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November 21, 2011
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau has produced a new Washington County Museums and Historic Sites brochure. The guide lists 38 museums in Washington County and includes several sites housing significant historical collections. The guide includes location, contact information and hours of operation. The brochure is also available online at www.marylandmemories.org .
NEWS
April 12, 2012
The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) has released its Road Ready E-construction Brochure for 2012, which can be found on its website at sha.md.gov. The brochure displays a statewide listing of major projects beginning in the spring, summer, or fall of this year which can help motorists avoid construction zones. In Washington County, there are six major projects listed in the brochure. They include three bridge rehabilitation projects on Interstate 70 between Interstate 81 and the Conococheague Creek, improvements to U.S. 40 Alternate (Old National Pike)
NEWS
March 3, 2003
The slow cooker seems more popular than ever. Understandably - it's convenient, easy and popular among time-stressed cooks. A free brochure, "Slow Cooker Beef Meals," features six simple and palatable recipes - for soup, stew, chili, pot roast, beef wraps and a sandwich. It also offers hints, helpful advice especially for the novice. To obtain the brochure, send a self-addressed, stamped No. 10 business-size envelope to: National Cattlemen's Beef Association Dept. AP-SCBM P.O. Box 670, Bloomingdale, IL 60108-0670.
NEWS
December 7, 2008
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau last month won one of the Maryland Tourism Council's eight statewide marketing awards. The annual awards program recognizes the most creative, innovative and thoughtful marketing projects and programs that bring visitors to Maryland. The Bridges of Washington County brochure was honored with the Best Shoestring Budget Award. "The award is most welcome, because the bridge brochure project was a labor of love for the CVB," bureau president Tom Riford said.
NEWS
December 1, 2006
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau has unveiled a new Walking Tour brochure for historic Hagerstown. The new guide is available at the CVB Visitors Welcome Center. The eight-page, large-format brochure features sketches, photos, a map and 27 tour stops, as well as directions to each one. Familiar faces and places of historical significance to Hagerstown are featured on the cover, such as Edmund McIlhenny, George Custer, Mary Titcomb, Dr. Normal Scott, the Second Court House and the Hager House.
NEWS
December 2, 1999
The "Giving Wisely" brochure, published by the Maryland Office of the Secretary of State, offers the following advice for evaluating charitable solicitations: Unless you're already familiar with and support an organization, don't promise to contribute when you're called on the phone. Ask: What is the full name, address and phone number of the charity? Do you work for the charity or are you a paid fund-raiser? For what purpose will my contribution be used?
NEWS
November 22, 2007
HANCOCK - The Western Maryland Rail Trail has a new brochure that includes phase three of the popular recreational trail. The map shows the recently added 2-1/2 miles of trail and a parking lot at Pearre Station. The brochure was a partnership between the Hancock Chamber of Commerce and the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau. It was designed by Icon Graphics. "The new map features the 221/2-mile, all-paved trail," said Hancock Chamber of Commerce President Penny Pittman.
NEWS
April 14, 2008
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently produced a brochure called "Bridges of Washington County Maryland" and has now made that information available online. The new Web site showcases all of Washington County's historic stone arch structures that span Conococheague Creek and Antietam Creek and its tributaries. All the information from the printed map and guide can be accessed at http://bridges.marylandmemories.org . From arguably the most famous of all of the stone arch bridges in North America, the Burnside Bridge over Antietam Creek, to several lesser-known structures including the Leitersburg Bridge Number 2, these stone structures are an important part of Washington County's history.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | May 2, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Berkeley County Commission approved paying for the producing and distributing of a brochure about the proposed zoning and transferable development rights ordinances that voters are being asked to consider in the primary election. By a unanimous vote, the commission agreed to pay $3,560 to circulate the brochure, which Commissioner William L. "Bill" Stubblefield said was an "objective document. " "We worked very hard for it to be a nonadvocacy document," Stubblefield said before the commission approved the expense.
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March 30, 2013
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau has released its April-through-September edition of its calendar of events. The calendar contains scores of events, partly because of all the Civil War sesquicentennial observances and commemorations. The new brochure has a photo of Burnside's Bridge on the cover and Union re-enactors advancing across a field. Included in all of the days and dates covered by the brochure are more than 300 Washington County events.
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NEWS
April 12, 2012
The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) has released its Road Ready E-construction Brochure for 2012, which can be found on its website at sha.md.gov. The brochure displays a statewide listing of major projects beginning in the spring, summer, or fall of this year which can help motorists avoid construction zones. In Washington County, there are six major projects listed in the brochure. They include three bridge rehabilitation projects on Interstate 70 between Interstate 81 and the Conococheague Creek, improvements to U.S. 40 Alternate (Old National Pike)
LIFESTYLE
November 21, 2011
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau has produced a new Washington County Museums and Historic Sites brochure. The guide lists 38 museums in Washington County and includes several sites housing significant historical collections. The guide includes location, contact information and hours of operation. The brochure is also available online at www.marylandmemories.org .
NEWS
October 8, 2009
The City of Hagerstown is encouraging residents and visitors to take part in a new program by strolling along one of five walking routes through Hagerstown's neighborhoods. The five routes are included in the Hagerstown Walks program. Each route starts in Public Square and makes a circuit through various areas of the city, taking walkers through neighborhoods and past interesting architecture, parks and historic sites, the city said in a prepared release.  The five main routes are North End Walk, Jonathan Street Walk, City Park Walk, West End Walk and National Pike Walk.
NEWS
December 21, 2008
John Brown brochure available CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Franklin County Historical Society-Kittochtinny has completed a brochure for the John Brown House. The development and printing of the brochure was made possible partly through a $500 grant from the Pennsylvania Humanities Council. The brochures are available at the Old Jail, 175 E. King St. and the Heritage Center on the square in Chambersburg. A commemoration of John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry will take place through a variety of programs at several venues throughout 2009.
NEWS
December 7, 2008
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau last month won one of the Maryland Tourism Council's eight statewide marketing awards. The annual awards program recognizes the most creative, innovative and thoughtful marketing projects and programs that bring visitors to Maryland. The Bridges of Washington County brochure was honored with the Best Shoestring Budget Award. "The award is most welcome, because the bridge brochure project was a labor of love for the CVB," bureau president Tom Riford said.
NEWS
September 22, 2008
The Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau has released the fall/winter edition of its Calendar of Events. The fold-out brochure lists area events from October through March. Nearly 50,000 copies of the Calendar of Events are being distributed by the CVB. Included in the days covered by the brochure are more than 200 Washington County events. The Calendar of Events is produced twice a year by the CVB. It is designed by PM2 Studios and features photos from across Washington County.
NEWS
by MARLO BARNHART | June 25, 2008
HAGERSTOWN -- When the Northwood Swim Club was envisioned more than 50 years ago, the stated goal on the brochure was, "To make Hagerstown a better place to live. " That brochure was created in 1958 to sell the idea of a private family-style pool at 13116 Pennsylvania Ave. It also touted the benefits of paying $200 plus tax for a family membership - a tidy sum back then. "Local banks have been contacted and will grant loans for this purpose to qualified applicants," the 1958 brochure said.
NEWS
By ANNETTE IPSAN | May 6, 2008
Are you Bay-Wise? Do you practice environmentally-friendly practices in your garden that help the health of the Chesapeake Bay? A new Bay-Wise program from the Washington County Master Gardeners teaches homeowners how to evaluate and improve their gardening practices to build healthier backyards while bolstering the health of the Chesapeake Bay. Why is this important? We all live in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The water in our storm drains, creeks, streams and rivers eventually ends up in the Chesapeake Bay. What we do in our backyards impacts on the health of our local waterways and the Bay. The health of the Chesapeake Bay is in decline.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | May 2, 2008
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Berkeley County Commission approved paying for the producing and distributing of a brochure about the proposed zoning and transferable development rights ordinances that voters are being asked to consider in the primary election. By a unanimous vote, the commission agreed to pay $3,560 to circulate the brochure, which Commissioner William L. "Bill" Stubblefield said was an "objective document. " "We worked very hard for it to be a nonadvocacy document," Stubblefield said before the commission approved the expense.
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