Co. officials agreed during a meeting Wednesday night that the department's bingo fundraising will continue but operate in compliance with the law. Two company members were banned from involvement in bingo while an investigation into alleged wrongdoing by the Washington County Gaming Office and Maryland State Police takes place. The agencies are investigating alleged violations of bingo and tip jar operations at the fire company. President Ronald Poole said Wednesday's meeting was an opportunity for those who work at bingo to talk with company officials about how to get the games back on track.