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Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood | August 23, 2011
On Sunday, the youth at Covenant Presbyterian Church will wash and vacuum vehicles. A $10 donation is suggested. Bring cars and trucks anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. into the lower parking lot.  The church is at 11833 Greenhill Drive off Jefferson Boulevard between Robinwood Drive and Eastern Boulevard. Pen Mar Park The Ray Birely Orchestra will perform Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Pen Mar Park as the summer music series continues. The concerts are free, but donations are accepted.
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Anne Weatherholt | Around Hancock | July 13, 2011
It may be summer, but the Hancock High School Band Boosters are already anticipating the new school year. The boosters are holding a car wash Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the high school. Have your car or truck washed and give the boosters a donation toward band equipment, uniforms and other needs for the upcoming marching season. Breakfast in the Park Join members of the local Masonic Lodge for Breakfast in the Park Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. in the Lions pavilion in Widmeyer Park.
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July 29, 2010
Bester Elementary teachers volunteered to work at a car wash Wednesday to benefit the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support program at the school. The program rewards students for positive behavior throughout the school year. Editor's note: This story was edited July 29 to correct the day the car wash was held.
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May 25, 2010
The youth of Paramount Baptist Church will hold a car wash on Saturday, June 5, from 8 a.m to 2 p.m. at Auto-Zone off Longmeadow Road in the North Village Shopping Center. Donations will go to benefit the youth group. Gospel tracts will be available for free.
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June 24, 2011
Award Beauty School held a car wash Friday in an alley between East Antietam and East Baltimore streets to raise money for a hair show in the fall. The hair show will take place in Frederick, Md., according to Phillip Greathead, an instructor at the school. The date has not yet been set, he said. In addition to Award Beauty School, two schools in Washington, D.C., a school in Frederick, and a school in Chambersburg, Pa., will compete. Friday's car was was scheduled to continue until 2 p.m. — Caleb Calhoun, Mobile Journalist
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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | June 27, 2012
Downsville Boy Scout Troop 58 will hold a car wash Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sears Automotive Center at Valley Mall. Cost is by donation. Library book sale needs volunteers The Williamsport Memorial Library book sale will be held in the basement of the library on Aug. 24, 25 and 26, in conjunction with Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Days. The library will be accepting donated books until the end of July. A schedule for volunteers will begin Aug. 1. Anyone interested in supporting the sale by volunteering two hours, contact the library.
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October 9, 2009
Donald Davis Jr. sprays tire cleaner on his "new" 1982 Lincoln Mark VI. He just purchased the car from a friend, and spent Friday afternoon cleaning and polishing the car near the intersection of Jonathan Street and North Avenue.
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May 18, 2010
There will be a yard sale and car wash Saturday at Turner's Skate Palace on Virginia Avenue from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Fast Forward inline racing team.
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May 14, 2010
The South Hagerstown High School Rebels Band Boosters will hold a yard sale and car wash Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the school parking lot. For more information, call Laura Horning at 240-217-5675 or e-mail jlh2018@myactv.net "> jlh2018@myactv.net.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | June 13, 2010
HALFWAY --Hagerstown resident Zoe Van Meter said she's a sucker for good causes. So when Van Meter, 28, saw a sign for a car wash fundraiser to help a little girl who needs a heart transplant, she pulled beside Advance Auto Parts in a white Scion xD. At least seven people -- family members and friends of Athena Dunkin -- went to work washing the car. Athena's grandfathers, Pete Ladygo and Brenton Snyder, put some muscle into scrubbing dead...
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August 30, 2013
Valley Storage will hold a benefit car wash and vendor show Saturday with proceeds going to the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the storage facility at 201 All Star Court in Hagerstown It is locally owned by Todd and Tina Snook. The community-based event will include a free car wash (donations appreciated), food, raffles and lots of local vendors and businesses. The public is invited. It is a pet-friendly event.
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Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street | July 11, 2013
Robert Sellers, representing the family of Logan Sellers, presented a check for $1,000 to Mooch Mutchler, director of Safe Place, Washington Counties Child Advocacy Center. The gift will help sustain child-centered investigations, medical assessments and follow-up advocacy for youngsters who have been maltreated.  Everyone at Safe Place would like to thank the Sellers family for their generosity. Prophetic conference The Wellspring of Life Family Worship Center will host a prophetic conference July 19 and 20, at the Clarion Hotel, 901 Dual Highway in Hagerstown.
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Cheryl Weaver | Around Clear Spring | April 29, 2013
St. John's United Church of Christ in Clear Spring will host an indoor yard sale and bake sale during National Pike Days Saturday, May 18, from 7 a.m. to noon.  All proceeds will support the middle school youth group's fall fellowship conference. Car wash Also on Saturday, May 18, the Clear Spring High School girls soccer team will hold a car wash at the Clear Spring Creamery from noon to 4 p.m.  Vacation Bible school The Clear Spring Community Vacation Bible School will be held at St. John's United Church of Christ from June 10 to 14 for those ages 3 through eighth grade.  It will run from 9 to 11:45 a.m. each day with a picnic lunch on the final day.  To register, call the church at 301-842-2500.  Garden Club The Clear Spring Garden Club is sponsoring a backyard, self-guided garden tour of five homes Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The homes are on Cumberland Street.
OPINION
November 12, 2012
“I hear the farmers whining for food subsidies, and I hear the people up north yelling about FEMA. I thought the Republicans wanted smaller government. Then what is everybody yelling for the government when something happens?” - Hagerstown “I have to disagree with the people calling in about once-a-week trash pickup because of the odor. Even during the string of 95-degree days, I could not smell my neighbor's trash, and I live in a neighborhood that has both a mix of duplexes and small Cape Cod-type homes.
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Paula Green Shupp | Around Williamsport | June 27, 2012
Downsville Boy Scout Troop 58 will hold a car wash Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sears Automotive Center at Valley Mall. Cost is by donation. Library book sale needs volunteers The Williamsport Memorial Library book sale will be held in the basement of the library on Aug. 24, 25 and 26, in conjunction with Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Days. The library will be accepting donated books until the end of July. A schedule for volunteers will begin Aug. 1. Anyone interested in supporting the sale by volunteering two hours, contact the library.
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Cheryl Weaver | Around Clear Spring | June 18, 2012
It's time to register for fall soccer in Clear Spring. Registration costs $50 for the first child and $10 less for each consecutive child. It will cost $60 after the July 20 deadline. To print out a registration form, go to www.clearspringsoccerclub.com .  Car wash planned The Clear Spring Girls U10 Soccer Team will hold a car wash Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Clear Spring Creamery.   The car wash will cost $7 and will include one free regular ice cream cone or cup.  The team is raising money in order to travel to Florida for a tournament in August.   Library time Elementary Library Time at Clear Spring Library is on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. It will include 30 to 45 minutes of storytelling, book talking, activities, studying with friends and other activities.
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Cheryl Weaver | Around Clear Spring | June 4, 2012
Community Vacation Bible School will be at St. John's United Church of Christ from Monday, June 11, to Friday, June 15. The theme is SonRise - National Park VBS with lots of fun. There will be crafts, Bible study, snacks, games and learning about nature. It is for ages 3 years through eighth grade. Bible school runs from 9 to 11:45 a.m. There is no cost, and everyone is welcome. Contact the church office for details and registration at 301-842-2500.  Car wash to benefit business leader students going to conference The Clear Spring High School Future Business Leaders of America will be hosting a car wash at Weller's Service Center next to McDonald's in Clear Spring on Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather- permitting.
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Cheryl Weaver | Around Clear Spring | May 21, 2012
A community vacation Bible school will be held at St. John's UCC from June 11 to 15.  The theme is “SonRise - National Park.” There will be crafts, Bible study, snacks, games and learning about nature. It is for those ages 3 years old through eighth grade. Bible school runs from 9 to 11:45 a.m.  There is no cost, and the community is welcome. For more information, call 301-842-2500.  Car wash planned in Clear Spring June 9 Clear Spring High School Future Business Leaders of America will host a car wash at Weller's Service Center next to McDonald's in Clear Spring on Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting.  All proceeds will help offset expenses for four students going to San Antonio at the end of June for the national FBLA leadership conference.  Hoover scholarship fundraiser is Tuesday Hempen Hill, in Fountainhead Plaza, will hold a Quinn Alec Hoover Legacy Scholarship fundraiser Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.  The restaurant will donate 15 percent of the bill to the scholarship fund.  Did you know?
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Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown | May 14, 2012
The South Hagerstown High School Sports Boosters will meet today at 7 p.m. in the school library. The community is invited to attend. Wine and cheese tasting planned at Women's Club The community is invited to an evening of wine and cheese tasting at the Women's Club Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets cost $5 and include wine tasting from Knob Hall Winery of Clear Spring and cheese sampling from Palmyra Cheese LLC. ...
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Staci Clipp | Around South Hagerstown | May 6, 2012
The South Hagerstown High School Alumni Association will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. in the school's media center.  Items to be discussed are the winners of the 2012 scholarships, the annual benefit golf tournament scheduled for June 14 at Beaver Creek Country Club and a casual alumni gathering at the Cancun Cantina on June 15.   All South High graduates are invited to attend. For more information, go to www.shhsrebelalumni.org.      Yard sale, car wash The South High Rebel Band will hold a food drive, along with a yard sale and car wash, Saturday, May 19, at the high school.
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